Preschool Education

Find preschool education articles, tips and advice to teach your children reading and maths. Plus you can keep up to date with the latest educational resources for your child's reading and mathematic development. Guruparents is here to make education fun and easy for parents and children.

Kindergarten Math Worksheets

October 29, 2014Halloween Worksheets

Our kindergarten math worksheets are designed to help kids excel at mathematics and to enjoy it. These colorful, free, printable worksheets teach kindergarten children math facts in line with Common Core Standards. Read more>>


UNO

October 29, 2014Halloween Worksheets

UNO is an all-time favorite card game, suitable for the whole family. A great game to play with the kids - it has many educational benefits, and can be played almost anywhere! Read more>>


Math for Kids - Baseball Batting Average Video

October 29, 2014


We think math is great fun - but we know that some kids don't. If you have a child who is into sports, then discussing the math behind batting average is a fun way to introduce them to all sorts of math concepts. This short video shows you how to do it! Go to the video >>


Sight Words 2 - Simple English Words and Pictures

October 29, 2014


This video is suitable for preschool and kindergarten children learning to read. It is also aimed at parents of toddlers who are helping them learn to speak. Go to the video >>

 

Halloween Worksheets

October 15, 2014Halloween Worksheets

Our Halloween worksheets will help you add a touch of education to traditional October 31 festivities. These worksheets focus on helping young children (aged approximately three to seven) enhance their basic literacy and mathematical skills. Read more>>


Sight Words 1 - Simple English Words and Pictures

October 15, 2014


This video contains 16 simple English words and pictures, spoken clearly and slowly. It will help add sight words to infants' reading vocabulary and is also suitable for toddlers learning to talk. Go to the video >>


Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

October 15, 2014

Alexander's day goes from bad to worse in this story that shows children that other people have bad days too! Read more>>


Learning Measurement Worksheets

October 15, 2014Learning Measurement

When introducing your child to the concept of measurement, you can use our free and printable learning measurement worksheets to get them thinking about height and length!
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Celsius to Fahrenheit - teach kids how easy it is

October 15, 2014


This is a great trick to show slightly older kids, especially if they like math. Most adults can't convert temperatures in their heads - yet it is very easy. Watch your child's mathematical confidence grow when they realize they can do something that most grown ups can't! Go to the video >>

Months of the Year Chart

October 15, 2014Months of the Year Chart

Teaching the months of the year to preschoolers can be a challenge, as children may find it hard to understand the concept of time. The first step is familiarizing your child with the months' names with our Months of the Year Chart!
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Alphabet Phonics Song - Zed Version

September 30, 2014


This song teaches pre-schoolers the alphabet and the sounds the letters make - using the British/Australian/Canadian 'zed' rather than the American 'zee'.

The tune is catchy and each letter is accompanied with a simple animation. Your child will learn their letters and sounds in double quick time and will want to play the song over and over again! And if you're looking for our 'zee' version you'll find it here. Go to the song >>


Skip Counting by 10 Song

September 30, 2014



This skip counting by 10s song gives children an introduction to skip counting and to their 10 times tables. Skip counting helps kids come to grips with the concept of multiplication and kick starts the process of memorization. Go to the song>>

Green Eggs and Ham

September 30, 2014

Green Eggs and Ham is another one of Dr. Seuss' trademark classics - with rhyme, rhythm and repetition that make reading and learning to read fun and exciting for children. Join Sam-I-am as he convinces his friend to try something new! Read more >>

 

American Flags Chart

September 16, 2014American Flags Chart

This colorful chart features all 50 United States flags. The flags are arranged in alphabetical order, with the name of each state appearing below each flag.
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Number Line Worksheets

September 16, 2014Number Line Worksheets

Our printable Number Line Worksheets are designed to give your child plenty of practice counting on number lines. We have a range of worksheets that you can work through with your child as they are ready.
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Number Line Charts

September 3, 2014Number Line Charts

Teach your child how to 'count on', using our Number Line Charts. Counting on is when your child is able to count from a number other than one, and continue a sequence of numbers picked at random. Read more>>


