I strongly believe that concerning academic knowledge, there is no such thing as “too early” for teaching a child.
Being the nerdy parents we are, we bought the Introductory Calculus For Infants when The Cute was…three months old. I am so glad we bought it. Saved us many a tantrums and gave us tons of quality time with the baby. She loved it and once she could walk, she kept following me around to read it to her. This is her favorite book of all times since she was six months old. And it’s packed with math.
Mathematics is not the only thing this book is about. It actually has a very good story.
A true bibliophile, is a passionate person. We love our books with passion, we tend to them, care for them and experience a lot of grey cell pleasure every time we re-read one of their favorite books. We were geeks before geeks existed and we were hoarders before the term was even coined.
Let’s face it, one good book is great but one hundred – good – books are even better. One thousand good books is paradise. However, books are costly to have in large amounts. This is where thrifting comes in very handy for people like me. And boy, oh boy, did I get a good haul this week! Read more →
The “100 first science words” list contains basic shapes, four basic elements, terms from biology, chemistry, astronomy, geology, physics and more. Let me tell you, the hard part was to keep the list short, containing only 100 words. I regret removing several fundamental terms – but we can wait until elementary-school for those, right?
The included science terms, just like duck, dog and cat, are words that will stay with your child for the rest of their lives, whether they become scientists or not – ok, maybe not ketone.