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Nutritional Analysis
Nutritional Analysis
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Nutritional Analysis
Show your teen how to analyze the nutritional value of her favorite meals. She may be surprised to find out how healthy--or not--her favorite foods are!
Science
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Make a Handwriting Analysis!
Make a Handwriting Analysis!
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Make a Handwriting Analysis!
Hone your child's skills of observation and take a look at forensic science for an interesting afternoon of exploration and detective work!
3rd grade
Science
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How to Write a Scary Story
How to Write a Scary Story
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How to Write a Scary Story
Want to build your child's literary repertoire with tools like foreshadowing and description? Try a spooky Halloween story!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Magic Leprechaun Pouch
Make a Magic Leprechaun Pouch
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Make a Magic Leprechaun Pouch
Here's a fourth grade magic trick to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, with a little practice in using the literary device of alliteration, too.
4th grade
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Speak up for the Earth
Speak up for the Earth
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Speak up for the Earth
In celebration of Earth Day, help your fifth grader write a poem from the Earth to its inhabitants.
5th grade
Science
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Construct a Weather Spinner
Construct a Weather Spinner
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Construct a Weather Spinner
This weather spinner will improve observation skills by encouraging children to examine and track weather details and patterns.
2nd grade
Science
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Get Metaphor and Simile Savvy Through Writing
Get Metaphor and Simile Savvy Through Writing
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Get Metaphor and Simile Savvy Through Writing
Here's a review of simile, metaphor, and personification, and a fun, creative writing activity to make things like metaphor a piece of cake!
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Mother's Day Poem
Mother's Day Poem
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Mother's Day Poem
Help your teen analyze "To My Mother" by Edgar Allan Poe, and then experiment with his poetry skills to create a version of his own.
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Write Santa Claus-Themed Alliteration
Write Santa Claus-Themed Alliteration
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Write Santa Claus-Themed Alliteration
Give your third grader a head start in language arts by teaching her an alliteration lesson with this Santa Claus-themed writing project.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Wanted Poster
Wanted Poster
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Wanted Poster
Make a wanted poster of a villain from a favorite book or fairy tale in this fun reading comprehension activity!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Join a Reading Community Online!
Join a Reading Community Online!
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Join a Reading Community Online!
Social networking sites that promote reading, reviewing books, and sharing books with others are springing up all over, making reading fun again.
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Get Halloween Math Practice with Candy Calories
Get Halloween Math Practice with Candy Calories
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Get Halloween Math Practice with Candy Calories
By tracking nutritional information from candy wrappers, your teen can use statistics to find which treats offer the fewest tricks on Halloween!
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Write a New Ending
Write a New Ending
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Write a New Ending
Knowing how to use quotation marks to write character dialog is an important skill for developing writers. Here's a fun way to get your child writing speech.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Egg Carton Goggles
Egg Carton Goggles
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Egg Carton Goggles
Preschoolers can ply their creativity making recycled egg carton masks in this clever eco-friendly arts and crafts activity.
Preschool
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Make a CSI Kit
Make a CSI Kit
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Make a CSI Kit
Household items and a bit of imagination will create a CSI kit for your child to have investigative adventures with. Explore the world of forensic science!
3rd grade
Science
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Pop Culture Game
Pop Culture Game
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Pop Culture Game
This low-prep party game is a perfect for entertaining all-too-easily-bored teens, and an easy way to lighten the mood during a group study session.
Social studies
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Travel Diary
Travel Diary
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Travel Diary
Invite your middle school writer to make this artistic trip diary, and practice narrative prose and analytical writing in the process!
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Guess What? A Writing Game
Guess What? A Writing Game
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Guess What? A Writing Game
This game will help your child write with more attention to detail.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Fact or Inference? Learn the Difference
Fact or Inference? Learn the Difference
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Fact or Inference? Learn the Difference
Here's an enjoyable at-home activity that gives your child step-by-step practice identifying the important parts of an article and organizing his ideas.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Simile Poem ... Starring Your Pet!
Write a Simile Poem ... Starring Your Pet!
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Write a Simile Poem ... Starring Your Pet!
Give your fourth grader a head start in poetry with a simile writing activity that guides him in crafting a cute poem about the beloved family pet.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Archaeology for Kids
Archaeology for Kids
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Archaeology for Kids
Follow in the footsteps of movie character legends as you walk your little one through the steps of becoming a junior archaeologist.
Kindergarten
Science
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Mother's Day Chocolates
Mother's Day Chocolates
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Mother's Day Chocolates
This year on Mother's Day, here's a gift that builds vocabulary while bringing a smile to Mom's face!
2nd grade
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Put on a Poetry Party!
Put on a Poetry Party!
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Put on a Poetry Party!
Turn your living room into a sophisticated café while your child and their friends explore the world of poetry with this unique and entertaining party idea.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Write Oulipo N+7
Write Oulipo N+7
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Write Oulipo N+7
Meant to be fun and inspiring, Oulipo N+7 challenges writers to create new writing, use language and enriches vocabulary, spelling and critical thinking.
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Story Sequencing Activity
Story Sequencing Activity
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Story Sequencing Activity
This goofy scramble book activity will bring laughs...but also some good, solid comprehension skills too!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Help students learn the difference between metaphors and similes with literary analysis activities. Once they feel more comfortable with the basics, practice writing and art skills simultaneously with a travel diary or collaborative poetry. If students want to continue developing their arts skills alongside their writing prowess, let them craft a recipe book or engage in other fun arts and crafts activities.