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Monthly Activities for Pre-K to K

April 2024

Poetry has been around since the dawn of written and spoken languages. We’ve curated resources to use in your classroom related to this observance and more. Check out our new monthly activities in the buttons below!

Arts: Music Arts Toolkit

Videos in the Music Arts Toolkit collection explore the history and elements of music. Through live performances and interviews, the collection represents a wide variety of cultures, periods, and styles of music.

Suggested for Grades 9 to 12

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English Language Arts: Let’s Share a Story – “Hush Thai Lullaby”

Read “Hush Thai Lullaby” by Minfong Ho, a book about a lullaby native to Thailand. After reading, Paris Spitaeri guides students through an poem making activity with animals.

Suggested for Grades 9 to 12

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Health & PE: Power up with Bravery!

Meet the GIRL!: Hiba is 11 years old and has deemed her girl power to be bravery. She used to be afraid of snakes but with a little bit of inquiry and trust she overcame her fear and now loves all things reptile. She is a great student as she studies the language Arabic with […]

Suggested for Grades 9 to 12

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Math: Peg’s Pizza Place Digital Game

Your child will learn operating with numbers by being introduced to counting and fractions with this Peg + Cat digital game. Help Peg feed all of her hungry customers the pizza they want. Count the right number of yummy toppings to pile onto each pizza.

Suggested for Grades 9 to 12

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Science: Why Do We Sweat?

Watch the clip “Sid the Weatherman” from Sid the Science Kid to spark conversations about measuring temperature. Then use the lesson plan to help students understand how to identify differences in temperature, like hot and cold.

Suggested for Grades 9 to 12

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A cartoon of a mail sorting conveyor belt.

Social Studies: Visiting the Post Office

Watt and Windy help Carry, the mail truck, mail a lost letter named Posty. They learn all about how the post office works.

Suggested for Grades 9 to 12

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World Language: Let’s Go Luna

Let’s Go Luna is a PBS KIDS show that follows Luna the Moon and her adventures with Andy, Carmen, and Leo as they travel around the world. Explore cities from all over the globe with these fun videos, and check out the support materials for great classroom activities that connect cultures from around the world […]

Suggested for Grades 9 to 12

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