Introducing Toddlers to Computers

January 17th, 2014

Computers have become such a part of modern life that it has become important to introduce them to children at an early age so that they are familiar with technology and better able to utilize it during their schooling years and beyond. Young children and toddlers can safely learn how to use computers and technology […]

Best iPad Learning Apps for Toddlers

December 30th, 2013

The iPad is the perfect learning tool for toddlers, and the evidence suggests that interactive iPad apps can be very helpful for early childhood development. The key is to pick apps that are engaging and fun for your toddler and apps that will teach them fundamental concepts and skills. Thankfully there are a wide range […]

Interactive Science Websites for Kids Under 10

October 21st, 2013

Websites are a very useful interactive learning tool for children, as children are inclined to use technology for learning and entertainment in modern times. Giving your children as many options as you can for learning on their own time will help them do well in school and excel at subjects like science among others. Making learning fun […]

What’s an Appropriate Curfew for High School Seniors?

October 8th, 2013

Deciding on a curfew for your high school senior can be a bit of a challenge. You want your child to feel independent their senior year, as they are going to be 18 soon if they haven’t turned 18 yet, but you also want to protect them and ensure they stay focused and disciplined. Setting a […]

Free Educational Websites For Kids – Gecko Kids

October 3rd, 2013

Gecko Kids is our portal of free educational websites. It acts as a homepage for kids, who can then browse through specially selected sites that are organised into four categories: learning, videos, activities and games. All of the websites on Gecko Kids are free to use and have been selected for their quality by our […]

Best Math Websites for Kids Under 5

September 16th, 2013

There are a number of high quality math learning websites for children under the age of 5 that can be a great supplement to other math teaching methods that you may be using for your children. These websites have simple math games that can build your child’s skills and teach them important math concepts. Math games are a valuable learning tool for Pre-K children and a fun way for them to accelerate […]

Best Parental Control Software For Android & iPhone

August 22nd, 2013

With all of the various options available for parental control software it can be confusing for parents looking to find a good option for controlling their mobile devices. The best parental control software for Android and iPhone includes all of the standard features needed for parental control such as web filtering, chat monitoring, real time content blocking, social media […]

5 Must Have Android Apps for Parents

August 14th, 2013

With shopping apps, baby monitors, fitness apps and a host of other useful apps available, parents can turn their Android phone or tablet into a useful tool for their daily routine. These are five of the best apps available to help make parents’ lives a bit easier: Out of Milk   Out of Milk has a number of features and helps to make shopping […]

Win Free Copies Of Gecko Monitor & Gecko Filter

August 7th, 2013

It’s competition time! Here at Gecko Parents we’re giving away 10 free copies of Gecko Monitor and Gecko Filter. We’re running this competition in conjunction with Mommy Masters, and all you have to do to enter is click the link below and share our Facebook status. At the end of the competition we’ll select 10 […]

The best websites for kids learning to read

August 6th, 2013

When your kids are learning how to read and developing their comprehension skills, you will want to provide them with as many quality resources as possible. Using home based learning tools like interactive reading websites can be a great way to accelerate their reading education. Some of the best websites for kids learning to read […]