Welcome to Flexible Fridays
Take the day to explore some new activities.
A great place to start is by checking out some of the challenges at Creative Corner
Here are some activities and web sites to select from for your electives.
|Pursue Your Passion
Ever wanted to try something new or be better at one of your current hobbies or activities.
Try out some on-line courses; maybe its Robotics, playing an instrument, coding, drawing.
You have plenty of time. The sky’s the limit.
Spend some un-plug outdoors time together as a family. Take a picture and post.
|Your Own Idea
Come up with a great idea of how to spend Flexible Friday to share with your class.
Write a description and include a picture if possible. It may be chosen and posted next week.
|Lend a Helping Hand
Try a new chore or help a family member with a project around the house. Ex. Bake or cook a meal. Help with laundry.
Write or take a picture of what you did to share
|Become an Ornithologist
Spring is a great time to watch birds preparing for their chicks. It does require patience and luck to see something magical.
See if you can find other species of birds on live webcams
Compose a new STA Distance Learning prayer
Write a prayer to bring inspiration, comfort and strength to our school community during this time of SIP.
4 or 5 lines long
Post and we will choose one to be included during morning prayers.
|STA Event Planner
How to hold a celebration when we are all far apart.
Come up with some novel ideas for this year’s Fun Day.
How can we celebrate the end of school and have fun together?
Come up with ideas for your STA Family or Classmates.
Get together with your pals and create a newspaper.
Be a photojournalist capturing this unchartered time
Write an opinion piece about new experiences
Investigate a current news topic and report on in kid-friendly terms.
Some STEAM activities
|Watch and complete one activity from any of these zoos
Subject related activities
|ELA||Art /Music||Science/Math||Social Studies|
Write a letter or card to someone you miss.
If you need to mail it, take a picture first.
Video yourself dancing to your favorite song.
Measure and record the height of everyone in your family.
Draw a picture/diagram of everyone and label their height.
(record in both feet and meters)
|Become a Family Historian
Interview your family
Create a family tree
Find out how your parents met!
Write or video a short “family history”.
|SSR- Silent Sustained Reading
Find a comfy place and curl up with your favorite book for at least half an hour or more.
Build a structure from toy parts or recycled materials.
Take a picture and be ready to share.
Give it a name!
|Create a code
Write a note to a friend using a secret code.
Give your friend the key to your code so they can decipher it.
|Corona Virus Time Capsule
Place into a shoebox five items that represent this stay at home period.
Write a diary entry to place in the box to explain your selection.
|A picture is worth a thousand words….
Find an interesting picture and write a paragraph to describe what’s happening.
Make a mask for spending time outside.
Example making a mask from an old t-shirt (https://youtu.be/5-gjBR_TT2w
Be creative, but it must be protective too.
|Growing a plant from a seed
Grow a plant from a seed.
Record its progress through dated photographs.
This will require the purchase of package of seeds, a container and potting soil.
At least a four-week project!
|What Am I? Property Riddle
Choose 5 items in your home to write 5 characteristics about.
Using 5 index cards or 5 pieces of paper, write the characteristics on one side and the answer on the other.
Be prepared to share on video chat, Flipgrid, or Zoom.
Websites to visit: