Test Taking Activities

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Movement and Calm Breaks
Movement and Calm Breaks
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Movement and Calm Breaks
In this activity, you and your child will practice taking a movement or calming break during homework or when feeling tired. Then, your child will write about and draw what the experience was like for them.
Kindergarten
Social emotional
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Guidelines for Answering Multiple-Choice Questions
Guidelines for Answering Multiple-Choice Questions
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Guidelines for Answering Multiple-Choice Questions
Multiple-choice test questions can be confusing. Here's a toolbox of tricks and strategies to help your teen become a multiple-choice master.
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SAT Card Shark: Strategies for Sentence Completion
SAT Card Shark: Strategies for Sentence Completion
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SAT Card Shark: Strategies for Sentence Completion
How to make sure SAT test tricks touch home? Try this game for some card-slinging study fun!
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President Match
President Match
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President Match
Test your kid's knowledge of presidents one through forty-four with this fun and educational matching game!
5th grade
Social studies
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Predict the Weather
Predict the Weather
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Predict the Weather
Test your skills as a weather forecaster, and learn some science terms on the way!
Science
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Where Do I Live? An Animal Habitat Game
Where Do I Live? An Animal Habitat Game
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Where Do I Live? An Animal Habitat Game
Check out this silly game that will put your kid's animal habitat knowledge (and acting skills) to the test.
Kindergarten
Science
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Compare Cotton and Nylon Absorbency
Compare Cotton and Nylon Absorbency
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Compare Cotton and Nylon Absorbency
Invite your fifth grader to test the different rates of liquid absorption in synthetic and cotton materials, such as nylon and cotton.
5th grade
Science
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Hidden Objects
Hidden Objects
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Hidden Objects
Set up a fun guessing game for your curious kindergartener, one that will test her ability to use all five of her senses.
Kindergarten
Science
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Mindfulness on the Go: STOP
Mindfulness on the Go: STOP
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Mindfulness on the Go: STOP
Taking a moment to pause, feel our breath, and to notice the things around us can support a heightened sense of focus and can bring kind attention to the present moment and to tasks at-hand. In this activity, your child will practice the STOP method and
4th grade
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Qualities of a Soldier
Qualities of a Soldier
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Qualities of a Soldier
This simple Veterans Day craft is a great way to have your kid work on her drawing skills and put her vocabulary to the test too!
2nd grade
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Origin of Fireworks
Origin of Fireworks
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Origin of Fireworks
Put your kid's Internet research skills to the test with this activity that will help him learn more about the history and cultural significance of fireworks.
4th grade
Social studies
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How Strong are a Bird's Bones?
How Strong are a Bird's Bones?
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How Strong are a Bird's Bones?
In this science experiment, your child will test the strength of hollow structures in order to understand how strong bird bones really are.
5th grade
Science
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Compare and Contrast: Working With Narrative Texts
Compare and Contrast: Working With Narrative Texts
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Compare and Contrast: Working With Narrative Texts
Put your kid to the test and have him compare and contrast elements in a narrative text by identifying how characters and situations are alike and different.
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Pumpkin Investigation
Pumpkin Investigation
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Pumpkin Investigation
Incorporate some math and science thinking into your annual fall fun with this pumpkin investigation activity! Your child will have a blast investigating various ways of measuring pumpkins, making estimates, taking measurements, and recording their findin
3rd grade
Math
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Scientific Concept Scavenger Hunt
Scientific Concept Scavenger Hunt
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Scientific Concept Scavenger Hunt
A science scavenger hunt can be a fun way to learn about science. Test your child's knowledge of scientific terms with this science scavenger hunt.
Science
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Barack Obama Crossword and Trivia
Barack Obama Crossword and Trivia
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Barack Obama Crossword and Trivia
Test your learner's knowledge of Barack Obama by challenging your child to complete a crossword puzzle about the President after reading a short biography.
5th grade
Social studies
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Chili Recipe
Chili Recipe
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Chili Recipe
If your Father's Day festivities include meeting up with extended family, why not put all the dads to the test with a chili cook-off?
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Dinosaur Skeleton Hunt
Dinosaur Skeleton Hunt
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Dinosaur Skeleton Hunt
Put your young paleontologist's puzzle-solving skills to the test by having her hunt for dinosaur bones and then assemble them to create dinosaur skeletons.
3rd grade
Science
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Be an Inspector Detective for a Day
Be an Inspector Detective for a Day
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Be an Inspector Detective for a Day
Be an inspector detective for a day in this fun mystery game that puts your child's powers of observation to the test. Perfect for a party or group gathering.
5th grade
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Sneaky Sneaky
Sneaky Sneaky
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Sneaky Sneaky
Are you sneaky, sneaky? You'll have to be when your play this fun game involving squirt guns and blindfolds that'll test your child's stealth.
4th grade
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Sock Science
Sock Science
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Sock Science
Wool can absorb 1/3 of its weight in water, while still keeping the body warm. She can test this theory by performing a scientific sock comparison!
2nd grade
Science
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Discover Christmas Smells and Memories
Discover Christmas Smells and Memories
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Discover Christmas Smells and Memories
Bring a little science to your third grader's Christmas as you test out his sense of smell by exposing him to common Christmas scents found in your kitchen.
3rd grade
Science
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Geography Game with Dr. Seuss!
Geography Game with Dr. Seuss!
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Geography Game with Dr. Seuss!
Kids put their geography knowledge to the test in this balloon volley game inspired by the Dr. Seuss book "Oh the Places You'll Go".
4th grade
Social studies
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Write with a Quill Pen
Write with a Quill Pen
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Write with a Quill Pen
Many of the world's most important historical documents were written with quill pens. Have your kid make his own quill pen and put his penmanship to the test!
5th grade
Social studies
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SAT Math: The Distance Formula
SAT Math: The Distance Formula
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SAT Math: The Distance Formula
Riddles about two trains passing in the night are often featured on SAT tests. Help break these problems down into five easy steps.
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Test Taking Activities

Test-taking is tough. However, if you're prepared the whole process can be a lot less stressful. Our study skills activities are a great way to help your kid get ready for his next test. Even if your kid seems to ace just about everything that comes his way, as he gets older the tests and quizzes will only get more difficult. While learning how to tackle a test to isn't exactly a walk in the park, your kid will appreciate the practice later on. It's important that he establish good study habits now that will serve him throughout his academic career and even into his adult life.