popular topics in 6th grade

  • Entertainment and Activities
    Paper Crafts
    Paper Beads
    Paper BeadsMaterials Paper—construction paper, wallpaper or magazine pages Round toothpicks or nails Glue String or yarn Shellac, paint, or felt tip markers Directions Begin by cutting the paper into straight and triangular strips. The width, ...
  • Kids
    Earning Money
    Tie-Dyed T-Shirts
    Tie-Dyed T-ShirtsMaterials Fabric dyes in assorted colors Large plastic tubs Wooden spoons Plain white T-shirts in several sizes Strong rubber bands Directions Mix the dyes according to the directions on the packets. Use a separate tub for each...
  • School and Learning
    6th Grade Homework
    Sixth-Grader Struggling with Schoolwork
    A lack of organizational skills is typical in sixth grade, but learning to be organized is crucial to a child's success now and throughout his life. ...
  • School and Learning
    Transition to Middle School
    Middle School: New Challenges, New Solutions
    Middle School: New Challenges, New SolutionsWhen Chris started middle school, I attended an orientation for incoming parents where I was handed a flyer called, "Easing Your Child's Transition to Middle School." I hand it out now myself in my pare...
  • School and Learning
    Children and Music
    Toss-Up Topics
    Toss-Up TopicsDirections The more players in this game, the better! Before you play, learn the Tossup Topics jingle and its rhythmic accompaniment:  (slap knees)  (clap hands)  (snap left hand)  (snap right hand)  Toss-  up  Top-  ics  A...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Children's Busy Book
  • The Human Body Printables
    Reproduction and Heredity: Family Activity
    Suggest a family activity to parents that provides a series of home projects and vocabulary words related to reproduction and heredity. ...
  • School and Learning
    8th Grade Math Tests
    Middle School Math Quiz
    Your middle-schooler will have to solve these kinds of math problems to pass the state tests. ...
  • Baby Name Finder
    Baby Names
    Baby Name Finder
    Search names and meanings in our Baby Name center.
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  • General Science Printables
    Dangerous Wave
    Discuss the destructive power of several historic tsunamis. Also covered is how scientists measure and predict underwater earthquakes. Children are provided with review and critical thinking questions. ...
  • School and Learning
    6th Grade Homework
    Sixth-Grade Homework
    Homework can increase dramatically in sixth grade. Here's what you should do. ...
  • School and Learning
    6th Grade Homework
    Sixth-Grader Struggling with Schoolwork
    A lack of organizational skills is typical in sixth grade, but learning to be organized is crucial to a child's success now and throughout his life. ...
  • Summer Reading Guide 6-8
    Book Activities Printables
    Summer Reading Guide: Grades 6-8
    Print this reading guide full of great books for children in grades 6-8 to read this summer. Find more reading guides for grades K-2 and grades 3-5. ...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Paper Crafts
    Homemade Paper
    Homemade PaperAge: Elementary and upTime: An afternoonType of activity: Arts and CraftsMaking your own paper is fun, easy, and a great weekend project. Your homemade paper will add a wonderful touch to any card or letter.Materials needed: · Scr...
    Christine Dvornik
  • picture frame perimeter
    Measurement Printables
    Picture Frame Perimeter
    will find the perimeter of a picture frame by solving the word problems on this sheet. ...
  • Addition and Subtraction Printables
    Magic Squares - Critical Thinking
    use critical thinking skills to make magic squares. ...
  • School and Learning
    6th Grade Homework
    Sixth-Grade Homework
    Homework can increase dramatically in sixth grade. Here's what you should do. ...
  • Activity Center
    Activities and Crafts
    Activity Center
    Find endless activities for little hands.
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  • Writing Printables
    Same or Different
    compare pairs of sentences to determine if they mean the same thing. ...