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Back to School Poem
Back to School Poem
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Back to School Poem
Celebrate the new school year with a back to school poem!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a "Christmas Carol" Tale
Write a "Christmas Carol" Tale
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Write a "Christmas Carol" Tale
Your middle schooler will receive a boost in his creative writing skills and reflect on the importance of Christmas as he rewrites the Charles Dickens classic.
5th 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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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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Paint and Learn
Paint and Learn
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Paint and Learn
By using watercolor paints to practice writing letters, sentences, and math problems, your child will practice first grade skills in his "Sidewalk School."
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Pencil Toppers
Pencil Toppers
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Pencil Toppers
Make going back to school a fun time! Let your child create her own pencil topper creatures using everyday materials and a Styrofoam ball.
2nd 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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History Scavenger Hunt
History Scavenger Hunt
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History Scavenger Hunt
Send your child on an online hunt where he will practice working with search engines and use his reading comprehension skills to find specific information.
5th grade
Social studies
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Essay Editing 101: The CUPS Strategy
Essay Editing 101: The CUPS Strategy
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Essay Editing 101: The CUPS Strategy
Learn about the CUPS strategy, a useful tool for editing children's writing.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a City Guide For Kids!
Make a City Guide For Kids!
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Make a City Guide For Kids!
Does your child know all the greatest kid-friendly places in town? Here's an activity that lets them create a cool city guide and work their writing chops, too!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Career Book!
Make a Career Book!
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Make a Career Book!
Celebrate Labor Day with this fun activity. Show your child how to make a "career book" and explore the many jobs that people have, while practicing writing.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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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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Wham! Bam! Kapow!: Cartoon Storytelling
Wham! Bam! Kapow!: Cartoon Storytelling
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Wham! Bam! Kapow!: Cartoon Storytelling
Challenge your learner to a whole new method of storytelling, and improve their fine motor skills in the process.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Make a Sequence Sandwich!
Make a Sequence Sandwich!
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Make a Sequence Sandwich!
Here's a fun activity that will have your child deciphering directions for sandwich making, and learning about sequence along the way!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Steps to Success
Steps to Success
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Steps to Success
Is your kid indecisive about what he wants to be when he grows up? Instead of concentrating on just one dream, encourage him to explore the possibilities.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Dr. Seuss Story Box!
Make a Dr. Seuss Story Box!
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Make a Dr. Seuss Story Box!
In the spirit of Seuss and all things creative and silly, celebrate reading and all that it has to offer with this fun and interactive story box.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Tall Tale
Write a Tall Tale
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Write a Tall Tale
Help second graders grasp their understanding of tall tales and practice writing with this activity by writing about their own family!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Chanukah Anagram Game
Chanukah Anagram Game
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Chanukah Anagram Game
Your fourth grader will get their mind working with this simple "Chanukah" anagram game. They will hone their language and spelling skills with this one!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Codex Book
Codex Book
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Codex Book
Creating a book is one thing, but creating a codex is a whole different ball game.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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I Am Thankful For...
I Am Thankful For...
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I Am Thankful For...
What are you the most thankful for? Challenge your kid to think about all the reasons he has to be thankful and make a turkey featuring one particular thing.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Create a Comic Strip
Create a Comic Strip
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Create a Comic Strip
Communicating using the written word doesn't have to be tough! It can be as simple and fun as composing a comic strip.
5th 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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