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Growing Jack-o'-Lantern
Growing Jack-o'-Lantern
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Growing Jack-o'-Lantern
In this Halloween-themed activity, young learners will find out what happens when they mix two household items together to create a surprising chemical reaction.
Preschool
Science
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Make Art Like Mary Blair
Make Art Like Mary Blair
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Make Art Like Mary Blair
Reinforce your child’s understanding of geometry and 2D shapes while learning about the artist Mary Blair and her amazing contributions to many loved movies, books, and characters throughout her career.
Preschool
Math
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Design Your Own Planet
Design Your Own Planet
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Design Your Own Planet
In this activity, children will let their imagination run wild as they design and build a new planet in the solar system.
Preschool
Science
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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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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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Managing Emotions
Managing Emotions
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Managing Emotions
Children learn about mindfulness tools that may support them to manage their emotions. Then they will create their own video to teach others these same mindfulness tools.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Create a Santa Face With Fruit
Create a Santa Face With Fruit
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Create a Santa Face With Fruit
Turn snack time into a healthy ho-ho-holiday activity! Make a face that looks like a cartoon Santa using fruits. It will be a fun activity that will get your family in the holiday spirit, and spice up your snack time with healthy treats.
Preschool
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Design Challenge: Making a Boat
Design Challenge: Making a Boat
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Design Challenge: Making a Boat
In this activity, your child will be asked to create a boat that can successfully float while holding 25 pennies.
Preschool
Science
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Create a Christmas Tree With Fruit
Create a Christmas Tree With Fruit
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Create a Christmas Tree With Fruit
One thing the Christmas season is known for making is yummy treats! Cookies, pies, fudges, and cakes are common desserts during Christmas time. If you want to choose a healthier option this holiday season, create a Christmas tree with fruit. It will be a
Preschool
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Create an Egg Carton Penguin
Create an Egg Carton Penguin
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Create an Egg Carton Penguin
Egg cartons are known to have abundant uses. As you get into the cold winter months, discuss penguins with your child by creating these adorable egg carton penguins!
Preschool
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Design and Build a City
Design and Build a City
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Design and Build a City
Challenge your learner to design and build a city of their own in this creative engineering activity.
3rd grade
Science
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Design Challenge: Balloon Car
Design Challenge: Balloon Car
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Design Challenge: Balloon Car
In this challenge, students are tasked with creating a car that can be powered by a balloon!
6th grade
Science
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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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Make a Family Gratitude Jar
Make a Family Gratitude Jar
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Make a Family Gratitude Jar
The power of gratitude is endless! Research shows that cultivating a gratitude practice can gratitude strengthen relationships, improve physical and emotional well-being, deepen empathy skills, and improve self-esteem. With such wide-spread benefits, how
Preschool
Social emotional
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Movement Card Game
Movement Card Game
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Movement Card Game
Using simple materials, children will create a movement card game that the whole family can play together.
Preschool
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Design Challenge: Building a Bridge
Design Challenge: Building a Bridge
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Design Challenge: Building a Bridge
In this exciting and empowering challenge, your child will construct a bridge using marshmallows and toothpicks!
Preschool
Science
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Corn Maze STEM Challenge
Corn Maze STEM Challenge
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Corn Maze STEM Challenge
Learn all about balance and motion as your child designs a corn maze!
Preschool
Science
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Parts of Speech Fall Scavenger Hunt
Parts of Speech Fall Scavenger Hunt
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Parts of Speech Fall Scavenger Hunt
In this parts of speech fall scavenger hunt, kids will search for all the hidden leaves, sort them into parts of speech categories, and then practice creating their own sentences using the words they find.
1st grade
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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Make a Puppet Theater
Make a Puppet Theater
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Make a Puppet Theater
In this arts and crafts activity, work with your preschooler to transform a cardboard box into a puppet theater and put on your own puppet drama.
Kindergarten
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Halloween Potions
Halloween Potions
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Halloween Potions
Children will learn all about cause and effect as they experiment with potion-making in this Halloween themed activity.
Preschool
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Make a Cereal Box House
Make a Cereal Box House
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Make a Cereal Box House
Recycle your cereal boxes and engage your child's creativity with this fun arts and crafts project.
Kindergarten
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Create a Christmas Wreath Salad
Create a Christmas Wreath Salad
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Create a Christmas Wreath Salad
Encourage your child to help with dinner preparations this holiday season! You can use this recipe for Christmas dinner or lunch, or for meals leading up to the holiday. This Christmas Wreath Salad recipe is simple enough for preschoolers to fifth graders
Preschool
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Design Challenge: Glowing Bouncy Egg
Design Challenge: Glowing Bouncy Egg
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Design Challenge: Glowing Bouncy Egg
In this activity, your child will transform an egg into a glowing, bouncy "ball" that they can play with.
Preschool
Science
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Design Challenge: Insulate a Cup
Design Challenge: Insulate a Cup
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Design Challenge: Insulate a Cup
In this challenge, students are tasked with creating an insulated cup that will keep beverages colder for longer than a regular cup.
6th grade
Science
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