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Weekly At-Home Learning Newsletter
November 16, 2020 - November 20, 2020
KSPS is here to support your at-home and distance learning needs with our weekly set of educational resources.
This week's featured resources focus on different ways to foster gratitude in our children during this holiday season and to engage in fun family traditions, such cooking together.
Grades PreK & K
Grades 1 & 2
Finding Gratitude During Difficult Times
How can we as parents encourage gratitude during times of stress or crisis? PBS Parents shares meaningful ways you can help your kids count their blessings during the holiday season. 
Molly of Denali: My Recipe Book
Use Molly's recipe book for fun dishes to make together as a family.
Theme: Science
Lessons & Activities
Table Setting Shadow Game (PreK)
Make setting the Thanksgiving table fun with this shadow activity!
Easy Pancake Recipe: STEM Learning in the Kitchen (Gr K-2)
Cooking up a plate of fluffy buttermilk pancakes isn’t just a great life skill, it’s also an opportunity to work in some serious math and science lessons. The results are delicious!

Viruses | Science Trek (Gr 3-5)
Viruses are microscopic beings that can make individuals very sick. Help children learn more about viruses through these video resources and corresponding support materials.

Making North America | Interactive Map (Gr 6-12)
Students will discover how North America took its shape by visiting geological sites across the continent, searching for clues in the landscape in this interactive lesson produced by NOVA.