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Pantry playtime for better spatial reasoning

September 13, 2014

We’ve talked about the advantages of engaging preschoolers in chores, including how it helps them develop greater autonomy and competence, but this week’s activity from a preschool teacher on Kidaptive’s Learning Team adds yet another benefit! By engaging your preschooler in a fun game of “pantry Tetris®”, in which you tidy up the food pantry […]

Puzzle power: Piecing together spatial reasoning

Puzzles are a fun way to pass the time, but did you know that they also help kids work on mental shape manipulation, which is important for future success in math, science, and problem solving?Mental shape manipulation, an aspect of spatial reasoning, is the ability to predict the transformation of two- and three-dimensional shapes in one’s mind.  The […]