Create a Personalized Placemat
This activity will help your kindergartner build reading and writing skills.
By sorting and categorizing beans, your kindergartner will begin to build math and problem-solving skills.
This fun activity engages your child’s curiosity and builds observation skills, which will become important as your child studies science.
By sharing family stories, you will reinforce an understanding of family and how things are similar or different from generation to generation. This provides a building block for studying social studies.
By delving into the art of ancient Egypt, you’ll be giving your child a glimpse of art history.
Letters in Clay
Forming letters out of clay is a fun and easy art project that gives kids a hands-on feel for learning handwriting.
Create a Name Book
Using a computer word-processing program and a digital camera, your kindergartner can learn basic computer skills by making this name book. Once the book is complete, he can read it over and over, and practice his reading skills.
Make a Personalized Bookmark
This easy project will help your child begin to learn the letters of the alphabet, and how to spell her name.
Make Music in a Kitchen Band
Banging pots and pans, and beating on an oatmeal tin can teach the basics of finding the musical beat.
By counting pennies, nickels and dimes, your child will learn how to count by ones, fives and 10s.
The Right Shoes
Pick shoes for your kindergartner that are designed for ease of movement.
Make a Story Map
Have your child make a story map to sequence the beginning, middle and end of a story.
Go outside with your child and look for shapes.
The “Scents” of Smell
Have your child explore the sense of smell by having her guess different scents.
In this activity your child explores letter sounds by making a collage.
Word Family Flip Book
Have your child create this fun flip book to practice reading.
Make Your Own Wrapping Paper
Try printmaking to make your own wrapping paper!
Here’s a clever and tasty way to review fractions with your child.
Make a Storytelling Board
In this activity your child acts out a story with a hand-made storyboard.
Living Things and Nonliving Objects
Have your child find living things and nonliving objects.
In this activity your child makes a puzzle that helps her spell and recognize her name.