Elementary Enrichment

K-2


Scroll through this page for math, language arts, and STEM challenges.

Problem of the Week ~ Math Challenges

Complete the problems below on paper and share with your homeroom teacher.

  • Try to show your answer two 2 ways. Write a number sentence, draw a picture, draw a number line, use a 100's chart, or some other way.
  • Use this calendar to solve the problems.

Problem of the Week: September 12

Guess my number.

I am more than 25 but less than 40.

My ones digit is twice my tens digit.

My digits add up to an odd number.

Problem of the Week: September 17

The sum of three numbers is 15.

The third number is 4 less than the second number.

If the second number is 6, what are the first and third numbers?

Problem of the Week: September 24

There were 4 pigs and some birds on the farm.

There were a total of 20 legs.

How many birds were on the farm?

Language Arts Challenges

Please share your work with your homeroom teacher.

Create a Caption

Take a look at the picture. What do you think is happening? What might the character be thinking or saying. Write a sentence to help someone understand the picture.


Write your caption on a sheet of paper. Be sure to write your name, grade, and teacher.

Example: Jane Smith, 2B

Scholastic Contests

Try one of the Scholastic contests below. Be sure to turn in your work to your Enrichment Specialist by the due date. She will mail your work to Scholastic.

All entries must include:

  • student name
  • age
  • grade
  • teacher name
  • school name
  • school address
  • school phone number

Art & Writing Contest

Dog Man Mash-Up Contest

Grades 1–5

Entries must be in your Enrichment Specialist's mailbox by October 12, 2018.

How to Enter: Dog Man is half dog and half man. What animal and person would you combine to create a superhero? Draw a picture and write a description of your mash-up character!

BE SURE YOUR ENTRY HAS YOUR NAME, AGE, GRADE TEACHER, SCHOOL NAME, SCHOOL ADDRESS, AND SCHOOL PHONE NUMBER ON THE BACK

Art Contest

Star Wars™ Reads Art Contest

Grades K–2

Entries must be in your Enrichment Specialist's mailbox by November 2, 2018.

How to Enter: Imagine you are exploring a newly discovered galaxy and meet a new friend. Draw a portrait and include the name of your new friend!

BE SURE YOUR ENTRY HAS YOUR NAME, AGE, GRADE TEACHER, SCHOOL NAME, SCHOOL ADDRESS, AND SCHOOL PHONE NUMBER ON THE BACK

Art Contest

My Beautiful Planet Art Contest

Grades K–2

Entries must be in your Enrichment Specialist's mailbox by November 2, 2018.

How to Enter: Take care of our home! Draw a picture of yourself doing something to help the planet.

BE SURE YOUR ENTRY HAS YOUR NAME, AGE, GRADE TEACHER, SCHOOL NAME, SCHOOL ADDRESS, AND SCHOOL PHONE NUMBER ON THE BACK

STEM Challenges

Aluminum Foil Tower Challenge

What is the tallest free-standing tower you can build with only one 50 sq. ft. box of aluminum foil?

Using ONLY your hands and aluminum foil, build the tallest tower you can. Once you finish, take a picture and share it with your teacher.

Think about the following...

          • How will you make sure your tower stands?
          • What design will you create?

When you finish...

          • Measure your tower.
          • Take a picture of you and your tower.

Enrichment Specialists

Ms. Dana Petrie (Lafayette, Pines Lake, Theunis Dey) dpetrie@wayneschools.com

Mrs. Sabrina Bialkin (APT, James Fallon, Ryerson) sbialkin@wayneschools.com

Mrs. Linda Gallipoli (JFK, Packanack, Randall Carter) lindagallipoli@wayneschools.com