Parent & Afterschool Resources by Grade
|Grades 1 - 2|
|Grades 3 - 4|
|Grades 5 - 6|
|Grades 7 - 8|
|Grades 9 - 10|
|Grades 11 - 12|
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|
In this activity, children go on a hunt for places where they can read and enjoy books: on a family road trip, at the pool, at the doctor’s office.
Whether taking a sound hike at the mall, a near-by park, or on a family trip, ask children to notice the sounds they hear and then use sound words as they write their own books.
|Games & Tools|
Puzzle Me Words is a fun, educational game that helps kids practice letter sounds.
|Tips & How To's|
Encourage children to read print and pictures that are all around. Children feel pretty proud when they can read their street signs or the name of the store up the block. It’s part treasure hunt, part reading lesson.
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.
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.
|Most Popular for Grades 1 – 2|
1 | Grades K – 12 | Game & Tool
2 | Grades K – 12 | Game & Tool
3 | Grades K – 2 | Game & Tool
4 | Grades K – 1 | Printout | Word Play
5 | Grades K – 12 | Tip & How-To
1 | Grades K – 5 | Game & Tool
2 | Grades K – 8 | Game & Tool
3 | Grades K – 1 | Game & Tool
4 | Grades K – 12 | Game & Tool
5 | Grades K – 12 | Game & Tool