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Make Back to School Business Cards!
Make Back to School Business Cards!
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Make Back to School Business Cards!
Looking for a unique arts and crafts activity that gives some writing practice? Help your child make her own back-to-school business cards!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a "First Day of School" Photo Book
Make a "First Day of School" Photo Book
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Make a "First Day of School" Photo Book
Make a photo book to provide a reassuring guide for your child's first days and weeks of school.
Kindergarten
Social studies
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Preschool Graduation Announcements
Preschool Graduation Announcements
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Preschool Graduation Announcements
Help your preschooler craft her very own announcement to celebrate the special transition to "big kids" school!
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Sequence Strips: A Cool Way to Get Organized...Visually!
Sequence Strips: A Cool Way to Get Organized...Visually!
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Sequence Strips: A Cool Way to Get Organized...Visually!
Try this concrete, hands-on organization system and you can count on more efficient, less stressful evenings this school year.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Letter to Your Teacher
Letter to Your Teacher
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Letter to Your Teacher
Start the school year off on the right foot by treating your child's new teacher to a special heart-felt surprise!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Goal Planning
Goal Planning
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Goal Planning
To reach goals and gain accomplishments, you have to have a plan for success. This activity will help your child to create goals for the upcoming school year.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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What is a Character Trait?
What is a Character Trait?
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What is a Character Trait?
Who are the people young readers meet in their books? This reading activity will help your first grader build important comprehension skills.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Sequence Those Sentences, A Story Game
Sequence Those Sentences, A Story Game
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Sequence Those Sentences, A Story Game
Help your kindergartener develop his sequencing skills in this activity that teaches him about a story's beginning, middle, and end.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Green Eggs and Ham Recipe!
Green Eggs and Ham Recipe!
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Green Eggs and Ham Recipe!
Try this delicious and nutritious recipe for Green Eggs and Ham, inspired by Dr. Seuss's classic story of Sam I Am.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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New Year Reflections
New Year Reflections
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New Year Reflections
Here's an activity to teach your fourth grader how to reflect on her past year and set specific, attainable goals to reach in the New Year.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Barack Obama Crossword and Trivia
Barack Obama Crossword and Trivia
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Barack Obama Crossword and Trivia
Test your learner's knowledge of Barack Obama by challenging your child to complete a crossword puzzle about the President after reading a short biography.
5th grade
Social studies
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Play Mood Charades!
Play Mood Charades!
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Play Mood Charades!
Have your kid try his hand at mood charades. It's a great way to promote social development and hone reading comprehension skills, not to mention tons of fun!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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"I'm Not Bored!" Book
"I'm Not Bored!" Book
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"I'm Not Bored!" Book
Make an "I'm NOT Bored" book filled with your child's favorite activities, to reference the next time she has the urge to declare, "I'm bored."
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Homework Helper Bookmark!
Make a Homework Helper Bookmark!
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Make a Homework Helper Bookmark!
Here's an easy project: create a homework helper bookmark so your fourth grader can write down assignments and mark the pages he needs to read.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Dialogue Journal!
Make a Dialogue Journal!
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Make a Dialogue Journal!
Parents can help their children at home by using a dialogue journal to model good writing.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Valentine Lollypop Greeting
Make a Valentine Lollypop Greeting
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Make a Valentine Lollypop Greeting
Sure, you can go out and buy a box of Valentine cards--but for a special message try this simple craft activity to make someone's day.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Fall Symbol Connection
Fall Symbol Connection
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Fall Symbol Connection
Introduce your child to the symbols of fall with this easy-to-make matching game that will hone observational skills and increase your kid's attention span.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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The Daily News
The Daily News
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The Daily News
Help your children practice their presentation skills by helping them create their very own show called "The Daily News."
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Step Inside the Story!
Step Inside the Story!
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Step Inside the Story!
Let your child step into the main character's shoes as they keep track of the setting, events, and names of characters in the story by keeping a journal.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Write to a Soldier
Write to a Soldier
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Write to a Soldier
Write to a deployed soldier to help your child practice reading, writing, and get a better understanding of what it means to serve our country.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Note-Taking Exercise
Note-Taking Exercise
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Note-Taking Exercise
Challenge your child to a word count war, and practice good note-taking skills at the same time!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Social Media Book Review
Social Media Book Review
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Social Media Book Review
Teach your child the art of the status update with this cutting-edge take on the old-fashioned book report: the social media book review!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Create Awesome Apple Note Cards!
Create Awesome Apple Note Cards!
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Create Awesome Apple Note Cards!
Here's an wholesome arts and crafts activity for your kid: create awesome handmade apple note cards with just some paint and blank paper!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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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.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Write Pen Pal Postcards
Write Pen Pal Postcards
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Write Pen Pal Postcards
Here's an activity to help your first grader read and write, while staying in touch with a faraway friend or relative. Here's how:
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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