Teachable moments are everywhere! You can often help your child sharpen important skills by integrating lessons with everyday activities. Walk down the sidewalk, peek into kitchen cupboards or see highway signs with fresh eyes. Check back often for new ideas.
Get moving, creating and thinking! Are you looking for something to do that’s free, fast and out of the ordinary? Teaching opposites can be fun: Think of opposite ways to move your body. Walk across the room in giant steps. Walk back with teeny-tiny steps. Tiptoe as quietly as you can. Then stomp loudly! What other opposites can you think of? Click the link below for more learning activities. Check back often for more ideas.
Parents are their child’s first teachers. Sure, it’s a big job, but you’re up for the challenge! Here, School Zone overviews subtopics describing your dual role as both parent and teacher. Preschool and kindergarten teachers can also pull ideas for parent newsletters or meetings.
- First-Grade Reading Strategies
- Five Easy Ideas for Getting Toddlers Ready to Read
- Actually Teaching Reading
- Animal and Object Words
- But What Comes First?
- Colors, Shapes, and More
Are your children doing great work? Show them you know it! A Certificate of Achievement from School Zone is a super way to help young superstars show off their accomplishments — in the classroom or at home. Also select a free activity page! And there’s more to come! Visit us to find word searches, dot-to-dots, crosswords, and other free page downloads. They’re great for bell-ringers in the classroom or any-time treats at home. Watch your children have fun while they sharpen important learning skills! Click a link below. When the image you want loads, right click it and save it to your computer so you can print it.