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Best Free Apps for Learning ABC’s

Learning our ABC’s is one the the greatest milestones in toddler world. It’s never too early to start reading, singing, and repeating the alphabet to your little one. Children as young as 16-18 months are able to recognize and repeat […]

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The Incredible Playdough Story and Playdough Recipe

Like most great inventions, the history behind the contraption is quite the interesting tale, almost as fascinating as the outcome. The infamous playdough is no exception.

Playdough has become quite the household necessity for anyone in the hands of a human 10 […]

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Teaching Shapes to Kids: 4 Simple Tips

Learning shapes is one of the first fundamental skills in early math. Teaching shapes to kids is essential not only geometrically, but cognitively in the brain’s ability to recognize anything from your face (which is made up of shapes!) to the […]

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15 Quiet Time Activities for Kids That Can Be Made in 5 Minutes

Our most precious gift to give to parents and teachers (besides, of course learning)– QUIET TIME.
Here’s 15 of our favorite quiet time activities that also focus on building fine motor skills and use only materials you already have in your […]

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Mother’s Day Giveaway! Free Game for Everyone!

Moms are a big deal here at Cubic Frog®. We’ve got moms, we are moms, and moms make us a huge part of our educational game community. So, it should come as no surprise that for Mother’s Day we like […]

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5 Ways to Boost Positive Thinking in Kids

Before you accuse Cubic Frog® of going all ‘kumbaya’ let’s talk about some very real research on positive and negative thinking.
Negative thinking isn’t all negative; in fact, it can be useful in very stressful situations. The body is programmed during […]

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9 Earth Day Activities for Kids to Start Thinking Green!

We’re big fans of planet Earth, aren’t you? Cubic Frog® believes, kinda like mother’s day, every day is really Earth Day. But sometimes to get in the rhythm of living green, you have to get those green wheels spinning in […]

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What is Play Based Learning Really About?

What is play?
Before we talk about play based learning, it’s helpful to define what we mean by the word ‘play’. Play is an activity a person does that brings enjoyment to them. Sometimes playing can include moments of frustration, disappointment, […]

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5 Ways to Raise a Generous Child

One of our main duties as parents is to make sure we are raising children who contribute positively to the planet. Helping to shape kids into generous people means helping to shape a brighter future for the entire planet, one […]

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4 Ways Being Multilingual Makes Children Smarter

There’s an incredible gift you can give you kids that is totally free: a second language. Historically parents were warned against using more than one language in the house because it was thought to ‘confuse’ children. But research has shown […]