Are you looking for activities to prevent summer skills slide or keep home-bound kids entertained (and educated!)? We’ve curated the following free resources to keep literacy and learning top of mind while school is out of session.
Click on the carets below to expand categories for a complete selection of materials to download or explore online.
Note: Grade ranges are suggestions—explore resources to find what works best for your learner!
Hands-on practice to strengthen cursive and
Handwriting Fun on Pinterest
Standalone activities include a mix of paper/pencil activities and hand-eye practice for development. Browse suggested activities below or view the entire collection on Pinterest.
Create Your Own Worksheets
Adults: Create your own handwriting worksheets. Grade-specific templates (writing line size) have options for themes—vocabulary, spelling—and include both English and Spanish letters. Use the maker to type/generate worksheets then print out to trace and model!
Read-Aloud Routine for Story Books (Gr. K–2)
This four-step routine for reading books aloud together includes comprehension questions adults can ask to check understanding and encourage discussion.
Language Skill Activities
These activities provide practice with essential reading and language arts skills. Each downloadable PDF has multiple fun activities that require very few materials.
Downloadable lesson sample packs feature printable workbook-like pages. Teacher packs feature student pages with answers—download these to check your learner’s work!
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