Continents
Continents! Hello friends… let’s take a journey and learn about the world! Where would you want to go if we could explore another continent?

Today’s Activities

fas|fa-globe-asia|

Continents

BrainPop Jr! Watch this BrainPOP video then take the Easy Quiz.

Write About It! Use Google Docs or a piece of paper and write a letter to someone telling them which continent would you like to visit. Why? What would you do there? Don’t forget the greeting and closing of the letter!

et|number_counter_outline|

math

Practice skip counting by 2’s up to 30. Then count by 5’s up to 30.

fas|fa-globe-africa|

Research

Pick a country you would like to know more about. On a piece of paper:

  • Write the name of the Country.
  • Write the name of the Continent.
  • Draw a picture of the flag of the Country.
  • Write 3 facts you learned about the country.
  • What language do they speak?
  • What is the name of a famous monument located there?
  • Name one more interesting fact.

On BrainPOP Jr., color and label the continents and the main oceans on the map. You can also print the map, then color and label.

You can also draw your own version of each continent, color, and label! Be creative! Or use the Google Slide, make a copy and add your color and labels.

fas|fa-child|

Physical Education

Try these exercises outside!

  • Run in place for 20 seconds.
  • 10 squats.
  • 10 sit-ups.
  • 10 jumping jacks.
  • 10 lunges right leg.
  • 10 lunges left leg.
  • 10 arm circles front.
  • 10 arm circles backward.
  • Skip around for 10 seconds.

Finally, stretch those legs! Now do it again! And one more time! For a total of 3 reps! Way to go!!!

Did you do today’s activities?

Push the button below to let us know you’ve completed the activities below:

2+

Teaching Tips

fas|fa-universal-access|

Accessibility Feature

Turning on transcripts for YouTube Videos [PDF]

More 1st Grade Lessons

Additional lessons are available for this grade level by pressing “More Lessons” above, or selecting a lesson below:

Swimming

Swimming

Today's ActivitiesDo you enjoy swimming in a pool? Have you ever seen a cow in a swimming pool? This is a fun story about a very optimistic cow that wants to learn how to swim. Do you think he will be able to do it? Listen to this story, “Sink or Swim”. STEM stands...

Outdoor Safety

Outdoor Safety

Today's Activities“Do your part, be water smart!” Watch these water safety videos and complete the activity sheets that follow.Before you head outside, watch this video that explains why we have to wear sunscreen and protective clothing. Build a swimming pool...look...

Going Camping!

Going Camping!

Today's ActivitiesAs we get ready to venture outside, enjoy this adventure with Scaredy Squirrel as he goes camping. After you listen to Scaredy Squirrel, you can pick a worksheet and answer questions about Scaredy Squirrels camping adventure.While you are relaxing...