Activities and Resources for At-home Learning!

Ekstrand Bingo

April Guidance 2020 Calendar from Mrs. Johnson

READING AND AUTHORS WHO WILL BE ONLINE

Mrs. McClimon reads “Hilda Must Be Dancing” by Karma Wilson

Mrs. McClimon, Mrs. Hill and Mrs. Bormann read “Big Chickens” by Leslie Helakoski

Mrs. Hill reads “The Good Egg” by Jory John

Mrs. Johnson reads “Oh, The Thinks You Can Thing” by Dr. Seuss

Mrs. Bormann reads “The Paper Bag Princess” by Robert N. Munsch

Mrs. Johnson reads “7 Little Monkeys” by Joanie Woodward

Mrs.  Bormann reads “You are (Not) Small” by Anna Kang

Ekstrand Media Center Website

ALL LEVELS

Story Time Online

Let’s Keep Kids Reading.

INTEREST LEVEL PK – 2ND

At Home with Emily Arrow – M-F @ 1:00p EST
 Songwriter & author Emily Arrow will be hosting a sing-a-long for younger readers

Save with Stories — Celebrities Read Children’s Books
Jennifer Garner and Amy Adams created this Instagram page of them, along with other celebrities, read children’s books. They are working with Save the Children and No Kid Hungry to help students who do not have food during this time

INTEREST LEVEL 2ND – 6TH
Ben Clanton FB Live Events – 3/18 @ 2p EST, 3/20 @ 5p EST
Author of the Narwhal and Jelly series, Ben Clanton, will be drawing and hanging out twice this week during Facebook Live events.

Dan Gutman
Facebook Live! Daily at 2pm.

Dan Santat Online Survival School For the Pandemic #Dandemic
Dreading the thought of being quarantined at home with your family? Dan Santat created a new fun online learning program for kids and parents to hopefully help fix that anxiety. He calls it the SANTAT ONLINE SURVIVAL SCHOOL FOR THE PANDEMIC.Earn Badges. Learn skills. Don’t panic! Follow him here or on Twitter. STARTS TODAY.  WARN YOUR FRIENDS! https://www.instagram.com/p/B9zmaiaHXtv/?igshid=zim98rtfge7l

Kate Messner Daily Read-Aloud
Kate Messner will be doing a chapter-by-chapter read aloud of one of her Ranger in Time books

Mac Barnett Read-Alouds  Live every day at 3:00 EST
Author Mac Barnett reads picture books aloud on Instagram Live!

MS/HS LEVEL
Neal Shusterman
Author of the Scythe Series will be reading some of his short stories on YouTube

School LIbrary Website
Don’t forget you have access to our MackinVia ebook platform on our Library site.

 

PE AT-HOME RESOURCES FROM MR. BURKE

If you have any of the equipment below (frisbee, ball, jump rope, balloon etc), you can practice reviewing or working on any of the skills that we’ve learned in PE class this year.

  • Free Customizable Kid Workout Program
    • Sign up for Sworkit and use them for follow along workouts for kids
    • (they have a free kids workouts for anyone to use after signing up and they are even customizable and have student examples for all of the follow along workouts, just click on the “Kids Workouts” section after logging in) 
  • FREE YOGA for kids through April 13

 

MUSIC AT-HOME RESOURCES FROM MRS. MITCHELL

Offline Daily Music Activities

Online Daily Music Activities

Quaver Ekstrand On-Line Instructions

QuaverMusic.com/login

MATH

Texas Instruments is making their calculators available to students in online form for FREE for the next six months.  The software will work for the next 6 months.  It even includes the TI-84 CE version.  Go to:  htps://education.ti.com for the link to download what you need.

FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES

Milk Street Cooking School will be offering free online courses through April 30 ($20-$60 value).

ART

If you’ve ever thought it would be cool to see your artwork turned into a sticker that would be used by many people, then now is your chance! The Iowa State Education Association holds a Design-a-Decal contest each year in which they choose student designs that will become stickers that are sent out to teachers all around Iowa to use in their classrooms. ALL students grades K-12 are invited to participate! Please note that entries need to be mailed to Mrs. Magill no later than Monday, April 6th. Take a look at this video for more details!