-Ms. Lynsey Fleck, Instructional Coach
Keeping Learning Going Over Break
While the holiday break is wonderful and all of the relaxing is great, having a few ideas for structured activities can be really helpful in breaking up the days. This week we are sharing some ideas for fun activities you can do at home to keep your children’s skills fresh while they are away from school.
Divide and Sort
This can be done while decorating cookies, gingerbread houses, or doing other holiday activities. Choose a variety of decorating candy items (gumdrops, nonpareils, M&Ms, etc.) Ask your child to count out a given total of each item (Example: 20). Then have him/her split the total equally into several bowls, containers, or piles (Example: Put equal amounts in each of the 4 containers). This provides a great opportunity to practice both counting and splitting items into equal groups.