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Activities for Students and Parents
1) Organize your movies, DVDs, CD’s or games by alphabetical order
2) Set the table for dinner
3) Sort out laundry based on colors then wash, dry, fold and put them away
4) Plan with your family a meal that you can help prepare by following a recipe
5) Unload the dishwasher and sort out the silverware
6) Look for change around your house then sort the coins then add the total
7) Look at the store ads. Create a shopping list with your parent/guardian.
8) Look at the ads, and if you only had a certain amount of money what could you buy.
9) Tell time on an analog clock and create a schedule with activities for the day
Other activities you can do at home:
- Online grocery shop or shop together and use a calculator to find the total
- Measure Ingredients/liquids
- With playing cards or dice - Play Addition or Multiplication with cards or dice. Draw two cards add your cards together. The person with the highest sum wins all the cards. Same would be for Multiplication, but you are looking for the product.
- If you have domino’s at home you could create Addition, Subtraction, and Multiplication problems using the dots on the domino
- Free resources from Classroom Solutions · -https://mathsolutions.com/classroom-lessonsCalculationnation.nctm.org (play games, a section for parents and educators)
- Count things around the house
- Cook together and use measurement
- Make a schedule each day, keep track of time
- Count money, sort coins, dollars
- ABC Mouse: https://www.abcmouse.com
- Make a grocery list use the adds, or an online grocery site to find sample prices. Add them up to see if are more than or less than 50 dollars( or another amount that could be a budget.
- Money/Dice Game: Materials-one dice; coins; 1. Give each number on the dice a money value. 1 = a penny (1 cent) 2 = a nickel (5 cents) 3 = a dime (10 cents) 4 = a quarter (25 cents) 5 and 6 you can make up your own rules. For example, you can say a 5 means you can change money with anyone in the game. This can be a benefit or it can hurt you as you may have the most money at that time. Another example is you can take money from the person to your right or you might have to give your money to someone. You must determine what 5 and 6 are going to be before starting. 2. Determine how many rounds you are going to play. 3. After completing the rounds, each person will add up their money and whoever has the most will be the winner. Alternative: Play the game as stated, but for those who cannot count money amounts, instead they can count the number of pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters they have. Assist them with counting amounts of each coin. The student would be also working on identifying the coin based on what number they rolled.
- Jobs A-Z: Starting with the letter “A” make a list of Jobs beginning with that letter; continue this thru the letters of the alphabet
- Make a list( with pictures from magazines, catalogs or draw some pictures)of people you know in your community. Show the type of work they do in this picture. Pick the top three Jobs you like and write the name of where they work or draw the company logo.
- Henry Doorly Zoo: Zoo From Home ·
- Georgia Aquarium: At Home Learning
- Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden
- Shedd Aquarium of Chicago
- Field Museum of Chicago
Omaha Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, citizenship status, or economic status in its programs, activities and employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following individual has been designated to address inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Superintendent of Schools, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (402-557-2001).
Las Escuelas Públicas de Omaha no discriminan basados en la raza, color, origen nacional, religión, sexo, estado civil, orientación sexual, discapacidad , edad, información genética, estado de ciudadanía, o estado económico, en sus programas, actividades y empleo, y provee acceso equitativo a los “Boy Scouts” y a otros grupos juveniles designados. La siguiente persona ha sido designada para atender estas inquietudes referentes a las pólizas de no discriminación: El Superintendente de las Escuelas, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (402-557-2001).