Clubs@Home Program Activities, Week of April 27

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Clubs@Home Program Activities, Week of April 27

We are excited to begin re-opening select Club locations on June 8, and invite you to register now for summer programming. In lieu of providing the traditional Club member experience during our shutdown period, Boys & Girls Clubs staff compiled a multitude of fun and educational activities for members and their families to enjoy. We encourage you to enjoy these activities to ensure learning continues at home.

Looking for more activities? Be sure to visit our Member Resources page, as well as our Video Resources page.

  • Clubs@Home Activities (K-5)
    • Monday, April 27
      • Support for Caregivers: This week we are talking about the importance of self-management. Many times, when you have children self-management or self-care, can be last on your list of priorities. It is important that parents take the time to care for themselves, in order to be their best selves for their children. Check out this article that provides useful tips for parents to practice self-care, especially during this unprecedented time.
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Self-Management: Hey Kids! This book talks about all the feelings we feel. Join the girl in the story as she experiences multiple emotions from silly to sad, and disspointed to shy. How are YOU feeling today?
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: What is a Blue Moon? How often does it happen?
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        ¡Vamos a Leer!
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        Kindergarten: Pick a drawing or picture from the book. Then act it out!
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        Kindergarten: Escoge un dibujo del libro y ¡actúalo!
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        Grades 1 & 2: Write a review of the story you just read. Draw a happy face if you liked it or a sad face if you didn't like it. Then explain why you liked it or didn't like it.
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        Grades 1 & 2: Escribe un resumen del cuento. Dibuja una carita feliz si te gustó o una carita triste si no te gustó. Luego explica por qué te gustó o por qué no te gustó.
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        Grades 3-5: Retell the beginning, middle, and end of the story by drawing emojis. Ask someone to decode each part to see if they can determine what the story was about.
      • 11:00 AM
        Journal Time
        Take a moment to Journal. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
        Imagine that a famous celebrity lends you a jet for a weeek. Where do you go and what happens?
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        Tiempo Para Escribir
        Toma un momento para escribir un diario. Lo único que necesita es una hoja de papel o una libreta y un lápiz.
        Imagina que una celebridad famosa te presta su avión privado por una semana. ¿A dónde irías y qué pasaría?
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM: Why does some things float and some things sink? Test some things around your house to see if they sink or float and create a chart.
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Trust Activity
      • 3:00 PM
        Chess Time! Learn to play chess with these FREE & FUN online chess lessons!
        To access First Move:
        • Go to www.firstmovechess.org
        • Click LOG IN in the upper corner
        • Click REGISTER now (under the SIGN IN button)
        • Fill in the boxes
        • The School/Site Name: HOME - BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS
        • The District/Program Name: FIRST MOVE CHESS
        • The ACCESS CODE is: QRDCEKFX
        • Click REGISTER, you are signed up and ready to learn!
      • 4:00 PM
        Let's Get Creative! Stories For Kids | The Thirsty Crow Storytelling for Children
      • 5:00 PM
        Road Trip: Let's Take a Virtual Field Trip - Mayan Ruins
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Your brain deserves a break today after a day of learning! Dancing is Easy with Elmo and Jason Derulo
      • After Hours
        Spend some time as a family wrapping up the end of the day with some ideas for everyone to think about and discuss!
        If you could have any pet, what would you choose and why?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        Si pudieras tener cualquier mascota, ¿qué mascota escogerías y por qué?
    • Tuesday, April 28
      •  
        Support for Caregivers: Please check out this awesome article that provides stratgies to help children gain self-control.
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: This week we are talking about self-management or self-regulation, which are big words that mean knowing your body and your emotions and how to control them. Today, we have a book called "Listening to my body" See if you can learn how to listen to YOUR body.
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: What is a mangrove? What animals live in mangrove forests? Why are they important to the environment?
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        !Vamos a Leer!
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        Kindergarten: Think about how the story ended. If you could change the ending, how would you make it different? Talk about it with a grownup or draw a picture of what would happen.
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        Kindergarten: Piensa en como el cuento terminó. Si pudieras cambiar el final, ¿cómo lo harías diferente? Habla con un adulto sobre tu final y haz un dibujo de lo que pasaría.
