Kindergarten and Gr One Ideas
Improve your child's hand-eye coordination with these fun dribbling drills! Before you know it he'll be a ball-handling master.
Celebrate Read Across America Day with your first grader by playing a pink crepe paper racing game inspired by Dr. Seuss's book "The Cat in the Hat Come Back."
Try your hand at some Seuss-like tongue twisters! Boost those vocabulary skills with this fun game for the whole family.
Head out to the driveway, ball in hand, for a bouncing challenge. Then use those results to make a colorful graph that lets your child compare results.
Your first or second grader will love improve her memory with this take on the classic game of Concentration, with pictures of her instead of a deck of cards.
This unique twist on bingo is a great outside game that gives kids spelling and color practice, and it's lots of fun, too!
In this word 'shipwreck' game, kids explore word families and put letters together to sound out words.
This is a great activity for when the kids get a little stir crazy. It works indoors or out.
Do you want to turn basic addition into a fun game for your first grader? Simply save up some old paper towels for a do-it-yourself bowling game.
Improve your child's hand-eye coordination with this outdoor group ball game that's similar to Four Square.
With nothing more than a flat open space and some lively kids, you can reinforce key concepts of punctuation while having lots of healthy laughs.
New readers need to develop a "bank" of words they can read by sight. Hate flashcards? Consider this fresh way to practice sight words to perfection...Bingo!
This zany guessing game asks your first grader to tap into her deductive reasoning skills to guess an activity or object.
Play hopscotch with numbers, but also with letters, to get kids ready for first grade reading.
All you need is chalk and pavement to set up this silly, fun, and practical game that reinforces those all-important first grade sight words.
Try this fun outdoor game to improve your first grader's reading skills. This activity is perfect for summer!