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Design Challenge: Letters of the Alphabet
Design Challenge: Letters of the Alphabet
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Design Challenge: Letters of the Alphabet
Reinforce your child’s understanding of the alphabet by helping them construct all of the letters using pipe cleaners.
1st grade
Science
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Alphabet Block Children's Menorah
Alphabet Block Children's Menorah
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Alphabet Block Children's Menorah
This children's menorah is a fun craft that lets your child celebrate Hanukkah while learning his ABCs. Make this children's menorah for the Festival of Lights.
1st grade
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Thanksgiving Food List
Thanksgiving Food List
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Thanksgiving Food List
The alphabet is a big learning milestone for most kids. Help your child learn alphabetical order by making a food list in this fun Thanksgiving activity.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Jump Rope The Days of the Week!
Jump Rope The Days of the Week!
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Jump Rope The Days of the Week!
Here are two fun, rhythmic jump rope chants to help your first grader learn the days of the week, practice reading skills, and stay fit!
1st grade
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The Weather Inside
The Weather Inside
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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
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The Forgiveness Song
The Forgiveness Song
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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.
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What Were the Ten Plagues?
What Were the Ten Plagues?
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What Were the Ten Plagues?
Have the children play a more active role in the Seder by helping them prepare paper puppets that represent the ten plagues.
1st grade
Social studies
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The Very Determined Dog, Ivy!
The Very Determined Dog, Ivy!
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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
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Toys on the Grid
Toys on the Grid
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Toys on the Grid
In this activity, students will be challenged to describe and count the ways a toy moves from one position on a grid to another.
1st grade
Science
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Hanukkah Game: Pass the Potato
Hanukkah Game: Pass the Potato
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Hanukkah Game: Pass the Potato
Gather the family around for this fun song and game that will get your holiday started!
1st grade
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Day of the Dead Artwork
Day of the Dead Artwork
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Day of the Dead Artwork
Calaveras means "skulls" in Spanish, and in Mexico, skulls are brightly decorated to celebrate Dia de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead.
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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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Play the Number Line Game!
Play the Number Line Game!
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Play the Number Line Game!
Build this game, and give your kid some hands-on practice ordering numbers. Soon your first grade kid will be Master of the number line!
1st grade
Math
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Where's the Air?
Where's the Air?
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Where's the Air?
How do we know that air exists when we can't see it, taste it, or touch it? Here's a classic experiment that will teach your kid some basics of aerodynamics!
1st grade
Science
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Roll the Dice
Roll the Dice
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Roll the Dice
Shake those dice and try to roll big numbers in this first grade math game. Practice addition in a new, fun way!
1st grade
Math
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Crack the Code!: A Spelling Challenge
Crack the Code!: A Spelling Challenge
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Crack the Code!: A Spelling Challenge
Most kids love to play spy. Here's a way to have fun with mysterious codes while mastering an ordinary, necessary skill: first grade spelling.
1st grade
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DIY Where the Wild Things Are Costume
DIY Where the Wild Things Are Costume
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DIY Where the Wild Things Are Costume
This Where the Wild Things Are costume will make your little wild thing look just like Max. This Where the Wild Things Are costume is surprisingly easy to make.
1st grade
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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.
1st grade
Science
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Learn the Parts of the Face in Spanish
Learn the Parts of the Face in Spanish
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Learn the Parts of the Face in Spanish
Teaching your child some basic words in Spanish is a breeze at home, with this simple and fun activity that doesn't require special educational materials.
1st grade
Social studies
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Pin the Tail on the Silent E Word!
Pin the Tail on the Silent E Word!
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Pin the Tail on the Silent E Word!
Silent "e" words are a big part of first grade phonics. Help them turn words like "hop" to "hope" in this action-packed, practical game.
1st grade
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Robot Around the Block
Robot Around the Block
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Robot Around the Block
This activity is a fun challenge for students who have just started learning to program educational robots.
1st grade
Science
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X Marks the Spot: A Fire Escape Game
X Marks the Spot: A Fire Escape Game
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X Marks the Spot: A Fire Escape Game
Let your child help you create a fire escape plan poster to hang in the house in case of an emergency!
1st grade
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Play the Shape Twister Game
Play the Shape Twister Game
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Play the Shape Twister Game
This fun shape game is like Twister...with a twist!
1st grade
Math
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Christmas Cookies ... For the Birds!
Christmas Cookies ... For the Birds!
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Christmas Cookies ... For the Birds!
Your first grader will love feeding his favorite winged creatures with these tasty Christmas "cookies" for birds!
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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Search 1st Grade Hands-on Activities

First grade alphabet activities focus first graders on learning their letters. This fall, try making a Thanksgiving food list with your child to practice this key skill.