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        Grades 1 & 2: Pick a drawing or picture from the book. Then act it out!
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        Grades 1 & 2: Escoge un dibujo del libro y ¡actúalo!
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        Grades 3-5: If you could write a new ending for what you just read, what would it be? Compose your new ending, either changing what happened or adding what you think might happen next.
      • 11:00 AM
        Journal Time
        Take a moment to Journal. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
        What are five things you can do to help our planet?
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        Tiempo Para Escribir
        Toma un momento para escribir un diario. Lo único que necesita es una hoja de papel o una libreta y un lápiz.
        ¿Qué son cinco cosas que puedes hacer para ayudar a nuestro planeta?
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM: Can you build a spaghetti bridge that can hold a bag of sugar?
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Teamwork activity for siblings/family
      • 3:00 PM
        Chess Time! Learn to play chess with these FREE & FUN online chess lessons!
        To access First Move:
        • Go to www.firstmovechess.org
        • Click LOG IN in the upper corner
        • Click REGISTER now (under the SIGN IN button)
        • Fill in the boxes
        • The School/Site Name: HOME - BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS
        • The District/Program Name: FIRST MOVE CHESS
        • The ACCESS CODE is: QRDCEKFX
        • Click REGISTER, you are signed up and ready to learn!
      • 4:00 PM
        Let's Get Creative! How to draw a BIG CAT from I AM A CAT
      • 5:00 PM
        Road Trip: Let's Take a Virtual Field Trip - Ayautthaya Historical Temples
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Your brain deserves a break today after a day of learning! The Amazing Tiger!
      • After Hours
        Spend some time as a family wrapping up the end of the day with some ideas for everyone to think about and discuss!
        What is the nicest thing a friend has ever done for you?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Qué es lo más agradable que un amigo ha hecho para tí?
    • Wednesday, April 29
      •  
        Support for Caregivers: Self-Management is a skill that is difficult for many people to master, particularly children. This article discusses how caregivers can help their children understand and regulate their emotions in a productive manner.
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Today we will meet a grumpy monkey and see how his mood affects his friends. Do you think your friend “grumpiness” affect you? What would you tell your friend so they could feel better?
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: What happens to sugar when it dissolves? What is solubility? What is saturation?
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        "Let's Read!
        !Vamos a Leer! "
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        Kindergarten: Pretend you are friends with one of the characters in the story. Tell a grownup what you would do together or draw a picture of it.
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        Kindergarten: Imagina que eres amigo con uno de los personajes en el cuento. Habla con un adulto de lo que harías con el personaje o haz un dibujo.
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        Grades 1 & 2: Think about how the story ended. If you could change the ending, how would you make it different? Draw a picture of what would happen or write your own ending.
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        Grades 1 & 2: Piensa en como el cuento terminó. Si pudieras cambiar el final, ¿cómo lo harías diferente? Haz un dibujo de lo que pasaría o escribe tu propio final.
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        Grades 3-5: Design a new book cover for what you just read. (If you read an article, imagine it’s being expanded and turned into a book.) Remember to include the title, the author, and a picture, collage, or other design to show what it’s about.
      • 11:00 AM
        Journal Time
        Take a moment to Journal. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
        You accidentally anger a good friend. What could you do to make up for it?
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        Tiempo Para Escribir
        Toma un momento para escribir un diario. Lo único que necesita es una hoja de papel o una libreta y un lápiz.
        Acidentalmente enojas a un buen amigo. ¿Qué puedes hacer para mejorar la situación?
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        "STEM: Using things around the house, make your own racing car. "
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Instant indoor/outdoor activities for exercising and fun!
      • 3:00 PM
        Chess Time! Learn to play chess with these FREE & FUN online chess lessons!
        To access First Move:
        • Go to www.firstmovechess.org
        • Click LOG IN in the upper corner
        • Click REGISTER now (under the SIGN IN button)
        • Fill in the boxes
        • The School/Site Name: HOME - BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS
        • The District/Program Name: FIRST MOVE CHESS
        • The ACCESS CODE is: QRDCEKFX
        • Click REGISTER, you are signed up and ready to learn!
