Life Long Learning

Looking for something to do?  Here are a few suggestions:

• do regular Math practice (addition, subtraction or multiplication facts).  You'll be a wiz!!

• find a new educational game on the computer that makes learning something fun... share it with a friend

• continue improving typing skills

• read, read and read anything that interests you - visit your local library, curl up in a chair and read

• write and illustrate a story

• do a special project... be creative.  

• spend time outside exploring, playing, hiking, running

• spend time with family and friends, laughing & playing

• find a recipe & treat your family (cookies, muffins, smoothies, cakes, pancakes, crepes, soup....) this makes great fraction practice

• develop a new hobby:  finger knitting, cat's cradle, yoyo tricks, juggling

• plan a date with a parent.  Do something special together!

• learn how to use a useful machine:  the dishwasher, the washing machine, the bread maker, the coffee maker

• learn how to fold laundry (towels, face cloths, socks, underwear, shirts)

• write someone a letter and send it to them in the mail

• make a card for someone you care about

• write a play, perform a song, play an instrument - present it to an audience of your choice

• draw and share your creativity with someone you love

 

The Bay Area is home to many historical places. Take some time to investigate our amazing local history. This is a short list of things our local area has to offer.

 

*Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve - ebparks.org/parks/black_diamond

Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front - nps.gov/rori/index.htm

Angel Island - parks.ca.gov/?page_id=468

*Ardenwood Historical Farm - ebparks.org/parks/ardenwood

*Chabot Space and Science Center – chabotspace.org

*Lawrence Hall of Science - lawrencehallofscience.org/

Exploratorium – exploratorium.edu 

*Museum of the African Diaspora - moadsf.org/

*Lindsay Wildlife Museum – wildlife-museum.org

* Marine Mammal Center - marinemammalcenter.org/

* USS Hornet Museum-  uss-hornet.org

*USS Potomac- usspotomac.org

 

*May have free or discounted tickets available through the Contra Costa Library’s Discover and Go program