Education | Chris the Lion Kids

Education tips

from a geek couple

The struggle in choosing the "right" elementary school

>I have preschool­ers and even I feel pres­sure to push them at this young age. On top of that, teach­ers have so much pres­sure to doc­u­ment and jus­ti­fy what they do and why they do it, the relaxed play­ful envi­ron­ment is com­pro­mised. We con­tin­ue to do the best we can for the kid’s sake, while try­ing to fit into the ever-grow­ing restraints we must work within.

That’s a quote from a pre-school teacher with more than 40 years of expe­ri­ence. And her words describe what I am feel­ing right now.

Math games for preschoolers at home

Tod­dlers and pre-school kids are quick learn­ers and always inter­est­ed in learn­ing new ways to do an activity.

Here are a few ideas on how to encour­age math skills in your young kids through fun and hands-on activ­i­ties at home with sim­ple ele­ments that you pos­si­ble have or can eas­i­ly replace them with some­thing else.