      • 4:00 PM
        Let's Get Creative! CINDERELLA FOR SCHOOLS: DIGITAL PERFORMANCE
      • 5:00 PM
        Road Trip: Let's Take a Virtual Field Trip - American History Museum: America on the Move
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Your brain deserves a break today after a day of learning! Young girl sings “Let It Go”
      • After Hours
        Spend some time as a family wrapping up the end of the day with some ideas for everyone to think about and discuss!
        If you could stay up all night, what would you do?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        Si puedieras quedarte despierto toda la noche, ¿qué harías?
    • Thursday, April 30
      •  
        Support for Caregivers: We all know how difficult it is to be a child or teen. They are faced with many challenges and stressors. It is important to teach them how to effectively manage their emotions during this crucial time. As well as, be sensitive to the array of emotions they can be experiencing. This article provides useful information on how to support kids and teens during this pandemic.
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Check out this video about how a stickman deals with his anger: What do you do when you are feeling angry or frustrated?
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        Also check out this fun song about self-control:
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: Have you ever wondered what a yeti crab is? What do they eat? Where do they live?
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        !Vamos a Leer!
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        Kindergarten: Think of someone you know who would like this book. Why would they like it? Talk to a grownup about it.
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        Kindergarten: Piensa en alguien a quien le gustaría este cuento. ¿Por qué le gustaría? Habla con un adulto.
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        Grades 1 & 2: Pretend you are friends with one of the characters in the story. What would you do together? Draw a picture or write about it.
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        Grades 1 & 2: Imagina que eres amigo con uno de los personajes en el cuento. Haz un dibujo o escribe tu respuesta.
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        Grades 3-5: Invite a member of your family to listen to the story with you. Talk about what you found surprising or interesting, and what you each liked or disliked about it.
      • 11:00 AM
        Journal Time
        Take a moment to Journal. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
        What would be the best job to have when you grow up?
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        Tiempo Para Escribir
        Toma un momento para escribir un diario. Lo único que necesita es una hoja de papel o una libreta y un lápiz.
        ¿Cuál sería el mejor trabajo para tí cuando crezcas?
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM: Create your own marble maze using a shoe box, glue, tape, straws, and a marble.
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: using fruit to get exercise and fun challenge
      • 3:00 PM
        Chess Time! Learn to play chess with these FREE & FUN online chess lessons!
        To access First Move:
        • Go to www.firstmovechess.org
        • Click LOG IN in the upper corner
        • Click REGISTER now (under the SIGN IN button)
        • Fill in the boxes
        • The School/Site Name: HOME - BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS
        • The District/Program Name: FIRST MOVE CHESS
        • The ACCESS CODE is: QRDCEKFX
        • Click REGISTER, you are signed up and ready to learn!
      • 4:00 PM
        Let's Get Creative! Ready Set Draw! Pip from A NORMAL PIG
      • 5:00 PM
        Road Trip: Let's Take a Virtual Field Trip - Mount Vernon
      • 6:00 PM
        "Brain Break: Your brain deserves a break today after a day of learning! This kid is inspirational beyond his years"
      • After Hours
        Spend some time as a family wrapping up the end of the day with some ideas for everyone to think about and discuss!
        What is your favorite sport to play?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Cuál es tu deporte favorito para jugar?
    • Friday, May 1
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        Support for Caregivers: Here is a self-care video just for you, for when you are managing the "new temporary normal" of staying at home with your kids. When you feel ready, dip it to play the "Fingerprints" game with your young ones, and see what you learn about them!
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Fun Friday! Play the "Fingerprint" game, and see if you can uncover what makes you YOU!
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: What are earthquake lights? What causes earthquake lights? How common are they?
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        ¡Vamos a Leer!
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        Kindergarten: A character is someone who is in a story. It can be a person, an animal—even a robot! Describe your favorite character from the story. What do you like most about them? Talk about it with a grownup.
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        Kindergarten: Un personaje es alguien en el cuento. Puede ser una persona, un animal -¡hasta un robot! Describe tu personaje favorita del cuento. ¿Qué es lo más que te gusta de ellos? Háblalo con un adulto
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        Grades 1 & 2: If you could recommend this book to someone, who would it be? Why do you think they would like it? Write about why they should read it.
