Hickory Dickory Dock (en español)

Este Viernes en familia, usted creará sus propios amigos de la rima infantil, Hickory Dickory Dock. Lea nuestras instrucciones paso a paso para crear tu reloj y ratoncito mientras aprenden cómo leer el tiempo. ¡Diviértanse!

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Caregiver and Community Engagement #5

By Carissa Lellos

So far in this series, we’ve discussed how important it is to communicate with caregivers. Having a healthy relationship with caregivers can help create a supportive learning environment and foster a positive connection between home and school. This week we’ll take a look at the full spectrum of caregiver involvement, from under- to over-involved, and talk strategies for finding a happy middle ground to ensure student success.

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Mary Had a Little Lamb

In this week’s Family Friday, you will craft AND sing!  After learning the nursery rhyme “Mary Had A Little Lamb,” you and your child will craft your own cute little lamb. You can use your new friend to act out the story in this fun nursery rhyme craft. Have fun!

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Mary tuvo una oveja

¡Este Viernes en familia estarán cantando y creando manualidades! Después de aprender la rima infantil, Mary tuvo una oveja, usted y su hijo podrán crear una ovejita linda. Podrán usar a su nueva amiga para actuar el cuento. ¡Diviértanse!

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Happy Cinco de Mayo!

For this week’s Family Friday, we will do a fun arts and crafts activity. In Holidays Around the World, children will learn about various holidays, including Cinco de Mayo. Children will then celebrate Cinco de Mayo by creating their own maracas. Read our step-by-step guide on how you can do this fun Cinco de Mayo craft with your child at home!

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¡Feliz Cinco de Mayo!

Para esta semana, haremos una divertida actividad con maracas. En Dias De Fiesta Del Mundo, los niños aprenderán sobre varias fiestas, incluído el Cinco de Mayo. Luego, los niños celebrarán el Cinco de Mayo creando sus propias maracas. ¡Lea nuestra guía sobre cómo puede jugar esta actividad interactiva con su hijo/a en casa!

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Caregiver and Community Engagement #4

By Carissa Lellos

We’ve all had to face conversations we wish we could avoid. It can be daunting, but the instinct to recoil from these conversations does more harm than good in the long run. No matter what age group you teach, there will be times when you need to have uncomfortable conversations with caregivers about their child’s behavior or academic performance. These conversations can be challenging, but working through them together can strengthen the relationship you have with your students’ caregivers and make a huge difference for your students going forward. Read on for tips to navigate uncomfortable conversations with caregivers.

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May Day Basket Fun

For this week’s Family Friday, enjoy an engaging hands-on May Day activity with 2D and 3D shapes. Learn more about the holiday by reading Holidays Around the World and extend your fun by creating May Day baskets filled with spheres, cones, cylinders, circles, triangles, and more. Best of all, after completing your May Day basket you can deliver it to a friend in the traditional May Day fashion! Read the step-by-step May Day basket craft guide below.

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El primero de mayo

Este Viernes en familia, disfrutaran una actividad práctica sobre el Primero de mayo con formas 2D y 3D. Aprendan más sobre este día de fiesta al leer Días de fiesta del mundo y diviértanse creando canastas del Primero de mayo llenas de esferas, conos, cilindros, círculos, triángulos y mucho más. Lo mejor de todo es que, después de completar su canasta, ¡pueden entregársela a un amigo al estilo tradicional del Primero de mayo! Lea la guía paso a paso a continuación.

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It’s Raining It’s Pouring

April showers bring May flowers! How often will it shower this week? For this week’s Family Friday you will test out your skills as a meteorologist (weather scientist)! After singing the nursery rhyme It’s Raining, It’s Pouring, you and your child can observe and record the weather with this nature-centered interactive activity. Have fun!

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