First Grade Holidays Activities

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Spooky Slime
Spooky Slime
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Spooky Slime
In this fun science project your child will get practice following directions and getting messy as they learn all about slime!
1st grade
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Spider Web Shapes
Spider Web Shapes
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Spider Web Shapes
Take the spookiness out of spiders with this web-making activity! Your child will practice talking about and creating shapes in this Halloween craft, and learn about spiders along the way.
1st grade
Math
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Make an Exploding Pumpkin
Make an Exploding Pumpkin
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Make an Exploding Pumpkin
Learn all about cause and effect as your child experiments with an exploding pumpkin in this engaging fall activity! Get the whole family involved with this simple science experiment that is a fun and exciting way to combine Halloween and science.
1st grade
Science
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El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Community Altar
El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Community Altar
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El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Community Altar
El dia de los muertos (the day of the dead) is a Mexican holiday celebrated on November 1st and 2nd every year. Other Latin American countries celebrate a variation of the holiday, but it originates in Mexico and is unique to this country. These two days
1st grade
Social studies
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Halloween Rock Painting
Halloween Rock Painting
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Halloween Rock Painting
Reinforce your child’s foundational math skills while creating small works of seasonal art with this creative Halloween rock painting activity!
1st grade
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Build Mini-Penguin Appetizers
Build Mini-Penguin Appetizers
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Build Mini-Penguin Appetizers
Encourage your child to help host a dinner party this holiday season! If your child is having friends over, or would like to contribute to the family holiday party, this is a great activity. They will build mini-penguins that all guests can enjoy while wa
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Create a Santa Face with Fruit
Create a Santa Face with Fruit
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Create a Santa Face with Fruit
Turn snack time into a healthy ho-ho-holiday activity! Make a face that looks like a cartoon Santa using fruits. It will be a fun activity that will get your family in the holiday spirit, and spice up your snack time with healthy treats.
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Star of David Suncatcher
Star of David Suncatcher
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Star of David Suncatcher
Create a beautiful piece of art to celebrate Hanukkah! Using easy to find materials, your child will create a one of a kind suncatcher great for decoration or even a gift to family and friends!
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Pumpkin Play Dough!
Pumpkin Play Dough!
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Pumpkin Play Dough!
What’s the best part of fall? Pumpkins! Use this easy recipe to help your child make some delicious smelling pumpkin play dough. They can use their math skills to measure and mix and then have hours of fun playing!
1st grade
Math
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Teal Pumpkin Project Painting
Teal Pumpkin Project Painting
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Teal Pumpkin Project Painting
Make “teal the new orange” this Halloween season! Help your child learn about the Teal Pumpkin Project and paint the color teal on a pumpkin to advertise that your family will offer non-food toys as a treat, or “trinket” option.
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Create a Christmas Tree with Fruit
Create a Christmas Tree with Fruit
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Create a Christmas Tree with Fruit
One thing the Christmas season is known for making is yummy treats! Cookies, pies, fudges, and cakes are common desserts during Christmas time. If you want to choose a healthier option this holiday season, create a Christmas tree with fruit. It will be a
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Create a Christmas Wreath Salad
Create a Christmas Wreath Salad
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Create a Christmas Wreath Salad
Encourage your child to help with dinner preparations this holiday season! You can use this recipe for Christmas dinner or lunch, or for meals leading up to the holiday. This Christmas Wreath Salad recipe is simple enough for preschoolers to fifth graders
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Create Your Own Roly Costume
Create Your Own Roly Costume
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Create Your Own Roly Costume
Does your child love Roly, the orange cat from our Brainzy games? Create the perfect dress-up costume and bring your child’s dreams to life!
1st grade
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Reuse Markers to Create Liquid Watercolors
Reuse Markers to Create Liquid Watercolors
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Reuse Markers to Create Liquid Watercolors
Teach children how to upcycle dried-out markers with this homemade paint-making activity!
1st grade
Science
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Make Recycled Paper
Make Recycled Paper
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Make Recycled Paper
This Earth Day, have fun making recycled paper using scraps of used paper in your home with this hands-on project.
1st grade
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Lead Change Like Greta
Lead Change Like Greta
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Lead Change Like Greta
Children will learn about teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg and then brainstorm ways they would like to lead change to help the Earth.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Day of the Dead Artwork
Day of the Dead Artwork
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Day of the Dead Artwork
Calaveras means "skulls" in Spanish, and in Mexico, skulls are brightly decorated to celebrate Dia de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead.
1st grade
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Paper Snow Globe
Paper Snow Globe
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Paper Snow Globe
Who said snow globes have to be round and made of glass? Here’s our take on this holiday favorite, using paper and plastic.
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Turkey Cupcakes
Turkey Cupcakes
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Turkey Cupcakes
Turkey cupcakes are quirky fowl-themed desserts that bring extra cheer to your Thanksgiving meal. Make turkey cupcakes that your kids will want to gobble up.
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St. Patrick's Day Cupcakes
St. Patrick's Day Cupcakes
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St. Patrick's Day Cupcakes
These gorgeous emerald green cupcakes can be topped with a taffy rainbow and marshmallow fluff clouds for extra luck.
1st grade
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Pilgrim Hat Cookies
Pilgrim Hat Cookies
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Pilgrim Hat Cookies
Pilgrim hat cookies are tasty Thanksgiving treats. Make marshmallow pilgrim hat cookies with your child to celebrate the Thanksgiving season.
1st grade
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Zombie Sandwich
Zombie Sandwich
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Zombie Sandwich
Your youngster can explore the parts of a face while creating this ghoulish Halloween zombie head sandwich!
1st grade
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Ghoul Guts Squash Soup
Ghoul Guts Squash Soup
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Ghoul Guts Squash Soup
Stringy orange ghoul guts are actually a healthy and gross-looking appetizer for your child's Halloween party.
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Halloween Eyeball Cake Pops
Halloween Eyeball Cake Pops
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Halloween Eyeball Cake Pops
These Halloween cake pops only have eyes for you. Eat Halloween cake pops this All Hallows' Eve for a spooky treat fit for zombies and friends.
1st grade
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Witches' Brew
Witches' Brew
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Witches' Brew
This witches' brew recipe for kids is a cool mix of lemonade, tapioca pearl "eggs," and gummy worms. Try this witches' brew recipe for kids this Halloween.
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First Grade Holidays Activities

Check out these first grade holidays activities for creative ways to make learning part of your holiday traditions. For example, you can make a magnetic menorah for Hanukkah or a king cake for Mardi Gras.