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Fun & Entertainment

Help Amelia Bedelia find the words! Download here

Get helpful advice, enjoy fun activities, and learn why American Girl’s historical and contemporary characters matter.  Download here

Download and color in your yellow fuzzy friend, Ricky. Don’t forget his sailor’s hat! Download now

Do you know who else loves tacos? DRAGONS! Explore these fun activities for lovers of tacos and dragons. Download here

Have fun with Fancy Nancy word games! Download here

Calling all Madeline fans! Get ready to draw your very own Madeline with this drawing activity. Download here

Have fun with words and crafts! Download here

Solve the maze to help Ty find his family at the park! Plus, two more activities from Ty’s Travels. Download now

Howdy! Have a blast coloring in Farmer Jen! Download here

What a hoot! Color in an awesome owl! Download here

Catch a ride and color in this cool tractor! Download here

Join Thomas & Friends in the Race for the Sodor Cup and other fun activities. Who will come in first? Download now

Groovy, fun activities with Pete the Cat! Download here

Word games are Peterrific! Download here

Enter through the front doors of the American Girl Museum and explore the different floors as you click, tap and scroll through history! Check it out here

Bring out your favorite crayons and create your own masterpiece with this fun Spot coloring sheet! Download here

Join Junie B. Jones on another hilarious adventure when she graduates kindergarten. Download here

For lovers of caterpillars and butterflies, these Very Hungry Caterpillar activities will surely keep you full! Download here

Fun activities all about YOU! Download here

Fill in and find all the words! Download here

For one day you can do anything you want! What would YOU do? 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

Activities about Rosa Parks, Cesar Chavez and other noteworthy heroes. Plus, create your own hero! Download now

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

Draw a line to connect the correct President to each fun fact! Download now

Get the popcorn ready for a puppet show! This activity can help your children develop characters and storytelling skills.

 

Count the number of fruit and then color in the fruit and the caterpillar. (He’s very hungry!) Download now

There’s education in entertainment. This activity develops a child’s critical thinking skills.

Color in Bluey and Bingo, then have an adult help you cut out your brand-new bookmark! Download now 

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.

Did you know art is all around us?  See which types of art you can locate in your everyday life! Download now 

Meet Corinne Tan, the 2022 American Girl of The Year and her little sister Gwynn! Get ready for an adventure of the lifetime in Aspen, Colorado! Watch here

Learn how to write a song with Craig Benzine, The WheezyWaiter on YouTube! Watch here

Learning a different language can be fun and exciting, especially when it gets turned into a game! As we celebrate International Literacy Day we highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities, and societies. Therefore, expand your child’s mind and teach them about different languages and their importance in this fun game!

Start a dream journal with your family. Are there themes? (A good way to teach kids that dreams can be good, too!)

Mo is a zombie who loves nothing more than growing, cooking and eating vegetables. But his parents want him to eat zombie cuisine! Written by Megan and Jorge Lacera. Watch here

Pete the Cat is trying to remember what it takes to be a good friend. Can you help him? Download here

Nursery rhymes are an important part of learning early language skills. If you don't remember the classics, make up your own!

Every day pick a new letter for your kids to identify objects around them. (That silent P can be tricky!)

Learn about static electricity with balloons and Teddy Grahams. There’s always so much to discover! Download now

Try this fun activity with Teddy Grahams. All you need is a little string, cloth, aluminum foil and anything else you might have on hand! Download here

Try this brain-building activity with Teddy Grahams. Collect items from around your home and see which ones absorb water. Download now

Teach your kids about plant respiration with Teddy Grahams. All you need is leaves, rocks and a glass dish. Download here 

Reading Resources

How good are you at rhyming? Show your cool rhymes to Pete! Download now

Check out the American Girl FREE Online library here!

Join the beloved Berenstain family as they learn about caring. Download here

Do you know who loves reading? Llama Llama! Check out these fun reading chart activity sheets if you love reading too! Download here

Find out what Pete’s favorite part of the school bus is in this cool challenge! Download now

Are you a purple person? Find out with this handy checklist! Download here

Have fun with all 5 senses with this Mad Lib. You’ll be giggling in no time! Download now

Do not disturb! Make sure kids get quality reading time with their family members – like Pop!  Download now

This is a great way to stay ahead of summer reading… plus you get a handy bookmark! Download now

If you look at all the letters in PETE THE CAT how many cool words can you make? Download now

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!

This download has fun-filled greeting cards for you to print out and give out, all year long! Download now

Staying Active & Healthy

Get ready for an at-home obstacle course the whole family can enjoy! Download here

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

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.

Looking for a fun way to cool down? Join TV chef Tom Kerridge and discover how to make Speedy Banana Ice Cream! Watch here

Visit your supermarket's International aisle and take your family on a culinary trip! Write down your recipes and reactions. 

Handwashing is so important! Join Pin Pon as he shows us 6 easy steps to stay clean and healthy! Download now

This easy 5-step recipes needs an adult and lots of fresh veggies! Download now

families & feelings

There’s nobody just like you… write all about yourself and your favorite things to do.  Download now

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.

Is there something you’d like to learn how to do, but are a little bit afraid of? Download now

This activity teaches directions like “under,” “above,” and “on” when you’re building a cozy reading fort.

What do you want to discover with your child? This fun activity teaches kids how to express their feelings – and how to upcycle! Watch here

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.

Let kids’ imaginations soar –all you need is a jar and some paper. This activity is perfect for a day at the park or a long car ride!

Walk or take the bus? Brown bag or cafeteria? Talk about your school days to remind them you were once a kid, too!

Read and Sequence Activity Today is #NationalWildlifeDay. Download and print this activity that teaches kids about what it’s like to be a rhinoceros, inside a dog!

This activity teaches directions like “under,” “above,” and “on” when you’re building a cozy reading fort.

Six pages of creative activities that celebrate YOU and celebrate SUMMER. Download now

steAm activities

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.

Join Wonder Lab’s Emily Calandrelli as she shows how science experiments can be easy, colorful (and fun!) Watch here

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.

Connect the dots and help Barbie find the constellation! You can do it! Download now

There are nine planets in our solar system. Test your skills at naming them all! Remember, Barbie was an astronaut once! Download now

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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.

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.”

kids advocate for kids

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.

Could your child be the next Greta Thunberg? Here are some ways to teach kids how to use their voices to make change. 

Download this coloring sheet of yummy fruits and teach your children how healthy food is critical to their development.

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.

Now that summer's over, collect all of those summer reading books for a book drive and donate them to schools, libraries or Little Free Libraries. Learn more.

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