## Fun worksheets and activities for grades K-6!

We know you want to get your child started on the right foot in reading, writing and math, that’s why we put together a ton of helpful resources! These resources will help kids develop a love of learning early on, so they can have success in all subjects as they advance through school.

## Report Cards

#### 10 Tips for a Great Elementary Report Card

No matter what your child’s grades look like, here are a few ways to approach report card day so it’s as stress-free for your family as possible.

#### 5 Tips for School Report Cards

Check out these tips for how you can create a game plan to put forth positive thoughts around learning for your child.

#### A Parent's Guide to Avoiding the Report Card Shock

Get tips on how to communicate with your child so there are no surprises on report card day.

#### 10 Parent-Teacher Conference Questions

Do you know what to ask during a parent-teacher conference to get a better understanding of how your child is doing in school, their strengths & weaknesses, and how they can improve?

## Math

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#### Fraction Review

These sheets will teach your child about all things fractions, including finding equivalent fractions and mixed numbers.

#### Divisibility Rules

These guidelines will show your child different numbers that are divisible within each other.

#### Problem-Solving Process

Your child can go through these steps of solving a math problem to ensure success.

#### Problem-Solving Strategies

These different techniques will be helpful methods your child can use to solve a problem.

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#### Making Phonics Instruction Engaging and Efficient

Check out how Sylvan utilizes your child’s performance to find the specific skills your child needs, so they can learn Phonics efficiently and effectively.

#### Tips for Studying Vocabulary

These tips will teach your child different strategies for memorizing vocabulary words when reading.

#### 11 Tips for Enhancing Vocabulary

These activity sheets will teach your kindergartener fun ways to determine which quantities are more or less.

#### Think Outside the Chapters

We’ve put together ideas to get your child reading more, and for longer periods of time.

Our partners at Random House Children’s Books have put together a summer reading list of 14 books for Grades K-8!

## Writing

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#### Summer Travel Writing Activities

You’ll love these fun ideas for how your child can journal his or her travel experiences. (Perfect for a family trip!)

#### Summer Writing Prompts

Sometimes, the right question can make all the difference in a child’s desire to write. Check out these different prompts and thought-starters to encourage your child...

#### What Does It Mean to Be Kindergarten Ready?

Today, most students are expected to enter kindergarten with foundational literacy skills. Check out these skills that most children are expected to have entering kindergarten.

#### Why It's Important to Be Proactive With Your Child's Writing

A majority of students lack essential writing skills, such as how to properly structure a sentence and how to correctly use grammar. Take a look at the reasons why ...

#### Why Grammar Instruction is So Important

Grammar instruction is one of the most vital components of learning how to write effectively. Check out these examples of the importance ...

As your child becomes a more experienced writer, he or she may want to share their work with others. Find out how!

## Enrichment Ideas

#### DIY STEM Projects for Kids

Put on your science hats and break out your toothpicks, straws and popsicle sticks for these fun STEM project ideas that you can do at home with your kids!

#### Paper Frogs and Physics

Check out these steps on how to make a paper frog, and how it can teach your child about physics and how energy can be stored as potential energy.

#### November 23rd is Fibonacci Day

Celebrate Fibonacci Day by talking to your child about the history of this fun math holiday. You can then go on a scavenger hunt with your child to look for the Fibonacci numbers all around us!

#### DIY STEM-Inspired Halloween Costume

Want to incorporate STEM into this year’s Halloween festivities? Check out our fun do-it-yourself STEM-inspired Halloween costume for your child!

Explore these Halloween traditions with your children to help them learn a little bit about the origins of this autumn holiday.

#### What to do with Leftover Halloween Candy

Trick-or-treating on Halloween means an overwhelming influx of candy. Here are some ideas on how to put that leftover candy to use!

#### Turn Leftover Halloween Candy into Math Practice

Learn how you can use your child’s leftover Halloween candy to build their interest and confidence in math.

#### Pumpkin Math Activity

Pumpkin-carving is a fun fall activity for your kids, but it can also be a great way to incorporate math into your family routine. See how this tradition can help your child practice basic math skills!

#### Spooky, STEAM-y Fun for Halloween

Check out these ideas on how you can highlight STEAM opportunities to take your Halloween party or haunted house to the next level.

#### Ghoulish Fun with Dry Ice

Halloween is a great time to use dry ice to give your house a spooky theme! Here are some ghoulishly fun ways to use dry ice while making keen scientific observations.

#### 4 Ways to Spark Your Child’s Interest in STEM

Check out these ways you can help your kids see that science, technology, engineering and math are everywhere in their daily activities and interactions.

#### The Importance of Nurturing a Growth Mindset

A mindset is an attitude, inclination or disposition. We outline a few tips on how kids can foster a more positive outlook, attitude and frame of mind.