Guest blog post by Shari Kaplan, Senior Editor Scholastic Parents Online
Along with curated book selections from the Raise a Reader bloggers, parents can find kid-friendly activities – from math to science to poetry – to enjoy indoors and out, on the The Learning Toolkit blogs.
NEW BOOK LISTS
Share titles featuring the beautiful, mythical creature with your fantasy-loving reader.
Your independent reader can travel to a whole new dimension…without leaving home.
How can your child overcome fears? Start with these brave and courageous reads.
Discover the benefit of wordless books for your young reader as well as six selections to enjoy together.
After listening to these read-alouds, your child will feel poised and ready to try new things.
Discover great poetry books for your young reader through this curated book list from Scholastic Librarian and book expert Deimosa Webber-Bey.
ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS
Let the kids use this friendship poem printable to create kindness poems for their pals.
Use simple supplies to create a keepsake bouquet blooming with reasons that Mom is the best.
Help your child master the tricky concept of how fractions and decimals relate to whole numbers.
Telling a story that involves multiplication or division will deepen your child's math understanding.
You'll find enrichment activities, problem-solving questions, and more in these helpful online resources for children aged eight and up.
Learn how atoms stick together in molecules by assembling chemical models from candy and toothpicks.
Combine science and art using acrylic paint and glue to make beautiful batiks.
Help your child try their hand at fractions and see how the ancient Greeks came up with the concept of them atom by cutting up fruit.