First Grade Activities

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How to Make a Watering Can
How to Make a Watering Can
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How to Make a Watering Can
Help your first grader get started making this watering can that's filled with homemade flowers. It will brighten up any window sill ... and it's eco-friendly!
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Pencil Topper Craft
Pencil Topper Craft
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Pencil Topper Craft
This colorful foam pencil topper will glam up any boring pencil and is guaranteed to add personality to any pencil case!
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 Leaf Crown
Leaf Crown
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Leaf Crown
This fall, make a leaf crown that will encourage creative play and your child's interest in the natural world while you help them build fine motor skills.
1st grade
Science
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Paper Plate Phonics
Paper Plate Phonics
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Paper Plate Phonics
Help your child get the hang of reading with this fun activity. Here's how to make a spinning phonics wheel out of two paper plates.
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Get Your Head in the Clouds
Get Your Head in the Clouds
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Get Your Head in the Clouds
Get your child outside to observe the clouds, and get a fun exercise in science, writing, and arts and crafts! Here's how.
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Science
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Make a Career Book!
Make a Career Book!
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Make a Career Book!
Celebrate Labor Day with this fun activity. Show your child how to make a "career book" and explore the many jobs that people have, while practicing writing.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Design a Diorama!
Design a Diorama!
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Design a Diorama!
Help your child make an imaginative scene come to life by making a diorama. Your child will be practicing three dimensional thinking and language arts skills.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Paint and Learn
Paint and Learn
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Paint and Learn
By using watercolor paints to practice writing letters, sentences, and math problems, your child will practice first grade skills in his "Sidewalk School."
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Sight Word Puzzle
Sight Word Puzzle
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Sight Word Puzzle
Help your first grader practice sight words with this fun activity. Learn how to put together a puzzle while practicing common sight words.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Make Your Own Piñata!
Make Your Own Piñata!
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Make Your Own Piñata!
Help your child create his own pinata in this fun and easy activity. Use paper mache and fingerpaint for a party pinata everyone will love.
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Social studies
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Create Awesome Apple Note Cards!
Create Awesome Apple Note Cards!
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Create Awesome Apple Note Cards!
Here's an wholesome arts and crafts activity for your kid: create awesome handmade apple note cards with just some paint and blank paper!
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Reading & Writing
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Play Ice Cream Addition!
Play Ice Cream Addition!
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Play Ice Cream Addition!
Help your first grader, second grader, or third grader boost his addition skills and math vocabulary with this fun summer game Ice Cream Addition!
1st grade
Math
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Letter Holder
Letter Holder
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Letter Holder
Teach your kid a lesson about recycling by helping him create a letter holder out of an old cardboard box.
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Play Straight Face
Play Straight Face
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Play Straight Face
Before hitting the road this summer, arm yourself with Straight Face, a game guaranteed to turn bored frowns into happy grins and giggles.
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Spider Halloween Sandwiches
Spider Halloween Sandwiches
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Spider Halloween Sandwiches
These Halloween sandwiches are a creepy-crawly treat for a holiday party or an especially scary school lunch. Make these Halloween sandwiches for your child.
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Breakfast Snacks
Breakfast Snacks
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Breakfast Snacks
Running out of breakfast ideas for your kid? Make a delicious egg and cheese bird's nest.
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How Much Does a Caterpillar Eat?
How Much Does a Caterpillar Eat?
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How Much Does a Caterpillar Eat?
Here's an easy experiment that lets your first grader practice the scientific method, while watching a caterpillar eat.
1st grade
Science
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Spinning Science: Disappearing Color!
Spinning Science: Disappearing Color!
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Spinning Science: Disappearing Color!
Did you ever think you could make colors disappear right before your eyes? This science experiment is just like a magic trick: now you see it, now you don't!
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Science
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Visual Bookmarks
Visual Bookmarks
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Visual Bookmarks
Support your first grader's interest in reading with this decorative bookmark that illustrates a favorite scene from a loved book.
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Picasso Pumpkin
Picasso Pumpkin
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Picasso Pumpkin
Decorating pumpkins is a safer, cleaner alternative to carving. These Cubist art pumpkins are easy and fun to make, and serve as great fall decor.
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Play Egg Carton Addition
Play Egg Carton Addition
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Play Egg Carton Addition
Using just an egg carton and some beans or pennies, you can play this game with your first grader and see real gains in core math skills.
1st grade
Math
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Pumpkin Nut Bread
Pumpkin Nut Bread
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Pumpkin Nut Bread
Here's a pumpkin nut bread recipe that makes for a wonderful project on a crisp autumn afternoon.
1st grade
Math
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Make a Butterfly Habitat
Make a Butterfly Habitat
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Make a Butterfly Habitat
Create a habitat for a butterfly right in your own backyard, and build your first grader's science knowledge while you're at it.
1st grade
Science
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Make Your Own Ant Farm
Make Your Own Ant Farm
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Make Your Own Ant Farm
For your budding first grade scientist, all you need is some simple, natural materials to create an amazing ant farm. Here's how to get started.
1st grade
Science
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Celery and Food Coloring Experiment
Celery and Food Coloring Experiment
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Celery and Food Coloring Experiment
Here's a classic celery science experiment that uses celery and food coloring to demonstrate how plants absorb water.
1st grade
Science
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First Grade Activities

These first grade activities are an easy way to help your child further develop her skills in reading, writing, math, and science. In addition to being educational, these printable first grade games are also fun! Activities for first grade include games like nursery rhyme mad libs, bowling for addition, and sandwich bag explosion. Activities like these allow first graders to be engaged while having a good time.