Extension & Enrichment Activities

These cross-curricular enrichment activities are perfect for teachers and supervisors working with an extended-day program. Enhance children's creativity with a wide variety of crafts, puzzles, games, and outdoor activities that will help you extend any topic. Build skills in critical thinking, listening, memory, visualization, and concentration through singing, hands-on science experiments, physical education games, word puzzles, art projects, and more!
Updated on: April 19, 2017
Songs & Fingergames
  • Movement and Circle Games

    Incorporate movement into your music lessons with these fun singing games for "The Telephone Rings", "Ring Around the Rosie", "Shoo Fly", and
    "Pumpkin Patch".

Masks & Puppets
  • Guess and Draw

    Children will use their senses to determine what secret object is hiding in a closed box.

  • Pointers About Posters

    Try a printable worksheet that lists the elements of an effective poster.

  • Sell Your Product Poster

    In this project, students will become more aware of marketing strategies by creating a product poster themselves.

  • Story Quilts

    Students will create a quilt that tells a story. This is a great arts & crafts activity that also ties in creative writing and black history!

  • Portrait Heads in Paper

    Students will use their imaginations to create paper portraits of different people.

  • More Art Activities
Puzzles
Arts & Crafts Activities
  • Portrait Heads in Paper

    Students will use their imaginations to create paper portraits of different people.

  • Story Quilts

    Students will create a quilt that tells a story. This is a great arts & crafts activity that also ties in creative writing and black history!

Science & Nature Activities
Indoor & Outdoor Games
Related Resources
  • Online Science Games

    Online games are a great way to build science skills and reinforce key concepts.

  • End-of-the-Year Resources

    Students will stay engaged through the last day of school with our end-of-the-year resources. Encourage them to keep up their math and reading skills with summer book lists, games, and activities.

  • New Teacher Resources

    Discover everything a beginning teacher will need for a successful school year, from tips for your first day, to classroom-management advice, to printables and lesson plans that will support your curriculum all year long.

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