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Find Ten Red Things in Your Room: A Clean Up Game For Kids

Can you find ten red things in your room? What about in the living room? You can also turn this into a fun ‘clean your room’ game. Find ten red things and put them away. Go through all the colours until there is nothing left to pick up. Make this a family activity: Do you

>#322: Write With Your Opposite Hand

>What hand to you write with? Try writing, drawing, printing, and colouring with your other (opposite) hand. That means, if you use your right hand, use your left. If you use your left hand, use your right hand. Is it hard? Easy? Make this a family activity: Get the family to try and write their

Count the Pictures/Paintings in Your House

Look at the walls in your house. Do you have posters, pictures, or paintings on your walls? Count them! You can count pictures that aren’t on the walls, too. Make this a family activity: Everyone counts and sees if everyone got the same number. This activity promotes math and visual identification skills.

>#287: Write to the Government

>Write a letter to the government and let them know how you feel about your country on one of the most important days of the year–Remembrance Day (Canada) or Veteran’s Day (U.S.A.). What are you thankful for? What do you think the government could do better? Let the government know what you think and feel.

>#284: Read the Local Newspaper for Things to Do

>What’s happening in your area? Good movies? Plays? Concerts? Events? Book readings? Contests? Read the local newspaper and see what there is to do. Make this a family activity: Get everyone together to find something to do in the paper. This activity promotes community awareness.

>#265: Write a Book Review

>Do you have a favourite book? Write a review for it. Explain what you liked about it, and what you didn’t like about it. How did it make you feel? What did it make you think about when you read it? How about a book that you didn’t like? Write a review explaining why you

Measure Yourself

How tall are you? How long is your hand? How big is your ankle? How long are all of your toes? Make this a family activity: See who has the longest toe. Who has the shortest toe? Who has the longest hair? Dare to compare! This activity promotes math skills.