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Kids game into emotional smarts
Scientists, education professionals, and others see the potential for video games to teach good behaviors — instead of bad.
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.
Activity: 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 scroll
How you can help at home: Learn about an important aspect of Egyptian culture and art by creating your own scroll.
Activity: Map that house
Practice beginning mapping skills with your third grader by mapping your house onto graph paper.
Help your kindergartner build math skills with this bean-counting activity.
Putting the "fun" in "fungus"
Encourage your child to develop skills of observation with this moldy experiment.
Fourth and fifth grade: Tips and activities
These tips and activities will help your child build academic skills while having fun.
Light your children's pre-algebra skills on fire with this novel card game.
Help kids brush up on basic math with a deck of cards and a paper snowman in this fast-paced game.
Activity: Act out a script
How you can help at home: Read a script with your child to practice reading skills.
Kindergarten word game
Play this game to teach your child more words