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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  

A Story for Corduroy

A Story for Corduroy

After reading a Corduroy book together, encourage creativity and develop writing skills by writing a story about a favorite stuffed animal.

 

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  

Swing, Jitterbug, and Sing the Blues

Swing, Jitterbug, and Sing the Blues

Music provides the perfect introduction and accompaniment to this collection of books including Jazzy Miz Mosetta, Sweethearts of Rhythm, and Boycott Blues.

 

 

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