Posted on May 16, 2016 by JumpStart
Identifying numbers can be a challenge in itself for an early learner, so comparing quantities might be a topic that takes practice before its fully mastered.
But fret not – our featured worksheet for this week provides you with quick and easy ways to practice. Share this activity with your Jumpee and let us know how many correct answers they manage to uncover!
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Posted on December 16, 2014 by JumpStart
Here for Day 2 of 10 DAYS IN FRANKIE’S WORKSHOP is Kisha! Super creative and the resident artist of JumpStart, Kisha is excited to share with you FOUR DIY ornaments you can make at home!
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Posted on December 12, 2014 by JumpStart
Hey Jumpeez! Do you recognize any of the characters in this picture? If you can’t name them all, don’t worry. Starting Monday, we’re bringing you 10 Days in Frankie’s Workshop, an all-new holiday campaign where YOU get to meet the elves who’ve been hard at work getting JumpStart ready for the holidays!
Each day, there will be a post from one of the JumpStart characters who will share a fun craft to make with your family, a cool worksheet to help you learn or an awesome activity to do with friends!
Be sure to check the blog Monday for the first day in Frankie’s Workshop!
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Posted on November 3, 2014 by JumpStart
Photo by Martin Cathrae, ©2009 Some rights reserved. Licensed by Creative Commons Public Works License
Something about home decorations help make the holidays feel complete– that is, in addition to quality time spent with the family! We gave you recommendations for getting your home in the Halloween spirit and we’re back with some more ideas for Thanksgiving decorations! As you’re taking down jack-o-lanterns, ghoulish ghosts and the rest of your Halloween decorations, switch them out with some of these fall favorites.
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Posted on August 25, 2014 by JumpStart
Transitioning to being back-to-school can be tough for kids of any age. Try to ease them into their new routine, try planning for a few super special school lunch ideas that can lighten the stress load or ease the occasional homesick kid. After all the summer season is one that’s hard to follow!
Follow us on Pinterest to check out some of Frankie and friends favorite lunchtime treats and ideas for improving your brown bag or lunch box game. You will be surprised by how delicious and creative these healthy meals can be!
Popular lunch snacks:
Cheese sticks or slices
Sliced fresh fruit or veggies
Hummus and Pita
Yogurt and granola
Sandwiches and wraps
Bite Sized entrees – pizza, quiche, and more!
Share your suggestions in the comments below or head to our back to school lunch board on Pinterest for more exciting ideas!
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Posted on August 18, 2014 by JumpStart
While summer might have been a blast for your family, it is probably no surprise that a few of you parents are ready to kick off that back-to-school routine. Make the end of summer extra special by regrouping with some of the parents from your kids’ school at a fun and festive back-to-school themed party. A gathering like this will allow everyone to catch up on each others adventures from the past season and reconnect before all the hustle and bustle of the school year picks up. Here are a few of our favorite ideas for an end-of-summer or back-to- school bash!
Not sure where to start? Stop by our official Pinterest board for a few helpful ideas and areas to address when planning your gathering. Here’s a preview of what you’ll find!
Packaged meals in brown bags and lunchboxes
Make creative and clever food labels
Turn classroom décor into party décor
Send out invitations printed on college ruled paper
Back-to-school family photo booth (set up a camera and a themed background)
Educational Yard Games or trivia sessions with prizes
Candied apples – after all apples are a symbol of the school scene
A few simple school supplies – colored pencils, crayons, and more
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