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May 18, 2020

 Color Hunt with Khan Academy Kids 

You will need: 
  • 1. Smartphone or tablet 
  • 2. Khan Academy Kids app 
  • 3. Logic  Primary Colors game 
  • Khan Academy Kids has a ton of FREE language, literacy and brain bulilding activities for children 2-5. 
  • Try the Primary Colors game to go on a color hunt together. 
  • Looking for colors helps hone observation skills! 
  • The game uses a song to teach color names! You can use this song in your daily routine to help teach different color words. 
  • Go on a REAL color hunt in your home, or on the way to school! 
  • Talk about colors during your everyday experiences, like getting dressed, on the way to school, and in the supermarket. 
Tech Tips for Young Children: 
  • Co-view media together: talk with your child, watch, listen and play along. 
  • Choose media that matches your child’s interests, and is age appropriate. 
  • Create a screen free zone in the bedroom to ensure healthy sleep habits.  
  • Be a role model by limiting your own media usage, your child will follow your lead! 
  • Set rules for screen time together as a family. Use our Family Media Plan

For more tips on managing screen/tech time with your little ones, check out our post: Balancing Your Family's Screen Time in Difficult Times 

Tags: Tech Play

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