Welcome to Figur8! We believe that that education is not about filling a child’s head with information; it is about developing the whole child – heart, mind, and body. [Read more...]

Massive Educents Back-to-School Giveaway!

Have you checked out the Educents Back-to-School Giveaways yet? Now through August, don't miss your chance to enter to win over $15,000 in prizes like talking stuffed animals, full-year curricula for … [Read More...]

Apps That Help Children Develop Problem Solving Skills

Problem solving skills are important for helping our children navigate the complexity of life. Helping them to develop these skills involves frequent exposure to problems they must solve - especially … [Read More...]

Apps: Zorbit’s Math Adventure

We were recently invited to try a new Math App called Zorbit's Math Adventure. It is a fun way to introduce preschoolers to the world of Math. Even if your preschooler is familiar with numbers, she … [Read More...]

Books: Family Fun – Search and Find Activity Books

Some time back, my cousin gave us these lovely Search and Find activity books published by Hinkler: When we first got them, Hercules was a little too young to appreciate them so I put them … [Read More...]

Lully Sleep Guardian: Helping Children Sleep Better

When G1 was very young, he suffered from night terrors. He would wake up crying and screaming and it would take me a long time to help him calm down. I could hold him and tell him he was okay but it … [Read More...]