Clubs@Home Program Activities, Week of May 4

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Clubs@Home Program Activities, Week of May 4

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, May 4
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        Support for Caregivers: Self-Care: Greetings Caregivers! Today we have an article from Perimeter HealthCare that describes the importance of self-care. Self-Care is about understanding yourself and the things you need to be your best self for those around you. The article also provides tips to improve your own wellbeing. Enjoy!
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Paying Attention to Our Feelings: Here are 10 Tips from Briana (age 10) and Branden (age 11) about how kids can help practice their own self care!
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: This week, we visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Prepare to have your brain challenged! Today: How do you dance in a suit of armor?
      • 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 de uno de los personajes de "Stelaluna." Habla con un adulto de lo que harías con ellos o haz un dibujo.
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        Grades 1 & 2: Would you like to read more books or articles about this topic? Why or why not? Write about it.
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        Grades 1 & 2: ¿Te gustaría leer más libros o artículos sobre este tema? ¿Por qué si o por qué no? Escribe tu respuesta.
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        Grades 3-5: Please join us over the next two weeks as we read a chapter book called The One and Only Ivan about a gorilla who has been living in captivity for 27 years. The PDF will provide you with discussion questions and extension activities. Please enjoy. The first part of the story will be posted on 5/4/2020. Part 1:
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        The One And Only Ivan (PDF)
      • 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 a giant box is delivered to your front doorstep with your name on it. What's inside and what happens when you open 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.
        Imagina que llega a tu casa una caja gigantesca con tu nombre. ¿Qué hay adrento y qué pasa cuando la abres?
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        AAA Mathematics covers a range of math aimed at students in preschool to eighth grade, providing basic information and interactive Javascript-based practice that offers instant feedback. The site can be formatted to offer students measurements in English and/or in metric and to use either a comma or a period to express decimals, depending on where they live or the system with which they're familiar. Topics range from money and counting to geometry and statistics.
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        Este website, AAA Matematicas, cubre una gama de matemática dirigida a estudiantes de preescolar a octavo grado, proporcionando información básica y práctica interactiva basada en Javascript que ofrece comentarios instantáneos. Los temas van desde dinero y conteo hasta geometría y estadísticas
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Mental Health Awareness Activity Book.
      • 3:00 PM
        Chess Time! Learn to play chess with these FREE & FUN online chess lessons!
        Click here for more lessons in chess.
        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 - British Muesum
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Your brain deserves a break today after a day of learning! Angel Garcia “El Triste”
      • 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 movie and why?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Cuál es tu película favorita y por qué?
    • Tuesday, May 5
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        Support for Caregivers: Self Care Hello awesome caregivers! Have you ever felt overwhelmed? Like there are not enough hours in the day to get everything done? If so, this Ted Talk is for you: "Dear Overwhelmed Moms, Self-Care isn't Selfish."
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Clark the Shark Hey Kids! Today we will meet an overly excited shark who has a hard time controling his emotions. Have you ever had a hard time controlling your emotions? You will find out an important lesson he learns that helps him, and maybe it will help you, too!
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: What is a composite creature? Can you create your own composite creature and then tell your family a story about it?
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        ¡Vamos a Leer!
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        Kindergarten: What did you learn from the book? Tell a grownup one new thing you learned. You can also draw about it.
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        Kindergarten: ¿Qué aprendiste de El secreto del rey"? Dile a un adulto una cosa nueva que aprendiste. También puedes dibujarlo.
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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 recomendar "Pato para presidente" a alguien, ¿a quién se lo recomendarías? ¿Por qué piensa que le gustaría? Escribe el por qué lo deberían leer.
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        Grades 3-5: Please join us over the next two weeks as we read a chapter book called The One and Only Ivan about a gorilla who has been living in captivity for 27 years. The PDF will provide you with discussion questions and extension activities. Please enjoy. The first part of the story will be posted on 5/4/2020. Part 2:
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        The One And Only Ivan (PDF)
      • 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 short story about what it might be like if you woke up one morning with a mermaid tail.
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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 pequeño cuento de qué pasaría si una mañana te levantas con una cola de sirena.
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        "STEM The animated series Peep and the Big Wide World gives wings to the innovative idea of teaching science and math to preschoolers. Wry and distinctive visual humor, charming plotlines, and lovable characters combine with a comprehensive science program to attract and engage kids. "
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Move and freeze. Dance and Exercise activity
      • 3:00 PM
        Chess Time! Learn to play chess with these FREE & FUN online chess lessons!
        Click here for more lessons in chess.
        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! Draw EXTREMELY CUTE ANIMALS OPERATING HEAVY MACHINERY
      • 5:00 PM
        Road Trip: Let's Take a Virtual Field Trip - Eisenhower Executive Office
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Your brain deserves a break today after a day of learning! Animal Showdown Prehistoric Baddie
      • 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!
