After School Activities & Adventures

A resource for Elementary School Ages full of Activities, Crafts, Playtime and Adventures for your child to provide Enrichment & Support for After School and on the weekends. As a parent you are your child's first teacher. Come join us every Monday as we share what we did after school this week in the After School Link Up. Hosted at http://www.theeducatorsspinonit.com/p/after-school-activities.html


After School Activities & Adventures

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So many fantastic apple themed activities for kids! These are all perfect for fall!

Use these free printables to interview your kids on the first day back to school. HILARITY WILL ENSUE. Summer may be over, but this funny and heartwarming activity will stick with you for life!

DIY Soda Rockets for Kids. My kids love this idea and activity. It's also great for a science themed birthday party.

These 30 free journal prompts for September are a great way to add writing into your day!

Anger Books for Kids: Anger Management Help for Kids of All Ages (including Parents) | The Jenny Evolution

Early Chapter Books for Kids {Series about Girls} from What Do We Do All Day.

Could you give up buying toys? - Why we stopped buying Toys!

Perfect for active kids! Fun things for kids to do during read alouds and story time.

Need ideas for family movie night that Dad will love too? These family-friendly movies are perfect as a Father's Day gift - or just because!

This free memory game for learning responsibility is perfect for beginning readers! Clear pictures and easy words mean they can play and learn!

Apple Tree Alphabet font sorting perfect for learning the alphabet and recognizing uppercase and lowercase letters.

Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational: The Balloon that Inflates Itself (a Science Experiment)

Kinetic Sand Math is a messy fun way to play and learn. Perfect for preschool and early elementary kids!

30 Conversation starters to get your kids talking at the dinner table from growingbookbybook...

10 Ways to Play on a Balance Beam for Kids - Teaches them stability and body awareness | The Jenny Evolution

Brazilian Beijinhos and Brigadeiros- kids in the kitchen cook Brazilian treat!

Learn Chinese with your kids- with apps, videos, books, and web sites.

Adinkra Symbols- Ghana multicultural craft for kids

Amazing lesson on Adrinkra, from Ghana. There is a multicultural art project/craft kids can do, plus pictures of adinkra symbols, real cloth being made in Ghana, etc.

Highlife is a popular music in Ghana. Great for kids to listen to multicultural music, especially when studying a unit on Africa:).

Ethiopian Kinche- this is cracked wheat "oatmeal" (porridge) commonly eaten for breakfast in Ethiopia, especially for kids. Great way to explore African cuisine because it's fast, easy, and delicious.

5 Unique Maps for Kids! I love maps... hanging them around your home expose kids to geography at a young age.

Mexican Veggies with lime, chile, salt (tajin). This easy Mexican snack is healthy and kids love it! We use tajin on fruits too!!! Perfect to incorporate food in Spanish class or Latin America units.