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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  

We're Going on a Shape Hunt!

We're Going on a Shape Hunt!

From dishes to doors, find shapes all around you while strengthening important reading and math skills.

 

Learn About Staying Safe

Learn About Staying Safe

Share a fun book about staying safe and then talk about real-life safety issues before writing a letter to someone in your community who can help.

 
 

 

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Games & Tools  

Book Cover Creator

Book Cover Creator

The Book Cover Creator allows users to type and illustrate front and back covers, and full dust jackets.

 

 

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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  

Bingo Game

Bingo Game

Use this printout to play bingo with your child on a wide variety of topics. This printout will help your child with sight words and will help improve his or her vocabulary and reading.

 

 

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Podcasts  

Well-Read Weather

Well-Read Weather

In this episode Emily shares picture books and novels that stir things up with weather-filled action.

 

 

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