Looking for some children’s books that can help kids get comfortable with the idea of heading off to school? Try these 5 great books about back to school!
We hosted a momstown Hot Wheels Track Challenge and during the event it was clear that not only can playing with cars and tracks be hours of entertainment for your preschooler, there are several teachable moments that help develop important skills.
We love this inexpensive and effective math manipulatives to help your child learn their colours, numbers, patterns and shapes using only coloured craft sticks and velcro dots found at the dollar store. Great ideas for toddlers, preschoolers and school aged kids.
We love to get creative with crafts, but momstown moms know that there are lots of ways to teach your child about colour through science, sensory bins and even outdoor scavenger hunts! Here are 10 great activities to help your toddler and preschooler learn about colours and colour mixing.
A new report was released today from the Globe & Mail that outlines the academic impact that full day kindergarten has on our Grade 1s. Is it glorified daycare or is it helping prepare our kids?
March 2nd is Dr. Seuss’s birthday and momstown moms and kids want to celebrate with crafts from their beloved Dr. Seuss books! We love this Cat in the Hat craft that incorporates fine motor skills, counting and patterning practice!
I have a preschooler who is anxious to learn how to spell and write her name! With “transportation” on our minds this month at momstown, we decided to make a Name Train! My daughter loved to make her name rocket ship, so we was really excited to write her letters on the train “cars” and glue them on the tracks in the right order!
Every year Family Literacy Day is celebrated with thousands of events in homes, schools and literacy organizations across Canada. Here are 15 Ways to Celebrate Family Literacy Day and enjoy reading throughout the year!
Not only does the strawberry farm offer up some delicious snacks and fun outdoors, but it’s a great opportunity to learn a bit of science and talk about pollination. Here’s how.