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Resources for Grades 1 2

First and second grade mean full days with lots of reading and writing! The materials here can help you make the most of the time outside of school.

Activities & Projects  

Summer Discoveries

Summer Discoveries

Recapture exciting discoveries by writing poetry about summer adventures.

 

Add Seasons to Rhyming Poems and Songs

Add Seasons to Rhyming Poems and Songs

Choose favorite rhyming songs or nursery rhymes then replace the rhyming words with seasonal themes.

 
 

 

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Games & Tools  

Comic Creator

Comic Creator

The Comic Creator invites children and teens to design their own comic strips.

 

 

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Tips & How To's  

Help a Child Write a Poem

Help a Child Write a Poem

Encourage creativity and word play by helping a child recognize the elements of a poem and explore different ways of writing one.

 

 

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Printouts  

My Amazing ABC Book

My Amazing ABC Book

Children who are learning to read and write letters and words will love making their very own ABC book.

 

 

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Podcasts  

Celebrating the Earth

Celebrating the Earth

Every day is Earth Day! Emily shares her story of children inspired by The Lorax and how they might take action with 50 Simple Things Kids Can Do To Save the Earth. Emily also explores science and nature activities with guest Sharon Betty and The Down-to-Earth Guide to Global Warming.

 

 

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