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Construct Newspaper Building Blocks
Construct Newspaper Building Blocks
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Construct Newspaper Building Blocks
Here's an arts and crafts activity to help your preschooler or kindergartener create his own set of building blocks to create her dream house and buildings.
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Building Brick Challenge: Make a Face
Building Brick Challenge: Make a Face
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Building Brick Challenge: Make a Face
In this design challenge, your child will use building bricks to create a funny face. The activity instructions include question prompts thta can help guide your child through the creative process, and promote their problem-solving skills.
Preschool
Science
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Word Recognition
Word Recognition
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Word Recognition
Once your child has mastered the letters of the alphabet it's time to start building words! Try out this activity that encourages simple word recognition.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Sight Words Memory Game
Sight Words Memory Game
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Sight Words Memory Game
Does your child need help reading common words? Make this family board game. It's so fun, she won't even realize she's learning!
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Reading & Writing
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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!
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Science
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"G" is for Ghost!
"G" is for Ghost!
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"G" is for Ghost!
This fun and educational Halloween craft is a fantastic way to celebrate the holiday while building your child's letter and phonics skills.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Make a Plastic Cup Pet!
Make a Plastic Cup Pet!
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Make a Plastic Cup Pet!
Learning about how plants grow is a building block in the preschool curriculum. Put a fun twist on this science concept with these cup pets.
Preschool
Science
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Jane Goodall and Nature Journaling
Jane Goodall and Nature Journaling
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Jane Goodall and Nature Journaling
By incorporating natural materials and the powers of observation, your child will become a backyard naturalist while building early writing and drawing skills!
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Make a Sight Word Book
Make a Sight Word Book
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Make a Sight Word Book
Help your child learn to read! By making their own book, your child can get creative, and practice ten key sight words at the same time.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Make a "Today Is" Poster
Make a "Today Is" Poster
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Make a "Today Is" Poster
In this activity, your first grader will practice calendar skills, observe the weather and learns to read calendar words. Here's how to get started:
Preschool
Social studies
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Make a Name Puzzle
Make a Name Puzzle
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Make a Name Puzzle
Help your child understand that letters, put in a certain order, make words. In this fun activity they'll get to make their own puzzle, and practice letters, too!
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Mud Bricks
Mud Bricks
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Mud Bricks
Here's an arts and crafts activity for preschoolers and pre-kindergarteners: build brick buildings with homemade mud bricks made from dirt and water.
Preschool
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.
Preschool
Science
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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.
Preschool
Science
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Design Challenge: Making a Catapult
Design Challenge: Making a Catapult
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Design Challenge: Making a Catapult
In this activity, your child will be challenged to use three simple materials to create a launcher for an action figure or small toy.
Preschool
Science
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From Here to There: Noticing Nature
From Here to There: Noticing Nature
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From Here to There: Noticing Nature
Engage your preschool children's senses by discovering nature and geography on a walk through the neighborhood.
Preschool
Social studies
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Sight Word Island Hopping!
Sight Word Island Hopping!
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Sight Word Island Hopping!
All you need is chalk and pavement to set up this silly, fun, and practical game that reinforces important vocabulary.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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New Year's Recycled Noisemakers
New Year's Recycled Noisemakers
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New Year's Recycled Noisemakers
Help your child think outside the box as they create these festive noisemakers, a fun way to ring in the new year.
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Make a Windsock
Make a Windsock
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Make a Windsock
Show your preschooler how to create a simple windsock using a colorful piece of tissue paper, a pipe cleaner, and yarn.
Preschool
Science
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Take a Picture Walk
Take a Picture Walk
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Take a Picture Walk
Everyone's heard of taking a dog for a walk. But how about an illustration? This activity teaches emerging readers to use pictures as context clues.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Ink Wash Painting
Ink Wash Painting
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Ink Wash Painting
Turn your childâs love of markers into a really colorful creation with the help of some water and a big brush.
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Make a Shoe Box Robot
Make a Shoe Box Robot
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Make a Shoe Box Robot
Help your child make a robot! This robot won't talk or follow orders, but he's cute as a button and making him is the perfect project for a rainy day.
Preschool
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A Sonia-Inspired Activity: Poetry Read-Alouds
A Sonia-Inspired Activity: Poetry Read-Alouds
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A Sonia-Inspired Activity: Poetry Read-Alouds
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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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!
Preschool
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Post Office Pretend Play
Post Office Pretend Play
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Post Office Pretend Play
Want to help your child learn more about his community while boosting creativity? Set up a post office play station right in your very own home!
Preschool
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