I’m the proud mommy of a three-year-old little girl and two-year-old little boy that are always awake at the break of dawn, bursting with energy, and eager to learn. Both of them love to be read to and my daughter even “reads” to me after we finish a book. I’ve been thinking about working on reading with her, as a form of jumpstart to her education, but want to make sure that anything that we introduce is fun. It is also important to find something that will hold her attention since she is only three. If it holds my son’s interest that is an added bonus since life is a little easier when they are both going in the same direction instead of opposite ones! 😉
I was thrilled when we were offered the opportunity to check out the Brainzy Math and Reading Program because it is part of the Education.com platform. Education.com is an online resource, broken down by grade and subject, for parents and educators. The site provides games, worksheets, workbooks, activities, lesson plans, science projects, and much, much more.
What we love about Brainzy is that it keeps learning fun. With 300 educational games, 50 songs and videos, and 50 read-along stories, the Program’s goal is to get children excited to learn. Bright colors, fun characters, and catchy tunes will have your little one smiling in no time. Add in dancing, singing, and silly scenarios and they will be giggling while they learn.
Brainzy was developed with every kind of learner in mind. As your little one advances through the “skill” set, multiple strategies will be used to help them along the way. As a mommy of two little ones that are so different; this is extremely important. A great tool for parents or even teachers is the Progress Dashboard. This tracks each child’s progress based on the lesson type so you will know what areas they excel in and what they need to focus on a little more.
So, now that you understand the makeup of the Program, you are probably wondering if it really works. Here is what I can tell you after two weeks of use!
First, my daughter absolutely loves Brainzy. Every day she asks about doing her “homework” on the computer. We try to limit her time with electronics but I give her 15 minutes of computer time, twice a day and she always requests to work with Brainzy. In the past two weeks she has advanced in letter recognition, she has better timeline recall, and she has become more comfortable and confident on the computer. She wants to be a “big girl” and do everything on her own and this Brainzy is helping her do just that.
As an added bonus, my son is becoming more and more interested and involved in the games and learning. He loves to watch the characters, especially when they make messes, and he loves all of the bright colors. Now, when my daughter wants to do her “homework”, you will find my son right by her side ready to learn as well. He is a little young to really get into the Program but the fact that he is already interested will make it easier when he is a little older.
Overall, I would say Brainzy Math and Reading Program it is working; wouldn’t you? I would call it a success.
Brainzy is easy to use and at the beginning of each section there are clear instructions on how to proceed. At the end of each section of learning there is a celebration of your child’s progress that lets them know they are doing great and moving forward. I have always found that positive reinforcement is a motivator for anyone; especially children. The Progress Dashboard, as I mentioned above, I love this! It allows me to see my daughter’s strengths and what she needs to spend a little more time focusing on. The great part, I know that this program will help her excel no matter what she does.
The Brainzy Math and Reading Program has become a part of our daily life and I am sure it will be for years to come. Are you ready to make it a part of your little one’s day?
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Disclaimer: Product was received to help facilitate this review, however all thoughts and ideas are 100% my own. No other compensation was received.