The Positive Effects of Play on Academic Performance

You might have heard of schools offering play-based learning in their early childhood program and wondered what it is all about. For schools like the Global Indian International School in Singapore, part of their holistic education curriculum for early childhood is to make learning a joyful experience. Developing the physicality and the mental aptitudes of their studentsContinue Reading …

Five Tips to Get Your Kids Ready for Back-To-School #BayerBlogger

This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label. I can not believe we are already thinking BTS! Where has the summer gone? Summer is coming to an end and school is just around the corner.  Getting your child ready to go back toContinue Reading …

Educational Fun for kids from Kids Academy (Giveaway)

Often I hear parents talking about their children and their use of technology. I personally think there are many positive aspects when it comes to tech use and kids. Our iPad was the best investment we made many years ago for our youngest. During road trips and long Dr waits, she can play along withContinue Reading …

Books that make kids laugh from @scholasticCDA

Scholastic Canada is one of the country’s leading publishers and distributors of children’s books and educational materials in both official languages. For over 50 years Scholastic Canada has introduced young people to the joys of reading, and has enlarged their understanding of Canada and the world.As a young girl I often looked forward to placingContinue Reading …

Picture Books for Spring from Raincoast Books

  Books are part of our day to day life here in my home. Having books in the house allows the kids to read and use their imagination. They let them break free from electronics and the TV for a while as well. Our youngest is 5 and in Kindergarten. She is learning new wordsContinue Reading …

Buy 2 Get 1 Free Sticker Books at @DKCanada

We have had a lot of snow days this winter. Buses canceled and plain old boring days. Days we were not able to plan ahead for things to do with the kids. Little one loves books and loves stickers, so sticker books are a big hit with her. Recently DK Canada sent me a varietyContinue Reading …

LeapFrog Read with me Scout Review

Little one is in kindergarten and learning to read. Every day she comes home with more and more words, letters and sounds she has discovered. It is a magical time and very exciting! We read every night the books the teacher sends home as well from her large library of books. But sometimes it isContinue Reading …

The Best Supplemental Learning Activities from Super Duper Review

Now that we’re back to school, I’m realizing more and more how important it is to try to help the children with their nightly homework.  However, sometimes they do not always receive homework, and I’m left with trying to come up with my own ways of supplementing their learning.  Both of my school age boysContinue Reading …