Cinco de Mayo
Cinco de Mayo

Today’s Activities

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numbers

Learn the numbers 0-15 in Spanish with a word find. Sing the numbers to 100 in Spanish and learn the months of the year with Jack Hartman.
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Science

Should you water a cactus? Mystery Science Mini-Lesson.

Watch a mini video about desert animals with BrainPOP Jr.

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mexico

History of Mexico – watch a mini video and answer 5 comprehension questions. Additional activities are included.

Watch this video about Cinco de Mayo from PBS Kids.

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What Matters?

What Matters?

Today's ActivitiesRead the story "What Matters," sometimes a tiny act has a big positive consequence. A simple act of kindness can create a ripple effect that can spread throughout a community.  One act of kindness can cause happiness in a single person. Then, because...

Camping

Camping

Today's ActivitiesHow do you prepare to go camping? Where do people usually camp? What dangers do you have to consider while you are camping? Find out more about camping in this fun book, “A Camping Spree with Mr. McGee!" Scavenger Hunts are fun to do when you go...

Growth Mindset

Growth Mindset

Today's ActivitiesSometimes words have a lasting effect on us. Some of us remember positive words that pushed us to persevere, and others remembered unkind words that caused us to feel defeated.  Think about the words in this story, "The Dot." In second grade you are...