The best free educational apps for kids

If you want your kids up and moving but in a tranquil way, Super Stretch Yoga is great for younger kids. Instead of introducing them to complicated yoga poses, the app has videos of tots doing modifications based on things found in nature, like mouse pose or eagle pose. The video snippets don’t last long, […]

Explore the world: 10 of the best maps for children

Doodle World Map Pillowcase, £14.99 This 100% cotton, machine-washable world map pillowcase features lots of wonderful illustrations, including animals, the seven wonders of the modern world and interesting facts, such as the first solo round the world hot air balloon, the route of the Trans-Siberian Railway and the world record migration of the humpback whale. […]

New Children’s Book Captain Corona and the 19 COVID Warriors Explains Pandemic to Kids

Gratias wrote the book in just 10 days following a strict writing ritual: fill up her Yeti tumbler with ice water, slip on a pair of fuzzy socks and write in her home office with her coworker, Dobby, the family’s Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. She worked remotely with a team of about 20 people, including […]

Kindle Guide: The Best Kindles For E-Books and Audiobooks

The standard “All-New” Kindle is a great choice if you want to get back into reading, or take your entire library wherever you go. It has a six-inch e-ink display with a resolution of 167ppi (pixels per inch), which is lower than the other Kindles in this guide, but won’t make text look very pixelated […]

20 of the best outdoor family days out for half-term

Seal spotting, Lincolnshire From October, hundreds of grey seals start to arrive at Donna Nook nature reserve, a remote expanse of salt marsh and sand dunes on the Lincolnshire coast, to have their pups. The viewing area offers up-close encounters with the new arrivals. When you’ve reached fluffy seal saturation point (and with more than […]

Coates hopes ‘Black Panther’ hype transfers to comic book

The Black Panther is the alter-ego of T’Challa, the leader of Wakanda, a technologically-advanced (but make-believe) African country. A longtime ally and one-time member of both the Avengers and the Fantastic Four, T’Challa uses his wealth, inventions, and country’s resources to battle against evil from both inside and outside his country’s borders while serving as […]

Humble Bundle’s Conquer Covid-19 bundle offers $1,000 worth of games and books for just $30

New games 2020: the biggest games coming to PC and consolesBest PC games: the top PC games right nowBest PS4 games: the most essential PlayStation 4 releasesThe Conquer Covid-19 bundle is only available for another six days, meaning it will only be on offer until April 7. Humble Bundle has also warned that there’s limited […]

20 of the best indoor family activities for half-term

Woodhorn Museum, Northumberland In what was once the largest pit village in the world, Woodhorn, near Ashington, is now a mining museum and gallery near. Visitors can explore the site where 2,000 people mined 600,000 tonnes of coal a year, including pit buildings such as the engine house and the winding house, and learn about […]

Stevenson 1st Grade Class Publishes Story Book

From spelling and capital letters to punctuation and grammar – teaching 6-year-olds how to write can be a challenging task. Encouraging students to write about real-world or realistic experiences can be effective when beginning to learn how to write, as this provides students with context for why they are writing, confidence, and a basis for […]

Beethoven book released in Vietnamese

Hanoi (VNA) – A Vietnamese version of Beethoven: The Music and The Life has been released on the occasion of the composer’s 250th birthday (1770-2020). The 736-page book is published by Omega Plus Books to provide Vietnamese music students with a chance to enjoy the book that was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize in […]