Clubs@Home Program Activities, Week of July 13

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Clubs@Home Program Activities, Week of July 13

We are excited to re-open select Club locations 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, July 13
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        Hello Caregivers! This week’s theme is Consistency. During this pandemic, we are living in a world that is constantly changing so we may not feel like there is a large amount of consistency, so let's think about how we can help ourselves with that. When we are consistent, we behave in the same way on a day to day basis and have the same feelings towards things we experience regularly. Check out this article that addresses the uncertainty that comes along with a pandemic and why we should control what we can and how to deal with the lack of consistency that we are also experiencing!
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment:
        Hey Kids! Have you heard of the word "Consistency"? It means doing something not just one time, but over and over again, to help us learn. Check out this rhyming game to play with a friend or grown-up, to help build up our consistency!
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: How can photos take us back in time? Learn about the Brooklyn Bridge in New York and think about how some things change and some things don't over time. How can photographs take you back in time? Look at some old family photos and think about the things that have changed,
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        ¡Vamos a Leer!
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        Kindergarten: Listen to this story about when spring comes and then think about your favorite part of spring time. Draw a picture of your favorite part of spring and show it to a family member.
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        Kindergarten: Escucha este cuento sobre la primavera y luego piensa en tu parte favorita de la primavera. Haz un dibujo de tu parte favorita de la primavera y luego muestralo a un miembro de tu familia.
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        Grades 1 & 2: As you listen to this funny story about veggies, try to create a list of veggies that start with all the letters of the alphabet. Start by writing the letters A-Z on your paper and then try to think of as many veggies as you can that start with all the letters. Have fun!
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        Grades 1 & 2: Mientras escuchas este cuento chistoso sobre verduras, trata de crear una lista de verduras que comiencen con cada letra del abecedario. Comienza escribiendo las letras de A-Z en tu papel y luego trata de pensar en la mayor cantidad de verduras comenzando con cada letra. ¡Qué te diviertas!
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        Grades 3-5: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane-Part One

        Over the next two weeks, we will be listening to The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane. This is a story about a china rabbit doll that has had many different owners who love and care about him very much. Have you ever had, or do you have a toy or doll that you love like Edward's owners love him? Write about that toy or doll and what makes it special 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.
        Write a story about being the ruler of an underwater world.
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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.
        Escribe una historia sobre ser el gobernante de un mundo submarino.
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM: Learn about light and reflections with this interactive E-Book!
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Feelings cards; naming feelings
      • 3:00 PM
        Let's practice and play chess! For practice against the computer, click the 2nd link to the right. For more chess lessons, click THIS link.
      • 4:00 PM
        Let's Get Creative! Spanish for kids - Learn Spanish for kids - Spanish language for children
      • 5:00 PM
        Road Trip: Let's Take a Virtual Field Trip - The Met
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Your brain deserves a break today after a day of learning!
        Sesame Street Oscar ft. Macklemore
      • 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 are the three most interesting things about you?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Qué son las tres cosas más interesantes sobre tí?
    • Tuesday, July 14
      •  
        Hello Caregivers! As yesterday addressed the truth, that consistency is not in abundance during a pandemic, today we can focus on understanding the importance of consistency. When we practice consistency in positive ways, we develop routines and habits that will become easier to execute. We can use consistency to accomplish goals, change our daily routine, and better ourselves. Check out this article that highlights the importance of consistency and how it can translate to real world experiences.
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment:
        Hey Kids! Yesterday we thought about the word "consistency" as we played with rhymes. Today, grab a grown-up or some friends, and play this counting game together. Nothing helps us learn better than consistency!
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: Have you ever received a gift wrapped with a beautiful paper and bow? You will give many gifts in your life. Today we will learn how to wrap a gift so that the person who receives it will feel very special!
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        ¡Vamos a Leer!

