First Grade Activities

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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!
1st grade
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.
1st grade
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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.
1st grade
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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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Make a Decorative Paperweight!
Make a Decorative Paperweight!
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Make a Decorative Paperweight!
Using water, corn syrup, and sequins, your child can create a unique art project while exploring what happens when different liquids are mixed together!
1st grade
Science
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Sight Word Jenga
Sight Word Jenga
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Sight Word Jenga
Here's an activity that puts a new twist on a classic game. Help your first-grader create his own wooden word blocks and play sight word Jenga.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Create a Classroom Pop-Up Book
Create a Classroom Pop-Up Book
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Create a Classroom Pop-Up Book
Make going back to school fun with this surprising pop up book, perfect for first graders!
1st grade
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Chinese Character for Luck
Chinese Character for Luck
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Chinese Character for Luck
Shed some "light" on the Chinese culture while brightening up your home. Teach your child the Chinese character for good luck with this lantern craft.
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Elbow Tag
Elbow Tag
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Elbow Tag
Kids will love this more challenging version of tag where they'll have to run while "attached" to someone else.
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Potato Maze: Make a Plant Obstacle Course!
Potato Maze: Make a Plant Obstacle Course!
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Potato Maze: Make a Plant Obstacle Course!
This experiment works due to a simple principle: plants need light. Build a shoebox maze and watch the plant work though the obstacle course, searching for sun.
1st grade
Science
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Art Supply Box
Art Supply Box
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Art Supply Box
Allow your first grader to get his artwork outdoors this summer by letting him create a garden art box for his arts and crafts supplies.
1st grade
Science
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Create a Sandwich Bag Explosion!
Create a Sandwich Bag Explosion!
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Create a Sandwich Bag Explosion!
Chemistry is a blast with this backyard bomb made from a sandwich bag. All you need are ingredients from the pantry to create a satisfying, and safe, explosion.
1st grade
Science
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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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Shipshape: An Indoor Game
Shipshape: An Indoor Game
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Shipshape: An Indoor Game
This is a great activity for when the kids get a little stir crazy. It works indoors or out.
1st grade
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Building Sand Castles
Building Sand Castles
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Building Sand Castles
If your child aspires to be the next Frank Lloyd Wright, we've got some tips on building sand castles that last.
1st grade
Science
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Painting Snow
Painting Snow
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Painting Snow
In first grade, children are introduced to fractions. Here's a recipe that combines fraction practice with winter fun and lets kids actually paint the snow!
1st grade
Science
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Delicious Salads
Delicious Salads
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Delicious Salads
Practice measurement and proportion with your first grader, and in the process, make three scrumptious salads for you and your child to share on Mother's Day!
1st grade
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Father's Day Pop-Up Card
Father's Day Pop-Up Card
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Father's Day Pop-Up Card
Salute your "#1 Dad" with this creative pop-up card!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Father's Day Crown
Make a Father's Day Crown
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Make a Father's Day Crown
"Crown" dad this Father's Day—and sneak in some letter-sound practice, too.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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A Homemade Cell Phone Case for Dad
A Homemade Cell Phone Case for Dad
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A Homemade Cell Phone Case for Dad
Make this cool iPod or cell phone case for Dad out of one of his little-used ties.
1st grade
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Make a Mother's Day Crown
Make a Mother's Day Crown
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Make a Mother's Day Crown
Make Mom a Queen For A Day crown for Mother's Day.
1st grade
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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.