On this page, you will find low and high tech resources for Kindergarten students.
Recommended Daily Schedule | This is an example schedule that parents and guardians can reference as they structure their day. We understand the need for flexibility based on our current reality.
Review the recommended daily instructional hours in the schedule below.
Scroll down the page to view the suggested activities and resource links for each content area.
Using the recommended daily instructional guidance and the suggested activities and resource links, create a KIPPster’s daily schedule
Review the daily schedule and expectations for the day with your KIPPster.
Lastly, don’t forget to have fun learning!
CLICK | Free Time- Suggestion: Listen to educational podcasts! Try Wow in the World! If you like science, Stories Podcast or Circle Round to hear a story, or Noodle Loaf to learn about music!
Choice Reading | Recommended Time Block - 30 minutes
Read a book to your child or have him/her read a book to you. Make this a consistent routine every day--choose a time and a special place in your home.
Ask the child: What is this book mostly about? (Think main idea.)
With your child, point out what they can see in the pictures. Ask questions about the characters, setting, colors, etc.
Have your child talk about, draw pictures, and/or write a response to the book read or heard. What was the text about? What did you like or think was interesting about the text?
ELA | Recommended Time Block - 30 minutes
To refine your phonics or reading comprehension skills, watch a BrainPOP Jr. video daily and complete the associated video tasks.
CLICK | BrainPOP Jr. - Offers free access during school closures. Click on the banner at the top of the page and set up a family account to access many Reading and Writing videos and activities.
In order to learn about a grade level appropriate topic through reading, choose an activity from Scholastic Learn at Home or ReadWorks.com and complete the tasks associated with the texts.
CLICK | Scholastic Learn at Home - 20 days of cross-curricular learning experiences based on stories, videos, and learning challenges.
CLICK | ReadWorks.com - Create a free account and choose texts according to grade level and topic
Have your child keep a journal about what is happening each day and what they think and feel each day.
Math | Recommended Time Block - 30 minutes
Students can practice reciting numbers to 100 aloud.
Work with your child to create a small collection of objects to count. Making sure students are correctly counting each object
Ask your child to find 10 objects, and then ask them how to compose 10 in more than one way.
Ask your child to find two small collections of items and describe to someone which collection has more/ less.
Work with your child to create their own addition/ subtraction story and share it with someone at home (up to 10).
With your child look for patterns in your house. Then ask your child to draw or write about it on paper.
Give a small collection of coins to your child, and ask them to describe and identify each coin.
Your child can go on scavenger hunt to find 2-D shapes at home with a family member (circle, triangle, rectangle, square).
Guardians can help their child look at examples of graphs (newspapers, magazines, website, evening news, packaging).
Ask “what do you notice about this ___? What information is it sharing?”
Encourage your child to look for 3-D shapes at home (cylinder, cone, sphere, cube).
Science | Recommended Time Block - 30 minutes
With your guardian, keep a journal and record the weather 2 times a day using appropriate symbols to match the weather conditions including:
Temperature: hot, cold, cool, warm
Wind conditions: calm, breezy, windy
Sky conditions: sunny, partly cloudy, cloudy
Precipitation: clear, rain, fog
With your guardian, observe, describe, and draw the appearance of the moon each night or morning.
CLICK | FreeSchool: Phases of the Moon - Shows how the moon changes in the sky throughout the month
With your guardian, collect flowers and leaves from outside, draw the structures in your journal and identify different parts of the flowers and leaves.
With your guardian, complete a coderZ challenge
CLICK | Stechchallenges - All challenges are due by 3/30 midnight
Stream videos of much-loved and new children’s books, featuring celebrated actors reading aloud alongside creatively produced illustrations
You can join the Houston or Harris County Public library for free and use the Libby or Overdrive app to download and read e-books and listen to audiobooks. You can also find tutorials, homework help, and stream movies and TV shows! The library page provides links to all kinds of resources for students and parents.
Provides short instructional videos on counting, place values, addition, subtraction etc