Do flashcards work for kids?

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Flashcard is a small card containing information like words, pictures, and numbers used as a teaching tool. Information on the cards can be printed on both sides or one side. Sometimes the questions are printed on one side and the answers are printed on the other side. Let’s see how to make flashcards.

FLASHCARDS

How to make flashcards?

Flashcards are readily available in stores and online. You can also make them of your own.

  • Take a piece of chart paper and cut them into even small sheets. Write the information on the cards like letters, words, numbers, and pictures. Your flashcards are ready to use.
  • Take the printout of the readily made worksheets and stick them on chart paper. Cut them according to the size given. Your flashcards are ready.

Do check our free printable flashcard worksheets and make use of them.

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Do flashcards help kids to learn?

In my point of view, flashcards can be used to practice what kids have learned before. Just by seeing the cards, kids memorize the words, pictures, or information given on the cards. First, teach them about the information then use the flashcards to give practice on the information you have thought them. Just by teaching them flashcards, they memorize the words or pictures.

For example, if you teach 1+1=2 in a flashcard they just memorize 1+1=2. They don’t think logically that adding 1 to 1 number makes 2.

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Different ways of using flashcards

Flashcards can be used for

  • identifying.
  • questions and answers.
  • writing practice.
  • to note the key points.
  • sorting.
  • as a quiz game.

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When can flashcards be introduced?

Flashcards can be introduced at the age of 2. Some start introducing at 6 months which is too early for a baby. Let the kid explore the world and learn the things around them. Flashcards will be perfect for toddlers to practice what they have learned. Flashcards increase memorization skills, not communication skills.

Conclusion

Flashcards are one of the widely used teaching tools for all ages. Though it helps in memorization and motor skills in kids’ education, it can be used as a practicing tool. Communication and language skills are also crucial in a kid’s growth which they learn through the things around them.

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