7 Phonics Activities for Kids
November 18th, 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...
7 Ways to Learn French For Kids
November 3rd, 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...
7 Space Science Activities for Kids
October 19th, 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...
7 Ways to Learn Times Tables
October 12th, 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....
5 Benefits of Wooden Toys for Your Child
May 11th, 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...
Best Sensory Toys for Autism
April 1st, 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...
Educational Gift Ideas for Kids
March 16th, 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...
5 Best Quiet Books for Toddlers
March 2nd, 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...
7 Meaningful Children Stories with Morals
February 23rd, 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...
Fun & Educational Book Series for Children
February 15th, 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...
Top Emotional Development Activities for Kids
February 9th, 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...
Let’s Read Series: The Fun and Easy Way to Learn Reading
July 3rd, 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...