First Grade Activities

658 filtered results
658 filtered results
1st grade
Sort by
Painting with Corn!
Painting with Corn!
Activity
Painting with Corn!
It’s the season for falling leaves, fall colors, and corn! Use this easy activity to help your child make some amazing paintings. They can use their math skills to design patterns for cards, paper, presents and more!
1st grade
Math
Activity
The Weather Inside
The Weather Inside
Activity
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.
1st grade
Social emotional
Activity
Creating Uplifting Spaces
Creating Uplifting Spaces
Activity
Creating Uplifting Spaces
In this lesson, your child will reflect on, draw, and collect things that make them feel happy and peaceful.
1st grade
Social emotional
Activity
Create a Christmas Wreath Salad
Create a Christmas Wreath Salad
Activity
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
1st grade
Activity
Heart to Heart
Heart to Heart
Activity
Heart to Heart
In this activity, you and your child will read a story about heartfulness, practice heartfulness by sending kind wishes to others, and draw pictures of those you both love and care for (such as family members, friends, or pets).
1st grade
Social emotional
Activity
Create Your Own Roly Costume
Create Your Own Roly Costume
Activity
Create Your Own Roly Costume
Does your child love Roly, the orange cat from our Brainzy games? Create the perfect dress-up costume and bring your child’s dreams to life!
1st grade
Activity
Design Your Own Planet
Design Your Own Planet
Activity
Design Your Own Planet
In this activity, children will let their imagination run wild as they design and build a new planet in the solar system.
1st grade
Science
Activity
Learning How to Set Goals
Learning How to Set Goals
Activity
Learning How to Set Goals
In this social emotional learning activity, your child will create a goal board and practice setting one goal for an assignment or task and the steps they will need to achieve it.
1st grade
Social emotional
Activity
The Forgiveness Song
The Forgiveness Song
Activity
The Forgiveness Song
In this social emotional learning activity, children will learn about forgiveness by watching a short video, listening to and learning "The Forgiveness Song," and reflecting on a time they practiced forgiveness.
1st grade
Activity
Create an Egg Carton Penguin
Activity
Create an Egg Carton Penguin
Egg cartons are known to have abundant uses. As you get into the cold winter months, discuss penguins with your child by creating these adorable egg carton penguins!
1st grade
Activity
Problem Solved
Problem Solved
Activity
Problem Solved
Problem-solving skills can be practiced and strengthened over time with puzzles such as Tangrams! In this activity, your child will discuss problem-solving strategies and practice using these strategies with Tangram puzzles.
1st grade
Activity
Superpower Senses
Superpower Senses
Activity
Superpower Senses
In this activity, students will draw a picture of the things they like to listen to at home using their superpower sense of mindful listening.
1st grade
Social emotional
Activity
Reuse Markers to Create Liquid Watercolors
Reuse Markers to Create Liquid Watercolors
Activity
Reuse Markers to Create Liquid Watercolors
Teach children how to upcycle dried-out markers with this homemade paint-making activity!
1st grade
Science
Activity
Peace Garden
Peace Garden
Activity
Peace Garden
Children will practice mindfulness through a short guided practice, reflect on the practices that support peace, and then will build a "peace garden."
1st grade
Social emotional
Activity
The Very Determined Dog, Ivy!
The Very Determined Dog, Ivy!
Activity
The Very Determined Dog, Ivy!
Determination can go along way, especially in difficult times. In this home activity, your child will hear the true story of Ivy, the very determined dog, who plays, loves, and runs, just like the other dogs, even though she does not have the ability to
1st grade
Activity
Helping Hands
Helping Hands
Activity
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.
1st grade
Social emotional
Activity
Make Recycled Paper
Make Recycled Paper
Activity
Make Recycled Paper
This Earth Day, have fun making recycled paper using scraps of used paper in your home with this hands-on project.
1st grade
Activity
Create a Cardboard Snowman!
Create a Cardboard Snowman!
Activity
Create a Cardboard Snowman!
Not sure what to do with all of those leftover boxes from holiday gifts? Tap into your crafty side by creating an adorable snow person with your child. This activity is sure to bring smiles to those who pass your yard or come into your home all season lon
1st grade
Activity
Take a Stand
Take a Stand
Activity
Take a Stand
In this activity, your child will discuss how to stand up for others, and they'll use pipe cleaners to design a symbol that reminds them to stand up for others.
1st grade
Social emotional
Activity
Kind Thoughts
Kind Thoughts
Activity
Kind Thoughts
In this activity, your child will learn the benefits of positive thinking. They will write positive statements about themselves and create a gratitude board.
1st grade
Social emotional
Activity
Welcome All
Welcome All
Activity
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.
1st grade
Social emotional
Activity
My Rich Cultural Heritage
My Rich Cultural Heritage
Activity
My Rich Cultural Heritage
In this activity, your child will consider the meaning of "culture" and what comprises their family's culture. They will draw pictures of aspects of their family's culture, then choose an aspect of it to explore further.
1st grade
Social emotional
Activity
Understanding Others
Understanding Others
Activity
Understanding Others
In this activity, your child will be given images that portray different perspectives or emotions. Your child will practice empathy by coloring and drawing what each person may have been thinking or feeling.
1st grade
Social emotional
Activity
Winter Tree Watercolor
Activity
Winter Tree Watercolor
Take your child outside during winter time and have them observe the leafless trees before having them make a watercolor of a tree or trees using masking tape. They’re sure to love their winter tree painting, plus they make lovely decorations in the home!
1st grade
Activity
Learning from Others' Mistakes
Learning from Others' Mistakes
Activity
Learning from Others' Mistakes
This activity introduces growth mindset and looking at mistakes as opportunities to learn and grow, rather than obstacles. Your child will understand the difference between seeing a mistake as a learning opportunity, rather than as a disappointment.
1st grade
Social emotional
Activity

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.