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        Grades 1 & 2: Si pudieras recomendarle este cuento a alguien, ¿a quién sería? ¿Por qué crees que le gustaría? Escribe por qué lo deberían leer.
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        Grades 3-5: Write an imaginary conversation between yourself and a person or character in what you just read. Think about what you would like to ask or tell the person, and what they would say to you.
      • 11:00 AM
        Journal Time
        Take a moment to Journal. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
        To be a good friend, you need to...
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        Tiempo Para Escribir
        Toma un momento para escribir un diario. Lo único que necesita es una hoja de papel o una libreta y un lápiz.
        Para ser un buen amigo necesitas ...
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        "STEM: Using things around the house, create your own underwater scene. "
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Why is Dairy is good for your body?
      • 3:00 PM
        Chess Time! Learn to play chess with these FREE & FUN online chess lessons!
        To access First Move:
        • Go to www.firstmovechess.org
        • Click LOG IN in the upper corner
        • Click REGISTER now (under the SIGN IN button)
        • Fill in the boxes
        • The School/Site Name: HOME - BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS
        • The District/Program Name: FIRST MOVE CHESS
        • The ACCESS CODE is: QRDCEKFX
        • Click REGISTER, you are signed up and ready to learn!
      • 4:00 PM
        Let's Get Creative! Frozen Dance Class
      • 5:00 PM
        Road Trip: Let's Take a Virtual Field Trip - Sistine Chapel
      • 6:00 PM
        "Brain Break: Your brain deserves a break today after a day of learning! Astounding Kid Dancer"
      • After Hours
        Spend some time as a family wrapping up the end of the day with some ideas for everyone to think about and discuss!
        If you could paint your room, what color would it be?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        Si pudieras pintar tu cuarto, ¿qué color lo pintarías?
    • Saturday & Sunday: Camp@Home
      • Sat. AM
        Start you weekend right with a snack to last you through! Ask for help from an adult if you need to reach a high cabinet!
      • Sat. PM
        Camp's mascot is a Moose. Do you know what "Mascot" means? What is the mascot at your school?
      • Sun. AM
        Bees are so important in nature! Grab some Takis or Cheetos to do the following activity.
      • Sun. PM
        The night sky is filled with stars! One of our favorite things to do at Camp is stargaze. Follow this activity with some chalk and rocks to match the night sky
  • Clubs@Home Activities (6-12)
    • Monday, April 27
      •  
        Support for Caregivers: This week we are talking about the importance of self-management. Many times, when you have children self-management or self-care, can be last on your list of priorities. It is important that parents take the time to care for themselves, in order to be their best selves for their children. Check out this article that provides useful tips for parents to practice self-care, especially during this unprecedented time.
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Self-Management: This article is for teens and parents, about strategies we use to manage our emotions. We would love to know what you think, from a teen's perspective. If you read this and have some thoughts to share, please send them to jenieve.duffy@bgcmilwaukee.org
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: How did environmentalism start? Do you know who Rachel Carson was? What is a "silent spring?"
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        One of the most important discoveries of modern science has been the age of Earth and its vast history. Read more about our planet's geologic timeline.
      • 11:00 AM
        Writing Time
        Take a moment to read the story starter. Continue to write an amazing story or draw a picture following the prompt. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        Are you ready to take on a fun STEM challenge? Using simple household materials, we want you to design and build a boat that floats, even with a weight on board.
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Listen to Denzel Washington and his inspirational message
      • 3:00 PM
        Chess Time! Learn to play chess with these FREE & FUN online chess lessons!
        To access First Move:
        • Go to www.firstmovechess.org
        • Click LOG IN in the upper corner
        • Click REGISTER now (under the SIGN IN button)
        • Fill in the boxes
        • The School/Site Name: HOME - BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS
        • The District/Program Name: FIRST MOVE CHESS
        • The ACCESS CODE is: QRDCEKFX
        • Click REGISTER, you are signed up and ready to learn!
      • 4:00 PM
        "Essential Elements: The Arts Idris Goodwin | Our Home to Your Home at Milwaukee Rep"
      • 5:00 PM
        College Talk (Middle School): My Future My Way. Undersanding the path to college
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        College Talk (High School): The Best College fit for you.
