Category: Activity

Simple Poetry for a Sunny Day

The great outdoors are a treasure trove of poetry inspiration! Take a minute to go outside create some nature-inspired verses.   Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Saturday, May 29, 2021
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Growing Strawberries from Seeds

Who doesn’t love strawberries? Let's learn about how you can take seeds from a strawberry and grow your own fruit at home! Click here to download PDF ¿A quien no le gustan las fresas? ¡Aprende como puedes sacar las semillas de las fresas y cultivar esta fruta en casa! Haga clic aquí para descargar PDF   Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Friday, May 21, 2021
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Special Edition: Mother's Day Coupon Books

Correspondent Karen(s) and VERY SPECIAL Correspondent Karen's mom explore fun ways to celebrate our mothers and share a simple gift that keeps on giving. Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Saturday, May 8, 2021
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Fantastic Plant Self Portraits

Follow with Mr. JT and learn how to create your very own portrait where you have become a magical plant person!     Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Friday, April 30, 2021
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Earth Day: Compost in a Jar

Celebrate Earth Day by making a treat for the soil. Compost enriches the earth's nutrients and repurposes food and yard waste. Give back to the planet by starting your own compost in a jar. Download activity PDF Celebra el Día de la Tierra haciendole un regalo. El abono enriquece los nutrientes de la tierra, los alimentos reutilizados y los desechos del jardín. Retrubuye al planeta armando tu propio abono en un frasco.   Descargar pdf de actividad Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Thursday, April 22, 2021
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Dixon at Home: Coloring Eggs with Natural Dyes

Learn how to make natural dye and color your eggs with items in your home kitchen.  You will need pots eggs spoon measuring cup water container to put dye in (ex: coffee cup) drying rack natural materials: a few options are coffee, strawberries, and grapes. Directions STEP 1: Boil eggs. Once they are ready, place them to the side for later. STEP 2: Take a small amount of the natural material you chose and place it in a pot. Fill with 2 cups of... Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Thursday, April 1, 2021
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Girl Scouts: Camo Critters

We had our first virtual Girl Scout Badge workshop, enjoy a sneak peek at what the girls did! Many bugs are great at camouflage. In this video, you will get to see bugs in action but also get to create your own Camo critter.     Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Thursday, March 25, 2021
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Color Changing Flower: Science Experiment

Who doesn't love flowers? But what about flowers that will change colors? This science experiment is about observing white flowers that change colors! Now watch the video and see how you can do this science experiment at home! Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Thursday, March 4, 2021
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Melting Ice Experiment / Experimento para Derretir Hielo

Melting Ice Experiment  It's freezing outside, but it's just the right temperature for some ice science! Experiment at home with this ice melting activity. Download Activity PDF   Experimento para Derretir Hielo  ¡Está helando afuera, la temperatura ideal para hacer ciencia de hielo! Experimenta en casa con esta actividad para derretir hielo. Descargar PDF de actividades Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Thursday, February 18, 2021
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Dixon at Home: How to Make a Scarf with Finger Knitting

Do you want to make a scarf but don't have the tools? Learn the basics of finger knitting - a fun, meditative process that just needs yarn and your hands.   Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Thursday, February 4, 2021
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Drawing Challenge: Dream A Little Dream

The new year is full of opportunities. For this week's drawing challenge, draw a dream you would like to make come true this year! El año nuevo viene lleno de oportunidades. ¡Para el reto de dibujo de esta semana, dibuja uno de los sueños que quisieras hacer realidad este año! example by Ms. Karen  example by Mr. JT Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Thursday, January 28, 2021
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Art Activity: Paper Cup Monsters

Have fun creating paper cup monsters in this fun afternoon project! Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Thursday, January 21, 2021
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