If you open your kid’s YouTube Page, or if your kid is using your YouTube account, probably your recommendations are filled with videos related to the colorful Pop It toys. At first, as an adult, you might be confused about the craze behind These toys. To understand, remember popping that bubble wrap every time you receive a parcel wrapped with a bubble wrap. Pop Its is a sturdier and safer version of bubble wraps. The satisfaction of popping the bubble wraps is similar to the sensory feeling of the pop Its.
Initially, this toy was created to help people with anxiety. It helps calm their nerve and focus more. This toy is great for fidgeting, helping them focus more on their studies. Also, it is simply fun. The variety of shapes and colors and the pop It comes have created a craze for the game. It is simple, safe, and addictive to play, and even adults are sucked into the Pop It craze.
Besides being fun, you can also utilize the toy in learning and enhancing cognitive skills in kids. Listed below are ways in which you could involve Pop It in teaching kids.
In Language Learning
With Alphabets marked on the Pop Its, you can ask the students to pop the alphabet dictated. Then they can spell out the names dictated. Appreciate them for choosing the correct tiles. You can also make them match the smaller case tiles to the upper-case tiles. You can also teach them to differentiate between vowels and consonants. You can ask them to pop all the vowels and appreciate the students doing it fast.
Encouraging Spellings and Syllables
Flashcards of pictures can be shown, and the students can be asked to identify the image and spell the word. For example, if you show them a picture of a rose. They have to spell out a rose in their Pop its. It improves their memorizing power, and they start recollecting and recognizing words better. It also can be used to count the syllables in a given the word. After popping the number of syllables, the students can be asked to identify the syllables in their notebooks.
Like the old Abacus tool, Pop It can be a great tool in teaching numbers. You can ask them to identify numbers and their words and ask to match them. Like you can write the number in words and ask the students to pop the number the words represent. Then you can ask them to pop all the odd numbers. Then the even numbers. Teaching tables is so much fun in a 100-array Pop It. Children can be asked to Pop the answers on the tables as they recite them. This helps them identify and recall the answers for the tables.
Teaching addition, multiplication, and subtraction is also practical and fun with the Pop It. They will learn the concept of addition and subtraction better this way.
So far, we have incorporated fun into learning, but similarly, you can add learning to fun too. Want know-how?
You can play unscramble with Pop It; the child who identifies the most significant number of words could win the game. You can ask students to pop dents of a particular color, and the fastest one could emerge as the winner.
Pop Its is a very versatile and fun toy for kids. It is safe and non-toxic and is very budget and travel-friendly. In addition, they have a calming effect and help your child focus better. Using Pop Its to teach kids is an excellent way of making learning better for them.