First Grade Holidays Activities

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1st grade
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Growing Jack-o'-Lantern
Growing Jack-o'-Lantern
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Growing Jack-o'-Lantern
In this Halloween-themed activity, young learners will find out what happens when they mix two household items together to create a surprising chemical reaction.
1st grade
Science
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Reuse Markers to Create Liquid Watercolors
Reuse Markers to Create Liquid Watercolors
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Reuse Markers to Create Liquid Watercolors
Teach children how to upcycle dried-out markers with this homemade paint-making activity!
1st 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!
1st grade
Science
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Spooky Slime
Spooky Slime
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Spooky Slime
In this fun science project your child will get practice following directions and getting messy as they learn all about slime!
1st grade
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El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Community Altar
El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Community Altar
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El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Community Altar
El dia de los muertos (the day of the dead) is a Mexican holiday celebrated on November 1st and 2nd every year. Other Latin American countries celebrate a variation of the holiday, but it originates in Mexico and is unique to this country. These two days
1st grade
Social studies
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Halloween Potions
Halloween Potions
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Halloween Potions
Children will learn all about cause and effect as they experiment with potion-making in this Halloween themed activity.
1st grade
Science
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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.
1st grade
Math
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Make Pumpkin Apple Stamps
Make Pumpkin Apple Stamps
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Make Pumpkin Apple Stamps
Bring out your child’s creative side with this fun Halloween-themed craft.
1st grade
Math
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Build Mini-Penguin Appetizers
Build Mini-Penguin Appetizers
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Build Mini-Penguin Appetizers
Encourage your child to help make dinner special this holiday season! If your child is loves to help in the kitchen, this is a great activity. They will build mini-penguins to enjoy while waiting for dinner!
1st grade
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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!
1st grade
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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.
1st grade
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Make Recycled Paper
Make Recycled Paper
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Make Recycled Paper
Have fun making recycled paper using scraps of used paper in your home with this hands-on project.
1st grade
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Make an Exploding Pumpkin
Make an Exploding Pumpkin
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Make an Exploding Pumpkin
Learn all about cause and effect as your child experiments with an exploding pumpkin in this engaging fall activity! Get the whole family involved with this simple science experiment that is a fun and exciting way to combine Halloween and science.
1st grade
Science
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Create a Christmas Tree with Fruit
Create a Christmas Tree with Fruit
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Create a Christmas Tree with Fruit
One thing the Christmas season is known for making is yummy treats! Cookies, pies, fudges, and cakes are common desserts during Christmas time. If you want to choose a healthier option this holiday season, create a Christmas tree with fruit. It will be a
1st grade
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Pumpkin Play Dough!
Pumpkin Play Dough!
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Pumpkin Play Dough!
What’s the best part of fall? Pumpkins! Use this easy recipe to help your child make some delicious smelling pumpkin play dough. They can use their math skills to measure and mix and then have hours of fun playing!
1st grade
Math
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Halloween Rock Painting
Halloween Rock Painting
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Halloween Rock Painting
Reinforce your child’s foundational math skills while creating small works of seasonal art with this creative Halloween rock painting activity!
1st grade
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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
1st grade
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Teal Pumpkin Project Painting
Teal Pumpkin Project Painting
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Teal Pumpkin Project Painting
Make “teal the new orange” this Halloween season! Help your child learn about the Teal Pumpkin Project and paint the color teal on a pumpkin to advertise that your family will offer non-food toys as a treat, or “trinket” option.
1st grade
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Create Your Own Roly Costume
Create Your Own Roly Costume
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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
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The Meaning of Thanksgiving: Full of Thankful!
The Meaning of Thanksgiving: Full of Thankful!
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The Meaning of Thanksgiving: Full of Thankful!
The meaning of Thanksgiving can sometimes get lost among the fun of food and family. Discuss the meaning of Thanksgiving with this fun activity.
1st grade
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Halloween Ghost Craft
Halloween Ghost Craft
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Halloween Ghost Craft
It's a great time for family crafts. Here's a ghost Halloween decoration you and your child can make together.
1st grade
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Make Your Own Watercolor Wrapping Paper
Make Your Own Watercolor Wrapping Paper
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Make Your Own Watercolor Wrapping Paper
Not only is homemade wrapping paper pretty, but by experimenting with decorative tools, kids are also doing science, art, and small-motor muscle building.
1st grade
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Gold Hunt
Gold Hunt
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Gold Hunt
This hunt for leprechaun gold is so much fun, kids won't even realize they're working their reading muscles at the same time.
1st grade
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Father's Day "How To" Book
Father's Day "How To" Book
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Father's Day "How To" Book
This Father's Day, give dad something he'll really appreciate: a book about him, written by his favorite author...his son or daughter!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Patriotic Pinwheel
Patriotic Pinwheel
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Patriotic Pinwheel
This hands-on activity uses just a few ordinary supplies to create an extra-fun 4th of July craft.
1st grade
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First Grade Holidays Activities

Check out these first grade holidays activities for creative ways to make learning part of your holiday traditions. For example, you can make a magnetic menorah for Hanukkah or a king cake for Mardi Gras.