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Alicia Keys "Underdog"
      • After Hours
        Spend some time as a family wrapping up the end of the day with some ideas for everyone to think about and discuss!
        Looking at your future, where will you be in ten years?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        Mirando hacia tu futuro, ¿dónde te ves en diez años?
    • Tuesday, April 28
      •  
        Support for Caregivers: Please check out this awesome article that provides stratgies to help children gain self-control.
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        And for those of you with teens, here's a great article that they read yesterday. Take the opportunity to talk about what they learned!
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: This week we are talking about self-management. Here is a video about what teenagers do to help them understand and manage their emotions. Think about what things you can do to help manage stress.
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: Who was Sogourner Truth? What did she accomplish? What does it mean to be a sojourner?
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        What is a planet? The planets of our solar system were called wandering stars by the ancient Greeks. Read this article for more information.
      • 11:00 AM
        Writing Time
        Take a moment to read the story starter. Continue to write an amazing story or draw a picture following the prompt. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM: Can you build a spaghetti bridge that can hold a bag of sugar?
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Self Esteem Pt 1
      • 3:00 PM
        Chess Time! Learn to play chess with these FREE & FUN online chess lessons!
        To access First Move:
        • Go to www.firstmovechess.org
        • Click LOG IN in the upper corner
        • Click REGISTER now (under the SIGN IN button)
        • Fill in the boxes
        • The School/Site Name: HOME - BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS
        • The District/Program Name: FIRST MOVE CHESS
        • The ACCESS CODE is: QRDCEKFX
        • Click REGISTER, you are signed up and ready to learn!
      • 4:00 PM
        Essential Elements: The Arts Art Movements
      • 5:00 PM
        College Talk (Middle School): Understanding College Terms
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        College Talk (High School): Don't Major in Debt!
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: 13 Artists who take painting to another level
      • After Hours
        Spend some time as a family wrapping up the end of the day with some ideas for everyone to think about and discuss!
        What is the nicest thing a friend has ever done for you?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Qué es lo más agradable que un amigo ha hecho para tí?
    • Wednesday, April 29
      •  
        Support for Caregivers: Self-Management is a skill that is difficult for many people to master, particularly children. This article discusses how caregivers can help their children understand and regulate their emotions in a productive manner.
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: We all have experienced stress. Things like, peer-pressure, homework, friends, and parents are a few of the stressors that teenagers experience. Read this article that provides 10 tips on how teenagers can successfully manage stressful situations.
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: What is CRISPR? What is gene editing? How might people use CRISPR in the future?
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        Have you ever wondered why human beings look somewhat like chimpanzees and monkeys but quite different from bears? If so, read this article on evolution.
      • 11:00 AM
        Writing Time
        Take a moment to read the story starter. Continue to write an amazing story or draw a picture following the prompt. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM: Using just a balloon, a plastic cup, straws, thread and rubber bands, get to grips with balloon-powered propulsion and make your own racing car.
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Self Esteem Part 2
      • 3:00 PM
        Chess Time! Learn to play chess with these FREE & FUN online chess lessons!
        To access First Move:
        • Go to www.firstmovechess.org
        • Click LOG IN in the upper corner
        • Click REGISTER now (under the SIGN IN button)
        • Fill in the boxes
        • The School/Site Name: HOME - BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS
        • The District/Program Name: FIRST MOVE CHESS
        • The ACCESS CODE is: QRDCEKFX
        • Click REGISTER, you are signed up and ready to learn!
      • 4:00 PM
        Essential Elements: The Arts CINDERELLA FOR SCHOOLS: DIGITAL PERFORMANCE
      • 5:00 PM
        College Talk (Middle School): Career Exploration, Not sure on a future career? Thats ok take this career assessment to help jumpstart your future
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        College Talk (High School): Top Ways to Get Involved on Your College Campus
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Kanye West and Adam Levine- Heard em Say
      • After Hours
        Spend some time as a family wrapping up the end of the day with some ideas for everyone to think about and discuss!
        If you could be a famous person for a week, who would you be and why?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        Si pudieras ser un famoso por una semana, ¿quién fueses y por qué?
