These are activities students can do at home without internet access.
(Grade 6 students may also find activities they are interested in, in the grade 7-9 Parent Supports section as well)
Build igloos out of cardboard
- Step one: Cut larger boxes down into equilateral and Isosceles triangles
- Step two: Fold the edges
- Step three": Hot glue to form pentagons
- Step four: They should fit together to create one large igloo like house.
Build a fort outside
- Create an obstacle course for dad, mom or big brother or sister. See if they can get through it!
Go for a walk
Take a notepad and keep a tally
- How many dogs do you see on your walk?
- How many birds?
- How many people are wearing earmuffs?
- How many people wearing hats?
- How many are wearing running shoes?
- Come back to your house and graph your findings. What did you see the most of?
Make up a story and record it on someone's phone. See if you can use different expressions for each character.
Parents read to your child
(or older sibling can read to their younger)
- Look at the book you are going to read with your child and discuss the cover and the pictures before you read.
- As you read the story, discuss different elements that you find interesting or cause you to 'wonder'.
- Ask your child what they think?
- What will happen next?
- How do you think the story will end?
- What would you do if you were the character?
Learn, Practice and tell three new jokes.
Measure and record:
See how far you can jump at different times of the day. Measure, record it. Will anyone in the house beat your record?