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Learning Why and How to Compost
Learning Why and How to Compost
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Learning Why and How to Compost
Children will learn why and how to compost as they help with the process of filling their compost, turning it, and observing the changes that occur.
2nd grade
Science
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Create Your Own Pumpkin Person!
Create Your Own Pumpkin Person!
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Create Your Own Pumpkin Person!
Get creative with this engaging activity where kids are asked to create their own pumpkin person and tap into their creative writing skills! Include all family members by having them create their very own pumpkin people.
2nd 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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Picture Book Pumpkin Creations
Picture Book Pumpkin Creations
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Picture Book Pumpkin Creations
In this fun fall-themed activity, your child will design and decorate a pumpkin based on a picture book. After completing their pumpkin, they’ll write a short story about a new adventure related to their picture book.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Teal Pumpkin Project: Spread the Word!
Teal Pumpkin Project: Spread the Word!
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Teal Pumpkin Project: Spread the Word!
In this real-world exercise about the Teal Pumpkin Project, your child will create a persuasive poster to spread the word about the project in the hopes of convincing people to offer non-food trinkets this Halloween season.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Lead Change Like Greta
Lead Change Like Greta
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Lead Change Like Greta
Children will learn about teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg and then brainstorm ways they would like to lead change to help the Earth.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Take Action Like Greta
Take Action Like Greta
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Take Action Like Greta
This activity is a great way to engage learners in Earth Day celebrations while cultivating skills around nonfiction comprehension and research writing.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Writing About Mount Rushmore
Writing About Mount Rushmore
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Writing About Mount Rushmore
This Presidents Day, meet four of our country's most important heroes with this Mount Rushmore writing activity.
4th grade
Social studies
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How to Set a Table Diagram
How to Set a Table Diagram
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How to Set a Table Diagram
It's always good to have a little help during the holiday. Show your child how to set a table setting and then help him create a placemat map.
1st grade
Social studies
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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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Thanksgiving Food List
Thanksgiving Food List
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Thanksgiving Food List
The alphabet is a big learning milestone for most kids. Help your child learn alphabetical order by making a food list in this fun Thanksgiving activity.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Be Grateful
Be Grateful
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Be Grateful
This writing activity help give your child ideas for personal essays, important thoughts, and embracing a positive attitude throughout the holiday season.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Sensory Poem: Halloween
Sensory Poem: Halloween
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Sensory Poem: Halloween
Encourage your child to take in the tastes, smells, sights, sounds and textures of the year's spookiest holiday with a sensory poem!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Frosty the Snowman Oulipo
Frosty the Snowman Oulipo
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Frosty the Snowman Oulipo
Have a bookworm on your hands? She'll boost her spelling and problem solving skills with this Oulipo activity re-writing lyrics to beloved Christmas songs!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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St. Patrick's Day Haiku
St. Patrick's Day Haiku
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St. Patrick's Day Haiku
Take advantage of the upcoming Irish holiday, Saint Patrick's Day, to encourage your third grader to flex his poetry muscles and come up with a haiku.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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How to Write a Love Song
How to Write a Love Song
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How to Write a Love Song
See how to write a love song simply in this kid-focused tutorial. Learn how to write a love song for Valentine's Day and beyond.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Valentine Acrostic Poem
Valentine Acrostic Poem
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Valentine Acrostic Poem
Show your little poet how to create a beautiful acrostic poem for someone special this Valentine's Day.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Valentine Limerick
Valentine Limerick
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Valentine Limerick
Help your third grader author a lovely limerick in honor of Valentine's Day! He'll be delighted to compose and recite this nonsensical poem.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Patriotic Poem
Patriotic Poem
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Patriotic Poem
This 4th of July, end the battle for independence in your house, and show your child just how much freedom she can enjoy.
2nd 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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Mother's Day Coupons
Mother's Day Coupons
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Mother's Day Coupons
Help Mother's Day feel special for weeks and months ahead, while giving your child some good writing practice, too.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Concrete Poem For Mom
Write a Concrete Poem For Mom
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Write a Concrete Poem For Mom
Boost those first grade reading and writing skills with this sweet Mother's Day poem idea.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Mother's Day Cookbook
Mother's Day Cookbook
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Mother's Day Cookbook
Design a special recipe book just for mom. Kid-made and packed with recipes for some of mom's favorite dishes, it's sure to be a hit on Mother's Day.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Mah Nishtanah
Mah Nishtanah
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Mah Nishtanah
Help your preschooler learn the Four Questions prior to the big night with a homemade book, complete with words and illustrations!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Thanksgiving Proclamation!
Write a Thanksgiving Proclamation!
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Write a Thanksgiving Proclamation!
Helping your child write their own "Thanksgiving Proclamation" can help them grasp the spirit of the day, and develop more of an attitude of gratitude.
4th grade
Social studies
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