Hoping to help your preschooler with math skills? Here are some basic tips that experts suggest. You can practice all these skills using books and activities featured in the Caribu app! Work on counting, shapes, addition, subtraction, measuring and more!
How Do You Feel About School? Check Out Caribu’s ‘School Vibes’ Books And Activities In Your Next Virtual Playdate
What are your feelings about the first days of school? With families returning to learning routines this fall, Caribu is featuring school-related stories to help you and your kids ease into new schedules. For the final week of summer reading, we’re highlighting books with “School Vibes” that take you back to class (even if your classes will be online!). Explore topics that range from social-emotional learning to academic subjects. Schedule a Caribu video-call with your loved ones to share stories about school days, and build on Caribu’s library to practice reading, math, science, and more.
Saturday is National Tooth Fairy Day, and it’s a great reminder to look out for your family’s dental health! Caribu is featuring some terrific tooth tales in the Summer Reading category this week. Pick your favorites to read in your next Caribu video-call, and connect with your loved ones about your Tooth Fairy memories.
Vroom Vroom! Friday is Truck Day at #CampCaribu! We’re featuring some fantastic books about trucks in our Summer Reading Challenge. Dump trumps, garbage trucks, fire trucks—which is your child’s favorite? Invite a little one you love to bring their toy trucks to your next video call, and pick a book to read together in a virtual playdate. Also, try our trucks coloring pages! In honor of Truck Day, we reached out to the Caterpillar Visitors Center and Museum, in Peoria, Ill., to learn some fun facts about heavy machines and big wheelers. The Visitors Center features hands-on exhibits with videos and images that detail the company’s history and technology.
One of our favorite books about space is V.R. Space Explorers, Titan’s Black Cat. Author Bruce Betts is a space explorer and planetary expert. He is the Chief Scientist at The Planetary Society, the world’s largest non-profit space organization. The organization focuses on education, advocacy, and funding to support innovative programs that further space exploration. We spoke to Betts to learn more about space exploration, LightSail, and being an intergalactic author for kids.
All aboard! It’s Transportation Week at #CampCaribu, and there’s a lot of fun in motion prepared for readers in the days ahead! From trucks to trains, to space shuttles and boats, this week features books that can carry you on a variety of journeys across the globe and beyond! What’s your favorite vehicle? Pick one of the books from our Summer Reading Category this week, and share it with a loved one in a Caribu video-call.
Have you ever wondered what it might be like to work as on a fossil dig? For #CampCaribu’s Dinosaur Day, we spoke to dino experts around the world to learn more about life in the field! The more scientists know about what’s below the Earth’s surface, the more we can solve current mysteries about nature and wildlife today. The Caribu app is a great way to introduce kids to learning about dinosaurs. Download the app and schedule a Caribu video-call to read about these famous prehistoric creatures with your family members. Discuss what makes dinos different from animals today! Choose your favorite dino, and describe what you like about it. Try our dinosaur coloring pages, and draw together in a virtual playdate!