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Activities for PREK-3

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Many of the libraries have community gardens for you to pick from. After you read these books, check out the community gardens at the Birmingham, Lagrange, Locke, Maumee, Mott, and Toledo Heights branches.

Continue Reading: Gardening resources for Preschool/ Kindergarten; Early Elementary (1-3)

Poems are words put together using rhythm, patterns, and rhymes to express thoughts and emotions. April is National Poetry Month.

Continue Reading: Poetry Resources for PreK-Grade 3

Book ideas by topic and grade level

100th Day of School for PreK-3

Animal Hibernation for PreK-3

Arctic Animals resources for Grades PreK-3

Art resources for Grades PreK-3

Back to School Resources for Pre-K-Grade 3

Best Books for Preschool and Kindergarten

Bugs resources for Preschool-Grade 3

Caldecott Winners for PreK-3

Cinco de Mayo resources for Preschool/ Kindergarten; Early Elementary (1-3)

Comics and Graphic Novels for Grades PreK-3

Dental Health Resources for Preschool/ Kindergarten

Earth Day Resources for Preschool-Grade 3

Easter Resources for Grades PreK-3

eBooks About Rain for Little Learners (Preschool, Kindergarten, and Grades 1-3)

Election Resources for Kids K-3

Elections & Voting for PreK-3

Explore Art for PreK-3

Gardening resources for Preschool/ Kindergarten; Early Elementary (1-3)

Guiding Kids in the Digital World, Books for PreK-Kindergarten

Hanukkah Stories for Grades PreK-5

Healthy Kids resources for Preschool/ Kindergarten; Early Elementary (1-3)

Independent Kids Embrace Fashion with Style! Resources for Preschool and Kindergarten

Interactive Picture Books for Preschool/ Kindergarten

Kwanzaa resources for Grades K-5

Martin Luther King Jr., Day for PreK-3

National Library Week resources for PreK-Grade 3

New Year's resources for Grades PreK-5

Poetry Resources for PreK-Grade 3

Presidents' Day for Grades PreK-3

Religious Christmas resources for Grades PreK-5

Self Esteem Resources for Preschool/Kindergarten

Short Books for Grades 4-5

Spread Kindness for PreK-3

Spring Resources for Grades PreK-3

Stay Healthy for PreK-3

The DREAM Project: Disability Representation, Education and Awareness in Media resources for Preschool/ Kindergarten; Early Elementary (1-3)

Unplugged Play resources for Grades PreK-5

Valentine's Day Picture Books for Grades PreK-3

Winter Solstice resources for Grades PreK-5

Winter Weather Resources for Grades PreK-3

Women's History Month for PreK-3

100th Day of School for PreK-3

Animal Hibernation for PreK-3

Animal Hibernation resources for Grades PreK-3

Arctic Animals resources for Grades PreK-3

Back to School Resources for Pre-K-Grade 3

Best Books for Second Grade Readers

Best Books for Third Grade Readers

Best Series Books for Early Elementary Readers

Better Together for PreK-3

Bugs resources for Preschool-Grade 3

Caldecott Winners for PreK-3

Chinese New Year resources for Grades PreK-5

Christmas (Secular) resources for Grades PreK-5

Comics and Graphic Novels for Grades PreK-3

Community Helpers resources for Grades 1-3

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. resources for Grades PreK-3

Earth Day Resources for Preschool-Grade 3

Easter Resources for Grades PreK-3

eBooks About Rain for Little Learners (Preschool, Kindergarten, and Grades 1-3)

Election Resources for Kids K-3

Elections & Voting for PreK-3

Explore Art for PreK-3

Fantasy Books for Grades 1-3

Forces and Motion Resources for Preschool, Kindergarten, and Early Elementary Students

Gardening resources for Preschool/ Kindergarten; Early Elementary (1-3)

Great Ideas for Teachers and Parents: Resources for Teaching Grades K-8

Hanukkah Stories for Grades PreK-5

Healthy Kids resources for Preschool/ Kindergarten; Early Elementary (1-3)

Historical Fiction for Grades 1-3

Homeschooling Resources for Grades PreK-12

Kwanzaa resources for Grades K-5

Landforms Resources for Grades 1-5

Life Cycles resources for Early Elementary (1-3)

Light and Shadow Leap Into Science resources for Early Elementary (1-3); Upper Elementary (4-5)

Martin Luther King Jr., Day for PreK-3

Music Themed Books to Read to Your Child for Grades PreK-3

National Library Week resources for PreK-Grade 3

New Year's resources for Grades PreK-5

Poetry Resources for PreK-Grade 3

Presidents' Day for Grades PreK-3

Realistic Fiction for Grades 1-3

Religious Christmas resources for Grades PreK-5

Science Fiction resources for Early Elementary (1-3)

Short Books for Grades 4-5

Snowy Days for PreK-3

Social Emotional Learning Resources for Grades 1-5

Sports Books for Grades 1-3

Spread Kindness for PreK-3

Spring Resources for Grades PreK-3

Stay Healthy for PreK-3

Summer Learning Activities and Resources for Grades 1-3

Thanksgiving Resources for Grades 1-3

The DREAM Project: Disability Representation, Education and Awareness in Media resources for Preschool/ Kindergarten; Early Elementary (1-3)

Unplugged Play resources for Grades PreK-5

Valentine's Day Picture Books for Grades PreK-3

Winter Solstice resources for Grades PreK-5

Winter Weather Resources for Grades PreK-3

Women's History Month for PreK-3

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