ChildUp {Review and Giveaway} (CLOSED)

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Both of my kids have showed a love of learning from very early on. My daughter excelled when we taught her sign language at 12 months old, and has continued to attack academics with the same excited intensity that she showed from an early age. My son is eager to learn and do as much as he can to keep up with his sister – who serves as a very happy teacher to him.

As soon as E began to show an understanding of numbers and counting, I knew that we should focus on expanding his knowledge. I have always been a fan of flashcards – I find them to be very helpful. I was really bummed that we couldn’t find the flashcards that we had used with V – they were bright, colorful and she always loved them.

I was searching everywhere for flashcards that I liked when I was contacted to review two sets of counting flashcards from ChildUp. We received Teach Your Child to Count to 10 and Teach Your Child to Count to 20.

The first thing that I noticed, and really liked, about these cards is that they feature my sons absolute favorite things – animals! The first few times that I took these cards out, all he wanted to do was look at the pictures and talk about the animals – what they were doing, where they live, their names. He had a blast!

We have since began using them to actually count. With help, he can put them in order (1 through 5) and he can count them fairly well on his own. We have not yet used the Count to Twenty set… I want to wait until he has really mastered zero through ten. Speaking of zero – this is one of the only flashcard sets that I have seen that includes zero in their cards. I liked this – and it gave us a unique opportunity to talk about a number that tends to be left out.

My daughter has taken it upon herself to help E with the flashcards. They play school – she is the teacher – and I can honestly say that he is learning!

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You can purchase these flashcards and more directly from the ChildUp website.

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Win It:

ONE lucky MomVantage reader will win two packs of cards from ChildUp!


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This giveaway is CLOSED.

The winner is: Entry #210: Sarah

CONGRATULATIONS!!

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I was provided with a complimentary product to review. All opinions expressed are my own and 100% honest.

 

 

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  1. 1
    LaTanya says:

    18 months and not yet.

  2. 2
    Jessica McMasters says:

    I have a 3 year old that will turn 4 on October.  He has begun countining.  I also have a 3 month old :)
    Jessica McMasters
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    Jessica McMasters says:
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    Rita Spratlen
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    I have a grandson who is a little over one and is smart. I think he understand some of one, two three etc

  5. 5
    Rita Spratlen
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    I shared this giveaway at https://www.facebook.com/rita.spratlen/posts/197560243680198

  6. 6
    Dianna Thomas says:

    Dom is 4 a week about and Izzy is 51/2 they were probably 3 when both boys started to count, and Izzy recognizes most numbers

  7. 7
    Dianna Thomas says:

    Ok its commented on Fb–link is here–https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1593252393–thanks for the great giveaway

  8. 8
    Debbie Fitcher says:

    I have 2yr old twin grandchildren (boy/girl) and they’re very smart.They don’t know how to count yet but with these cards, I’m sure they’ll learn in no time. 

  9. 9
    Sandy VanHoey says:

    My granddaughter is 2 and she is trying to count

  10. 10
    Manjusiva says:

    My daughter is 4 years old and loves to learn thru flashcard.

  11. 11
    Nancy T says:

    My oldest daughter is 5 and counts to 100, by 2, 5 & 10. She can count in French to 30 too!
    My youngest daughter is 2 (30 months) and can count to 20 in English and 10 in French.

  12. 12
    Carrie says:

    1 1/2, sort of :) if you count Ahh, Oooh, Eee! as counting!
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  13. 13
    Amber C. says:

    My baby is due in July… so no, she hasn’t started counting yet! :)

  14. 14
    Anna says:

    My son is 4 and we have just started with some reading and phonics

  15. 15
    mframe says:

    My daughter is getting ready to turn 4 and she can count almost to 100.

  16. 16
    lisa says:

    my nephew is 1; so he could really use these soon : )

  17. 17
    Eva Biggs says:

    I have a 3.5 year old who can count, also have a 3 week old.

  18. 18

    My youngest is 3. She can count to ten and tries to go higher sometimes.

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    Heather R says:

    I have one child that is 5 and she can count to 100+ and I have a second child that is still too young to count