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?
Across the United States
I'm thinking of a place in the United States
Grocery Store Math
Shopping for dinner.
Learn about the history of your family.
Families are Funny
Draw a family comic strip.
Write about a favorite family trip.
Remember your family's special days.
Cooking Up History
Make Native American fry bread.
Flags of the World
Design a family flag.
Tell a Story
Tell a story with pictures.
Display your family in a collage.
Learn about friction.
Learn what's in the cereal you eat.
The Probability of Color
What color are your M&M's?
Walking Earth's Solar System
Make a scale model of Earth's solar system
Don't leave anything out!
Alphabet Scavenger Hunt
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.
Let It Rain!
Make a rain gauge.
What does a plant need to grow?
Around the World
I'm thinking of a place somewhere in the world
Learn about the qualities of heroes.
Fairy Tale Facts
Read me a fairy tale.
What happens when you heat oxygen and lemon juice?
Play an addition game.
Stained Glass Magic
Make stained-glass window art.
Read and write a funny poem.
Which Park Is It?
We're off to see a national park.
How will we get where we're going?