ChildUp Math Learning Cards {REV!EW} and {G!veaway}

ChildUp Learning Cards are a wonderful tool for parents to use with their young children (aged 1-5) to teach them early math skills.The Math & Logic 1 Learning Cards Set Information: 48 Child’s Cards to learn to count from 1 to 10 features 10 popular animals includes 16 Parent’s Cards presenting the 1st part of the ChildUp Early Learning Method, with practical early learning and parenting advice set helps children learn numbers as quantities and symbols helps to teach the first steps of addition The Math & Logic 2 Learning Cards Set Information: 48 Child’s Cards to learn to count … Continue reading

An Amazing Teacher’s Take on “May the Fourth Be With You” #StarWars Day!

There are many good teachers out there, but every once in a while, you are blessed for your child to have an INDCREDIBLE one! I would like to share one of those AMAZING teachers with you. Her name is Ms. Key and she writes a blog called Out of Gold Stars. Yesterday, as many of you are aware, was May the 4th. In Star Wars fan land, this is a HUGE day: MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU. Ms. Key decided to “celebrate” this special day in her classroom as many of her students are Star Wars Fans! Check out … Continue reading

Teaching Kids Their ABCs and Dinosaur Stick Puppets

Dinosaur Stick Puppet

Children LOVE to make puppets and stick puppets are one of the easiest kind to make! Learn the simple steps to making a Dinosaur Stick Puppet. You can do this activity for every letter of the alphabet! Simply choose an object or animal that starts with each letter, find a printable image for that object/animal and have your child cut it out, decorate it and tape it to a popsicle stick. Wouldn’t it be fun to have a stick puppet for each letter of the alphabet? You could even make up a fun song!

Spark Your Imagination Story Starters (3 yrs +)

Do you like to think “Outside of the Box”? Would you like to help your children become creative thinkers and good problem solvers? The Canadian inventors of Spark Your Imagination Games have created three amazing tools that help you achieve this with ease and FUN! Spark Your Imagination activities come in three styles:Original Spark Story Starters – $11.99This deck of cards includes 50 open-ended scenarios designed to kick-start imagination, encourage problem-solving and get kids talking. SUPER Story Starters – $13.99This set of 24 story starters offers simpler scenarios and illustrated visual cues to help younger and non-verbal children.(Ages 3+) Story … Continue reading

ABCmouse.com (REVIEW)

ABCmouse.com is an incredible online early learning academy for kids between the ages of 2 and 6. The website is ad-free, safe and has over 2,000 games and activities in the subject areas of reading, mathematics, social studies, beginning science, art and music. There are more than 350 custom lesson plans spanning six academic levels—all tailored to supplement and support preschool, pre-k and kindergarten programs. Check out this video to learn more: Both my children (aged 3 and 6 years) have enjoyed using this website. My 6 year old has been able to navigate through the website independently with ease. … Continue reading

For all NEW Kindergarten Moms and Dads – this post is for you!

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Two years ago, I was a new Kindergarten Mom! My daughter was 4 1/2 years old and off to Junior Kindergarten she went. She was my first born. It was a very difficult day for me! Last year, my daughter was 5 1/2 a seasoned pro at Kindergarten and off to Senior Kindergarten she went with butterflies in her belly. This year, my daughter is 6 1/2 and she is starting Grade ONE! She will be going to school every day Monday to Friday. She is growing up. She is slightly nervous and very excited and for different reasons than … Continue reading

INFO: DreamBox Math Activities

Looking for some math activities for your child over the summer? DreamBox might be the place for you! DreamBox offers a unique and personalized K-3 Math Curriculum fit for your child. Products for review are provided free of cost to Multi-Testing Mommy by the manufacturer or a representing PR agency. Opinions expressed belong to Multi-Testing Mommy and are NOT influenced in any way.