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Rocket Like Mae Jemison
Rocket Like Mae Jemison
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Rocket Like Mae Jemison
Craft a paper rocket in this hands-on activity inspired by the life of Mae Jemison!
1st grade
Social studies
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Gratitude Tree
Gratitude Tree
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Gratitude Tree
Research shows that when we focus on things we are grateful for, we literally rewire our brains to focus on the positive. Help kids experience the joy of gratitude by creating trees that give thanks.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Rock Painting: Retell a Story
Rock Painting: Retell a Story
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Rock Painting: Retell a Story
Children will read a book, then retell the story with pictures they have painted on stones.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Inspire Simple STEAM Exploration
Inspire Simple STEAM Exploration
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Inspire Simple STEAM Exploration
Children have a naturally inquisitive mind. Foster their curiosity with a walk through an autumn field or park to answer age-old “why” questions. As you walk with your child, you can encourage them to ask questions.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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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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String Story Necklaces
String Story Necklaces
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String Story Necklaces
This string a necklace arts activity teaches first grade readers to look for a story's beginning, middle, and end.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Father's Day "How To" Book
Father's Day "How To" Book
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Father's Day "How To" Book
This Father's Day, give dad something he'll really appreciate: a book about him, written by his favorite author...his son or daughter!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Play Story Ball: A Reading Comprehension Game
Play Story Ball: A Reading Comprehension Game
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Play Story Ball: A Reading Comprehension Game
Take a beach ball, a marker, and a first grader. What do you get? An outdoor activity that works on reading comprehension, in the midst of a game of catch!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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What is a Character Trait?
What is a Character Trait?
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What is a Character Trait?
Who are the people young readers meet in their books? This reading activity will help your first grader build important comprehension skills.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Make Your Own Postcard
Make Your Own Postcard
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Make Your Own Postcard
Teach your kindergartener or first grader about the art of correspondence by guiding him in creating his very own postcards out of favorite family photographs.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Story Sequencing Activity
Story Sequencing Activity
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Story Sequencing Activity
This goofy scramble book activity will bring laughs...but also some good, solid comprehension skills too!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Basic Reading Comprehension
Basic Reading Comprehension
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Basic Reading Comprehension
Try this simple activity to stimulate some very complex thinking with your first grader to develop those all-important reading and comprehension skills.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Create an Autumn Tree of Resolutions
Create an Autumn Tree of Resolutions
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Create an Autumn Tree of Resolutions
Help your learner develop her fine motor and communication skills with this fun and festive fall activity.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Thanksgiving Food List
Thanksgiving Food List
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Thanksgiving Food List
The alphabet is a big learning milestone for most kids. Help your child learn alphabetical order by making a food list in this fun Thanksgiving activity.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Postcard From Africa
Write a Postcard From Africa
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Write a Postcard From Africa
Let your imagination take flight as you explore the beautiful continent of Africa! Do this fun writing activity with your child to honor Black History Month.
1st grade
Social studies
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Homemade Valentine's Gift
Homemade Valentine's Gift
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Homemade Valentine's Gift
Invite your first grader to create this "layers of love" keepsake for that special someone! It holds a sweet, personal message for the recipient.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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New Year's Gift
New Year's Gift
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New Year's Gift
Make these simple homemade New Year's gifts with your child this holiday season to give to friends and family, each with a special message inside.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Santa "Wish List" Holder
Make a Santa "Wish List" Holder
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Make a Santa "Wish List" Holder
Make a Santa-shaped "wish card" holder for your child...and sneak in some solid practice in reading and writing, too!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Valentine Party Blower Messages
Valentine Party Blower Messages
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Valentine Party Blower Messages
Here's a hilarious alternative to those sugary conversation hearts...and a way to keep building first grade literacy skills while you're at it!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Questions, Anyone? Ask Your Way to Reading Comprehension
Questions, Anyone? Ask Your Way to Reading Comprehension
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Questions, Anyone? Ask Your Way to Reading Comprehension
Help your child gain reading comprehension skills, as well as listening and memory skills with this fun activity that uses his favorite book!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Valentine Lollypop Greeting
Make a Valentine Lollypop Greeting
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Make a Valentine Lollypop Greeting
Sure, you can go out and buy a box of Valentine cards--but for a special message try this simple craft activity to make someone's day.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Write Pen Pal Postcards
Write Pen Pal Postcards
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Write Pen Pal Postcards
Here's an activity to help your first grader read and write, while staying in touch with a faraway friend or relative. Here's how:
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Create Awesome Apple Note Cards!
Create Awesome Apple Note Cards!
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Create Awesome Apple Note Cards!
Here's an wholesome arts and crafts activity for your kid: create awesome handmade apple note cards with just some paint and blank paper!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Father's Day Pop-Up Card
Father's Day Pop-Up Card
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Father's Day Pop-Up Card
Salute your "#1 Dad" with this creative pop-up card!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Draw a Fairy Tale Map
Draw a Fairy Tale Map
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Draw a Fairy Tale Map
Guide your first grader through a map drawing project inspired by her favorite fairy tale. Its masked as a fun art activity, but it also packs learning punch!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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