Student Activities

Please check this page often as we continue to add activities for students.  Remember to scroll down this page to see exciting new activities that are added daily.  Check out our TEACHER READ-ALOUDS  and other new activities below daily.   Activities may be moved to the bottom of the page as current ones are added, so scroll down for old favorites.
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Make  no-sew face masks for your family with things you have around the house. 
This video courtesy of The Country Chic Cottage shows you how!
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The Little Red HenENJOY OUR READ-ALOUDS!  CLICK ON THE BOOK'S TITLE TO GO TO THE VIDEO.  YOU MAY LISTEN AGAIN & AGAIN:

5/29     Ms. Hunkeler reads the classic, Up North at the Cabin, by Marsha Wilson Chall, to kick off your Summer fun.
5/28     Hear Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwall, accompanied by the Library Zoo Animals.
5/21     Ms. Hunkeler joins Ms. Armstrong's class to read The Little Green Dragon Wakes Up Feeling Mean from the book by Mari Privette Ulmer.
5/19     Enjoy the favorite old folk tale The Little Red Hen, read by Ms. Hunkeler.
5/18     Ms. Hunkeler reads the favorite fairy tale The Gingerbread Man as retold and illustrated by Richard Scarry.
5/15     The best twisted Fairy Tale ever!  The TRUE Story of the Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf by A. Wolf, as told to Jon Scieszka.
5/14     Kids, you have begged for this book, so here it is!  Arnie the Doughnut by Laurie Keller, read by Chris O'Dowd, presented by Storyline Online.
5/13     As Fast as Words Could Fly by Pamela M. Tuck, read by Dule Hill, presented by Storyline Online.
5/12     From Just Books read Aloud, The Spectacular Flying Frog by Daniel Pagan, a story for kids who have big dreams.
5/11     From Just Books read Aloud, the enchanting Moses the Kitten by famed author and country vet James Herriot.
5/8      Just in time for Mother's Day!  Ms. Lavery reads Just Me and My Mom by Mercer Mayer.
5/7      From our own Charleston-based Adventures of Sammy the Wonder Dachshund series, here's Sammy on Safari, delightfully written and illustrated by Jonathan Miller.
5/6       This is the most-requested book of the year, so it is featured for
you from Storylineonline.com, read by Allison Janney.  Here's (drumroll, please) Carla's Sandwich by Debbie Herman! 
5/5      It's Cinco de Mayo!  Let's learn about this fun holiday as KidsTimeStoryTime presents Cinco de Mayo...Day of Mexican Pride by Amanda Doering.
5/4       It's time to try out some great resources that are available year-'round.  From Storylineonline.com, Rashida Jones reads Please, Please the Bees by Gerald Kelley.
4/28      Ms. Hunkeler reads Hansel & Gretel, written and beautifully illustrated by Bethan Woollvin. It's an old, familiar fairy tale with a surprising new twist in the "fractured fairytale" genre.
4/27      Ms. Hunkeler and her cat Ramses read They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel.
4/22      Ms. Ziegler reads The Magic Hat by Mem Fox.
4/21      Ms. Hunkeler reads the hilarious The Frog Prince, Continued by Jon Scieszka.
4/09       Welcome Springtime and learn about sprouting plants as Ms. Lavery reads Seed to Plant by Kristin Baird Rattini.
4/08        Pour yourself a glass of milk and get a plate of cookies! Ms. Lavery reads If You Give A Mouse A Cookie by Laura Numeroff

 4/07       Ms. Hunkeler reads the nonsense nursery rhyme, illustrated by Anne Sellers Leaf, Old Mother Hubbard
 4/06      Ms. Hunkeler reads The Blue House Dog by Deborah Blumenthal, a story about losses and finding someone to love again.
4/02      Ms. Lavery reads If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff
4/01      Ms. Lavery reads We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen.  Older students - take your little brothers and sisters on a bear hunt you make for them!
3/31     Ms. Bishop reads the enchanting Thunder Cake by the wonderful Patricia Polacco.
3/30     Ms. Lavery reads Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry.  Watch a daddy style his little girl's hair!
3/28     Ms. Bishop reads  the classic, The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf, about a gentle bull.  You will be enchanted.  
3/27    Ms. Burnette reads Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin.  Yum, yum!
3/26     Ms. Lavery reads the favorite Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin.
3/25    Ms. Crosby kicks off the baseball season with Players in Pigtails by Shana Corey.
3/24      Ms. Blackburn reads I Am Enough by Grace Byars.
3/23      Ms. Bligh reads My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss.
3/20      Ms. Gilbert reads Courage by Bernard Waber.
3/19      Ms. Gross reads I Like Me! by Nancy Carlson.  
3/18      Ms. Bishop reads poetry from a lovely old classic The Tall Book of Make-Believe by Jane Werner and  beautifully illustrated by Garth Williams.
3/17      Mr. Smith shares the adventures of  our favorite Elephant & Piggie with  Watch Me Throw the Ball!  by Mo Willems.
3/16      Ms. Hunkeler reads The Three Little Pigs and the Somewhat Bad Wolf by Mark Teague.  It's a 'twisted fairy tale', a story that gives a modern twist to an old, traditional tale.
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HERE ARE GREAT BEDTIME STORIES READ BY CELEBRITY GUESTS:
"Goodnight with Dolly" - Dolly Parton reads Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anne Dewdney.
From Storyline Online Barbara Bain reads the delightful The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn.  
"Goodnight with Dolly" - Dolly Parton reads Coat of Many Colors by......Dolly Parton herself!  
"Goodnight with Dolly" -  Dolly Parton reads Watty Piper's classic The Little Engine That Could 
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How the Camel Got His Hump is one of the beloved "Just So" stories by Rudyard KIpling, who also wrote The Jungle Book.
Mother Bunny shares her forever love for her Little Bunny in this 1942 classic by Margaret wise Brown, The Runaway Bunny.
Published in 1928, Millions of Cats  is a charming classic written and illustrated by Wanda G'ag.
CHOOK, CHOOK, CHOOK! Ms. Hunkeler reads Ol' Mama Squirrel by David Ezra Stein.
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Kiddos, join in on our READING CHALLENGE!  Pick your favorite book and read it to your family.  Use special voices for the characters, add some stuffed animals for props and extra audience, and move your body to make the stories come alive!  Watch one of Mrs. Hunkeler’s read-alouds to see how.
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EARTH DAY is April 22!  
Explore these links from National Geographic Kids for learning and activities for parents and kids to enjoy together while making our planet a better place!  Plant a tree, clean our environment, learn if your favorite animal is endangered and how you can help!
NatGeoKids Kids' Club Earth Day
NatGeoKids Earth Day Activities
Explore Ms. Hunkeler's Livebinder chock-full of Lowcountry Animals and Their Habitats  resources and activities, and how you can help to protect them.
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As a nod to our many teachers and staff from the Buckeye State, join the Cleveland Inner City Ballet for FREE Virtual Ballet classes for kids!
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De-stress and practice relaxing mindfulness with Cosmic Kids Yoga (share with parents!)
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Dye natural Easter eggsStudents, dye Easter eggs with vegetables, spices and flowers if you don't have food coloring!  Use this great recipe from 
kitchn.com
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 Leader in MeKiddos!  Rock on with our  Leader in Me cartoons and activities.  Show your family how you are a LEADER!

 Habit 1 - Be Proactive  




 

Easter eggs