kindergarten - Learn at Home Supplements

District Endorsed Supplemental Learning
Printed packets of the above materials are available at the 5 Free Lunch locations from 11:00- 12:30
Lyle Elementary - Whitworth Elementary - Post High - Academy Building - Woodbridge Apartments
Out of District Supplemental Resources

Day l

Literacy

  • ​​​​​​Read 20 minutes (you can read to yourself, to someone else, to a stuffed animal, etc.). 

  • If you have SeeSaw, post to your teacher the answer to the following question:

    • Ask a question about what you read today!

  • If you do not have SeeSaw, write/draw the answer to the following question:

    • Ask a question about what you read today!

 

Brain Boost

  • Get 60 minutes of physical activity a day. Break it up and make it fun. 

    • Beaverton School District Brainboost Website

    • Play some music and have a dance party in your living room!

 

Math

  • Build something with blocks or any other objects you have in your home.

 

Science

  • Make the tallest structure you can with paper/plastic cups. What do you notice you need to get the most height?

  • How High Can You Stack?

 

Social Studies / Art

  • Think about three rules you need to follow and draw a picture.

 

Language Acquisition / ELD

  • Build a tower with objects at home (see above activities).

  • Explain to 1 or more people the steps you took to build a tower.

  • The second time - try using the following words to help tell the steps: first, then, next...

 

Wellness / Self-Care

  • Take one minute to list three things you are grateful for.
    - You can be grateful for big things, like having supportive parents, or small things, like being able to say “hi” to your friend before class started.

  • Gratitude is the ability to recognize and acknowledge the good things, people, and places in our lives.

Day 2

Literacy

  • ​​​​​​Read 20 minutes (you can read to yourself, to someone else, to a stuffed animal, etc.). 

  • If you have SeeSaw, post to your teacher the answer to the question below.

  • If you do not have SeeSaw, write/draw the answer to the following question:

    • Fiction: Tell me about a character in a story that you read.

    • Nonfiction: Share one new learning from today’s book/article.

 

Brain Boost

 

Math

  • Play a math or strategy game or do a puzzle for 15 - 20 min.

  • Count a collection of objects in your house, draw the objects on a piece of paper and try and record numbers that match the picture.

 

Science

 

Social Studies / Art

  • Create a map of your house or your neighborhood? 

    • Who are all the people?

    • What are all the places?

    • How can you show someone how to get from one place on your map to another? 

 

Language Acquisition / ELD

  • Draw the playground or a park.

  • Label your drawing.

  • Tell someone a story that goes with your drawing.

 

Wellness / Self-Care

  • Drink a large cool glass of water after you wake.  

    • It fires up your metabolism by 24% for ninety minutes and increases mental and physical performance during the day.

    • When you’re dehydrated, you can feel tired and drained, and you may experience headaches and mood fluctuations.

Day 3

Literacy

  • ​​​​​​Read 20 minutes (you can read to yourself, to someone else, to a stuffed animal, etc.). 
     

  • If you have SeeSaw, post to your teacher the answer to the question below.

  • If you do not have SeeSaw, write/draw the answer to the following question:

    • What book did you read that you would like to share with a friend?  Who would you share it with and why?

 

Brain Boost

 

Math

  • Solve this problem:

    • Raelynn had 5 cookies. She gave 2 cookies to Delilah. How many cookies does Raelynn have left? Draw a picture to prove your thinking.

 

Science

  • Watch this video before your walk: Animal Track Detective

  • On your walk take a closer look at the plants and animals you see. What do you notice? What do you wonder?

 

Social Studies / Art

  • Add some dish soap to a bowl and fill with water. Find a straw and blow bubbles outside.

    • How big are your bubbles? 

    • How many bubbles can you blow at a time?

 

Language Acquisition / ELD

  • Draw your favorite animal. 

  • Describe how your favorite animal looks. (It has…)

 

Wellness / Self-Care

  • Smile in the mirror for 10 seconds.

    • Smiling slows the heart and relaxes the body, and it releases endorphins that counteract and diminish stress hormones. It also has been shown to increase productivity while a person performs tasks. 

Day 4

Literacy

  • ​​​​​​Read 20 minutes (you can read to yourself, to someone else, to a stuffed animal, etc.). 

  • If you have SeeSaw, post to your teacher the answer to the question below.

  • If you do not have SeeSaw, write/draw the answer to the following question:

    • Make a list of 5 big words you know.  Can you find any small words within them?  Write them down and see how many you find.

 

Brain Boost

 

Math

  • Play a math or strategy game or do a puzzle for 15 - 20 min.

  • Practice counting by 1’s using dots on a dice, dominos, or objects or count by 10’s.

