Review: Tackling Tables from Learning Resources

Tackling Tables

Lockdown learning can be fun, but also hugely frustrating when the kids don’t enjoy it. Sebby loves maths and finds it relatively easy, whereas Eliza is really struggling with maths and particularly her times tables. We were sent Tackling Tables from Learning Resources to review which is a fun way of helping kids to learn their times tables off-by-heart. The set is divided into cards of three colours: Blue cards cover the 1, 2, 5 and 10 times tables Green… Continue Reading “Review: Tackling Tables from Learning Resources”

Review: Learning Resources Money Activity Set

Learning Resources

Sebby is in Year 2 at school and has started learning about money. As part of his home learning this week, he was set some work to do involving money and it was the perfect time to bring out his Learning Resources Money Activity Set. The set has been designed to encourage children to use real-world situations when learning about the value of money with this money-themed activity set. In the box: 70 plastic UK coins 12 x play notes… Continue Reading “Review: Learning Resources Money Activity Set”

Exploring STEM Subjects in the Home

Paper airplane

STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. These four subjects are an important part of your child’s education because they help to build up a strong foundation of life skills, such as problem solving, teamwork and critical thinking. STEM subjects are also important for our young generation because the future of key industries demands it. Most jobs of the future will require graduates with STEM-based qualifications. There’s no better time to start exploring STEM subjects than as a child.… Continue Reading “Exploring STEM Subjects in the Home”

Tiggly Learning Apps Review

Tiggly

When we were invited to review a new innovative learning system, Tiggly, I was intrigued to know more. I am not normally a fan of learning apps for children as I find that I pay to download them and they rarely get played with. Tiggly comprises of three sets of chunky physical letter /shape/number which are designed to work with a number of learning apps which work on iPad and Android devices. The use of physical letters, shapes and which have magnets on… Continue Reading “Tiggly Learning Apps Review”