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Mastering the pen grip

Teaching kids how to write and grip a pen correctly is easy with these tips from Kidspot ...
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Preschool spelling milestones

Spelling bees are a fun way to help your child learn spelling skills and Kidspot helps explains age appropriate spelling ...
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Best online learning websites for pre-school

Help your toddler learn through play with these educational websites for ages 3 to 5 ...
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Science experiments: 9 - 10

Science experiments: 9 – 10

Children learn at an individual pace, in their own time. At this developmental age sees a step up in scientific ...
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Science skills for kids: 11 – 12 years

Children learn at an individual pace, in their own time. At this developmental age new skills are not being learned ...
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Teaching your child to tie their laces

Teaching your child to tie their laces

Learning to tie your own shoe laces is a tricky fine motor skill for children, but with patience parents can ...
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dot to dot benefits

Improve handwriting: dot-to-dot worksheets

Dot-to-dots are a great fun, educational exercise. Completing a dot-to-dot has many benefits. Read on to find out more ...
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Preschool development

Handwriting milestones for preschoolers

Discover the handwriting milestones and printable sheets your child needs as they develop their cursive and print handwriting skills ...
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More Dolch sight words

Dolch sight words

Dolch sight words are a list of 220 commonly used words that children encounter and can be used to teach ...
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Literacy milestones 7-8

Literacy milestones 7-8

Your children need all the encouragement you can give to help them develop into strong readers who love to read! ...
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Speech and language development 11-12

Speech and language development 11-12 years

Speech and language development varies in children but these development milestones explain what children 11-12 should know ...
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Spell Cover Write Check

Spell Cover Write Check

Look-say-cover-write-check is a great way to turn learning spelling words in to a game ...
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Spelling bee words 9-10

Spelling bee words 9-10

Spelling bee words for kids aged 9 to 10 are a great way to play learning games that improve literacy, ...
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Spelling milestones 7-8 Years

Spelling milestones 7-8 Years

When your child reaches the age of 8 there can be a shift in the emphasis placed on spelling - ...
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Handwriting milestones 7-8

Handwriting milestones 7-8 years

Discover the handwriting milestones your 7 to 8 year old reaches as they develop their cursive and print handwriting skills ...
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Literacy milestones 11-12

Literacy milestones 11-12

Pre-teens still need all your encouragement to be readers often at this age reading is replaced by alternate activities and ...
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Is your child gifted and talented?

Is your child gifted and talented?

Defining and identifying gifted and talented children can be difficult but if you think that could be your child, what ...
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More Dolch sight words

More Dolch sight words

Dolch sight words are a list of 220 commonly used words that children encounter and can be used to teach ...
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Spelling bee words 7-8

Spelling bee words 7-8

Spelling bee words for kids aged 7 to 8 are a great way to play learning games that improve literacy, ...
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Multiplication facts and learning games

Multiplication facts and learning games

Multiplication facts, worksheets and games can help children learn mathematical concepts ...
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Literacy milestones 11-12

Learning styles in children

Children have different ways of learning which the education experts have roughly grouped into three basic styles - auditory, visual ...
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Spelling bee words 5-6

Spelling bee words 5-6

Spelling bee words for kids aged 5 to 6 are a great way to play learning games that improve literacy, ...
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Improve handwriting with printable mazes

Handwriting milestones 11-12 years

Handwriting continues to develop and children are probably beginning to develop their own style now ...
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Spelling milestones 5-6 years

Spelling milestones 5-6 years

There are several important spelling milestones that a 5-6 year old child will pass through on the journey to becoming ...
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Speech and language development 9-10

Speech and language development 9-10 years

Speech and language development varies in children but these development milestones explain what children aged 9 to 10 years should ...
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5 - 6 years helping your child learn to read

5 – 6 years helping your child learn to read

Help your child at home with their reading and literacy ...
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Addition facts and learning games

Addition facts and learning games

Addition worksheets and games can help children learn mathematical concepts of adding up - and so can these great tips ...
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Literacy milestones 5-6

Literacy milestones 5-6

Children of five to six years of age are learning all about reading. Here are some of the many ways ...
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Handwriting milestones 5-6

Handwriting milestones 5-6 years

Your 5 to 6 year will be starting to develop their cursive and print handwriting skills ...
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Mathematics milestones for 9 to 10 year olds.

Mathematics milestones for 9 to 10 year olds.

Children of 9 to 10 years are continuing to develop their knowledge or numbers and learning new skills ...
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Science experiments for kids

Science experiments for kids

Kids love nothing more than experimenting and discovering what the world's all about. Kidspot have the coolest science experiments to ...
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Literacy milestones 9-10

Literacy milestones 9-10

Children in the middle primary school levels are developing into independent readers. Here's how you can help them learn to ...
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How to teach division

How to teach division

Division is a mathematical concept which can be taught with these concepts, games and worksheet tips ...
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Spelling milestones 9-10

Spelling milestones 9-10 years

Children around 9 to 10 years are moving from the phonetic (how words sound) method of spelling into the transitional ...
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Improve handwriting with printable mazes

Improve handwriting with printable mazes

Improve your child's handwriting skills using printable maze worksheets ...
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How to tell the time

How to tell the time

Learning how to tell time and read a traditional clock is not always easy so here are some tips for ...
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How to run a spelling bee

How to run a spelling bee

Spelling bees are a fun learning game you can organise at home to improve your school aged child's spelling skills ...
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Kinaesthetic learning style in children

Kinaesthetic learning style in children

A kinaesthetic learner likes to be actively involved in the learning process, and learn best through hands-on activities and movement ...
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Visual learning style in children

Visual learning style in children

A child's learning styles can vary - find out what a visual learner needs to learn effectively ...
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Improve handwriting with printable mazes

Handwriting milestones 9-10 years

Discover the handwriting milestones as your 9 to 10 year old develops their cursive and print handwriting skills ...
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Mathematics milestones for 9 to 10 year olds.

Mathematics milestones 5-6

Developmental milestones for school aged children in mathematics help parents learn math, fractions and other skills their kids need ...
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5 - 6 years helping your child learn to read

Tips for encouraging reading

Find ways to help your child develop a lifelong love of reading. Here are some simple ideas help kids love ...
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Spelling milestones 11-12

Spelling milestones 11-12 years

Spelling bees are a fun way to help your child learn spelling skills and Kidspot helps explains age appropriate spelling ...
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Spelling scrambler learning games

Spelling bee words 11-12

Spelling bee words for kids aged 11-12 are a great way to play learning games that improve literacy, reading and ...
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Literacy milestones 5-6

List of 1000 most commonly used words

First published in 1915, the Ayres spelling list contains 1,000 of the most commonly used words ...
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Learning difficulties

Learning difficulties

Every child is capable of learning and each child learns in a different way so it is important that each ...
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Mathematics milestones for 11 to 12 year olds.

Mathematics milestones for 11 to 12 year olds.

As they lead up to High School, 11 to 12 year olds are consolidating math skills and learning new concepts ...
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