Matt Hudson's Randomzier for Power Point is finally here!


Many parents have reported that the fantastic randomizer by Matt Hudson no longer is available at its original location: Matthew Hudson's Doman plugin. So, now everyone who has problems with the original location, can download it from ChildAndMe: zip file “Doman”.

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Teach your kids to read and math: word cards and a schedule!


Thanks to Kristina from TeachYourBabyToRead group for sharing this fabulous resource: incredible collection word cards and, the most amazing – the schedule on when/how to use it, what to retire, what to add, etc. Enjoy!!!!

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Video on introducing addition to a child


Montessori MathMontessory three-part lesson is used for introducing and reinforcing the concept of addition. Can be used for other mathematical operations. No need to be an expert Montessory teacher or any special tools – you can get everything at right at home. Very good video, excellent simple and laconic explanations. Short and very useful:

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Bid that bead! – Montessori Beading


beadsBeading is an important part of Montessori teaching. Large beads are offered to toddlers to improve their motor skills. Small beads are offered to preschoolers to get them ready for writing. Beads – are part of sensorial materials for Montessori. Around four, mathematic bead materials are introduced.

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Doman math – does it work?


Out of all Doman programs math seems the most… intriguing? Astonishing? Definitely, unbelievable. Tiny kids as true math geniuses, doing sophisticated equations in their heads? Is it really possible?

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Einstein never used flashcards – is early development really necessary?


“Einstein has never used flashcards.” Haven’t you heard that one before? If you like to introduce your children into the wonderful world of knowledge and skills early, then I am sure you you’ve heard it.

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Can TV or computer be harmful or helpful for kids development?


As far as I remember, American Academy of Pediatrics recommends the parents to avoid showing TV to their kids until two years old. As for educational videos, there are a lot more videos that just claim to be educational, like Baby Einsteins: Baby Einstein videos harmful for kids?

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How to Teach Math


Yes, you can start that one very early too! Read on some of the suggestions:


Incorporating Math in your Daily Life – Linda Sebec’s approach


Thanks to Linda Sebec for sharing this with us!
We do a lot of math in our everyday life, but I thought it would be fun to compare whet we do to the Swedish national curriculum in math. My kids are under 8½ years old any younger
>The school in it’s teaching of mathematics should aim to ensure that pupils
>- develop an interest in mathematics, as well as
>confidence in their own thinking and their own
>ability to learn and use mathematics in different situations,

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