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Full STEAM Ahead Flier
California Alliance for Arts Education
Flier detailing the goals of LCFF and the benefits of arts education.
Nurturing a Natural Curiosity
Orange County Department of Education
The OCDE program Inside the Outdoors is giving parents tools to use the out of doors as a classroom. They have printable resources, links and videos to help families learn while exploring their own backyard or front yard or local park!
Science Resources for Parents
National Science Teaching Association
Provides information on how parents can help their children learn science at home and why parent engagement is vital to science learning. Explains the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
Environmental Literacy Principles and Concepts
California Education and the Environment Initiative
Here are the basics of what California expects schools to teach related to the environment, across multiple subjects. Also a wealth of free curriculum materials for K-12 teachers.
Understood.org – For Families
Here is a wealth of resources from an organization dedicated to shaping a world where millions of people who learn and think differently can thrive at home, at school, and at work.
How to Prevent Bullying
Resources for parents to understand what they can do to understand and prevent bullying.
Fun and Learning for Parents and Children: An Activities Handbook
Head Start Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center
Fun activities for parents and children to do together in a variety of settings.
Free Art Projects
Deep Space Sparkle
Whether you are looking for a painting tutorial or how to make a traditional Mexican papel picado– this website has free art projects for all grade levels. The step-by-step videos are very helpful.
Books, arts & crafts, and exercises that are both productive and fun for elementary students.
Make Art at Home
San Jose Museum of Art
Here you’ll find relevant, engaging, thought-provoking and curriculum-driven video tutorials and creative prompts plus detailed lesson plans to follow and a place for all ages to enjoy artmaking.
Understanding STEAM and how children use it
Early Childhood National Centers
Details how STEAM Education is a daily part of children’s lives.