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        Kindergarten: Listen to a story about a baby bird. Think about a few other things that could have happened to the baby bird and share them with someone in your house.
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        Kindergarten: Escucha el cuento sobre Igor. Piensa sobre algunas otras que Igor pudo haber hecho y cuéntaselas a alguien en tu casa.
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        Grades 1 & 2: Today's story is a mystery. As you are listening, try to figure out what the problem is and how the detective solves the problem. Look for all the clues in the story to try and predict the ending.
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        Grades 1 & 2: El cuento de hoy es un misterio. Mientras escuchas el cuento, trata de pensar en qué le habrá pasado al huevo. Trata de predecir el final.
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        Grades 3-5: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane-Part Two

        Edward's miraculous journey takes him a long way from his first home and he ends up travelling miles and miles. However in the end, he winds up back home again where he began. Think of a time that you took a long trip away from home: where did you go and for how long? How did it feel to come back home? Write about this in a journal.
      • 11:00 AM
        Journal Time
        Take a moment to Journal. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
        Write an acrostic poem for the word "Summer".
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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.
        Escribe un poema acróstico para la palabra "Verano".
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM: Bring the ocean to you with this simple model to learn about density.
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: ABC Fruits & Vegetable Cards
      • 3:00 PM
        Let's practice and play chess! For practice against the computer, click the 2nd link to the right. For more chess lessons, click THIS link.
      • 4:00 PM
        Let's Get Creative!
      • 5:00 PM
        Road Trip: Let's Take a Virtual Field Trip - Eiffle Tower
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Your brain deserves a break today after a day of learning!
        Super Serpents that Slither
      • 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 super power, what would it be and why?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        Si pudieras tener cualquier súper poder, ¿Cual sería y por qué?
    • Wednesday, July 15
      •  
        Hello Caregivers! Let's take today to think about how we see the results of consistency in day to day life. In this talk, Simon Sinek teaches the importance consistency plays in leadership and relationships. We can’t work really hard one time and hope to be the best, it is the accumulation of days and days of hard work that gives us the best results. Check out this video that applies the impact of consistency to both our relationship with our families and our ability to be a leader whether that be amongst our families, our friends, our jobs, or with our children.
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment:
        Sometimes we lose people who are very important to us and that makes us feel very sad. The girl in the story lost someone really close to her and she created a memory box, so she won’t forget about that person. Even when someone is no longer here their memories will stay with you forever.
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: Have you ever found yourself wanting to build something with wood? How about hanging a picture on your bedroom wall? Learning to hammer a nail might help you do those things!
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        ¡Vamos a Leer!

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        Kindergarten: Do you know all of the creatures big and small that come from an egg? Try to think of as many animals as you can that come from an egg before you listen to this story and then see if you forgot some as you listen.
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        Kindergarten: ¿Sabes cuales son todos los animales grandes y pequeños que salen de un huevo? Trata de pensar en todos los animales que vienen de un huevo antes de escuchar este cuento. Luego escucha el cuento a ver si te olvidaste de alguno.
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        Grades 1 & 2: As you read the story today, try to answer as many of these questions as you can. Where does the story take place? What is the problem in the story? Why does Quack get excited when he decides to adopt? Do you think the animal will be a baby duckling? Why does Quack think he’s hatched a monster? Why is Quack afraid? Does Quack solve his problem?
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        Grades 1 & 2: Mientras escuchas el cuento hoy, trata de contestar las siguientes preguntas. ¿Dónde toma lugar el cuento? ¿Cual es el problema en el cuento? ¿Se resuelve el problema?
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        Grades 3-5: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane-Part Three

        Over the years, Edward Tulane's listening skills improve a lot. He used to not have a care in the world about others, but over time he found how important listening really is. How strong of a listener are you? Can you improve your listening like Edward did? Write about this in your journal or TRY to be a better listener over the next few days and see what it feels like.
      • 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 decide
        to grow a sunflower, but the sunflower grows so tall it reaches up to the sky! Write about what happens when you decide to climb to the top. What do you discover?
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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.Decides crecer un girasol, pero el girasol crece tan alto que ¡alcanza el cielo! Escr
        ibe sobre lo que pasa cuando decides escalar hasta arriba. ¿Qué descubres?
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM: Shine up some pennies using just vinegar and salt and learn about the properties of metals!
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: KIDS Workout Wednesday
      • 3:00 PM
        Let's practice and play chess! For practice against the computer, click the 2nd link to the right. For more chess lessons, click THIS link.
      • 4:00 PM
        Let's Get Creative!
        No Mirrors in My Nana's House read by Tia & Tamera Mowry
      • 5:00 PM
        Road Trip: Let's Take a Virtual Field Trip - The Royal Academy of the Arts
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Your brain deserves a break today after a day of learning!
        Taio Cruz- I Can Be
      • 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's your favorite song? Why?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Cuál es tu canción favorita? ¿Por qué?
    • Thursday, July 16
      •  
        Hi Caregivers! Today, let's think about how consistency plays a role in the development of our children. Check out this article from verywellfamily.com on why consistency matters when parenting. This article will highlight how to maintain a consistent routine that will develop limits and boundaries your children and teens can follow. Enjoy!
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: The Invisibe String:
        In today’s story, twins Liza and Jeremy learn that they are always connected to the people they love by an invisible string. No matter where you go the invisible string of love always connects you to people who are special to you.
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: Today people communicate in many ways. They call on a telephone, they send emails, and they send text messages. But what about writing an old school letter? Do you know how? Most people enjoy getting cards and letters in old school mail. Learn how to write a letter today. This is a skill that you and other will enjoy throughout your life.
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        ¡Vamos a Leer!

