Floressa Noor September 17, 2021 Math Worksheets
It is not bad to reuse worksheets for another batch of students, but once in a while, it is also better to vary the activities you give to kids. Worksheets can be made for fun if it is attuned to the current interests of kids. The kids will respond better to activities close to their own interests.
Young kids can benefit from a writing worksheet because it helps them improve their handwriting skills and at the same time, increase their knowledge. Older kids, on the other hand, can definitely hone their writing abilities and at the same time, ignite a passion for writing that they never would have thought possible if it were not for the help of the writing tool and of course, from your encouragement and prodding.
Remember that with the so many worksheets available, choose one that is best suited for a certain lesson. Plan ahead what type of worksheet to use for a given day, depending on what you plan to teach. There are many free worksheets available, especially online, but still, the best worksheet is one that you personally draft. This way, you can match the level of difficulty of the activity following the performance level of your own students.
Creative Expression – Color is a vital part of creative expression, and while it is important that your child learn that the sky is blue and the grass is green, it is also important that they be allowed to experiment with color. Mixing paints and having free rein to color a picture any way they want to, allows children to express themselves creatively, so don’t always insist that they use color accurately.
The first step is to consider the correct or appropriate font to use – the bigger the better. Avoid fonts such as the Roman Script as the curls and curves of the letters may be confusing. For kids, fun fonts such as the Comic Sans MS are advisable. It can be used as standard fonts for worksheets especially when bugger fonts are needed. Note that the font size itself may differ depending on the age of the students. So when writing worksheets for kids, font sizes between 14 and 18 are suggested.
Read, read and read some more – You don’t need worksheets for this one either, but you may want to join the local library rather than spend a fortune on books that your child outgrows as quickly as they outgrow their clothes! The more you read to your child, with your child, and in front of your child, the quicker they will learn to read, and learn how to enjoy it too.