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Writing letters

How you can help at home: Writing a letter using a word-processing program helps your child build writing skills.

Identify that state

How you can help at home: Play this game with your child to locate states on a map and reinforce geography skills.

Act out a script

How you can help at home: Read a script with your child to practice reading skills.

Think 3-D: Make a pop-up book

How you can help at home: In this activity your child makes a creative book to write a story in.

Create a family memory book

With the help of a computer, your child can practice language arts skills as she preserves family memories.

Edible scavenger hunt

Give your third-, fourth-, or fifth-grader healthy detective work with this nutritious game.

Weather graph

How you can help at home: In this activity your child observes the weather and makes a bar graph.

Tips to develop your child's art savvy

How you can help at home: Try these strategies to develop your child's art skills.

Handwriting cues

How you can help at home: Reinforce proper letter formation by writing lists and notes together with your child.

Putting the "fun" in "fungus"

Encourage your child to develop skills of observation with this moldy experiment.

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