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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!
Preschool
Social studies
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Make a Timeline of an Influential Person
Make a Timeline of an Influential Person
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Make a Timeline of an Influential Person
Children research and make a timeline of an inspiring woman in this biography activity.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Superhero Research Project
Superhero Research Project
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Superhero Research Project
In this activity, your students will research a favorite superhero and discuss which of their powers are real and not real. Your students will be able to complete a simple research chart and graphic organizer.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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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.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Learning Why and How to Compost
Learning Why and How to Compost
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Learning Why and How to Compost
Children will learn why and how to compost as they help with the process of filling their compost, turning it, and observing the changes that occur.
2nd grade
Science
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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.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Jane Goodall and Nature Journaling
Jane Goodall and Nature Journaling
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Jane Goodall and Nature Journaling
By incorporating natural materials and the powers of observation, your child will become a backyard naturalist while building early writing and drawing skills!
Preschool
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.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
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Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
Thanksgiving dinner can be filled with fun and memorable interactions between family members. This holiday, why not memorialize some of those details and events with a family poem? You can create a lasting memory in the form of a poem with contributions f
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Design Challenge: Creating Animal Habitats
Design Challenge: Creating Animal Habitats
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Design Challenge: Creating Animal Habitats
In this design thinking activity, your child will choose an animal to research, learn about the animal’s habitat, and then replicate the animal's habitat using household items.
2nd grade
Science
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Picture Book Pumpkin Creations
Picture Book Pumpkin Creations
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Picture Book Pumpkin Creations
In this fun fall-themed activity, your child will design and decorate a pumpkin based on a picture book. After completing their pumpkin, they’ll write a short story about a new adventure related to their picture book.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Take Action Like Greta
Take Action Like Greta
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Take Action Like Greta
This activity is a great way to engage learners in Earth Day celebrations while cultivating skills around nonfiction comprehension and research writing.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Personal Tall Tales
Personal Tall Tales
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Personal Tall Tales
Turn a real-life hero into a folklore hero. Your child can write a tall tale that makes a Davy Crockett or John Henry out of someone they personally know.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Write Your Own Tall Tale
Write Your Own Tall Tale
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Write Your Own Tall Tale
Unleash your child's imagination by inviting her to create a tall tale set in her own hometown.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Photo Frame Craft
Photo Frame Craft
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Photo Frame Craft
Reuse the tops of tissue boxes as photo frames for treasured family photos in this fun craft activity.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Social Media Book Review
Social Media Book Review
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Social Media Book Review
Teach your child the art of the status update with this cutting-edge take on the old-fashioned book report: the social media book review!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Hissing Cat
Hissing Cat
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Hissing Cat
Any decent Halloween celebration isn't complete without a cat. Even though this cat has an arched back to look as if it's hissing, it's still cute!
Kindergarten
Math
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Polar Bear Craft
Polar Bear Craft
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Polar Bear Craft
Winter is a great time to create a textured polar bear. Not only will your child gain practice identifying shapes, he'll also work out fine motor skills.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Passover Food List
Passover Food List
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Passover Food List
This year, have your child can help you with your Passover food list. It's great handwriting practice, and she'll learn a lot in the process.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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How to Set a Table Diagram
How to Set a Table Diagram
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How to Set a Table Diagram
It's always good to have a little help during the holiday. Show your child how to set a table setting and then help him create a placemat map.
1st grade
Social studies
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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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Here Comes Santa Claus
Here Comes Santa Claus
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Here Comes Santa Claus
In this activity, your kid will cut rectangles, circles and triangles to create a portrait of the jolliest man of them all: Santa Claus!
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Candy Cane Decorations
Candy Cane Decorations
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Candy Cane Decorations
This season, your child will make his very own candy cane decoration. He can make a bunch and put them all around your home!
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Santa's Reindeer
Santa's Reindeer
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Santa's Reindeer
Your little one can welcome the reindeer with an adorable reindeer portrait all while learning the difference between small, medium and large.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Santa Beard
Santa Beard
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Santa Beard
Your child can count down the days until Christmas while giving Santa's beard a trim. This adorable project bolsters counting and number recognition skills.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Reading Activities

Reading is a blast when students have the right motivation. Try a verb relay race and other great reading activities to keep your students energized about learning. If your students perform better with more mellow and artistic time, alphabet activities like Rock the Alphabet and making letters out of pipe cleaners will delight and educate at the same time.