• Summer Reading Guide K-2
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    Summer Reading Guide: Grades K-2
    Print this reading guide full of great books for in grades K-2 to read this summer. Find more reading guides for grades 3-5 and grades 6-8. ...
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    Kindergarten Summer Learning Guide: Get Ready for Back-to-School
    Print off this guide of fun and educational activities that will help prepare over the summer for the kindergarten school year. Included is a list of books that will make great summer reads, reading and language arts activities, math skill-buil...
  • Alphabet
    8 Cool Color-by-Number & Color-by-Letter Printables
    Help your preschooler or kindergartener learn his colors, numbers, and letters with these free printable color-by-number and color-by-letter coloring pages! Also check out our Preschool and Kindergarten Workbook. ...
  • School and Learning
    Preparing for Kindergarten
    Starting Kindergarten: How to Prepare Your Child
    Starting Kindergarten: How to Prepare Your Child by Maya CohenIt's hard to predict how a child will handle separation on the first day of kindergarten. Some kids will cling to their mom in terror, while others will skip happily off without even ...
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    Preparing for Kindergarten
    Vegetable Sorting
    Vegetable SortingPurpose/SkillsTo sort vegetables into subgroups To notice how foods are alike and different To compare objects To make mathematics, language, and health curriculum connections MaterialsPlastic or real vegetables, or a picture cu...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Early Learning Activities
    Pictures About Books
    Pictures About BooksPurpose/SkillsTo listen to a book and discuss the contents To dictate words to tell about a picture To practice fine motor skillsMaterialsChildren's book, a piece of drawing paper for each child with a paper truck or airplane ...
  • School and Learning
    Preparing for Kindergarten
    Starting Kindergarten: How to Prepare Your Child
    Starting Kindergarten: How to Prepare Your Child by Maya CohenIt's hard to predict how a child will handle separation on the first day of kindergarten. Some kids will cling to their mom in terror, while others will skip happily off without even ...
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    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
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    Reading Activities
    Predicting Events in a Book
    Predicting Events in a BookPurpose/SkillsTo comprehend and respond to books read aloud To talk about book characters To predict story events and check predictions by hearing the book read aloud To respond to questions To recall and retell parts o...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Reading Activities
    Understanding Characters
    Understanding Characters Please Note: this material was created for use in a classroom, but can be easily modified for homeschooling use.Purpose/SkillsTo comprehend and respond to books read aloud To understand the concept of characters To respon...
  • School and Learning
    Preparing for Kindergarten
    How are Books Made
    How are Books MadePurpose/SkillsTo understand that people make books by using art materials, writing words, and making illustrations To understand that books convey information or tell storiesMaterialsPaper, markers, stapler, children's book, cra...
  • School and Learning
    Math
    Eureka! 5 Easy Ways to Grow Kids' STEM Skills at Home
    Eureka! 5 Easy Ways to Grow Kids' STEM Skills at Home STEM — yikes! Science, technology, engineering, and math (the "STEM" subjects) are important areas of learning for any student — but they sure can be intimidating for parents who are tr...
  • School and Learning
    Preparing for Kindergarten
    Show and Tell: A Favorite Book
    Show and Tell: A Favorite BookPurpose/SkillsTo develop an appreciation for many different kinds of booksMaterialsPicture booksVocabularybook titlemain character     whowhat wherewhy howLiterature SuggestionRead any picture books, especially b...
  • School and Learning
    Preparing for Kindergarten
    What Is a Book?
    What Is a Book?Purpose/SkillsTo develop book awareness To build vocabularyMaterialsChildren's booksVocabularybooktitlecoverauthorpicturesLiterature SuggestionRead A Trip to the Firehouse by Wendy Cheyette Lewison, or any other book children enjoy...
  • School and Learning
    Preparing for Kindergarten
    Talking About Nature
    Talking About NaturePurpose/SkillsTo participate in group discussion To build vocabulary To listen to and answer questionsMaterialsDolls or stuffed animals; doll clothesVocabularyoutdoorsnatureLiterature SuggestionRead Rabbits and Raindrops by Ji...
  • Summer Reading Guide K-2
    Book Activities Printables
    Summer Reading Guide: Grades K-2
    Print this reading guide full of great books for in grades K-2 to read this summer. Find more reading guides for grades 3-5 and grades 6-8. ...
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    Fact Monster - a safe online educational space for kids

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  • School and Learning
    Preparing for Kindergarten
    Describing the Clothes We Wear
    Describing the Clothes We WearPurpose/SkillsTo use naming and describing words To use increasingly complex sentence structure To build vocabularyMaterialsDolls or stuffed animals; doll clothesVocabularyriddles     clotheshat shirtpants shorts...