        Where would you fly if you had wings?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿A dónde volarías si tuvieras alas?
    • Wednesday, May 6
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        Support for Caregivers: Self Care: This pandemic is stretching everyone to the limit! This article might help you set aside any guilt you may be feeling as a caregiver, and give yourself permission to be there for YOU!
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Hey kids! Today's book is called The Good Egg. the good egg does everything in his power to be good. He helps his friends, family, and anyone who needs help. Helping people is hard work, and the good egg begins to crack under the pressure. Find out how the good egg learns about taking care of himself.
      • 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: What part of the story surprised you the most? Talk about it with a grownup.
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        Kindergarten: ¿Qué parte de "Un beso en mi mano" te sorprendio más? Háblalo con un adulto.
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        Grades 1 & 2: Write a review of the book 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 una crítica de "Un león en la biblioteca." Dibuja una carita feliz si te gustó o una carita triste si no te gustó Luego explica por qué te gustó o no te gustó.
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        Grades 3-5: Please join us over the next two weeks as we read a chapter book called The One and Only Ivan about a gorilla who has been living in captivity for 27 years. The PDF will provide you with discussion questions and extension activities. Please enjoy. The first part of the story will be posted on 5/4/2020. Part 3:
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        The One And Only Ivan (PDF)
      • 11:00 AM
        Journal Time
        Take a moment to Journal. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
        Which is better, winter or summer? Write about the reasons why you think winter or summer is better.
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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 es mejor, el invierno o el verano? Escribe las razones por las que piensas que el invierno o el verano es mejor.
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        "STEM: The SEED Earth Science Week Online Toolkit, developed by Schlumberger Excellence in Educational Development (SEED) and the American Geophysical Institute, provides educational materials, activities, and other resources in both Spanish and English. Materials range from introductory information on Earth science to fact sheets about living in earthquake zones to science notebooks where students can record their observations about the world around them. "
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Boom Chicka Boom. Brain Break and fun way to get you moving
      • 3:00 PM
        Chess Time! Learn to play chess with these FREE & FUN online chess lessons!
        Click here for more lessons in chess.
        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 - The Alamo
      • 6:00 PM
        "Brain Break: Your brain deserves a break today after a day of learning! Amazing Talented Kids Compilation"
      • 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 three words would you use to describe yourself?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Qué tres palabras usarías para describirte?
    • Thursday, May 7
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        Support for Caregivers: We cannot deny that we are currently living in uncertain and unprecedented times. Many people are experiencing an array of emotions ranging from scared to angry. Oftentimes, parents underestimate the range of emotions that children feel, and how hard it is for them to manage their emotions. Please read this informative article about how parents can help kids deal with emergencies. (This article is also available in Spanish!)
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Why do we lose control of our emotions? Kids, check this video out to learn about the science behind your emotions. It also provides some great tips for what to do when you feel like you're losing control!
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: Why does design matter in arms and armor? If you were going to where a suit of armor today, what would it look like?
      • 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 una foto o dibujo del cuento y ¡actúalo!
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        Grades 1 & 2: What is one question you would like to ask the author of the book? Write it.
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        Grades 1 & 2: ¿Qué pregunta te gustaría hacerle al autor de este libro? Escríbela.
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        Grades 3-5: Please join us over the next two weeks as we read a chapter book called The One and Only Ivan about a gorilla who has been living in captivity for 27 years. The PDF will provide you with discussion questions and extension activities. Please enjoy. The first part of the story will be posted on 5/4/2020. Part 4:
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        The One And Only Ivan (PDF)
      • 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 about what would it be like if you had an alligator as a pet.
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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 cómo sería tener un cocodrilo de mascota.
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM: Windows to the Universe, created by the National Earth Science Teachers Association, is designed to encourage learning about the Earth and space sciences. It offers its website at three levels of both English and Spanish to allow students of various ages and abilities to access the site and understand the information found there. There is a lot of information found on this site, from star maps to hands-on activities and from listings of science fiction-themed films to information ranging from space exploration to climate change.
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Aram sam sam Dance, keep fit and have fun with some cool dance moves.
      • 3:00 PM
        Chess Time! Learn to play chess with these FREE & FUN online chess lessons!
        Click here for more lessons in chess.
        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 - Rio Secreto
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Your brain deserves a break today after a day of learning! John Legend and Hoots play a song on Sesame Street
      • 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 qualities that make you a good friend?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Cuales son las cualidades que te hacen un buen amigo?
    • Friday, May 8
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        Support for Caregivers: We've been talking about self-care all week. For Fun Friday, we hope you enjoy this video on games you can play with kids to help them regulate their emotions, and set them on the path to self-care!
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Fun Friday: Do What I Do!
