Kidaptive Blog

Hop to it: Practice patterns with hopscotch

Patterns are everywhere, and our brains are designed to find them and use them. We know that kids often work on patterns like “ABAB” or “ABCABC”, but why is that important? It turns out that this work with patterns lets children practice what might be the most essential pattern: “When this happens, then that happens.” […]

The great sand search: Improving spatial-awareness skills

Spatial awareness incorporates both physical abilities (such as vestibular and kinesthetic senses) and cognitive processes like spatial reasoning, memory, and relational knowledge. Help your child practice these important spatial-awareness skills by embarking on a fun and exciting sand search together! Age: 3 and older Time: 10 minutes Materials: sand area (a park, the beach, or […]