Activities

Try these fun, simple activities that can be shared with children at different times during the day. Any time is a good time to help build vocabulary!

Around Town

Heading out somewhere? Download and take an activity sheet with you.

  • Word Play - Talk, Talk, Talk

    Talk about what you see.

  • Word Play - Go on a Letter Hunt

    Have fun looking at letters wherever you are!

  • Say & Play with Words at the Park

    Look around while you are at the park and mark off the items as you see them.

  • Say & Play with Words at the Library

    Look around while you are at the library and mark off the items as you see them.

  • Say & Play with Words at the Grocery Store

    Look around while you are at the grocery store and mark off the items as you see them.

  • Say & Play with Words at the Doctor's Office

    Look around while you are at the doctor's office and mark off the items as you see them.

  • Say & Play with Words at the Salon or Barber shop

    Look around while you are at the barber shop or hair salon and mark off the items as you see them.

Math & Science

Looking for great math and science projects? Download these activities to do in or out of the house.

  • Math & Science - Bring the Stars Inside

    This activity can be done outside in the evening and at night in your home!

  • Math & Science - Sink or Float

    Which items sink? Which items float?

  • Math & Science - Scavenger Sock Terrarium

    Take an old sock and put it OVER your shoe when you are outside!

  • Math & Science - Patterns, Textures, and Colors

    Picking out clothes for work and school can be bun for the whole family.

  • Math & Science - Mix it Up

    Mix and create recipes in your own kitchen

  • Math & Science - Math Hands

    Help your child practice some simple addition and subtraction problems with his or her fingers while you tell a fun story.

  • Math & Science - Fossils

    Make your own "fossils" the next time you are exploring outside.

  • Math & Science - Fizzing Fun

    Make some fun fizzing eruptions with baking soda.

  • Math & Science - Backyard Dig

    Create Your Own Backyard Dig Site

Quiet Play

Time for sitting still? Download and use these activity cards for quiet play interactions.

  • Word Play - Touch Your Name

    Young children like to touch and feel things that have texture.

  • Word Play - Share Stories

    You and your child can share stories with each other

  • Word Play - Share a Wordless Book

    Some books tell the story with pictures

  • Word Play - Rhyme Time

    Have fun with rhyming words.

  • Word Play - Play With Letters

    Help your child see the difference between letters

  • Word Play - Ask Questions

    Take time to read with your child and ask questions

  • Word Play - Add More

    Add more words by putting your child's word into a sentence

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