7 Phonics Activities for Kids

November 18, 2019

Helping children to understand and recognise the relationship between letters and sounds is an integral part of learning. Developing a solid knowledge of phonics can be extremely beneficial for speaking, writing and reading – but where to start? To make learning phonics easy, watch the snappy video above and explore 7 fun phonics activities below.    1. […]

7 Ways to Learn French For Kids

November 3, 2019

Is your child learning French? As mentioned in this Guardian article, studies show that children who are bilingual may show improved cognitive skills related to memory and attention. Plus, learning a second language can also help children to gain a different perspective. Watch our video above and read below about 7 ways to boost learning French […]

7 Space Science Activities for Kids

October 19, 2019

Looking for out of this world science activities for kids? We have you covered, from free space science worksheets to cool educational toys. Watch our video above and read our 7 favourite activities below to make learning about space for kids fun!  1. Space Toys & Educational Toys Educational toys such as BrainBox Space and Space Snap are entertaining card games for kids to play. Working […]

7 Ways to Learn Times Tables

October 12, 2019

As children progress through school years, they are faced with the task of learning new maths times tables. Building confidence with times tables provides children with an essential tool that improves numeracy skills. You will be pleased to know that learning times tables does not have to be difficult. Take a look at our video […]

5 Benefits of Wooden Toys for Your Child

May 11, 2019

When it comes to selecting toys for children, there is plenty of choice. Many toys tend to be made from two main materials: plastic and wood. Though both have their benefits, this post will be discussing positive reasons to choose wooden toys. Below you will find five main benefits of choosing wooden eco toys for […]

Best Sensory Toys for Autism

April 1, 2019

When looking for the best sensory toys for autism, it is important to consider your child’s individual needs. Depending on their age, interests and developmental stage, there are plenty of fabulous toys for autistic children to choose from. In this blogpost, we will be discussing sensory and fidget toys that provide stimulation for the senses. […]

Educational Gift Ideas for Kids

March 16, 2019

We believe that learning can be fun here at WordUnited! Play is a highly effective way in which children learn and is an activity that can be scaffolded by adults. As parents and teachers, you can identify which learning style is most suited to your child and choose educational toys and books using this information. […]

5 Best Quiet Books for Toddlers

March 2, 2019

From a very young age, children can reap the benefits of books and begin to develop beneficial pre-reading skills. Reading can help children grasp the importance of following the text from left to right and knowing when to turn the page. Moreover, children will be exposed to new vocabulary, learn new phrases and expand their […]

7 Meaningful Children Stories with Morals

February 23, 2019

Reading is an important activity for your child’s development and can be a fun activity with benefits that transfer to many different areas in life, from academic subjects in school to simply comprehending signs and instructions around them. Reading expands vocabulary, improves children’s understanding of the world and develops imagination. There are many excellent children’s […]

Fun & Educational Book Series for Children

February 15, 2019

Reading is a wonderful activity that can help children to develop a wide variety of skills. When reading a book, children absorb new vocabulary and learn how to concentrate for extended periods of time. Moreover, children’s educational book series provide a wealth of information about events, people and places around the world, whilst simultaneously expanding […]

Top Emotional Development Activities for Kids

February 9, 2019

As children grow, they experience a range of developmental milestones including physical, cognitive, social and emotional growth. There are various emotional development activities that can nurture and support children when developing in these areas. Below, you will find a range of activities to assist your child’s emotional development. Reading Reading is a wonderful activity to […]

Let’s Read Series: The Fun and Easy Way to Learn Reading

July 3, 2018

Two of the key skills required for learning to phonetically read are phoneme recognition and blending. Children who struggle with these early reading skills are likely to fall behind in literacy. There is a shortage in resources that are specifically designed to support children with diverse learning needs. To address this, WordUnited has created the […]