Family Engagement

New Family Engagement Content |  Contenido Nuevo

Activities | Actividades

In this section, you will find themed activities to do at home with your children, including science experiments and activities that introduce concepts in math. These themes are intended to help the littlest explorers discover new concepts like the ocean and space while continuing to develop their language, literacy, and social-emotional skills.

Resources | Recursos

In this section, you will find family and parent resources related to the support of young children’s education at home. From fostering a learning environment at home to managing school closures with your students, Jumpstart is committed to bringing you tips, strategies, and resources for learning and growing at home.

In this section, browse videos and other content created by Jumpstart Corps members as they facilitate activities, engage in book reading, and other elements of session.

Family Tips | Consejos para Familias

Interested in the latest from Jumpstart? Sign up and receive weekly at-home learning updates and resources!

Jumpstart Partners | Socios de Jumpstart

Ready4K | Receive Early Learning Tips and Activities via Text!

You can sign up to receive weekly readings (from Jumpstart Corps Members!) and at home learning activities via text Monday-Friday through our partnership with Ready4K—an evidence-based texting platform.

If you are not already registered and receiving texts, please register at jstart.org/ready4k.

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PBS SoCal Learning Hub Programming and Activities

PBS SoCal has created an updated At-Home Learning hub for children Pre-K through 12th grade. These resources were created through a collaboration with Los Angeles Unified School District, KLCS and KQED and is being distributed nationwide.

Here are some additional resources from PBS:

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First Book Learn From Home Activities and Books

Our partners at First Book have many resources available for educators and families. Specifically, for preschool-aged children check out:

  • Sign up today for opportunities to receive information on a variety of programs to support children’s continued learning

Wide Open School

Curated content from multiple online sources (Mind in the Making, Vroom, Go Noodle, Cosmic Kids, etc.) organized into daily schedules by age and stage

Too Small to Fail 

These resources from Too Small to Fail provide you with ways you can talk, read, sing, and play your way through the day—just with things you might already have indoors.

Together, we can help all children build the key language and literacy skills they need to take on the world.

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