School Center Ideas
Put your kid in charge of her own survey! She'll poll her relatives and friends, collect information, and then create a colorful chart to display her findings.
Commemorate the 100th Day of School with some jewelry that includes 100 buttons.
Invite your kindergartener to explore the bright new world of measurement by starting out with nonstandard (and tasty!) units, such as gummy bears or worms.
Counting with one-to-one correspondence is an important kindergarten math skill. This simple activity turns it into a play-anywhere game.
Take math off the page and into the real world. This simple game gives kindergarten kids hands-on practice with basic addition.
Using nothing fancier than old milk cartons and popsicle sticks, create a village full of fun learning for your kindergarten math student.
Tic-Tac-Toe is more than just a strategy game; it's a great way to practice addition facts with your first grader!
Practice problem solving skills with your kindergarten or first grade student in this fun connect-the-dots game!
Use empty soda bottles to create a fun bowling set that helps your first grader practice addition skills!
Your child will boost her gross motor skills as she has fun playing with your easy-to-make and totally safe dart board and dart balls.
This fresh take on the classic game of Tic-Tac-Toe will boost your first grader's creativity, fine motor skills, and concept of taking turns.
Combining fun with a little alphabet practice, this variation on the classic game Memory is an entertaining way to get kids learning their ABCs.
Here are some kindergarten readiness activities that you can do with reused plastic bottle caps.
Take some of the spirit of musical chairs and incorporate it into an indoor obstacle that will fine tune your child's motor skills!
Want to help your preschooler with a creative play station that's loads of fun? Set up a post office in your home!
Want to help your preschooler with math? Get out the grab bag! This game helps kids learn to associate numbers with sets of objects-- a key early math skill.
Lacing is a great way to practice hand-eye coordination, which helps with writing. Turn it into a fun preschool art project, by stringing up some ABCs!
This activity is a great way to practice sorting, counting, matching, and other early math skills--- on the fly.
In almost every preschool classroom is a sensory table. Learn how to make one at home!
Teach your preschooler color recognition using this handy egg carton sorter. She will group objects by color and learn to recognize their names with this tool.
Help your preschooler practice counting, matching, and learning colors with this fun game!
Use an empty egg carton to make an educational number game for your preschooler. Teach her numbers 1-3 and have a great time in the process!