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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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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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String Story Necklaces
String Story Necklaces
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String Story Necklaces
This string a necklace arts activity teaches first grade readers to look for a story's beginning, middle, and end.
1st 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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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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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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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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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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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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Play Story Ball: A Reading Comprehension Game
Play Story Ball: A Reading Comprehension Game
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Play Story Ball: A Reading Comprehension Game
Take a beach ball, a marker, and a first grader. What do you get? An outdoor activity that works on reading comprehension, in the midst of a game of catch!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Book Square!
Make a Book Square!
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Make a Book Square!
If your third grader is having difficulty sequencing events in a story, try creating this book square.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make Your Own Postcard
Make Your Own Postcard
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Make Your Own Postcard
Teach your kindergartener or first grader about the art of correspondence by guiding them to create their own postcards out of favorite family photographs.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Diploma Frame
Diploma Frame
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Diploma Frame
Help your preschooler celebrate his big day by crafting a special, sparkly diploma frame to celebrate his achievement!
Preschool
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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Superhero Research Project
Superhero Research Project
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Superhero Research Project
In this activity, your students will research a favorite superhero and discuss which of their powers are real and not real. Your students will be able to complete a simple research chart and graphic organizer.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Content Clues: Writing with Pictures
Content Clues: Writing with Pictures
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Content Clues: Writing with Pictures
This book-making activity is quick and easy, and it gives emerging readers insight into how a story's illustrations provide context clues.
Kindergarten
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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Fine Motor Practice
Fine Motor Practice
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Fine Motor Practice
Take some of the spirit of musical chairs and incorporate it into an indoor obstacle course that will fine tune your child's motor skills!
Preschool
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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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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