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        Kindergarten: Do you know what it takes to make a seed turn into a plant? Join in the action as you help one tiny seed turn into a plant during this read aloud story.
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        Kindergarten: ¿Sabes lo que se necesita para que una semilla se convierta en planta? Escucha el cuento para que veas como la semilla se convierte en planta.
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        Grades 1 & 2: Smilin’ Jack decides to play at least one rent party wherever he goes to show “those rent men how good folks help each other.” How can you use your talents to help people in your neighborhood?
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        Grades 1 & 2: Escucha el cuento y piensa en maneras que tú puedes usar tus talentos para ayudar a alguien en tu vecindario.
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        Grades 3-5: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane-Part Four

        Since Edward travels far and wide on his miraculous journey, his costume and the setting change along with his new companions. Choose one of the settings and draw a picture that includes Edward's costume and the setting.
      • 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 you look out the window and it is raining popsicles from the sky! Write a story about the experience.
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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 miras por la venta
        na y ¡está lloviendo paletas del cielo! Escribe una historia sobre la experiencia.
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM: Use chocolate to demonstrate how the sun transfers heat!
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Kid Journal Prompts about Self-Esteem and confidence
      • 3:00 PM
        Let's practice and play chess! For practice against the computer, click the 2nd link to the right. For more chess lessons, click THIS link.
      • 4:00 PM
        Let's Get Creative!Creative Arts Projects on Dr. Seuss for Kindergarten : Fun Crafts for Kids

      • 5:00 PM
        Road Trip: Let's Take a Virtual Field Trip - The National Aquarium
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Your brain deserves a break today after a day of learning!
        Girl on Fire Angelica Hale
      • 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 do you want to be when you grow up? Why?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Qué quieres ser cuando seas grande? ¿Por qué?
    • Friday, July 17
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        For the Caregivers: To wrap up this week, we'd like to share a one-stop resource for those in crisis. Attached is a PDF of resources unique to the City of Milwaukee -- 24-hour hotlines and local organizations targeting a variety of issues, from domestic violence and suicide prevention to unemployment and LGBTQ+-specific needs
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Let's wrap up our week with some DANCING! Grab a grown-up, friend, or family member, and see if you can teach each other a few new moves, and learn a little about consistency and goal-setting at the same time. Enjoy!
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        Second Activity:
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: Getting cut or scraped is a normal part of growing up. How do wounds heal and how can clean a wound the safe way?
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        Second Activity:
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        ¡Vamos a Leer!

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        Kindergarten: Today we bring you a funny story about a bad seed. He's not all bad, but why don't you listen to his side of the story. When you finish listening, think about a time when you felt like being bad and a time when you felt like being good.
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        Kindergarten: Hoy le traemos un cuento chistoso sobre una semilla mala. El no es tan malo, pero escucha el cuento para que escuches su lado de la historia. Cuando termines de escuchar el cuento, piensa en un momento que sentiste ser malo y otro tiempo que sentiste ser bueno.
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        Grades 1 & 2: Many times in a story characters change, just like real people can change. Characters can act one way in the beginning of a story and change into a different kind of person at the end of the story. Think about this as you listen to the story – How does Sebastian change?
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        Grades 1 & 2: Muchas veces en un cuento los personajes cambian, como las personas reales pueden cambiar. Los personajes pueden actuar de una manera al principio del cuento y cambiar a un diferente tipo de persona hacia el final del cuento. Piensa en esto mientras escuchas el cuento - ¿Cómo cambia Sebastian?
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        Grades 3-5: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane-Part Five

