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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.

Math for young kids

5 fun math games to play with your young child.

"What's another word for . . .?"

Play this game to teach your child more words

Act like an architect: Draw your bedroom

How you can help at home: In this math activity, your child draws his bedroom to scale.

Weather graph

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

Fourth and fifth grade: Tips and activities

These tips and activities will help your child build academic skills while having fun.

Write a menu

Try this fun exercise next time you go out to eat to help build language skills with your fourth- or fifth-grader.

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.

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