Daily Activities

 

 1st

Write a recipe for a successful school year.  Be sure to include ingredients and directions.

2nd

What has been your favorite thing about school so far this year? Draw a picture and write about it.

3rd

Look around your kitchen.  Use your utensils to make math problems.  Example: We have 17 forks, if we set the table for five people how many will we have left? Etc.

4th

Make an effort to turn off the Television and read a book together as a family

5th

Make today game day at your house.  Spend time playing some of your families favorite games together. 

 6th

Why is today called labor day if nobody goes to work?  Look up the meaning of this holiday.

7th

What are you eating? Read the labels on some of the foods you eat today.  Look at the ingredients, grams of fat, and sugar, etc.  Are the food you are eating healthy

 8th

Draw a map of your community.  Be sure to include your house, your school, and other places that are important to you

 9th

Create and address book for your relatives.  Include their names, phone numbers, addresses, and e-mail addresses.  Send a letter or call someone using your address book!

 10th

Make trading cards for the main characters in your favorite book.  Be sure to include a picture, their name, and why they are important! 

11th

Go on a family picnic.  Walk around and go on a scavenger hunt.  Try to find something that starts with every letter of the alphabet.

12th

Today is grandparent’s day.  Make something special for your grandparent’s and be sure to spend some time with them today!

13th

Pretend you are an inventor.  What would you invent? What would it do?  How much would it cost?  Make a poster advertising your new invention. 

14th

Tonight at dinner have a family restaurant.  Make menus, assign each item a cost, practice taking and filling orders, and counting money to pay the bill.  Hopefully nobody will be left doing the dishes!

 15th

Take a walk in nature today.  Use the things you see to make up age appropriate math questions.  For example:  Three ants are climbing the tree, four more are on the ground.  How many altogether?  Or make a graph of different kinds of leaves.

16th

Ahoy, matey!  Show your pirate pride by practicing talking like a pirate today! 

17th

Eat dinner as a family tonight. Have the whole family help clean up after dinner.  Make it fun.  For example form teams and divide the tasks and have a race to see which team can finish first. 

18th

Play pictionary or

charades with your family tonight after dinner.

 19th

 

20th

This is Hispanic heritage month!  Make your own Spanish-English dictionary using common words and objects.

21st

Today is world gratitude day.  Draw a picture or make a list of the things you are thankful for

 

 22nd

Today is the very first day of fall! YAY!  Draw a picture that shows what fall looks like.  Use a venn-diagram to compare and contrast summer and fall

23rd

Use pictures from the summer to create a scrapbook.  Enjoy talking a walk down memory lane.

24th

Today to a journal entry.  Write about your day.  What happened? Share your entry with your family.

25th

Many places in the United States have names that come from the Spanish language.  How many can you name?

 26th

List all the words that you can think of that have to do with football.  Draw a picture to go with each word.

 27th

Pretend you just won $100.00 write about how you would spend your winnings

 

 28th

Make a book that is all about you.  Include any information that is important about you and don’t forget to draw pictures

 

29th

Go on a hunt through your change jar.  What is the oldest coin you can find? The youngest?  Do any of the coins look different?  Are any from other countries?

 

30th

Have a Spanish themed meal in honor of Hispanic Heritage month. Cook tacos or fajitas! Eat Spanish rice and tortillas!