Education After the Bell Rings

Aug 22nd, 2013 | By admin | Category: Education

Summer is over, school is in full swing, and your child’s days spent at the pool have become days spent in the classroom. You’ll need some fun afterschool and weekend activities that will entertain your child without having to flip on the TV every afternoon. Here are a few suggestions from Verizon Wireless to help your kid keep learning even after the bell rings.

Regardless of how old your children are, there are several apps that can continue stimulating their minds even after they come home from school. Kids Numbers and Math is a simple app for preschoolers that makes learning numbers and basic math skills enjoyable. Kids can name and match numbers, count, add and subtract.

The Geography Quiz-City Puzzle features more than 300 beautiful photos of famous places all over the word – countries, capitals, nature and world wonders. Once the picture is identified, information about the picture is shown so your child can learn about the most popular places in the world.

It’s impractical to run to the nearest bookstore every time your child finishes reading a book. iBooks for IOS and Google Play Books for Android users is like having a mini bookstore in your pocket. Use these apps to choose from hundreds of titles. From New York Times best sellers to free books, you’re sure to find a book that your child can’t put down.

If you’re looking for a fun activity to get the kids outside, try this Great Scavenger Hunt. Supply them with a camera and get ready for an adventure they won’t forget! With a pirate-map theme and challenging riddles, this is a great way for children to explore the state they live in.

Store these suggestions in the back your mind and you will be ready to keep your child’s education going, and keep the TV off.