Awesome Educational Apps from Touch Press!

Whoever said that learning was boring? Check out these amazing apps from Touch Press that will give children a up-close and personal experience with science, geography, history, and music… If you want to help you child learn more about the periodic table, the pyramids, inventions, the world, the solar system, the dinosaurs, gems, x-rays, and theContinue reading “Awesome Educational Apps from Touch Press!”

Geography Apps: The 39 Clues – Vesper Hunt

Sometime back, we were looking for Geography apps like the old Carmen Sandiego Game. Recently, we stumbled on a free app by Scholastic called The 39 Clues – Vesper Hunt. It is a game that is part of the Scholastic book series with the same title – The 39 Clues and can be played online orContinue reading “Geography Apps: The 39 Clues – Vesper Hunt”

Apps: Learn Geography by Chasing Criminals Around the World

Back in the 80’s there was a wonderful game called Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego created by a company called Brøderbund. Its purpose was to teach children geography in a fun way as they chased criminals around the world following geographical clues that were left behind. Because of this game, I learned thatContinue reading “Apps: Learn Geography by Chasing Criminals Around the World”

Teach Your Child How to Read a Map: The Treasure Hunt Game

Aristotle and I have been playing a new game recently. Aristotle calls it “treasure hunt”. It was inspired by a treasure hunt game he played at school although the details he shared with me were kinda vague. He was so excited about it that he came home and drew his own map complete with kelpContinue reading “Teach Your Child How to Read a Map: The Treasure Hunt Game”

Fun Geography Lessons: Postcard Exchange and Virtual Travel

This is a fun way to learn geography and take a virtual tour around the world that we came across on the BrillKids Forum. What’s involved: Ask friends and family living in other countries around the world to write a postcard to your child. Ask them to write a few interesting facts about the country theyContinue reading “Fun Geography Lessons: Postcard Exchange and Virtual Travel”

Melissa & Doug USA Map 51 pcs Floor Puzzle

Kids will have fun learning the states on this colorful, informative map puzzle! Featuring 51 heavy-grade shape-cut cardboard pieces Puzzle pieces are coated on both sides for added durability Helps develop matching skills Recommended Age Range 6 Years and up Geography comes to life in this jumbo-sized floor puzzle, featuring 51 shape-cut pieces of theContinue reading “Melissa & Doug USA Map 51 pcs Floor Puzzle”