    • Thursday, April 30
      •  
        Support for Caregivers: We all know how difficult it is to be a teenager. Teenagers are faced with many challenges and stressors. It is important to teach teenagers how to effectively manage their emotions during this crucial time. As well as, be sensitive to the array of emotions teenagers can be experiencing. This article provides useful information on how to support teenagers during this pandemic.
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: This video is about Carly a teenager who struggles with the stress and demands of school. Listen to how a change of perspective helps her deal with the stress of school.
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: What is Boba Tea? What are bobas made of? Where did boba tea start?
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        Advances in medical technology continue to reshape the field of medicine. Read this article to learn about some of these advances.
      • 11:00 AM
        Writing Time
        Take a moment to read the story starter. Continue to write an amazing story or draw a picture following the prompt. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM: Design your own run that can keep a marble rolling for at least a minute using nothing more than cardboard and sticky tape.
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Self Esteem Part 3
      • 3:00 PM
        Chess Time! Learn to play chess with these FREE & FUN online chess lessons!
        To access First Move:
        • Go to www.firstmovechess.org
        • Click LOG IN in the upper corner
        • Click REGISTER now (under the SIGN IN button)
        • Fill in the boxes
        • The School/Site Name: HOME - BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS
        • The District/Program Name: FIRST MOVE CHESS
        • The ACCESS CODE is: QRDCEKFX
        • Click REGISTER, you are signed up and ready to learn!
      • 4:00 PM
        Essential Elements: The Arts Art Deco
      • 5:00 PM
        College Talk (Middle School):Budgeting 101: Understanding the importance of managing your finances
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        College Talk (High School): Common Fears About College and How to Overcome Them.
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Great Moments in NBA History
      • After Hours
        Spend some time as a family wrapping up the end of the day with some ideas for everyone to think about and discuss!
        What is your favorite sport to play?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Cuál es tu deporte favorito para jugar?
    • Friday, May 1
      •  
        Support for Caregivers: Here is a self-care video just for you, for when you are managing the "new temporary normal" of staying at home with your kids. When you feel ready, dip it to play the "Fingerprints" game with your young ones, and see what you learn about them!
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Fun Friday! Do some fancy artwork using your handprint, and see if you can uncover what makes you YOU!
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: What is inflation? What is cost of living? What is the Federal Reserve?
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        The world's militaries have long been on the cutting edge of technology. The demands of warfare are forceful motivators to innovate. Read here for more about military technology.
      • 11:00 AM
        Writing Time
        Take a moment to read the story starter. Continue to write an amazing story or draw a picture following the prompt. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM:
        Fun, hands-on activities for kids at home: turn a simple shoebox into a periscope for seeing around corners.
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Everyday Mindfulness
      • 3:00 PM
        Chess Time! Learn to play chess with these FREE & FUN online chess lessons!
        To access First Move:
        • Go to www.firstmovechess.org
        • Click LOG IN in the upper corner
        • Click REGISTER now (under the SIGN IN button)
        • Fill in the boxes
        • The School/Site Name: HOME - BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS
        • The District/Program Name: FIRST MOVE CHESS
        • The ACCESS CODE is: QRDCEKFX
        • Click REGISTER, you are signed up and ready to learn!
      • 4:00 PM
        Essential Elements: Salsa Dance
      • 5:00 PM
        College Talk (6th - 12th): Join us on for a virtual college tour at Howard University.
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Five Year Old Tavaris and His Terrific Moves are Back
      • After Hours
        Spend some time as a family wrapping up the end of the day with some ideas for everyone to think about and discuss!
        What is your favorite childhood memory?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Cuál es tu memoria favorita de tu niñez?
    • Saturday & Sunday: Camp@Home
      • Sat. AM
        Gather some of your favorite snacks to help get you through the weekend!
      • Sat. PM
        Values shape who we are and the direction we are going. Take some time this afternoon to do this on your own or with a group. Talk about your values with your friends or family when you're done and why you picked what you did!
      • Sun. AM
        Bees play an important role in our ecosystem! Grab a snack of Cheetos are Takis and follow the activity to see what pollination is all about.
      • Sun. PM
        Do you miss LaLa too? Test out his knot of the day! You can use any type of rope, string or shoe lace to practice.
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