The information below is free for families and our community that might need learning resources or at-home activities. Please check back frequently as this page will be updated. If you have questions, please reach out to your teachers, or the school office
. PARENTS: We appreciate you and see what an amazing job you are doing! We can do this together!
FAITH & FAMILY !
Parish Facebook page can be found HERE
. See Holy Week masses HERE
on the Parish YouTube channel.
Sponsored by our St. Francis of Assisi Parish. FREE - please use the zip code 98062 to locate our parish.
Offers daily reflections, teachings, movie reviews and more.
The Lenten program of Catholic Relief Service, the official relief and development agency of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Wonderful site with Family Resources, Stories of Hope, Stations of the Cross
and recipes to cook at home
COMMUNITY SERVICE, BE KIND & REACH OUT !
One of our parents is connected to Merrill Gardens, and would LOVE to have your letters and pictures to share with her residents. Many residents are not able to have visitors right now, and this would really make a big difference in their happiness. Who knows? -- You might end up with a wonderful pen pal that becomes an adopted grandparent if you add your name and address!
. Use compassion and creativity to do acts of good from home. Unique ideas for each day of the week.
KIDS FOR PEACE: Gratitude Gifts and ideas
for those working around us to keep things working. Working on uplifting our world through love and action.
FAMILY COVID-19 RESOURCES !
SOCIAL EMOTIONAL SUPPORT!
ARTICLE: Why Working From Home Is So Exhausting—And How To Reinvigorate Click HERE
Consider seeking out an accountability buddy aka: (Prayer buddy or Easter Buddy) who helps hold you accountable for self-care with daily or weekly check ins. We are now on information overload. How can we take action to show our love and compassion for each other by prioritizing time for ourselves for self-care? What it looks like to take care of ourselves physically, emotionally, spiritually, socially and psychologically? Can we intentionally walk with our neighbor? Who is YOUR buddy? Who is YOUR neighbor? Let's model and practice the 4 M’s for Self-Care: Mindfulness, Meditation, Movement, and Meaningful Relationships. It is a time for HOPE and TRUST IN THE LORD. Visit My Catholic School
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ART & CREATIVITY !
Our wonderful art teacher, Ms. Meyers, has created this Facebook page
to share art and all your creative endeavors! Please check out 123 Do Art With Me
on Facebook for inspiration & joy!
Draw Every Day: With Jarrett J. Krosoczka—author & illustrator from the NY Times. Free art, cartooning and writing lessons every weekday at 2:00 pm
READING, WRITING, ARITHMATIC, and MORE !
HUGE site split into "Educator" and "Family", also by grades and activity. Subjects range from setting a daily schedule, to math, science, reading, to field trips, English as a second language, and life skills.
What Willie Wonka might have designed as his own classroom.
Grammar, Learning Nouns & Verbs: ABCYa
For grades 1-6, recommended from our 2nd grade teacher, Ms. Goetz
Reading, math, videos -- for K-2nd grade. FREE if sign up by Friday, March 27th!
Bedtime Math - Cabin Fever Math:
Without the screen! Bedtime Math
Treasure trove for preschool through high school, subjects like English, Math, Science, Current Events, Social Studies, ELA & Music
Recommended by our 2nd grade teacher, Ms. Riedeman.
Our 8th graders are studying the Coronavirus and infectious diseases - this is a good visual tool
Youtube: Why Wash Your Hands?
And why for 20 seconds? Good biology lesson.
Virtual Zoo Trips & Animal Cams: Provided by Ms. Goetz, 2nd grade
Downloadable activities from the Museum Educators
PE & ACTIVITIES FOR MOVEMENT !
Easy to make a free profile & enjoy specific activities to develop coordination, build stamina and have fun!
Active Home: This site is free courtesy of US Games. Includes videos, worksheets, lessons from teachers around the world.
Get ready for some seriously fun movement & play!
Good Energy: Another from GoNoodle
that includes healthy food choices, washing hands, relieving tension ... the list goes on!
Download and stick with the free app -- different work outs based upon the time & equipment you have.
LIBRARY & COMPUTING !
Computer Science Courses: Future Engineer
courtesy of Amazon. Great for K-12th grades.
Includes recommendations for reading, movies, current events and distance learning.
Typing & Keyboarding: 3 Different resources:
WorldBook Online: World Book has made our entire suite of online databases
available through the end of May to assist with distance learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To access these resources, simply go to www.worldbookonline.com
and enter the following info:
You'll also have access to a Training Guide as well as COVID-19 Support Resources that are specifically there to help teachers, parents, and caregivers with distance learning during this unprecedented time.
GEOGRAPHY, TRAVEL & THE WORLD !
Check out the latest from Google for Education:
MISC. FUN STUFF !
Yoga for Kids:
A fabulous Cosmic Kids video
from our 5th grade experts: Ms. Fiorito and Ms. LeRoy
Cooking activities, trivia and more!