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The Secret to Teaching Science

Science is one subject that many parents and teachers are afraid to touch! They are needlessly worrying because it’s easy to help develop a child’s curious scientific mind, even if you don’t have all the answers.

When should you start teaching science? High school is way too late. Start now in the preschool years. It doesn’t […]

Comparing Long & Short

•Compare long and short objects such as toothpicks and craft sticks.

•Compare things like shoe sizes, hair length, and the height of people in the family.

•Make long and short necklaces from beads, tube pasta, or O-shaped  cereal.

 

For more about teaching the concepts of size, colors, shapes, numbers and counting visit: http://www.homefires.com/click?concepts

Shape-Matching Concentration Game

Play a matching game with index cards. Make identical sets of index cards with a shape drawn on each card (so that you have 2 cards with circles, 2 with triangles, etc.).

Turn cards over and match the shapes for a game of concentration. For beginners, have children match the shapes first without playing concentration.

Variation: Color […]