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Children will read books from different genres and about various topics as they earn Book Scout Badges!
Did you know that there is a holiday called "Edible Book Day"? This unique holiday occurs in April. Your family can have fun hosting a "book tasting" event around this unique holiday or any day of the year for fun!
As an introduction to earthquakes, your child will watch a few short videos (including a demonstration) and answer comprehension questions. As an optional extension activity, you can have them recreate the demonstration from one of the videos to explain how earthquakes happen to your family!
Looking for a great way for your child to keep track of the time they spend reading daily? You can also track the books your child reads monthly and yearly!
After your child has read Stuart Little by E. B. White, your child will stretch their brains and expand their vocabulary as they explore parts of speech!
Your child can learn a bit about the life and works of beloved author Frances Hodgson Burnett, author of The Secret Garden, A Little Princess and Little Lord Fauntleroy in a short video and complete a video response worksheet.
Your children will create fun and likely quite funny short stories as they provide parts of speech to fill in the blanks for missing words in a story. This activity is designed to have a little something for children of all ages. Take a look at the recommended adaptations for this lesson for different grade levels. Then, have fun getting in a little language arts practice (and some laughter) as a family.
Children will read Charlotte's Web by E. B. White and then analyze character traits through a compare and contrast activity, explore the anatomy of spiders and pigs, and practice their artistic skills through salt painting!
Your child will learn a bit about the life and works of beloved author E. B. White in a short video and complete the following video response worksheet.
With this short and sweet resource, your child can practice labeling the parts of a dandelion flower.
Have fun exploring, experimenting with, creating with, and learning about dandelions as a family!
Encourage your child to write, sketch, and think about things they observe while out in nature! Grab some clipboards, pencils, the observation sheets in this document, and a magnifying glass (if you have one handy). Have fun observing, wondering about, and exploring nature together!
Family members of all ages are encouraged to think creatively and apply their writing skills as they generate poems about topics of their choice. They will tune in to their senses, notice things in their environment, and be encouraged to use creative vocabulary as they write.
Your child can learn about Katherine Johnson and how her amazing math skills helped put the first men on the moon in this watch and respond activity!
Learn about the woman who transformed the face of the Kenyan landscape by starting a movement that resulted in the planting of over 30 million trees, professor and Nobel Prize winner Wangari Maathai!