100+ awesome outdoor activities for kids of all ages!
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You can sort activities by group size, and the required time needed to complete the tasks.
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Help your teens and tweens find fun things to do this summer with 100 summer activities for teens.
This list is geared toward teens and tweens, which means some ideas will be more interesting to those at the younger end of the scale (ex: making marshmallow launchers) while others will be more appropriate for older kids (ex: going on a college campus tour). But there should be plenty of ideas for everyone that will keep your youth engaged and learning over the summer!
Note: click on linked text to get more info/instructions about that specific idea!
Resources to mark the 100th day of school with math activities. Challenge students to generate 100 different ways to represent the number 100. Students will easily generate 99 + 1 and 50 + 50, but encourage them to think out of the box. Challenge them to include examples from all of the NCTM Standards strands: number sense, numerical operations, geometry, measurement, algebra, patterns, data analysis, probability, discrete math, Create a class list to record the best entries. Some teachers write 100 in big bubble numeral style and then record the entries inside the numerals.
As well as being fun, the activities on this printable list all promote playful investigation and/or learning. Perfect for keeping kids learning all summer long…without them even realizing it! Plus, it’s the perfect partner to another printable 101 activity list – 101 Things to Do Outdoors (find the link on this site).
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"Boost your wellbeing during the crisis.
The Covid-19 pandemic brings big challenges for our mental health, whether you're isolating at home or trying to live with the new restrictions. This program can help you cope and find a little more happiness in these crazy times.
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10 Days of Happiness is a free online coaching program which guides you through daily actions for happier living."
Jamboard is a free Google tool that creates whiteboards that are a lot like slides. You don't need an interactive whiteboard to use it. You can use the app for free on any device! It works with Google Drive and allows you to present your whiteboard to people viewing remotely. Which makes it a great online whiteboard option for distance learning.
Check out the "Getting started with Jamboard video" and the 10 Jamboard templates that you can use for remote learning.
Click on the the "The Google Teacher Center" link to discover has some great resources for educators looking to get started using Jamboard in their classrooms. Resources include:
- a video library or tutorials
- tips and trick from teachers
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A fabulous collection of Harry Potter activities with a focus on Science!
These would make a great series of STEM challenges or a Harry Potter theme day (or days) in your classroom.
"There’s no doubt that mothers and other caregivers are important figures in our lives. They teach us, guide us, influence us, and cheer us on. Note that not all of us have mothers in the traditional sense and may turn to other family members or loved ones for advice, support, or encouragement. So, this Mother’s Day, let us celebrate not only the women who gave birth to us but also the amazing role models who have enriched our lives."
Teachers have long known that feeling safe and secure in school helps students focus their energy on learning. And the research bears that out: A 2018 study found that when teachers deliberately foster a sense of belonging by greeting each student at the door of the class, they see “significant improvements in academic engaged time and reductions in disruptive behavior.”
This post outlines ideas from teachers for ensuring that every student in the classroom feels like they belong.
Some of the activities included take less than five minutes. They’re divided up among the grades, but many can apply across all of the years from kindergarten to 12th grade.
1. Citizen Science
2. Stop Motion Animation
3. Astronomy & Stargazing
4. Virtual Field Trips
5. Coding & Robotics
6. Weather Tracking
7. Plant a Garden
8. Music & Sound Experiments
9. Augmented Reality Science
10. Other Experiments & Simulations
Take a trip step inside 11 dramatic virtual tours some of the most beautiful theaters, concert halls and opera houses in the world. Carnegie Hall, The Colosseum in Rome, and The Sydney Opera House are just a few of the amazing trips you take!
Homeschool Worksheets have over 1 million pages of FREE worksheets for toddler, preschool, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, and 8th grade students in K12. The free educational printables cover alphabet letters, math, language arts, history, geography, and more.
All the free homeschool worksheets on this site can be accessed by subject or grade level. Just click on any of the category thumbnails see that category of free printables.
"Getting a workout in with kids around doesn’t have to be complex. In fact, it can even be fun! The secret isn’t finding time without the kids. The secret is inviting the kids to workout with you. Here’s a look at 12 workouts you can do with your kids, in your home."
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"Welcome to our 14 Day Activity Challenge for fun activities for kids you can do at home. Of course, you can use them in the classroom, with scout groups, library programs, summer camps, and so many more places! Here, we know fun and we do fun every day!
Did you know that each of these kid’s activities even provides a bit of hands-on learning? Whether you are playing with STEM or STEAM, science or sensory, this challenge will have you covered with a new activity each day of the week."
Play concentration/memory games with these free printables.
"This resource packages up 15 SEL intervention ideas from Panorama's expert SEL curriculum partners—complete with "how to" instructions and templates for use. These low-lift, actionable strategies can help rebuild community, foster positive relationships, and assist students in navigating complex emotions."
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Example Interventions (Instructions Included!):
✔ 2x10 Relationship Building
✔ Empathy Exercise
✔ Feelings Journal
✔ Rose, Bud, Thorn
✔ Home Visits Protocol
✔ Cooldown Process