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: Were there Superheroes in the Ancient World? If you were to create a superhero for today's world, what would the superhero look like? What would their super powers be?
      • 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 de "El cuento de Pedrito Conejo." ¿Qué es lo más que te gusta de ellos? Háblalo con un adulto
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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 una foto o dibujo de "¿Yo y mi gato? y ¡actúalo!
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        Grades 3-5: Please join us over the next two weeks as we read a chapter book called The One and Only Ivan about a gorilla who has been living in captivity for 27 years. The PDF will provide you with discussion questions and extension activities. Please enjoy. The first part of the story will be posted on 5/4/2020. Part 5:
      •  
        The One And Only Ivan (PDF)
      • 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 had $1,000, what would you buy 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 tuvieras $1,000, ¿qué comprarías y por qué?
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM: Get ready to create your own orange fizz!
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Let's learn a healthy eating song.
      • 3:00 PM
        Chess Time! Learn to play chess with these FREE & FUN online chess lessons!
        Click here for more lessons in chess.
        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
        College Talk (6th - 12th Grade): Join us on our virtual college tour to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
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        Road Trip: Let's Take a Virtual Field Trip - Huston Zoo
      • 6:00 PM
        "Brain Break: Your brain deserves a break today after a day of learning! Learn about the shrimp who packs a powerful punch!"
      • 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 family tradition?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Cuál es tu tradición familiar favorita?
    • Saturday & Sunday: Camp@Home
      • Sat. AM
        Plants can be hard to grow, but rocks will last forever! Make your own rock garden for your home.
      • Sat. PM
        While at Camp we make our desserts over the fire, many can be made over the grill! Ask an adult for help making this yummy brownie!
      • Sun. AM
        How did people tell time in the days before watches, tablets and phones? All you need is a paper plate and a pencil to make your own clock!
      • Sun. PM
        Wait until dark to give this activity a try. What can you see in the sky?
  • Clubs@Home Activities (6-12)
    • Monday, May 4
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        Support for Caregivers: Self-Care Greetings Caregivers! Today we have an article from Perimeter HealthCare that describes the importance of self-care. Self-Care is about understanding yourself and the things you need to be your best self for those around you. The article also provides tips for self-care to improve well-being.
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Paying Attention to Our Feelings Inside Out might seem like a little kids' movie, but check out this "big kid" theory, that uses the movie to try to identify which of our emotions are in control. We hope it makes you smile, and also think!
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: Why are some people left-handed?
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving!
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      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        Archaeologists try to solve the puzzle of how ancient people lived. Read this article 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 AAA Mathematics covers a range of math aimed at students in preschool to eighth grade, providing basic information and interactive Javascript-based practice that offers instant feedback. The site can be formatted to offer students measurements in English and/or in metric and to use either a comma or a period to express decimals, depending on where they live or the system with which they're familiar. Topics range from money and counting to geometry and statistics.
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Phillip J. Roundtree- Black Mental Health Matters
      • 3:00 PM
        Chess Time! Learn to play chess with these FREE & FUN online chess lessons!
        Click here for more lessons in chess.
        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
        Idris Goodwin | Our Home to Your Home at Milwaukee Rep
      • 5:00 PM
        College Talk (Middle School): Career Exploration : An Introduction to Cybersecurity Careers.
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        College Talk (High School): College Fit Kit! Start taking inventory of your needs and desires for college.
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Calma
      • 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 movie and why?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Cuál es tu película favorita y por qué?
    • Tuesday, May 5
      •  
        Support for Caregivers: Self Care: Hello awesome caregivers! Have you ever felt overwhelmed? Like there are not enough hours in the day to get everything done? If so, this Ted Talk is for you: "Dear Overwhelmed Moms, Self-Care isn't Selfish."
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Feeling our Feelings: Coping with our emotions is a very hard thing to do, especially when we are teenagers. We are no longer kids, but not quite adults yet either. Check out this A-Z video that gives tips for coping.
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: Can you solve the penniless pilgrim riddle?
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        Imagine you are on a starship deep within interstellar space, heading toward the solar system where Earth resides. Read more to continue the journey.
      • 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: The Howard Hughes Medical Institute's BioInteractive site provides resources for middle and high school students range from an interactive calculator to help determine a household's carbon footprint to a lab simulating lactose intolerance to an animated short film on 17th-century microbiologist Antonie van Leeuwenhoek.
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Deshauna Barber- “Giving up is the birth place of regrets”
      • 3:00 PM
        Chess Time! Learn to play chess with these FREE & FUN online chess lessons!
        Click here for more lessons in chess.
        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): Digital Life 101:Preparing for academics in a virtual world.
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        College Talk (High School): "Personal Statement" sheds light on the college admissions process for low-income/first generation students.
