Multicolored toys - teaching children colors

How do kids learn colors and how can you help them learn?

Monday was National Color Day so we’re looking at how kids learn their colors and what you can do to help.


Why learning colors is tough work:

It’s quite an abstract concept to understand what kids go through when we are…

Our guide to a crafty Halloween for kids

Are you looking for ideas for Halloween activities, decorations and costumes for the kids? Well, look not further – we’ve created a step by step guide with exactly that. What’s more – your kids can watch all the videos on the Curious World app.…

Top tips for raising bilingual children

Babies and toddlers that are learning more than one language as they develop, are likely to face completely different challenges to other children their age. We’ve listed out some common things you might notice and some tips to help kids along…

kids understand all families are different

Helping kids understand every family is different

Despite what TV commercials tell us, the majority of families these days aren’t your stereotypical nuclear families anymore. In fact, 50% of families with children in the US are stepfamilies.

When kids come into…

Why kids ask many questions

Why do kids ask so many questions?

“Do frogs have friends?” “Are there more trees than buildings?” “Why do I have to eat three times a day?” According to a recent study, our children ask around 73 questions each day. Exhausting... So what’s going on in their heads that makes them…

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How to Talk to Children about Safety and Strangers

Stories abound in today's media about young children in unsafe or scary predicaments. As a parent, I could easily let fear seep in and control what I let my kids do—or not do. Can they swim in the ocean without a lifejacket or play in a yard…

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Why The Great Outdoors May Be the Best Classroom for Kids

We all want to provide our children with the best possible environments and opportunities to learn and succeed. In recent years, there has been a debate about learning in the classroom versus the…

How to Boost Literacy with Hand Gestures

It's amazing the way babies come into the world as natural communicators. After their first cry, they exhibit an increasing variety of gestures and sounds; quickly becoming expert communicators,…

Little girl reading book on floor

How to Raise a Reader in an Age of Distraction

My own love of reading was cultivated in an era with fewer distractions than today. At that time, all of our play was physical and concrete—we played with hands-on toys and games, we…

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5 Proven Ways to Encourage a Reluctant Reader

How many times have you heard that it's time to spring into reading? Your child, however, still hasn't taken a confident step toward literacy. Well, this is a season of new beginnings, and maybe the…