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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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Star of David Suncatcher
Star of David Suncatcher
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Star of David Suncatcher
Create a beautiful piece of art to celebrate Hanukkah! Using easy to find materials, your child will create a one of a kind suncatcher great for decoration or even a gift to family and friends!
Preschool
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Spider Web Shapes
Spider Web Shapes
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Spider Web Shapes
Take the spookiness out of spiders with this web-making activity! Your child will practice talking about and creating shapes in this Halloween craft, and learn about spiders along the way.
Preschool
Math
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Giving and Receiving Kindness
Giving and Receiving Kindness
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Giving and Receiving Kindness
Nature is so generous to us all. How often do we reflect and thank nature? In this activity, children will engage with the classic story, The Giving Tree, and actively practice gratitude in nature for trees and all that trees do for us!
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Leak-Proof Bag Experiment
Leak-Proof Bag Experiment
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Leak-Proof Bag Experiment
This is a surprising science experiment that your child will surely be awestruck by! It involves poking sharpened pencils into a bag filled with water without spilling a drop of water.
Preschool
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Design Challenge: Making a Water Slide
Design Challenge: Making a Water Slide
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Design Challenge: Making a Water Slide
Have your child kick off their summer vacation by making a miniature water slide!
3rd grade
Science
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Similarities
Similarities
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Similarities
In this activity, your child will write stories about two different people. The stories will include similarities and differences in the ways each person lives in their communities.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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The Weather Inside
The Weather Inside
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The Weather Inside
Geared toward kindergarten and first grade learners, The Weather Inside is a fun activity to help help children understand and process their emotions in a healthy way.
Kindergarten
Social emotional
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Practice Mindful Eating
Practice Mindful Eating
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Practice Mindful Eating
How often do we eat with awareness and really taste our food and think about where the food came from? Mindful eating is a great way to practice mindfulness infused with gratitude and appreciation for our food.
Kindergarten
Social emotional
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What Does It Mean To Be Caring?
What Does It Mean To Be Caring?
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What Does It Mean To Be Caring?
Caring for ourselves and others can build connections and a greater sense of love. In this activity, your child will discuss what it means to be caring and will demonstrate care through drawing and by performing two caring and kind deeds.
Kindergarten
Social emotional
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Welcome All
Welcome All
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Welcome All
Children will learn about diversity, hear a story that reflects appreciation and acceptance of differences, and connect with a pen pal in another country through writing and drawing a letter.
Kindergarten
Social emotional
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Interview: My Best Self
Interview: My Best Self
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Interview: My Best Self
In this activity, your child will interview a caring adult or friend to ask them when they have seen them at their best.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Summer Community Helpers
Summer Community Helpers
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Summer Community Helpers
Summer is a good time to teach children about other kinds of community helpers, such as lifeguards, forest rangers, and librarians. This activity is a fun way to get them introduced!
Kindergarten
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Chair Design Challenge
Chair Design Challenge
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Chair Design Challenge
In this activity, your student will be invited to build a chair out of building blocks that is designed to meet the specific size and shape of a small doll or toy figure.
2nd grade
Science
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Building Brick Challenge: Build the Eiffel Tower
Building Brick Challenge: Build the Eiffel Tower
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Building Brick Challenge: Build the Eiffel Tower
In this activity, children will work on their mathematics and engineering skills as they attempt to recreate the Eiffel Tower out of building blocks!
4th grade
Science
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Clay Animation
Clay Animation
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Clay Animation
In this activity, students will create a stop motion animation by creating a clay figure and taking a series of digital photographs.
4th grade
Science
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Helping Hands
Helping Hands
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Helping Hands
In this activity, your child will learn how slowing down and using mindfulness can help us be more aware of others' needs. They will also draw a picture of a time when they made a healthy and helpful choice.
Kindergarten
Social emotional
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Break Through Assumptions
Break Through Assumptions
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Break Through Assumptions
Judgements assumptions about others can cause disconnect in relationships and communities. In this social emotional learning activity, kids will explore how to break through assumptions and create a colorful bracelet that represents unity.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Jane Goodall and Nature Journaling
Jane Goodall and Nature Journaling
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Jane Goodall and Nature Journaling
By incorporating natural materials and the powers of observation, your child will become a backyard naturalist while building early writing and drawing skills!
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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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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Resilience
Resilience
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Resilience
Cultivating resilience is one of the most important ways we can overcome challenges and reach our goals. In this activity, children will explore the concept of resilience and then create a video to explain and teach resilience to others.
4th grade
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Inspire Simple STEAM Exploration
Inspire Simple STEAM Exploration
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Inspire Simple STEAM Exploration
Children have a naturally inquisitive mind. Foster their curiosity with a walk through an autumn field or park to answer age-old “why” questions. As you walk with your child, you can encourage them to ask questions.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Robot Obstacle Course
Robot Obstacle Course
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Robot Obstacle Course
This activity challenges students to use computational thinking as they create a sequence of commands that will make a robot navigate around several obstacles.
2nd grade
Science
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Make a Dr. Seuss Story Box!
Make a Dr. Seuss Story Box!
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Make a Dr. Seuss Story Box!
In the spirit of Seuss and all things creative and silly, celebrate reading and all that it has to offer with this fun and interactive story box.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Tournament of Books
Tournament of Books
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Tournament of Books
Merge the excitement of basketball tournaments with students’ excitement about books! This activity gives kids a chance to read and form opinions about the books.
Preschool
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