As a parent you may be concerned about ensuring that your child or children’s education isn’t impacted by the current coronavirus pandemic, which has taken the world by surprise this year. If you want to ensure that your kids return to school, ahead of their peers, you’ve come to the right place. Simply continue reading to discover a few handy tools that you can use to motivate your kids to continue learning, while they’re at home with you.
One way to convince your kids to keep learning on a daily basis is to encourage your kids to play fun yet educational games. As your kids will have so much fun that they won’t notice that they’re learning new information and picking up new skills. You can challenge your kids’ response skills and animal knowledge by guessing pixelated images of endangered animals through this quiz, created by Vizulize.
Language learning platforms:
While your kids are at home you may want to encourage your kids to start learning a new language. Especially if your children only speak English and are interested in picking up a second language. You may want to download interactive language apps such as Duolingo on to a smartphone or tablet, for your children to use. Or you can use Duolingo on a laptop for free. Some examples of key languages that your kids may want to learn include Spanish, French, German and Japanese.
If your kids show an interest in a particular language, you may want to learn it alongside them. So that you’ll be able to have simple conversations together in a new language. As an example, you may want to talk about food in a new language at the breakfast table each morning.
The BBC’s official website offers a wide variety of online classes aimed at school aged children that will keep your kids well entertained during periods of social distancing. Better yet the BBC’s free classes feature well known teachers who are the top of their fields. As an example, Sir Richard Attenborough who is a famous, respected wildlife documentary maker has filmed special geography lessons for kids of all ages. So if you’re looking for online teachers who will inspire a lifelong love of learning in your kids it’s well worth checking out the BBC’s website for kids.
Brain training apps:
It’s also well worth downloading a couple of fun brain training apps. Which will challenge your kids to increase their memory skills, basic maths skills and logic skills. Using short, interactive games. Which your kids will actually enjoy playing on an everyday basis.
If you’d love to instil a love of learning in your children during the coronavirus pandemic, it’s well worth using a wide array of clever tools to help facilitate your children’s daily lessons. Such as some of the tools which have been listed above.