        Pretend as if you are Edward writing about your journey. What was the most interesting thing that happened to you on your journey?
      • 11:00 AM
        Journal Time
        Take a moment to Journal. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
        If you could be any animal, which one would you be and why?
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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.
        Si pudieras ser un animal, ¿qué animal serías y por qué?
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM: This experiment shows static electricity in action using a hair comb and a sink.
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Food Detectives Bacteria Game
      • 3:00 PM
        Let's practice and play chess! For practice against the computer, click the 2nd link to the right. For more chess lessons, click THIS link.
      • 4:00 PM
        Let's Get Creative! Easy Kids Choreography
      • 5:00 PM
        Road Trip: Let's Take a Virtual Field Trip - Buchkingham Palace
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Your brain deserves a break today after a day of learning!
        “Belly Breathe” with Elmo, Common and Colbie Caillat
      • 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 a conversation with anyone in history, who would it be?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        Si pudieras tener una conversación con alguien de la historia, ¿con quién sería?
  • Clubs@Home Activities (6-12)
    • Monday, July 13
      •  
        Hello Caregivers! This week’s theme is Consistency. During this pandemic, we are living in a world that is constantly changing so we may not feel like there is a large amount of consistency, so let's think about how we can help ourselves with that. When we are consistent, we behave in the same way on a day to day basis and have the same feelings towards things we experience regularly. Check out this article that addresses the uncertainty that comes along with a pandemic and why we should control what we can and how to deal with the lack of consistency that we are also experiencing!
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment:
        Hey Teens! Nothing is better than being able to tell your own story. Check out the attached activity to help you tell you own story -- even better if you can grab someone in the house to write alongside you, and share it with!
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: This week we are going to share ideas on how to make your brain stronger so that it will serve you better throughout your life! Did you know that your brain has a growth spurt that lasts into your mid-20s? The brain follows a simple principle of "use it or lose it." The brain connections that teens use again and again become stronger and the connections that are not used just fade away. Today you'll learn how making lists and staying organized is a good exercise for your brain.
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        Second Activity:
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        Would you like to visit an ocean? Do you know that oceans cover the vast majority of the Earth's surface? Read here to learn more.
      • 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: Make your own prism using a glass of water!
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Will Smith on Self Discipline
      • 3:00 PM
        Let's practice and play chess! For practice against the computer, click the 2nd link to the right. For more chess lessons, click THIS link.
      • 4:00 PM
        Essential Elements: "Alone Together," with the WCM Jazz Institute | #JazzDay
      • 5:00 PM
        College Talk (Middle School): College-U module 5: College mapping
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        College Talk (High School): Promoting Student Leadership on Campus- Creating a Culture of Engagement
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break:Ciara and Russell Wilson Toosie Slide
      • 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 are the three most interesting things about you?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Qué son las tres cosas más interesantes sobre tí?
    • Tuesday, July 14
      •  
        Hello Caregivers! As yesterday addressed the truth, that consistency is not in abundance during a pandemic, today we can focus on understanding the importance of consistency. When we practice consistency in positive ways, we develop routines and habits that will become easier to execute. We can use consistency to accomplish goals, change our daily routine, and better ourselves. Check out this article that highlights the importance of consistency and how it can translate to real world experiences.
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Teens, yesterday you wrote your own stories. Today, why not put some pictures with the words? Have fun illustrating your own story!
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: Can water give your brain a boost? It can and it does many other things for your body. You might think water is boring but check out this video that will show you five easy ways to infuse your daily water with different flavors!
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        For centuries, astronomers and geologists proposed theories to explain how Earth originated. Scientists are now fairly certain about Earth's origins. Read here to learn more.
      • 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: This demonstration uses a drinking straw and a ping pong ball to show how air moves around a curved object.
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Mental Health
      • 3:00 PM
        Let's practice and play chess! For practice against the computer, click the 2nd link to the right. For more chess lessons, click THIS link.
      • 4:00 PM
        Essential Elements: Do Yoga with Van Gogh
      • 5:00 PM
        College Talk (Middle School): College-U module 6: What's your ideal high school?
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        College Talk (High School): Earn micro?scholarships from colleges for your achievements as early as 9th grade.
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Feels Like Summer- Childish Gambino
      • 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 super power, what would it be and why?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        Si pudieras tener cualquier súper poder, ¿Cual sería y por qué?
    • Wednesday, July 15
      •  
        Hello Caregivers! Let's take today to think about how we see the results of consistency in day to day life. In this talk, Simon Sinek teaches the importance consistency plays in leadership and relationships. We can’t work really hard one time and hope to be the best, it is the accumulation of days and days of hard work that gives us the best results. Check out this video that applies the impact of consistency to both our relationship with our families and our ability to be a leader whether that be amongst our families, our friends, our jobs, or with our children.
