5 ways to improve your child's handwriting

5 Ways to Improve Your Child’s Handwriting (5 to 7 years | KS1)  

February 22, 2023

Explore ways to help improve child's handwriting such as developing proper grip, strengthening fingers, handwriting practice and more.

Mindfulness Activities for Kids

7 Mindfulness Activities for Kids

June 4, 2021

Mindfulness is described by the NHS as an awareness of paying more attention to the present moment, including your thoughts, feelings and the world around you. Developing such an awareness may help to improve mental wellbeing.   Mindfulness can be practiced by people of all ages, including children. The website details how mindfulness can help children to cope with challenges and stress, whilst also building confidence and improving concentration. Read below to discover seven mindfulness activities for kids in KS2.   […]

7 Art Ideas for Kids on International Dot Day

September 15, 2020

Celebrate International Dot Day on and around 15th (ish) September 2020! This joyous day is based upon The Dot, a fantastic picture book written by Peter H. Reynolds inspiring kids to celebrate their creativity. This charming, award-winning story highlights the importance of self-expression and looking at life (and art) differently. Discover a range of fun art ideas for kids in this blogpost for […]

7 Engaging Reading Books for Children

September 3, 2020

Love reading? This Sunday 6th September is National Read a Book Day 2020, a perfect opportunity to encourage little ones to read! In the blogpost, discover a book for every child to meet individual interests and needs. See inside a variety of kids’ reading books in the above video and read more about each book […]

7 Phonics Play Activities for Tricky Words

August 7, 2020

When it comes to teaching tricky words in phonics, it can seem like a challenge! This is because tricky words do not conform to normal phonics rules – you cannot sound out the word. In fact, if you did sound out the word, it would sound rather nonsensical. Children must therefore learn to recognise the […]

7 Tips for Kids Learning Spanish

July 24, 2020

For kids learning a second language, the benefits extend beyond being able to converse in more than one language. As explained in this article, bilingual children may experience improved cognitive development such as problem solving and logical thinking skills. This is due to bilingual children’s brains actively switching between two different language systems. Bilingual and […]

7 Weather Activities for Kids

July 17, 2020

Come rain or shine, learning about the weather can be fun! In the video above and blogpost below, you will find a range of learning tips to teach kids about the weather. Plus, each activity supports both school and home learning.   1. Rainbow Crafts for Kids Make learning about the weather extra fun with rainbows! […]

7 Ways to Learn with Educational Games

July 10, 2020

Educational games for kids unite learning and playing, alongside enhancing brain function and creativity. They can also be a happy, stress-relieving activity for children to enjoy. Discover a range of excellent educational games for kids in the learning video above and the blogpost below.   1. DIY Memory Games Let’s begin with a crafty option that you (or your child) […]

7 Fun Counting Activities for Kids

July 3, 2020

Teaching your child how to count? Learning to count is one of the first mathematical concepts that children acquire and forms the foundations for later mathematical skills, such as addition and subtraction. As explained in this BBC article, a study from Johns Hopkins University found that children as young as 14 months can understand the […]

7 Magnetism Activities for Kids

June 12, 2020

Let’s help kids learn about magnets! The above video demonstrates a variety of engaging science activities for kids learning about magnets. Below, you will find seven magnetism activities for kids of all ages, from wonderful learning resources to free science worksheets.  1. Magnetic Sorting Activities for Kids Sorting activities for kids are excellent for teaching the […]

7 Ways Kids Can Help the Environment

June 5, 2020

This World Environment Day, let’s explore ways kids can help the environment. In this blogpost you will find 7 activities about the environment for kids, from inspiring books and eco toys to free printables. Watch the learning video above for more tips!   1. Recycling Activities for Kids The important thing when teaching children how to […]

7 Ways to Teach Toddlers About Colours

May 29, 2020

Teaching your toddler about colours? Here at WordUnited, we believe learning and playing is one, so let’s make learning colours fun! Below you will discover 7 engaging home learning activities and early years resources that help toddlers learn colours. Plus, play the above video to see a selection of the activities in action.   1. Colour Activities for Kids […]