These @Home learning activities provide teachers with simple and effective tools for involving parents in their children’s education. They provide families with opportunities to spend time together -- learning with, from, and about one another.
In a Million Words or Fewer
Getting to know one another.
Set goals for the coming year, and find out what you need to do to achieve them.
Catch the Phrase
Share thoughts about a book you have read.
Make a Time Capsule
Collect and save items that hold special family memories.
How Long Is the Line?
Run an errand to learn about estimation.
Going Back to School Can Be Expensive!
How much does it cost to get one child ready for a new school year?
the United States
I'm thinking of a place in the United States
Shopping for dinner.
Learn about the history of your family.
Draw a family comic strip.
Write about a favorite family trip.
Remember your family's special days.
Make Native American fry bread.
of the World
Design a family flag.
Tell a story with pictures.
Display your family in a collage.
Learn about friction.
Learn what's in the cereal you eat.
What color are your M&M's?
Earth's Solar System
Make a scale model of Earth's solar system
Don't leave anything out!
What letter does petunia start with?
Plan how to spend your money.
Can you find the number?
Learn the history of your city or town.
Make a rain gauge.
What does a plant need to grow?
I'm thinking of a place somewhere in the world
Learn about the qualities of heroes.
Read me a fairy tale.
What happens when you heat oxygen and lemon juice?
Play an addition game.
Make stained-glass window art.
Read and write a funny poem.
Park Is It?
We're off to see a national park.
How will we get where we're going?