Homeschooling: 3 very important benefits of learning through play

I’m a big believer of kids learning through play. I’ve seen the benefits of it in  my own children. Two years ago, I wrote about how we do a lot of hands-on and play in our home schooling, and I’m still an advocate of that. I still believe that learning is much more effective when kids have fun and are taught through things that come naturally to them, like play. (READ: The benefits of hands on Science for kids) The benefits of play learning extends beyond home schoolers. Children who are given more time to play are proven to excel more in […]

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The benefits of hands-on Science for kids

  I’ve always believed that learning through hands-on experience is so much more effective than being given a bunch of names to memorize. Growing up through traditional learning methods, I remember not being too enthusiastic about school. I loved all of my English subjects – from Grammar, literature,  composition but I dreaded my Math and Science classes because of the way they were taught. I just couldn’t grapple with the tediousness of the approach. I know of many folks who take their kids’ academics way too seriously and go as far as signing up their kids for summer academics programs. I’m […]

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