There is no better way to teach toddlers than through games. Tiny Polka Dots is an amazing way to help kiddos learn counting skills and recognize when they see a bunch of objects together how many there are without having to count them every time. I love that they include different colored cards with different sized dots. There are also a few cards that give you amazing ideas on what games you can play with the cards. The game suggestions vary in age level difficulty so it really grows with your child which I like because then we get a lot of use out of it.
I recently posted on social media the reviews that my daughter did. They were for the 1st 6 weeks of our 2nd grade year. I got asked a lot about them. How did I make them? How did your daughter remember all of this? I also got comments that it is too much, public school does not do that, your history is too involved, etc. So let's start off with how I make a review. For math it is very easy I make a list of everything she learned. On the last week of that 6 or 12 week any math she does that is on that list counts towards the review. Anything on the list that is not done during the week I give her a few problems on each. Because I want to make sure that she has understood the concepts I make the problems hard. If they are too easy there is no way for me to know if she really understands or if she can just do easy problems. For history I make questions based off what I have read from the textbook. I pull out the key information. We also do social studies and geography. I make questi