A Home for a Bug 

Learning Area(s): Language and Communication, Science | Age Group: 3 years old, 4 years old, 5 years old
Learning Objective: In this activity, you and your child will make a home for a bug that takes care of all of its needs. Then you will go on a neighborhood or backyard walk and find a bug for your bug home.

AB Patterns 

Learning Area(s): Math | Age Group: 3 years old, 4 years old, 5 years old
Learning Objective: The child will recognize and extend AB patterns.

All By Myself 

Learning Area(s): Reading and Writing, Social and Emotional | Age Group: 3 years old, 4 years old, 5 years old
Learning Objective: You will read a picture book with your child about doing things independently, and then make an “all by myself” train out of paper.

Animal Sort

Learning Area(s): Math, Science | Age Group: 3 years old, 4 years old, 5 years old
Learning Objective: The child will sort pictures of animals based on their body coverings.

At the Recycling Center

Learning Area(s): Math, Science | Age Group: 3 years old, 4 years old, 5 years old
Learning Objective: The child will sort recyclable items by material.

Baby Massages 

Learning Area(s): Language and Communication, Social and Emotional | Age Group: 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-9 months
Learning Objective: After bath time, give your baby a massage on her arms and legs while talking in a calm, loving voice and naming parts of her body.

Be a Storyteller

Learning Area(s): Language and Communication, Reading and Writing | Age Group: 4 years old, 5 years old
Learning Objective: In this activity, your child will use pictures from a book to retell a story.

Bean Bag Balance 

Learning Area(s): Language and Communication, Physical Development | Age Group: 24-36 months, 3 years old, 4 years old, 5 years old
Learning Objective: Toddlers and preschoolers enjoy using physical skills such as walking, running, and crawling to play games. This activity encourages children to combine two skills by balancing a bean bag on different body parts as they move.

Beginning Sounds Picture Collage

Learning Area(s): Reading and Writing, Physical Development | Age Group: 3 years old, 4 years old, 5 years old
Learning Objective: Your child will practice recognizing beginning sounds in words and create a collage of pictures that start with the same sound.

Block Measuring 

Learning Area(s): Math | Age Group: 4 years old, 5 years old
Learning Objective: In this activity, your child will use interlocking blocks to begin to understand measurement and compare how long or tall common household objects are.