Gone are the days when kids used to spend all their time with their coloring books, pencils, crayons and playing with other kids in the field. Kids in this generation want to spend their time totally into computers and gadgets, playing Xbox games, video
games, learning with their iPad or Android tablets.
Kids are exposed and attracted to technology, they like digital learning rather than books in hand. You will find children pay more attention on animations, gaming and audio based learning than traditional bookish learning. Especially when they grow older, they find more to do online. There are some ways to combine this technology with their learning; in fact, it’s useful for kids if we teach how to engage learning with technology.
There are so many resources and apps on the web which can make your students or kids focus on learning. Here are some educational websites that make your kids focus more on learning.
Fun Brain is a fun learning website for kids.Kids can enjoy reading animated books, math games, English learning games etc. here. There are many categories of games like Number games, Puzzles, World games, Matching and etc. in Fun Brain Kid Center. In the Reading Arcade, You can find so many animated books and apps. Kids will enjoy reading those online books that contain animated pictures, cartoons and many fun images. Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Tress Tree are the few examples of how effectively kids can enjoy reading the books in this website. So, let’s encourage your kids using technology and suggest them this useful fun learning site.
This website gives users art adventures and activities from the National Gallery of Art. You can sort the content that you need by clicking on respective category like Teachers, Families, NGA Kids and many. Here you can work on several interactive arts which will increase your creativity. You can create an animated seascape or an abstract composition by arranging photographs of natural and man-made objects found near the shore. Create an interactive abstract painting with 40 brushes, a full-color palette, and special effects. Many more interesting things which can amaze your kids and students are available here. Take a look on.
Kids National Geographic:
Kids National Geographic is an awesome web tool for teachers, parents, kids and also informal educators. Kids can play learning games like Geo games, Human foot print, My Ocean and many more. Including games, you can learn many more social as well as scientific concepts here. So, suggest this site to your kids.
Wonderopolis , it’s a place where natural curiosity and imagination lead to exploration and discovery in learners of all ages. Wonders of the Day will help you find learning moments in everyday life—ones that fit in with dinner preparations, carpool responsibilities, a stolen moment between breakfast and the bus, or within school curriculum and education programs.
Wonder is for everyone. It can happen anywhere and at any time. Connecting the learning we do in our schools, our homes, and our communities, Wonderopolis walks the line between formal and informal education. Each day, they pose an intriguing question and explore it in a variety of ways. The website’s approach both informs and encourages new questions, sparking new paths of wonder and discovery in family and classroom settings.
The world is following smart technology and the technology has empowered people to do more at comfort of their home. So, encourage your kids to work on these free sites and let them feel this awesome learning experience. I am sure there are many, add them to the list through you comments.