Curriculum and Instruction » Rising Kindergarten Virtual Summer Transition Program

Rising Kindergarten Virtual Summer Transition Program

This page will include resources and activities for the Rising Kindergarten Summer Transition Program.
Little Quack Unit featuring MES PK teachers Kelli Poston, Marcianne Alligood, Hayley Birdsong, Michelle Peterson, and Nikki Phillips
 
The Doorbell Rang Unit featuring MES PK teachers Kelli Poston, Marcianne Alligood, Hayley Birdsong, Michelle Peterson, and Nikki Phillips
 
There was an Old Lady who Swallowed a Shell featuring MES PK teachers Kelli Poston, Marcianne Alligood, Hayley Birdsong, Michelle Peterson, and Nikki Phillips
 
At-Home Learning Tips featuring DES PK teacher Bliss Hawkins
 
  • Listen to Pete's song and other Pete the Cat stories here.
  • Listen to this story about being kind to others.
Every Cowgirl Goes to School
  • Listen to this story about making friends, being unique, and showing kindness.
  • Daily activities, story time, virtual field trips, screen-free time, outside adventures, and social-emotional learning resources
  • No technology required holiday and seasonal crafts, math lessons, science experiments, and cooking activities for children ages 2-6
  • Daily programming guide for learners (Channel 20 locally)
  • Virtual Story Time, STEAM sessions, and field trips
    • Cox Campus offers free weekly video lessons for families of children ages birth to 9. The activities focus on brain development, literacy skills, self-awareness, and personal confidence. Included are experiences to prepare students for entry into kindergarten through third grade.
    • Each day online activities to support literacy, math, social-emotional learning, and physical development will be released. Weekly themed activities for PK are posted under Family Activities.
    • Dig at Home provides music, letter games, and printables for parents.
    • Parents and caregivers can find ideas to use at home with PK students in these webinars.
    • San Diego Zoo, Yellowstone National Park, Mars, the U.S. Space and Rocket Museum, and the Boston Children's Museum
    • Weekdays at 3 PM, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden offers free virtual field trips on their Facebook page.
    •  At 1 PM each day, the GSTC team hosts "Scute's School" live on Facebook. 
    • Seattle's Aquarium and Zoo Atlanta
 
    • Live streaming videos for young children are located on the center's Facebook page.  
 
    • Live camera feeds featuring several animals.
    • Live webcams invite visitors from afar to watch lions, elephants, and other animals.
    • Webcams feature flamingos, rhinos, and giraffes.
    • Otters, birds, and jellyfish are among the creatures that can be viewed via webcam.
    • Exhibits include alligators and sea turtles.
  •  
    • At 2 PM each day, the Little Rock Zoo is hosting an Around the World Safari.
  •  
  •