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Kindergarten to Grade 3

Reading and Writing Resources

ABCs Organizer

For each letter of the alphabet, either practice writing the letter out, or if want something more difficult, write as many words as you can think of that start with that letter!
Art activity - How I Feel

Create a record of how you are feeling. You can draw small images of how you are feeling every day for a week or two (and label each image with the date), or do one large drawing of how you are feeling right now.
Book Look Reading Guide

This book-based treasure hunt gets you to explore the books around home.
Colours Word Search

Colour in the words when you find them, with the colour that they are. Can you find all of the words?
Nature Crossword Puzzle

Learn about nature in this crossword puzzle!
Nature Word Search

Can you find all of the nature words?
Person, place or thing cups

Write a short story with a person, place, and thing.
Personal Puzzle Activity

Draw your own picture on the paper, over the outline of the puzzle. Then, cut out along the lines, and you have your own personal puzzle!
Word of the day!

Pick a word of the day for the next two weeks. It can be a new word you did not already know, a word you really like, or a word you read in a book that day.
Writing activity - A muted movie

Let your child(ren) watch a one-minute scene of dialogue from a movie of television show, while the TV is on mute. Using their imagination, children will write what they think the characters are saying and what the situation is.
Writing activity - A sentence of the day

Start a story today and add one new sentence each day until the page is full.
Writing activity - My mythical creature

Invent a hybrid, mythical creature by combining characteristics of different real animals.Create a setting to tell the story of the animal.
Writing activity - Word memory

Can you guess which labelled items are missing?

Numeracy and Science Resources

Adding Sums Game

Add up the sum of your dice. Whoever’s sum is higher is the winner of that round. Play 3 or 5 rounds. Whoever wins the most rounds wins the game.
Batter Up! Adding Practice Activity

Build mental addition skills in this fun activity.
Data Management and Probability Activities - Gr. K-3

A collection of short, practical activities to help children learn about sorting information and probability.
Dizzy Differences Subtraction Game

The goal of this game is to see how quickly you can find the difference of 2 dice. To find the difference, subtract the lower number from the higher number.
Geometry and Shapes Activity

Help your child identify shape names and characteristics with the many surfaces and solid figures that he or she sees every day.
Geometry and Spatial Sense Activities- Gr. K-3

Help your child develop skills with shapes and spatial awareness with this short activity collection that uses household items and situations as an introduction to geometry 
Ghost Grave Counting Game - Gr. K-3

A 'spooky' math game that uses dice to help develop counting, addition and subtraction skills
Math Path Game

Roll the dice and move along the math path using addition and counting skills in this fun game for multiple players
Math Scavenger Hunt BINGO

Explore the math in your environment with this fun BINGO activity.
Math Stomp!

Math meets movement with this fun game from
Measurement Activities

Estimating is a skill that comes with practice. The best way to build estimating abilities is to follow the simple, “guess, and then do!”
Number Line Secret Code

Decode the secret message by answering simple equations.
Organizing Information Activities

What are the ways to sort different household things?
Patterning and Algebra Activities - Gr. K-3

What types of patterns do you notice in your home or your neighbourhood? 
Pirates Watch Math - Gr. K-3

Have some fun with this game that uses addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to beat out the clock! 
Recognizing Patterns

How can hands and feet be used to make sound patterns? In what ways do authors use patterns in songs and stories? What different types of shape patterns are there at home or in your neighbourhood?

Grade 4 to 6

Reading and Writing Resources

All Mixed Up

The best way to describe All Mixed Up is like a “story jigsaw puzzle.” Put the pieces in an order to tell the story—note that there isn’t necessarily a “right way” or single order of the story—that depends on how and why the player chooses to order a frame in a particular way.
Fill in the blanks story

Be creative in completing the story with your own choice of words!
Fruits and Veggies Wordsearch

Can you find all of the words? There’s a word for each letter of the alphabet, except one letter. Can you figure out which letter is missing?
Sports crossword puzzle

Can you name and find all of the sport activities?
Write your own book review

Learn to write your own book review and draw the book cover. What did you like about this book? What didn't you like?
Writing activity - Dear Future Me

Write a letter to your future self. What do you really want future you to remember from today? What do you hope you never forget?

Numeracy and Science Resources

Bake a Wacky Cake

A delicious example of science in action!
Data Management and Probability Activities - Gr. 4-6

Three activities that use household scenarios to help develop skills with organizing numbers and probability 
Discover the Decimal

Guess the exact number your opponent has chosen by posing a series (up to 15) of yes and no questions for your opponent to answer. Use problem solving and deduction to figure out the hidden number.
Geometry and Spatial Sense Activities

Symmetry is the balance among the parts of something. Identify with your child all the capital letters that have symmetry (that can be split equally in half).
It's Raining Math!

Can you colour all the raindrops in this adding and subtracting game? 
Make your own slime

Make your own slime and learn about polymers.
Math facts: True or False?

Wiggle out your child's math worries with a fun game of true or false!
Measurement Activities

What is the relationship between various units of measurement? Are bigger items always heavier than smaller ones Is there a pattern in the way units relate to each other? 
Number Sense and Money Math

Coins are great manipulatives, and as kids grow more comfortable handling money, coins can be used to practice mental math.
Patterns and Algebra Activities

Does knowing the pattern rule make it easier to predict the next number in a sequence? How can we predict what numbers will come later in a pattern?
Shop 'Til You Stop Game - Gr. 4-6

Learn how to add totals and calculate tax in this practical money math game
STEM Flower Study

Label and draw the parts of a flower using this science worksheet
STEM Outdoor Senses

How many different things do we sense? Use this activity to keep track of your 5 senses! 
STEM Word Search

Look up the definitions as you find all these science and math words! 

All Ages

Reading and Writing Resources

Create your own family memory frame

Explore how each framework allows you to tell a story by relating an event, and tying it to a feeling and a specific memory that is important to you.
Have fun with homework!

In this booklet you will find easy tips and tricks for homework time with your child.
Books Come Alive!

Interactive reading and literacy games.

Numeracy and Science Resources

Batter Up! Math Practice

Build your skills in mental math addition.
Creating a Simple Budget

Tips and strategies for organizing your own budget
Keeping Track of Expenses

A simple template for keeping track of monthly expenses
Mental Math Sticks

Math Sticks are a simple way to practice some mental math: sticks can be designed using some or all of the four functions (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division), with money, using hours or units of time, or even using conversions between fractions and/or decimals.
Numeracy and Estimation Game

Who can guess (estimate) the closest amount of an object needed to fill a specific sized container. Players earn chips based on the accuracy of their estimations.
Science Sleuth - Snow In July

A sample science experiment you can try at home. Once you are done, try creating your own experiment using the organizer below. 
Science Sleuth - Try Your Own!

Use this worksheet to build your own science experiment!
Secret's Out - Equation Practice

Try to uncover all other players’ secrets before they uncover yours!
Shop ‘Til You Stop - Money Math Practice

Use mental math and rounding to spend up to your selected limit on whatever materials you choose to buy. The player who shops for his/her chosen items and spends as close to his/her limit without going over their limit card wins the game.
Show Me the Money - Money Math Practice

Earn a percentage of the profits as you answer questions where you show how the money goes!
STEM Planting Activity

Learn how to plant and grow with this guide that helps you track the life of your project

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Did You Know ?

In 1920, Jessie Lucas became secretary-treasurer of Frontier College and remained in that position for 43 years. Along with a handful of female Labourer-Teachers, Ms. Lucas was one of the first women hired at the College.

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