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Word for word

Do-it-yourself magnetic poetry kits make language come alive.

A bug's life

Ant detectives get a close-up look at life on the hill.

Five Easy Ways to Exercise Your Child's Creativity

In our busy family lives, it's easy to forget that children need time to do what comes naturally: let their imaginations run wild.

Write a "Diamante Poem"

How you can help at home: Have your child write a line poem in the shape of a diamond.

Crayon-Resist Still Life

How you can help at home: In this art activity your child creates a still life with crayons and watercolors.

Connect Food and Literature

Connecting food with literature is a delicious way to engage your fourth- and fifth-grader's language art skills.

Accordion book fun

How you can help at home: Make a homemade book with your child and build his reading and writing skills.

Undercover math: The tweener's dream house

In this math activity, your child draws his bedroom to scale and creates his fantasy home.

Reading wizards

What's better than reading Harry Potter? Visiting the magical world of Hogwarts with a group of friends.

Indoor winter hike

Kids can practice spatial prepositions on this imaginary trek through the snow.