At-Home Learning Tips
Making Memories in a Difficult Time
With schools closed and all families being asked to stay at home, it’s a bit mind-boggling to think that we are actually living in a moment of unprecedented world history. Here are a few ideas that will help you and your family reflect on important events, meaningful people and special moments you have shared together in the past and present.
|5:00 a.m.||Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum: I Am Jackie Robinson/I Am Anna Pavlova|
|5:30 a.m.||CyberChase: Of All the Luck|
|6:00 a.m.||SciGirls: City Chickens|
VIDEO: What Are Puppets?
After watching Pinkalicious make “Mr. Socko,” is your child curious about puppets and how they can make one? This video shows how almost anything can become a puppet if we use our imagination.
ARTICLE: Drawing Maps + Other Tips to Teach Spatial Skills
Cat’s friend Bucky helped Nick and Sally learn how to use landmarks to help Nick find his favorite yo-yo. Your child can also practice these essential spatial reasoning skills at home (and away froms screens). For example, draw a map of your home to show where all the rooms and large furniture items are located. Then expand to draw a map of your neighborhood.
GAME: Daniel Tiger’s “Classroom Helpers”
Children feel proud when they can be helpers. This game shows ways Daniel and his friends take care of things at school. Children will see that everyone’s job is important and they can feel good about taking on some responsibilities at home, too.