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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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All About Sugar
All About Sugar
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All About Sugar
Here's an investigative activity in which your child will discover real-world names and uses for sugar and find out how it is hidden in many different foods.
Science
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Algebra All Around: 3 Activities
Algebra All Around: 3 Activities
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Algebra All Around: 3 Activities
Here are three activities you can do at home and around town to bring algebra into your daily lives.
5th grade
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Popcorn Science for All Five Senses!
Popcorn Science for All Five Senses!
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Popcorn Science for All Five Senses!
Use popcorn in this tasty experiment to explore the five senses at home with your kindergartener!
Kindergarten
Science
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Tie-Dye with All-Natural Dyes
Tie-Dye with All-Natural Dyes
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Tie-Dye with All-Natural Dyes
Got a kid who loves fashion? Help her develop her own unique style with this tie-dye project using natural dyes.
5th grade
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Make an ALL ABOUT ME! Book
Make an ALL ABOUT ME! Book
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Make an ALL ABOUT ME! Book
Spark your kids' interest in writing by helping them write a mini-book about their favorite subject: themselves!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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It's All Natural! A Materials Scavenger Hunt
It's All Natural! A Materials Scavenger Hunt
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It's All Natural! A Materials Scavenger Hunt
Here's a household scavenger hunt that shows kids the natural sources behind everyday objects...and builds reading skills, too!
1st grade
Science
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100 Days of School Shirt
100 Days of School Shirt
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100 Days of School Shirt
The 100th day of school is an important benchmark for kids in the lower elementary grades. Help your kid create a 100 days of school shirt to celebrate!
1st grade
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Play the "Know it All" Game with Mom!
Play the "Know it All" Game with Mom!
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Play the "Know it All" Game with Mom!
Try a fun Mother's Day game for moms and kids to play together!
4th grade
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Edible Color Wheel
Edible Color Wheel
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Edible Color Wheel
Learn all about colors with the best teachers of all -- cupcakes!
1st grade
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Craft a Butterfly and Chrysalis
Craft a Butterfly and Chrysalis
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Craft a Butterfly and Chrysalis
This second grade arts and crafts activity is all about caterpillars emerging from their cocoons as butterflies.
2nd grade
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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Make Jumbo "Cupcake" Crayons
Make Jumbo "Cupcake" Crayons
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Make Jumbo "Cupcake" Crayons
Kids of all ages will delight in making these jumbo "cupcake" crayons from all of the broken crayon stubs that seem to pile up around the house.
Kindergarten
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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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Ombre Art
Ombre Art
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Ombre Art
Ombre art is all the rage. Help your young artist learn all about tints and shades while creating a piece of art to celebrate Valentine's Day.
Kindergarten
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Paper Plate Valentine Holder
Paper Plate Valentine Holder
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Paper Plate Valentine Holder
Valentine's Day means an avalanche of cards and candy, but where to put them all? This is the perfect solution to help your kid keep track of all his goodies.
Preschool
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Summer Compass
Summer Compass
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Summer Compass
Getting distance and direction across to fourth graders sure can be tricky! Get your child to practice this skill all summer long.
4th grade
Social studies
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Water Golf
Water Golf
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Water Golf
What do a pool, a raft and a golf club have in common? They are all integral ingredients in the fun game of Aqua Golf, a great activity for kids of all ages.
4th grade
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A Glow in the Dark Bonanza!
A Glow in the Dark Bonanza!
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A Glow in the Dark Bonanza!
If your fourth grader is obsessed with all things glow-in-the-dark, then here's an activity that will really light up her imagination!
4th grade
Science
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Family Tree Craft
Family Tree Craft
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Family Tree Craft
Help your fifth grader trace your family's roots and interview all the living mothers to create a makeshift, 3-D family tree!
5th grade
Social studies
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Cat and Mouse Game
Cat and Mouse Game
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Cat and Mouse Game
Are you looking for an easy-to-play, fun game? Try Cat and Mouse. All you need is a large bed sheet or tablecloth, a "cat" and a "mouse", and you're all set.
4th grade
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Dancing Raisins
Dancing Raisins
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Dancing Raisins
First grade science often covers solids, liquids, and gases. This silly science explores serious facts about the difference between all three.
1st grade
Science
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Finding Gold
Finding Gold
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Finding Gold
Your kids will love this tradition of finding a leprechaun's gold hidden all over.
1st grade
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Basic Reading Comprehension
Basic Reading Comprehension
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Basic Reading Comprehension
Try this simple activity to stimulate some very complex thinking with your first grader to develop those all-important reading and comprehension skills.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Personalized Recipe Book
Personalized Recipe Book
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Personalized Recipe Book
Help your fourth grader make a homemade recipe book that's eye-catching, simple to construct and perfect for holding all of her favorite recipes!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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