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Learning to tell time for bilingual learners

Learning to tell time is a valuable skill for any young learner, especially for bilingual learners. Of course, knowing the time is essential to get to places on time like school.

Also, learning how to tell time encourages young learners about differences in the day and night. As young children become more aware of time, seasons, and progression of a day, they are more apt to relate time with changes.

That is why learning about the seasons and time are great lessons to begin talking about the changes in a young child’s life. 

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Math apps for kids: a practical guide for learning

Math apps for kids are easy to find on your personal device. Whether you use your cell phone, tablet, or computer desktop, there’s more likely a math app for kids.

Application to interactive games has revolutionized how children learn math. After all, these apps have supported children, especially ELL students, in learning new math skills.

Although not necessarily a counterproductive learning tool, many apps now appear everywhere. But, what are the criteria to decide what a valuable math app is for learning? 

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Back to school ideas to prepare your preschooler

Back to school ideas to prepare your preschooler can vary, depending on expert advice. Of course, you want your preschooler to get ready in the best possible way.

For instance, you know that anxiety may arise when dropping off your preschooler at school.

However, you could probably lessen the stress and anxiety of these moments by planning, organizing, and discussing the new situation with your preschooler.  

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Preschool Counting Activities: Fall Theme

Preschool counting activities are ideal ways for young children to grasp math counting. With preschool counting themes, you can easily create many strategies to recognize numbers.

For example, you don’t have to rely on counters that only practice numbers. Instead, use preschool counting activities to enhance that learning experience.

When you incorporate a preschool theme with counting lessons, young children will be able to make more meaningful connections. 

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Learning Shapes Preschool Activities

Learning shapes establishes a vital part of knowing math skills. When young children begin to learn shapes along with other math skills, they’re apt to grasp number sense.

You’ve probably have seen how curious children are when they want to group their toys, stickers, or even cereal. So, take those opportunities for exploring and turn them into a fun learning experience.

Add shapes and colors, and you have an excellent way to introduce how the world forms around us. 

Shapes Preschooler Need to Know

There are basic shapes your preschoolers encounter every day. But, what are those shapes that they need to know so they can be prepared for math skills?

Of course, you need to introduce triangles, squares, rectangles, circles, and rhombus. These figures are easy to see around the house and when you go around town.

Whether you visit the library or go to the park, take the time to point these shapes to your preschooler. Other ways you can introduce shapes are by playing fun, quick games, and reading. 

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