Homes have turned into classrooms and parents have turned into teachers. With much of the country staying home, continuing successful learning can be a challenge. Step outside of the usual lesson plan for a day of automotive education! We’ve compiled a list of kid-friendly, car-related educational resources. We hope you and your children enjoy them!
“Learning Activities for Kids Who Love Cars!” from Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls – This mom has thoughtfully compiled a list of fifteen learning activities for kids who love cars. These activities range from literacy to math to colors and more, all with the use of toy cars. Available here: https://frugalfun4boys.com/learning-activities-cars/
“How Car Engines Work: Lesson for Kids” from Study.com – Study.com offers many educational resources for different age ranges. This particular lesson is dedicated to teaching kids how car engines work. The lesson comes complete with helpful information about engines and a quiz to reinforce the knowledge. Available here: https://study.com/academy/lesson/how-car-engines-work-lesson-for-kids.html
“Teaching Kids about Car Maintenance” from Helpful Mechanic – This helpful resource walks parents through the importance of and tips for teaching your child about car maintenance. Available here: https://helpfulmechanic.com/tips-dads-teaching-kids-car-maintenance/
“Building our very own cars in preschool” from Teach Preschool – Use this blog post by a preschool teacher to build a felt car with your preschool aged child while expanding their vocabulary. Available here: https://teachpreschool.org/2012/06/10/building-our-very-own-cars-in-preschool/
“Cars | Free Coloring Pages” from Crayola – Sometimes you just want to color! These car-related coloring pages are a great way for kids to get creative. Available here: https://www.crayola.com/free-coloring-pages/vehicles/cars-coloring-pages/
We hope you are making the most of this extra time with your little ones. Happy learning!