Sample Activities

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 See Below for Videos of Children Completing JDE Activities:

Sample Activity #1 (See Video Below):

Level 1 - Activity time: 15 minutes

Learning Objectives: Eye- Hand Coordination, Counting, One-to-One Correspondence, Following directions, Fine Motor Development

Materials Needed

  • Ten (10) Cheerios (Or other cereal pieces)
  • Two (2) Plastic or Paper Cups
  • One (1) Spoon


Sample Activity #2 (See Video Below):

Level 3: Module 1: Camping - Activity B2: In the Dark, Dark Night
Activity time: 15 minutes

Learning Objectives: Letter identification, Throwing, Hand-eye coordination

Materials Needed

  • One (1) Flashlight
  • One (1) Piece of Blank Paper
  • One (1) Black Marker
  • One (1) Yellow Highlighter
  • Time of day when it is dark outside
Video of Level 3: Module 1:

Watch this video to see what words she found when using her flashlight.


Sample #3: Level 2: Advanced Numbers, Letters and Shapes(See Video Below)

Activity C2: Pattern Numbers - Activity time: 15 minutes

Learning Objectives: One-to-One Correspondence; Number Balance and Coordination; Number Identification; Following two step directions; Counting one through 10; Following Visual and Auditory Cues

 Materials Needed

  • Ten (10) Pieces of blue construction paper (any size)
  • Ten (10) Pieces of green construction paper (any size)
  • Two (1) Empty containers (large enough for the colored paper pieces to fit into)
  • One (1) Black Marker
  • An area where the child can move around


Video: Level 3 Module 6: C2 - Pattern Numbers


Sample #4: Level 2: Module 5: Space Exploration (See Video Below)

Activity C4: Space Walk

Learning Objectives: Understanding Scientific terms; Balance and Coordination; Letter Identification; Jumping

Materials Needed:

  • One (1) Stick of Sidewalk Chalk
  • Eight (8) 3x5 cards, any color
  • One (1) Ruler

Video: Level 2: Space Walk


Sample #5: Level 1: Learning in the Car - Parenting Tips Activity
Learning Objectives: Language Development, Critical Thinking, Social Skills, Expressive Language

This family is preparing for a day in going somewhere this little girl didn't want to go. Watch the video to find out how following the Parenting Tips in this section helped this little girl be okay with going to the doctor:


Sample Activity #6: Level 1: Module 10 - A day at the park (See Video Below)

Activity A1 - Blast Off

Learning Objectives: Language Development, Counting, Gross Motor Development - Jumping and Balance, Following Directions

Materials Needed:

  • One (1) Slide w/stairs (at a park) or One (1) Step Stool
  • Ten (10) 3x5 cards.
  • One (1) Marker

Video of Level 1 - Activity 1 - Blast Off (This is a way to complete the activity indoors when it is raining outside).


Sample #7: Level 3: Module 2  Transportation: Activity C- 1 - Wheel Roll (See Video Below)

- Activity time: 15 minutes

Learning Objectives: Gross Motor Development: Balance, Gross Motor Development: Kicking, Mathematical Operations: Adding/Counting

Materials Needed
• One (1) Tape Measure
• One (1) Piece of Sidewalk Chalk
• Four (4) Balls (any size to kick)
• One (1) Outdoor space

Video of Level 3: Activity C2 - Wheel Roll: Jeana teaches how to complete this activity

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