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Get helpful advice, enjoy fun activities, and learn why American Girl’s historical and contemporary characters matter. Download here
Do you know who else loves tacos? DRAGONS! Explore these fun activities for lovers of tacos and dragons. Download here
Bring out your favorite crayons and create your own masterpiece with this fun Spot coloring sheet! Download here
Harry is a white dog with black spots. Harry loves everything… except baths! So, one day before bath time, Harry runs away! Written by Gene Zion. Watch here
Kids will love checking off their bingo card and finding fun and silly ways to read! (Have you ever read in a fort?) Download here
There are two sides to every story. A little girl finds a strange beast and takes it home as a pet. But the beast thinks it’s been kidnapped! Written by Fiona Roberton. Watch here
Get the popcorn ready for a puppet show! This activity can help your children develop characters and storytelling skills.
There’s education in entertainment. This activity develops a child’s critical thinking skills.
Henry’s whole family is hockey mad. Everyone except Henry. But when he sees his first ice dancing performance, Henry realizes there’s something he can do on ice. Written by Sandra Bradley. Watch here.
Snappsy the alligator is having a normal day when a pesky narrator steps in to spice up the story. Is Snappsy reading a book… or is he making CRAFTY plans? What’s the truth? Written by Julie Falatko. Watch here.
The story of Jane Addams, the first American woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. She transformed a poor Chicago neighborhood by opening up her home. Written by Tanya Lee Stone. Watch here.
|Every day pick a new letter for your kids to identify objects around them. (That silent P can be tricky!)|
|Start a dream journal with your family. Are there themes? (A good way to teach kids that dreams can be good, too!)|
Do you know who loves reading? Llama Llama! Check out these fun reading chart activity sheets if you love reading too! Download here
Ever wonder what it’s like to design dresses? Become a fashion designer with Barbie and learn all about it! Download here
Where do you like to read? On the floor? Under a table? On a swing? Draw a picture and then grab a book and go!
Create an imaginary restaurant! Plan a menu and have them write tasty descriptions. Peanut butter and jelly pizza, anyone?
Can your child help Fancy Nancy and her best friend Bree label the pictures in her explorer’s notebook? Download Now
Writing with different tools can help create excitement around literacy and storytelling.
A fun exercise that children can do anywhere – anytime they need to take a little break.
Celebrate July 4th with red white & blue fruit skewers! They’re an easy, delicious and fun activity for kids of all ages. Find the recipe here! Watch here
Join MasterChef contestant Hetal Vasavada and learn how to make a yummy mango mint lemonade. Now, who wants to hold a lemonade stand? Watch here
The Search for Toofus After returning from her Adventures in the Molar System, Wilder discovers that Toofus, the cat, is missing! Download this storybook now!
Stretching with a young child is also a good way to help learn the names of body parts. Touch your toes! Relax your neck!
Playing with dough helps children's dexterity and hand-eye coordination – and making letters and words can help literacy and math.
|Visit your supermarket's International aisle and take your family on a culinary trip! Write down your recipes and reactions.|
Circle all the words that describe your best friend with this Mouse and Frog activity sheet. Download here
Pick a book, have your child practice reading it aloud, and share their success with family members! Download now
A wonderful way to show gratitude. Don't forget this weekend is Father's Day - kids can write about Dad, a grandfather - any role model.
Pancakes? Religious services? Cartoon marathons? Tell your family how you spent Sunday mornings as a child.
Sing and dance to a catchy tune while learning about what makes other people around you special and unique! Listen here
This activity teaches directions like “under,” “above,” and “on” when you’re building a cozy reading fort.
Create a story as a family. Here’s how: one person starts the story, then the next person takes over and adds the next few sentences. Hear the story change and grow!
Knowing where they came from gives your child a sense of self. This activity can bring your children closer to grandparents and relatives they haven’t seen in a while.
What’s a ZIP code? Where do I put the stamp? Teach your child how to write a letter and go mail it together.
Pausing to think teaches children the importance of taking time to understand the information they’re receiving.
Walk or take the bus? Brown bag or cafeteria? Talk about your school days to remind them you were once a kid, too!
Do you have a little Galileo at home? Show your kids the stars, the moon, constellations – and then have them draw what they saw! Download Now
The sky is full of stories. Take your child out to a park, lie on your back, and experience cloud gazing together.
Look up your child’s birthstone with them, and dive into learning about it. Does it match their personality?
Go on a math scavenger hunt. How many cubes, pyramids and prisms can your child find? Cylinders? What about octagons? (Hint: STOP signs!)
Everything is a shape. Pick household items - like your dinner table - and have your child name all the shapes they can recognize. This teaches children shapes are everywhere, even in their home.
Did you read under the covers with a flashlight after bedtime? Explore this fun way to keep kids reading with your child.
Is your child a future astronomer? Create the Big Dipper (or your favorite constellation) in this simple activity.
Do you know about the pilot Amelia Earhart? Find out what makes her a role model and design your very own plane! Download here
A role model who is out of this world! Learn about Katherine Johnson who helped astronauts land on the moon! Download here
These Harper Collins Publishers books celebrate honor Juneteenth and Black History. Read them all summer – and especially on June 19th. Learn More
Break down stereotypes with books that broaden children’s horizons and challenge misperceptions about gender roles. Go Now
Look up signs and learn how to ask, “How are you?” and to reply with the signs, “Good,” “Bad” and “Thank you.”
Talk about a child who lives in a different part of the world. Discuss how cultural differences can be celebrated to help make our planet better for everyone.
Scroll through this list of books about young activists and change makers. Read with your kids and discuss our conversation starters. Read more
Head Start gives kids a strong start on their educational journey. Download this coloring sheet for your kids and learn more about the program here.
This creative exercise is almost as fun as a day at the beach! Show your chiild how to draw letters, shapes and numbers with their fingers.
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