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Numbers sense

How you can help at home: This number-sense game played with dice helps your first grader build math concepts such as greater than and less than.

Create a family memory book

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

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.

Map that house

How you can help at home: Practice beginning mapping skills with your first-grader by mapping your house onto graph paper.

Cool kitchen science: Handmade ice cream

Give your first- or second-grader a beginner's lesson in chemistry with a favorite, frozen childhood treat.

Create a Scroll

How you can help at home: Learn about an important aspect of Egyptian culture and art by creating your own scroll.

Undercover calculation

Seven fun ways to work math into your kids' everyday routine.

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