# Hands On Learning

## How to Use Five Frame Dot Cards for Math Memorization

Help children gain a clear visual image for each number using Five Frame Dot Cards. Number Symbols mean nothing to most children, but seeing dot patterns show them what the number symbols represent.

## Games that will Help Children Memorize Math Facts

Many children have trouble memorizing math facts. Some seem to not be able to learn them to begin with; others might know them for a short time and then not be able to remember them the very next day. There is help for this situation!

## Top 5 Learning Games to Play with Your Kids During Holiday Break

Our family loves to play card and board games, especially during the Holiday break.  These games are not only fun for the whole family, but they teach children valuable skills!  Oftentimes, our children are having so much fun they don't realize they are learning.  Here are five games our children love to play: Uno – Uno is great for number recognition and visual discrimination! Children love analyzing these cards to detect different colors, shapes, and patterns.  It is also a great way to teach your child sportsmanship!   Skip-Bo Junior – Easily my favorite, children learn number sequencing along with addition while playing this classic game.   What do you Meme Family Edition - Memes are everywhere, and they are funny! This...

## 27 Ways to Prevent Summer Learning Loss

Summer is a wonderful time to allow kids to be kids. Let them run around and play all day outside in the fresh air. Play is the best way for children to have hands-on learning experiences! In addition to that, it is one of the best ways for children to practice their social and problem-solving skills.

## Hands-on Tips for Teaching Quotation Marks Usage

Many of my second graders struggled with placing quotation marks in their writing. The difficulty for my students might have been that when a child is reading a passage, they are speaking ALL of it. It can be a bit of a challenge to separate words spoken by a character in the passage from those the child is speaking.