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment:
        Hi Teens! During this pandemic it is possible that some of you have experienced the loss of a loved one. It might be due to the coronavirus or by natural cause. Nonetheless, losing someone is an extremely difficult and traumatic event. Check out this video created by teens who have experienced the loss of a loved one.
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: Learnig a new hobby or practicing a new skill like learning a musical insrument is a great exercise for your brain. Check out this list of hobbies that might interest you and watch this video about how the hobby of drawing might help grow your brain!
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        Second Activity:
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        Tiny organisms live in the water we drink, the food we eat, and the air we breathe. Right now, billions of them are swimming in our digestive systems and crawling on our skin! But don't worry, over 95 percent of these miniscule organisms are harmless. And just what are these invisible organisms? They are microbes. What are those? Read here to learn more.
      • 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: Learn about osmosis using carrots, salt, and water!
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Healthy eating habits
      • 3:00 PM
        Let's practice and play chess! For practice against the computer, click the 2nd link to the right. For more chess lessons, click THIS link.
      • 4:00 PM
        Essential Elements: Nygel D. Robinson | Reprise Concert at Milwaukee Rep
      • 5:00 PM
        College Talk (Middle School): College-U module 7: Different high schools and the admissions process
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        College Talk (High School): A Day in the Life of a College Student
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Next Town Down- Cover “El Perdon”
      • 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's your favorite song? Why?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Cuál es tu canción favorita? ¿Por qué?
    • Thursday, July 16
      •  
        Hi Caregivers! Today, let's think about how consistency plays a role in the development of our children. Check out this article from verywellfamily.com on why consistency matters when parenting. This article will highlight how to maintain a consistent routine that will develop limits and boundaries your children and teens can follow. Enjoy!
      • 8:00 AM
        Hello Teens! As we've been talking about, writing is a great way to express how you are feeling. Attached are some writing prompts that will get your creative juices flowing where you can express freely how the Coronavirus has impacted your life
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: Physical activity is a great boost for your brain and your body. Research shows that if you learn to love physical activity as a young person, you are more likely to continue those healthy habits into adulthood. What are some ways you can stay physically active and help you grow into a strong and productive adult?
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        Second Activity:
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        Can you imagine life without ice cream, protein bars, or fresh fruit in winter? Read this article to learn more about food science.
      • 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: Use hot and cold water to see how fluid moves in convection currents! Have an adult help you with the hot water.
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Taking responsibility for your healthcare
      • 3:00 PM
        Let's practice and play chess! For practice against the computer, click the 2nd link to the right. For more chess lessons, click THIS link.
      • 4:00 PM
        Essential Elements: Faux Enameling
      • 5:00 PM
        College Talk (Middle School): College-U module 8: Getting to college
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        College Talk (High School): Tell them we are rising! The history of HBCU's
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Harvard Graduate, Spoken word
      • 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 do you want to be when you grow up? Why?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Qué quieres ser cuando seas grande? ¿Por qué?
    • Friday, July 17
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        For the Caregivers: To wrap up this week, we'd like to share a one-stop resource for those in crisis. Attached is a PDF of resources unique to the City of Milwaukee -- 24-hour hotlines and local organizations targeting a variety of issues, from domestic violence and suicide prevention to unemployment and LGBTQ+-specific needs
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Let's wrap up our week with some DANCING! Grab a friend or family member, and see if you can teach each other a few new moves, and learn something about consistency and goal-setting in the process. Enjoy!
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        Second Activity:
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: As you get older, the decisions you make can help you or hurt you. Why is making healthy decisions important for a teen? How do you DECIDE and make the right choices as a teen?
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        Computers are the brains behind much of our modern world. They run banking systems, robotic machinery, and much more. But for computers to do any of these things, they need to be properly programmed. Read here to learn more about how coding happens.
      • 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: This simple experiment uses just an egg and salt to learn about crystals!
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: What Trauma Taught Me About Resilience- Charles Hunt
      • 3:00 PM
        Let's practice and play chess! For practice against the computer, click the 2nd link to the right. For more chess lessons, click THIS link.
      • 4:00 PM
        Essential Elements: Davis Dancers | Hype Marquette Showcase
      • 5:00 PM
        College Talk (Middle School - High School): Join us for our virtual college tour to the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Alicia Keys- Superwoman
      • 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 a conversation with anyone in history, who would it be?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        Si pudieras tener una conversación con alguien de la historia, ¿con quién sería?
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