At-Home Activities: Polar Quest - Lost Cities

December 7-11

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Workshop Class Activities

  1. Craft – Gingerbread Family

  2. Key Points – The Story of Endurance

  3. Collaborative – Design Santa’s Village

  4. Language Arts – Write Letters to Santa

  5. Math/Logic – Time Zones Math

  6. Prepare for Adventure – Disaster Preparedness

  7. Big Activity – Holiday for a Hero

  8. Movement – Polar Ice Caps Game

At-Home Activities

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• various fiction and non-fiction books that relate to Poles

• notebook or line paper

• a deck of cards

• ingredients for a recipe

• cardboard

• materials for gift-making


  • Various fiction and non-fiction books that relate to Poles



  • Twas the night before Christmas, when all thro’ the house, Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there;

  • “Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night!”

Language arts lesson

  • Similes and metaphors are used to make comparisons. They’re like hidden treasures in writing. For example, “Life is like a box of chocolates.” or, “Love is a battlefield.” Here’s more about similes and metaphors:

Writing Activity

  • Listen to song and write down all the similes and metaphors you hear:


  • My favorite holiday is… because...