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Misty Copeland Portraits
Misty Copeland Portraits
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Misty Copeland Portraits
Learn all about Misty Copeland, a famous African American ballerina with this hands-on, colorful art project!
Preschool
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Animal Movement
Animal Movement
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Animal Movement
Get active at home by pretending to be different animals! Use this fun and engaging activity to move your body, get silly, and practice gross motor skills.
Preschool
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Be Present with a Mindfulness Bell
Be Present with a Mindfulness Bell
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Be Present with a Mindfulness Bell
Ringing a quiet bell is also a great way to support focus and bring kids into the present moment so they can be aware of what they are experiencing inside.
Kindergarten
Social emotional
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Learn About the Police Badge
Learn About the Police Badge
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Learn About the Police Badge
In this activity, students will learn about the meaning and information on a police badge. Then they will be able to create their own badge with their own identification.
Kindergarten
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Rock Painting: Retell a Story
Rock Painting: Retell a Story
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Rock Painting: Retell a Story
Children will read a book, then retell the story with pictures they have painted on stones.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Loveliness in Diversity
Loveliness in Diversity
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Loveliness in Diversity
In this activity, your child will write a poem recognizing and appreciating the beauty inherent in diversity.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Understanding Clean Water: Make a Filtration System
Understanding Clean Water: Make a Filtration System
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Understanding Clean Water: Make a Filtration System
In this activity, learners will discover how to make a basic water filtration system using common materials found around the house or outside.
3rd grade
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Learning Why and How to Compost
Learning Why and How to Compost
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Learning Why and How to Compost
Children will learn why and how to compost as they help with the process of filling their compost, turning it, and observing the changes that occur.
2nd grade
Science
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 Animal Racing
Animal Racing
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Animal Racing
Movement activities are crucial for developing minds and bodies. Animal movements, in particular, encourage children to think about their own body mechanics in comparison with animals they may have observed.
3rd grade
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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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Exploration of Talents
Exploration of Talents
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Exploration of Talents
In this activity, your child will discover their interests and special talents through performing, writing, and drawing.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Kindness Counts
Kindness Counts
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Kindness Counts
Caring for ourselves and others can build connections and a greater sense of love. In this activity, children reflect on what it means to be caring and to show kindness to others through drawing and performing a kind act of their choosing.
Kindergarten
Social emotional
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Make Your Own Fairy Potion
Make Your Own Fairy Potion
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Make Your Own Fairy Potion
What do you get when you combine science and fairies? Fairy scientists who make their own potion, of course! This activity promotes critical thinking skills as your child mixes, experiments, and creates their very own fairy potions.
Preschool
Science
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Design Challenge: Make a Rube Goldberg Machine
Design Challenge: Make a Rube Goldberg Machine
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Design Challenge: Make a Rube Goldberg Machine
In this hands-on design challenge your child will make their very own Rube Goldberg Machine.
3rd grade
Science
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El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Community Altar
El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Community Altar
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El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Community Altar
El dia de los muertos (the day of the dead) is a Mexican holiday celebrated on November 1st and 2nd every year. Other Latin American countries celebrate a variation of the holiday, but it originates in Mexico and is unique to this country. These two days
Preschool
Social studies
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Superhero Research Project
Superhero Research Project
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Superhero Research Project
In this activity, your students will research a favorite superhero and discuss which of their powers are real and not real. Your students will be able to complete a simple research chart and graphic organizer.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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A Malala-Inspired Activity: Listicle Blog Posts
A Malala-Inspired Activity: Listicle Blog Posts
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A Malala-Inspired Activity: Listicle Blog Posts
Children take inspiration from Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai to write their own blog listicle on a topic of their choosing.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Things I Like About Me
Things I Like About Me
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Things I Like About Me
In this activity, your child will have an opportunity to discuss what they like about themselves, and they will design a digital or physical poster that displays their talents, what they like, and images that describe themselves.
Kindergarten
Social emotional
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Five-Finger Relaxation
Five-Finger Relaxation
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Five-Finger Relaxation
Tracing is a great technique for clearing your mind and relaxing. Help your child learn how to calm themselves down and clear their minds by tracing their hands.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Design Challenge: Improve the School
Design Challenge: Improve the School
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Design Challenge: Improve the School
In this open-ended activity, students will be given a small quantity of three types of materials and asked to design a prototype for “something that will improve the school.”
5th grade
Science
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Back-to-Back Breathing
Back-to-Back Breathing
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Back-to-Back Breathing
Back-to-back breathing is a great way to practice self-calming while also creating connection and developing trust.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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The Magic Magnifying Glass
The Magic Magnifying Glass
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The Magic Magnifying Glass
Did you know magnifying glasses are magic? This hands-on activity has kids using magnifying glasses to engage with the world around them and look close to examine what they find.
Preschool
Science
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Exploring Emotions
Exploring Emotions
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Exploring Emotions
Explore emotions through songs and crafts in this social emotional learning activity. In this activity, your child will play an emotions guessing game and create a kaleidoscope of emotions.
Kindergarten
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Gratitude Tree
Gratitude Tree
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Gratitude Tree
Research shows that when we focus on things we are grateful for, we literally rewire our brains to focus on the positive. Help kids experience the joy of gratitude by creating trees that give thanks.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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You Are Not Alone
You Are Not Alone
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You Are Not Alone
Children will reflect on the importance of diversity and brainstorm ways to support people in their community who may feel alone, researching local organizations that strive to help those people.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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