 

Science

  • Go outside and pick a flower to use for the activity in the following video.

  • Watch this video: Look Inside a Flower!

 

Social Studies / Art

  • Make something (build it, draw it, write it, paint it, or) and give it to a friend with a special message.

 

Language Acquisition / ELD

  • Show someone how to draw a flower.  

  • Label your drawing.

 

Wellness / Self-Care

  • Take a digital break

    • Mindfully step away from your digital devices for short periods of time during your day today. 

    • It allows you to feel more focused and centered when you do plug back in.

    • Try to take two or three mini-digital breaks today for about ten minutes each.

    • Start with just one if that’s all you feel comfortable doing.

Day 5

Literacy

  • ​​​​​​Read 20 minutes (you can read to yourself, to someone else, to a stuffed animal, etc.). 

  • If you have SeeSaw, post to your teacher the answer to the question below.

  • If you do not have SeeSaw, write/draw the answer to the following question:

    • Write down two new words you read today.  Share them with a family member and talk about what they mean?  Can you use them in a conversation?

 

Brain Boost

  • Get 60 minutes of physical activity a day. Break it up and make it fun. 

 

Math

  • Solve this problem:

    • Isaac had 5 books. His mom gave him 4 more books. How many books does Isaac have all together?

 

Science

  • Think Like an Engineer! (Part 1)

  • Now that you know how to think like an engineer, build a back scratcher to solve Jessie’s problem!

    • Possible materials

      • Plastic fork

      • Tape

      • Cardboard tube

      • Play-doh

 

Social Studies / Art

  • Can you retell your favorite story?  Who are the characters? What is the setting of your story?  What will your characters do? Who will you share the story with?

 

Language Acquisition / ELD

  • Teach someone the steps you take to be able to jump as high as you can.

  • Remember to act it out first!

 

Wellness / Self-Care

  • Take a Laughter Recess

    • By taking a laughter recess during your day, you give yourself a mental escape that transports you to a higher place where you can enjoy your day from a more relaxed, positive, and joyful perspective.

Day 6

Literacy

  • ​​​​​​Read 20 minutes (you can read to yourself, to someone else, to a stuffed animal, etc.). 

  • If you have SeeSaw, post to your teacher the answer to the question below.

    • If you do not have SeeSaw, write/draw the answer to the following question:

    • Play a game with 5 Power words.  Write each word on two different pieces of paper and play Memory or Go Fish.

 

Brain Boost

 

Math

  • Play a math or strategy game or do a puzzle for 15 - 20 min.

  • Count a collection of objects in your house, draw the objects on a piece of paper and try and record numbers that match the picture.

 

Science

  • Think Like an Engineer (Part 2)

    • Using your back scratcher that you created from yesterday, think about what you can do to make it better.

    • Or, what is a problem at your house you could build something to help solve that problem?

 

Social Studies / Art

  • What can you build with materials you can find inside your house?  What story will you tell?

 

Language Acquisition / ELD

  • Help someone in your family.

  • Tell someone else what you did.

 

Wellness / Self-Care

  • Show Appreciation

    • Take time to show appreciation to someone. 

    • The emotion of gratitude has consistently been one of the strongest happiness boosters known in scientific literature.  

Day 7

Literacy

  • ​​​​​​Read 20 minutes (you can read to yourself, to someone else, to a stuffed animal, etc.). 

  • What letters can you make with materials you have found in your house?  Can you take a picture of them and share them with your teacher?

 

Brain Boost

 

Math

  • Solve this problem:

    • Mrs. Steele has 4 cups. Each cup has 3 Skittles in it. How many Skittles does Mrs. Steele have all together?

 

Science

  • Make a ramp with different materials to discover what goes the furthest? 

    • What ball moves fastest?

    • Can you build a ramp outside, too?

    • What different materials will you choose to send down the ramp? 

  • Ramps: A super simple machine!

 

Social Studies / Art

  • How many different animals can you make with your handprint?  Paint or color your hand and place it on paper and turn it into as many different animals as you can. 

    • Can you make a caterpillar? Can you make a unicorn? What else will you see?

 

Language Acquisition / ELD

  • Create a math problem using objects you can find. 

  • Explain your math problem to someone.

  • Ask them to solve it.

 

Wellness / Self-Care

  • Take a Music Break

    • Listening to music is a powerful mindfulness habit that can reduce stress, elevate your mood, raise your IQ, and offer many other mental and physical health benefits. 

    • Taking a break to actively listen to music for a few minutes during your day can help you return to your work in a more positive, peaceful, and productive frame of mind.

    • In fact, listening to music—especially classical music—can change your brain in ways that improve memory and learning.