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Davonte Sanders-Funches - Mental health within the black community
      • 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!
        Where would you fly if you had wings?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿A dónde volarías si tuvieras alas?
    • Wednesday, May 6
      •  
        Support for Caregivers: Self Care: This pandemic is stretching everyone to the limit! This article might help you set aside any guilt you may be feeling as a caregiver, and give yourself permission to be there for YOU!
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Feeling our Feelings: Writing is a positive way to express our emotions. Sometimes we want to say how we feel, but the right words just don't come out. Read this poem written by a teen. How are you feeling today?
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: Can you solve the penniless pilgrim riddle?
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        How do pathologists know the causes of certain diseases? How do physicists know the strength of gravity on Earth? How do astronomers know the composition of Saturn? Although they study very different things, the scientists in each of these fields must carry out experiments to answer these and thousands of other questions.
      • 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 The SEED Earth Science Week Online Toolkit, developed by Schlumberger Excellence in Educational Development (SEED) and the American Geophysical Institute, provides educational materials, activities, and other resources in both Spanish and English. Materials range from introductory information on Earth science to fact sheets about living in earthquake zones to science notebooks where students can record their observations about the world around them.
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: 10 Confidence Hacks
      • 3:00 PM
        Chess Time! Learn to play chess with these FREE & FUN online chess lessons!
        Click here for more lessons in chess.
        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: CINDERELLA FOR SCHOOLS: DIGITAL PERFORMANCE
      • 5:00 PM
        College Talk (Middle School): Breaking The Code. Can you escape the room?
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        College Talk (High School): Practice makes perfect! Spend time reviewing and practicing completing a college application.
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: D’Angelo & Amanda – “Unstoppable”
      • 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 three words would you use to describe yourself?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Qué tres palabras usarías para describirte?
    • Thursday, May 7
      •  
        Support for Caregivers: We cannot deny that we are currently living in uncertain and unprecedented times. Many people are experiencing an array of emotions ranging from scared to angry. Oftentimes, parents underestimate the range of emotions that children feel, and how hard it is for them to manage their emotions. Please read this informative article about how parents can help kids deal with emergencies. (This article is also available in Spanish!)
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Writing our own poem!
        Yesterday, you read a great poem written by a teen. Today, the challenge is to write what YOU are feeling! Think about how this quarantine has affected your life, and how it makes you feel. There are no wrong answers. Anything you write is awesome, because it is all about YOU!
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: The electrifying speeches of Sojourner Truth! What are three things that you think might have helped Truth keep going in her journey?
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        From earliest times, people have tried to understand how the human body is made and how it works. Read more to see if you can learn something new.
      • 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 Windows to the Universe, created by the National Earth Science Teachers Association, is designed to encourage learning about the Earth and space sciences. It offers its website at three levels of both English and Spanish to allow students of various ages and abilities to access the site and understand the information found there. There is a lot of information found on this site, from star maps to hands-on activities and from listings of science fiction-themed films to information ranging from space exploration to climate change.
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: “Under the Surface”
      • 3:00 PM
        Chess Time! Learn to play chess with these FREE & FUN online chess lessons!
        Click here for more lessons in chess.
        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): Basic 12 for Middle School: How do you choose a college?
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        College Talk (High School): Better Make Room! Join us as we look back at some photos and videos from National College Signing Days.
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Dylan Jacob- “Flavor in Ya Ear”
      • 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 qualities that make you a good friend?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Cuales son las cualidades que te hacen un buen amigo?
    • Friday, May 8
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        Support for Caregivers: Self Care: We've been talking about self care all week. Let's end with Oprah, as she gives her Top Ten tips for self-care. (This might be something great to watch with your teen!)
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Fun Friday: Do What I Do!
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: How does your immune system work?
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        When two or more computers communicate directly or exchange information, it is called computer networking. The many types of networks available today are what make our modern, interconnected world possible. Read 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: Lets experiment and create a storm in a glass
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: How to Meditate for Beginners
      • 3:00 PM
        Chess Time! Learn to play chess with these FREE & FUN online chess lessons!
        Click here for more lessons in chess.
        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 Grade): Join us on our virtual college tour to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Quinton Ellis- “You Got It Bad”
      • 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 family tradition?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Cuál es tu tradición familiar favorita?
    • Saturday & Sunday: Camp@Home
      • Sat. AM
        Plants take time, sun, water, rich soil and care to grow. Rocks don't need anything! Create your own rock garden for some time outside.
      • Sat. PM
        While at Camp we make our desserts over the fire, many can be made over the grill! Ask an adult for help making this yummy brownie!
      • Sun. AM
        How did people tell time in the days before watches, tablets and phones? All you need is a paper plate and a pencil to make your own clock!
      • Sun. PM
        Wait until dark to give this activity a try. What can you see in the sky?
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