Alphabet Phonics Song

September 3, 2014


Learning the sounds of the alphabet may well be the most important part of your child’s education. Our new alphabet song makes this easy. It's clear and fun, with a very catchy tune, and it has vibrant animation that your child will love. The song contains each letter's name and sound, along with a vocabulary-building sight word. And, importantly it is in clear English - sung by a native English speaker. Read more >>

The Snail and the Whale

September 3, 2014

The Snail and the Whale is the touching story of an adventurous snail that hitches a ride with a whale! Classic Julia Donaldson rhyme and beautiful illustrations by Axel Scheffler. A great book for preschoolers. Read more >>

 


Phonics Word Ending Sounds

September 3, 2014

We have two new worksheets that you can use to teach your child some common word ending sounds. Read more>>

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Skip Counting by 9 Song

September 3, 2014



This video is suitable for children of all ages but is especially aimed at children in third grade through fifth grade. The beat starts slowly as we count by 9 to 90 and it then gets faster and faster. Go to the song>>

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Days of the Week Chart

August 19, 2014Days of the Week Chart

The concept of time can be difficult for young children to understand. One of the first steps in teaching the concept of time is days of the week. Our Days of the Week Chart is brightly colored and ideal for preschoolers! Read more>>

Days of the Week Worksheets

August 19, 2014Days of the Week Worksheets

Our simple, easy to use days of the week worksheets can help your child familiarize themselves with the names of the days, as well as number of days in a week. Read more>>


Mr. Potato Head

August 19, 2014Mr Potato Head Educational Toys

Even though Mr. Potato Head now has many friends, faces and disguises, he still proves to be one of the classic toys that has stood the test of time. And after you read all the educational benefits, you will see why! Read more>>


India States Song

August 19, 2014



India is the country we have chosen for our first foray beyond North America. This lively, simple song will teach your child the names and locations of the 29 states and 7 union territories of the world's second most populous nation. The lyrics are in clearly spoken English and contain numerous rhyming facts about India's states and territories. Go to the song>>

Phonics Sounds Chart - Word Ends

August 6, 2014Seasons Chart

Using a phonics sounds chart is one way to help a child recognize the sounds that make up a word.

The Phonics Sounds Chart for Word Ends provides twenty common word endings that your child is likely to encounter. Read more>>


Skip Counting by 8 Song

August 6, 2014



This video is suitable for children of all ages but is especially aimed at children in third grade through fifth grade. The beat starts slowly as we count by 8 to 80 and it then gets faster and faster. This is done to increase children's number familiarity and help them develop an instant recall of the numbers involved in skip counting by eight. Go to the song>>

5 Smart Ways to be Creative with Kids

August 6, 2014

Creative Kids PaintingPlay time is learning time for small children, so we've compiled a list of 5 smart ways to be creative with kids. Many of these you may already be doing at home with your child, but you will find a few more ideas to revive some of the existing activities! Read more >>

 

The Mixed-Up Chameleon

August 6, 2014

The chameleon thought his life was not very exciting, all he does is change color and eat flies. Wanting to be like all the beautiful animals he sees at the zoo, he discovers he can change more than just his color - but this chameleon gets very mixed up! Read more >>

 

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Skip Counting by 7 Song

July 24, 2014



This song gives children an introduction to skip counting and to their 7 times table. Skip counting helps kids come to grips with the concept of multiplication and kickstarts the process of memorization. Go to the song>>

Shapes

July 23, 2014Seasons Chart

Learning shapes is an important step in your child's development. As well as learning the physical attributes, knowing about shapes also helps preschoolers communicate and enable them to write letters and numbers. Read more>>

Seasons Worksheets

July 23, 2014Seasons Worksheet

Here are some simple and fun worksheets that will give your child practise learning about the seasons. Read more>>

3D Shapes Chart

July 23, 2014Seasons Chart

The 3D Shapes Chart is a chart that you can use to introduce three dimensional shapes to children. The chart contains the nine most common 3D shapes that your child will encounter. Read more>>


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