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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.
Kindergarten
Science
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Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
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Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
Thanksgiving dinner can be filled with fun and memorable interactions between family members. This holiday, why not memorialize some of those details and events with a family poem? You can create a lasting memory in the form of a poem with contributions f
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Make Art Like Mary Blair
Make Art Like Mary Blair
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Make Art Like Mary Blair
Reinforce your child’s understanding of geometry and 2D shapes while learning about the artist Mary Blair and her amazing contributions to many loved movies, books, and characters throughout her career.
Kindergarten
Math
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Design Your Own Planet
Design Your Own Planet
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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.
Kindergarten
Science
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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.
Kindergarten
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Rocket Like Mae Jemison
Rocket Like Mae Jemison
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Rocket Like Mae Jemison
Craft a paper rocket in this hands-on activity inspired by the life of Mae Jemison!
Kindergarten
Social studies
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Make a Family Gratitude Jar
Make a Family Gratitude Jar
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Make a Family Gratitude Jar
The power of gratitude is endless! Research shows that cultivating a gratitude practice can gratitude strengthen relationships, improve physical and emotional well-being, deepen empathy skills, and improve self-esteem. With such wide-spread benefits, how
Kindergarten
Social emotional
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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!
Kindergarten
Science
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Design Challenge: Making a Boat
Design Challenge: Making a Boat
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Design Challenge: Making a Boat
In this activity, your child will be asked to create a boat that can successfully float while holding 25 pennies.
Kindergarten
Science
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Create an Egg Carton Penguin
Create an Egg Carton Penguin
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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!
Kindergarten
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Gratitude Tree
Gratitude Tree
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Gratitude Tree
Research shows that when we focus on things we are grateful for, we literally rewire our brains to focus on the positive. Help kids experience the joy of gratitude by creating trees that give thanks.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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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.
Kindergarten
Math
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Design Challenge: Building a Bridge
Design Challenge: Building a Bridge
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Design Challenge: Building a Bridge
In this exciting and empowering challenge, your child will construct a bridge using marshmallows and toothpicks!
Kindergarten
Science
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Understanding Others
Understanding Others
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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.
Kindergarten
Social emotional
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Make a Puppet Theater
Make a Puppet Theater
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Make a Puppet Theater
In this arts and crafts activity, work with your preschooler to transform a cardboard box into a puppet theater and put on your own puppet drama.
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Design Challenge: Glowing Bouncy Egg
Design Challenge: Glowing Bouncy Egg
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Design Challenge: Glowing Bouncy Egg
In this activity, your child will transform an egg into a glowing, bouncy "ball" that they can play with.
Kindergarten
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
Kindergarten
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Movement Card Game
Movement Card Game
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Movement Card Game
Using simple materials, children will create a movement card game that the whole family can play together.
Kindergarten
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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
Kindergarten
Social studies
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Make a Cereal Box House
Make a Cereal Box House
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Make a Cereal Box House
Recycle your cereal boxes and engage your child's creativity with this fun arts and crafts project.
Kindergarten
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Make Peace Rocks
Make Peace Rocks
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Make Peace Rocks
With school, home, and activities in between, life can sometimes feel chaotic to kids. Help your child learn how to stop and relax with handmade peace rocks.
Kindergarten
Social emotional
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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.
Kindergarten
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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!
Kindergarten
Fine arts
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Design Challenge: Creating a Cup Tower
Design Challenge: Creating a Cup Tower
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Design Challenge: Creating a Cup Tower
In this activity, your child will be challenged to make a tower using paper cups.
Kindergarten
Science
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Exploring Emotions
Exploring Emotions
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Exploring Emotions
Explore emotions through songs and crafts in this social emotional learning activity. In this activity, your child will play an emotions guessing game and create a kaleidoscope of emotions.
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Search Kindergarten Hands-on Activities

Engage your kindergartner in learning and discovery with these hands-on kindergarten activities that allow kids to get creative while developing math, science, reading, writing, and emotional learning skills.