Day 8

Literacy

  • ​​​​​​Read 20 minutes (you can read to yourself, to someone else, to a stuffed animal, etc.). 

  • If you have SeeSaw, post to your teacher the answer to the question below.

  • If you do not have SeeSaw, write/draw the answer to the following question:

    • Fiction:  Go on a letter search to find the same letter that your name starts with.  How many words can you find?

    • Nonfiction: Go on a letter search to find the same letter that your name starts with.  How many words can you find?

 

Brain Boost

 

Math

  • Play a math or strategy game or do a puzzle for 15 - 20 min.

  • Practice counting by 1’s using dots on a dice, dominos, or objects or count by 10’s.

 

Science

 

Social Studies / Art

  • Create a new game for two or more players. 

    • What are the rules of the game?

    • How can you win the game? 

 

Language Acquisition / ELD

  • Choose a book, read it and act it out!

 

Wellness / Self-Care

  • Clear your space (room, backpack)

    • Visual clutter is distracting. 

    • Clearing and organizing your space allows you a few minutes of focused mindfulness, as you decide where to put your stuff and what to keep and throw away. 

    • Once your space is clear, you have set the stage for more mental and emotional energy to focus and begin your work.

Day 9

Literacy

  • ​​​​​​Read 20 minutes (you can read to yourself, to someone else, to a stuffed animal, etc.). 

  • If you have SeeSaw, post to your teacher the answer to the question below.

  • If you do not have SeeSaw, write/draw the answer to the following question:

    • Write a note to a family member about your favorite book.  Share what character is your favorite and who they remind you of.

 

Brain Boost

 

Math

  • Solve this problem:

    • Hayden had 12 popsicles. She wanted to share them with 4 friends. How many popsicles did each friend get?

 

Science

  • Shadows Exploration

    • Go outside to the exact same spot in the morning, noon and afternoon.

    • Measure the length of your shadow. What do you notice?

    • Can you run away from your shadow?

    • How are you and your shadow the same?

    • How are you and your shadow different?

 

Social Studies / Art

  • Play restaurant. 

    • What kinds of food will you make? 

    • What is on your menu?

    • How much will each item cost? 

    • Who is coming to your restaurant?

 

Language Acquisition / ELD

  • Choose 2 of your favorite toys.  

  • Tell someone how they are the same and different.

 

Wellness / Self-Care

  • Color.

    • Coloring is an easy way to practice mindfulness.

    • It takes full focus and requires you to slow down and think about what you are working on, getting other things out of your mind. Coloring also gives us some relief from tension, anxiety, and stress.

    • This makes it the perfect thing to add to an end of the day routine.

Day 10

Literacy

  • ​​​​​​Read 20 minutes (you can read to yourself, to someone else, to a stuffed animal, etc.).

  • If you have SeeSaw, post to your teacher the answer to the question below.

  • If you do not have SeeSaw, write/draw the answer to the following question:

    • What emotions did you see on the faces of your characters today?

    • What words in the book matched the feelings you see? 

    • When was a time you felt the same way as your character?

 

Brain Boost

  • Get 60 minutes of physical activity a day. Break it up and make it fun. 

    • Beaverton School District Brainboost Website Link

    • Do a neighborhood search! 

      • Make a list of 5 items (Bike, flower, store, dog, etc) you might see in your neighborhood. 

      • Go on a walk outside and search for those items.

      • If you see one, jump up and down 5 times and yell, “Eureka!”

 

Math

  • Play a math or strategy game or do a puzzle for 15 - 20 min.

  • Count a collection of objects in your house, draw the objects on a piece of paper and try and record numbers that match the picture.

 

Science

  • Watch the video: Living vs. Nonliving

  • Look throughout your home, yard, local playground.

    • What things are living?

    • What things are nonliving?

 

Social Studies / Art

  • Create a puppet show. 

    • Can you find a sock that doesn’t have a mate or a paper bag that isn’t being used? 

    • How can you turn it into a puppet?

    • Who will this puppet become?

    • What emotions will be on your puppet’s face? 

 

Language Acquisition / ELD

  • Ask someone what their favorite activity is and why they like it. 

 

Wellness / Self-Care

  • Reconnect with Your Relationships

    • Reach out to a friend, family member, someone you care about and let them know how much they mean to you. 

    • Nurturing relationships requires mindful daily attention.

    • Expressing gratitude for these relationships strengthens bonds and keeps us connected with those we care about.

Math Music & Reading Resources

A downloadable story app with a beautiful digital library for children 6 months-4 years old.  They have opened up their typically paid for library temporarily for free with this access code:  5RVLD4

Download and enjoy through April