Learning Activities

Pet Rock

Pet Rock

Let your children create a "pet rock" by decorating a rock using markers, yarn, sequins, felt, and anything else you think might be interesting. It can be spooky, silly, glamorous, or alien. They can also make a house for their pet rock using a shoe box. Print out the...

Thumbprint Cookies

Thumbprint Cookies

This is a fun and easy recipe you can make with children. They will love making and filling the thumbprint. Thumbprint Cookies i teaspoon vanila 1 cup butter or margarine 2 egg yolks 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon salt Any berry, jam or chocolate chips...

Story Wheel

Story Wheel

This is a simple activity you can do with your children (3-11 years) that will strengthen their reading and writing skills. Choose a short book to read. Whether you’re reading the book to your child or they are reading to you, be sure to stop periodically and ask...

Crankenstein Valentine

Crankenstein Valentine

This monstrously funny Valentine's Day story about the world's crankiest kid, written by Samantha Berger and illustrated by a Caldecott Medal-winning artist, Dan Santat.Who is Crankenstein? He may look like an ordinary boy, but he can turn into mumbling, grumbling...

Story Pyramid

Story Pyramid

Print out the Story Pyramid template with the lines and write a story with your grandchild about any event you shared together this past year. It could be about a birthday celebration, a holiday, a vacation, or a visit to a museum or park. If you are not able to be...