Using Kids' Educational Skills To Create Father’s Day Projects

Posted by Kristy Beaudry McCain on Jun 20, 2015 8:36:32 AM

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Create Computer Generated Presents

Tech savvy kids can create presents using their home computers and tablets. Powerpoints, Keynotes, and Pages presentations make spectacular and memorable presents for dads and grandpas.

Computer generated brochures about dad are a big hit on Father's Day. Kids can use a variety of descriptive words to honor dad in a colorful and catching flyer.

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Fathers enjoy reading child created cards and letters! Having students write for an audience and create writing assignments that are relevant to their lives generates enthusiasm for writing. Students can create mini-books and well decorated cards for their dads.

Sentence stems help emerging writers to create cards. Use the frames below to assist youngsters with their writing.

My dad is the best dad in the world because__________

My dad is wonderful because_____________

My dad takes good care of me when______________

My father ________________

Create an organizational structure that lists reasons. Provide reasons that support the opinion.

Have the students list the reasons that support the opinion. This list supports why father is wonderful:

He takes care of me
He loves me
He reads me books
He takes me to school
He takes good care of our home

Use linking words and phrases. Use the words and phrases to connect opinion and reasons.

because
therefore
since
for example

Provide a concluding statement or section.

In conclusion
In summary
All in all
In the final analysis
To sum up
Finally

Online Books and Instructional Guides

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Online books offer a great opportunity to enrich student’s vocabulary and content knowledge. Educators and parents can utilize online teacher’s resource guides to help with planning instructional lessons. These content-rich planning guides include engaging ideas to assist with instruction in math, literacy and more. Big Universe offers a multitude of titles in many different languages on thousands of topics. Find these informational and engaging texts at Big Universe.

Shapes can be seen everywhere we go. What shapes can you see?
Genre:
Family, Shapes, Sizes & Colors

 

 

 

Young readers will appreciate the humor in this story long before the main characters realize the laugh they have coming. This is a warm, loving family story about good intentions.
Genre:
Family, Picture Books
Interest Age:
Ages 3-5, Ages 6-8
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Topics: Classroom Ideas, Personal Experiences, Differentiation, Literacy

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