Studies have shown that what children learn at home has a greater impact on their intellectual abilities and stays with them for longer than what they learn at school and other educational institutions. Even though children are unable to go to school due to the pandemic, there intellectual growth and learning shouldn’t stop.
Focusing on STEM subjects is important as it encompasses a broad range of skills, from numerical reasoning and problem solving to fine motor skills and cognitive engagement. Hands-on experiences such as science experiments allow children to learn through trial and error. Science experiments are also a great way to bridge the gap between their and practical application.
Check out some fun experiments to familiarize children with the basic scientific concepts and engage their prefrontal cortex: