First Grade Activities

These first grade activities are an easy way to help your child further develop her skills in reading, writing, math, and science. In addition to being educational, these printable first grade games are also fun! Activities for first grade include games like nursery rhyme mad libs, bowling for addition, and sandwich bag explosion. Activities like these allow first graders to be engaged while having a good time.

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Build this game, and give your kid some hands-on practice ordering numbers. Soon your first grade kid will be Master of the number line!
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For Read Across America Day, challenge your first grader to come up with her very own story using magnetic words inspired by "Green Eggs and Ham" by Dr. Seuss.
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Enjoy some autumn fun with your child by trying a project that helps her practice her math skills by measuring out the ingredients for cinnamon-scented dough.
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Support your first grader's counting and reading skills while laughing and running in this fun playground game.
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It's easy to turn old magazines into a fast-and-furious finding game that's both fun and educational for kids.
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With a newspaper, highlighter, and some fun extra prizes, you can help your first grader start lifetime reading habits with print all around us.
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Here's a household scavenger hunt that shows kids the natural sources behind everyday objects...and builds reading skills, too!
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Gather the neighborhood children together and host an Olympic Games for Kids, right in your own backyard!
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Practice problem solving skills with your kindergarten or first grade student in this fun connect-the-dots game!
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If your child enjoys drawing, here's a fun way to learn about compound words that uses art as a visual aid.
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Planning a beach vacation? Here's a cool nature craft you can make in the sand with your child.
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This goofy scramble book activity will bring laughs...but also some good, solid comprehension skills too!
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Learn all about Native American culture as your child constructs her own Native American talking stick using string and various nature items.
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You've probably played the game "I Spy." It's perfect for long car rides. But with a little tweaking, the game can also help kids practice syllables.
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It's always fun to recycle household items into something great. Here's a quick and easy way to turn a used juice box into a police radio for hours of play!
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Put a twist on traditional oil painting with this fun science activity that you and your first grader can do together.
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Play this flashlight game with your child to teach him about objects that are transparent, translucent, and opaque.
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Help your child make an imaginative scene come to life by making a diorama. Your child will be practicing three dimensional thinking and language arts skills.
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Enjoy the beauty of winter from the comfort of your home with this first grade art activity: make sparkly snowflake sculptures using modeling clay and glitter.
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Play this fun game with your kindergarten or first grader. It's a great way to practice important math skills, including counting and addition.

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