At-Home Activities: Explorer's Tool Kit

October 26-30

Workshop Class Activities

  1. Craft – Photo Frames

  2. Key Points – Ten Essentials

  3. Collaborative – Biomes

  4. Language Arts - 10 Essentials of Punctuation

  5. Math/Logic – Odds of Survival

  6. Prepare for Adventure - Disaster Supplies

  7. Big Activity – Slippery Soles Experiment

  8. Movement - Who’s the Leader?

At-Home Activities

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  • Various fiction and non-fiction books that relate to North and South Poles (here are some suggestions: )

  • notebook or lined paper

  • pencil

  • tally sheet (at the end of the outline)

  • number ladder (included)

  • die

  • Make Ten game board (included)

  • game pieces such as paperclips or dry beans

H07 Number Ladder and Make Ten
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  • Various fiction and non-fiction books that relate to North and South Poles



  • “I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” - Susan Sontag

  • “We were born to be free, to expand our horizons by going where we have never gone before, and not to hang out in the relative comfort and safety of the nest, the known. There is a place within us that is courageous beyond our human understanding; it yearns to explore beyond the boundaries of our daily life.” - Dennis Merritt Jones

Language arts lesson

  • The most widely used punctuation mark is the comma. Watch this video to discover four of the uses of the comma:

  • Read this book to discover some humorous comma usage:

Writing Activity

  • Rewrite this paragraph, adding the necessary commas:

Halloween is a night of costumes fun and candy. People enjoy Halloween parties trick-or-treating and haunted houses. Over two thousand years ago the Halloween festival was known as Samhain which meant end of summer. Nowadays Halloween has become famous in the entire world specifically in United States of America. The day generates billions of dollars every year through selling of costumes decorations candy and even films with themes of Halloween.