Learning CAN Be Fun!

Learning can and should be fun!  This is our philosophy at Within Reach Learning Center as well the premise of the new book Einstein Never Used Flashcards: How Our Children Really Learn – and Why They Need to Play More and Memorize Less.  The book emphasizes the importance of enjoying time spent with your child and […]

Favorite Apps of Within Reach Students

As part of out 8th Birthday celebration here at Within Reach Learning Center we asked you to share your kids’ favorite educational apps. Math Bingo – This is a popular one among our students!  This is a great app to practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division facts.  You can also choose a mixed facts review. […]

Your Kids’ Favorite Educational Websites

As part of Within Reach Learning Center’s 8th birthday celebration we asked you what your children’s favorite books, websites, and apps were.  We go some great responses!!  . Here are some of your favorite educational websites… Funbrain.com – This website has a little bit of everything.  From math and reading games, to games that parents […]

Fun Math Card Games

Are you looking for a fun alternative to flashcards to help you child practice their math facts?  How about a math card game!  At Within Reach Learning Center we LOVE math card games.  Easy to set up, simple rules, and only a deck of cards are needed.  Here are a few of our favorites… Make […]

Math Scavenger Hunt – A Fun Math Game for Kids

Are you looking for a way to get your child excited about math?  How about a fun game that allows you to spend time together while also practicing math facts and most importantly having fun!!  Why not try a math scavenger hunt? We found this awesome idea at deceptivelyeducational.blogspot.com and it sounds like so much fun.  All […]

Helpful Homework Tips

Is homework time a battle in your house?  Homework time doesn’t have to be a negative experience.  Here are some fantastic ideas from the Happy Home Fairy to make study time a pleasant and, dare we say, fun experience! Designated homework space – Give kids a special place to do their work.  At Within Reach Learning Center […]

Fun Rainy Day Activities

Just when we were getting used to the 80 degree weather, another rainy weekend! So how do you keep your kids entertained when you’re stuck indoors all day?  Here are a few ideas from Within Reach Learning Center to keep them busy and learning at the same time. Money Hunt – Search the house and […]

Best Educational Apps for Kids

Let’s face it… kids today love technology! So why not embrace that love with some great educational apps for math, reading, and art? A great math app to try is PopMath Basic Math.  Its a modern take on boring flashcards.  Kids “pop” pairs of bubbles containing a math facts to earn points.  The game can […]

A Fun and Educational Math Game

Are you looking for a fun, educational math game that your kids will love to play?  How about adding math facts to a game they already love!  We did just that at Within Reach Learning Center in Mission Viejo when we introduced the students to Multiplication Jenga and Addition Jenga. We started with the classic game, Jenga, […]

Math Games for Kids

Here is a great math game to play with your kids! At Within Reach Learning Center, we focus on learning through games, now here is one game we love to play that you can do at home.  Your kids will have fun, and they will not feel like they are working on their math facts. […]

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