Education

The education your child receives will set the groundwork for future successes. No matter his age -- from kindergarten to high school -- we have all the advice and information you need on reaching potential in reading, writing, math, and more.

11 Fun STEM & STEAM Crafts for Kids

Forget those problem sets! Get your kids psyched about STEM and STEAM with interactive toys and crafts they can make at home. They'll be amazed to see science, technology, engineering, and math in action in a setting that feels nothing like school. Get templates and instructions at familyfunmag.com/printables.

Thrive in 2025: Holding Kids Back for Success

More and more parents are waiting an extra year to enroll their child in kindergarten. Is a late start a smarter start?

10 Playful Math Activities

Prepare your child to succeed in school with these fun math activities.

The Best Homeschooling Resources Online

Whether you've made the decision to homeschool or you're still considering the option, here are resources to offer help and guidance.

5 Ways to Raise a Science-Lover

Schools still aren't devoting enough resources to this critical subject, but you can bring science to life with these hands-on ideas.

We Need More Physical Education in Schools

Dr. Thom McKenzie explains why it's so important for children to have quality Physical Education in school. Support this issue in your community by sharing this video with your child's teachers, school board members and administrators.

Girl Power! Chelsea Clinton Shares Her Favorite Kids' Books With Strong Female Characters

Chelsea Clinton, former First Daughter and mom-of-two, shares her favorite books to read to daughter Charlotte and son Aidan in honor of Women's History Month.

Science Fun: 11 Everyday Science Experiments

Kids are born researchers. (Yours have probably asked "why" 14 times already today!) Entertain them and illustrate basic scientific concepts with five easy experiments -- no Ph.D. required.

3 Things to Raise a Successful Student

If anyone knows how to raise an academically successful student, it's a teacher. Watch as educational experts share 3 things that can help your kid be a star at school.

Quiz: Are You Encouraging Good Homework Habits?

Homework is an important element of your child's schooling. It reinforces school lessons and instills an early sense of responsibility in your child. Find out if your behavior is promoting good homework habits.

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10 Great Math Apps for Kids

These fun apps will reinforce basic arithmetic concepts and spark a love for learning math.

13 Sneaky Ways to Keep Your Kids Learning This Summer (Straight from a Homeschooling Mom)

Learn the stealthy ways a homeschooling mom keeps her kids "accidentally" learning all summer long.

How to Make a Terrarium

This easy terrarium shows kids the water cycle in action.

5 Books to Help You Raise a Globally Minded Child

Saira Siddiqui, founder of Confessions of a Muslim MOMmaholic, shares her top picks.

6 No-Fail Tips to Get Kids Out the Door on Time (Every Time!)

Your weekdays can be calmer--even before coffee--with these six tips.

Homeschooling 101: What Is Homeschooling?

More parents are now choosing to homeschool instead of sending their children to public or private schools. Learn more about the homeschooling movement and what's involved when parents educate their kids at home.

10 Best Children's Books of 2016

Clever plots and cool characters abound in these top titles nominated by our panel of children's librarians and tested with kids.

8 Ways to Help Kids Ace Tests

Does your child need help with taking exams? Follow these tips to help your kid be a whiz at pop quizzes and tests.

Too Much Screen Time May Make Kids Less Ready for Kindergarten

A new study has found a link between screen time and kids' fundamental school-readiness skills in math, letters and words, and cognitive and social-emotional competencies.

3 Things Parents Can Do to Help Kids Manage Homework

Some kids find it difficult to stay on top of homework after a long school day. Here are 3 things parents can do to make the process less stressful.

Back to School: Dealing With Meanness and Bullying

Kids can be bullies. Share these strategies to help your child deal with mean kids.

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