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No matter what ‘back to school’ means for you this year, TinkerActive helps keep kids on track.

TinkerActive Workbooks are perfect primers for young learners from kindergarten through second grade to discover math, science, and English with curriculum-based exercises and hands-on activities. Guided by the MotMots, a charming and colorful cast of characters who introduce concepts with cheer and humor, children are encouraged to develop new skills, try new things, and imagine new possibilities.

Vetted by award-winning educators, each lesson is aligned to meet the Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards, building foundational knowledge while encouraging students to think outside the box.

Watch TinkerActive in Action!

Grab your flashlights and get ready to tinker, make, and engineer! Megan Hewes Butler, author of the TinkerActive Workbooks, demonstrates a special science-based activity from TinkerActive Workbooks: 1st Grade Science. Let’s learn about light and make shadow puppets!

Download free worksheets!

Download sample lessons and worksheets aligned to the Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards for Grades K-2. Plus, download a guide full of hands-on activities that can easily be done at home or in the classroom, using only household materials.

Kindergarten Worksheets

Click here to download Kindergarten lessons:

Kindergarten English
Alphabet [CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.K.1.a]
Reading Fundamentals [CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.K.1]
Unknown Words [CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.K.5.a]

Kindergarten Math
Counting By Ones [CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.A.1]
Counting & Quantities [CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.B.4]
Place Value [CCSS.Math.Content.K.NBT.A.1]
Addition With Objects [CCSS.Math.Content.K.OA.A.1]

Kindergarten Science
Conservation of Energy and Energy Transfer [PS3.B]
Natural Resources [ESS3.A]
Weather and Climate [ESS2.D]

1st Grade Worksheets

Click here to download 1st Grade lessons:

1st Grade English
Punctuation [CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.1.2.a]
Word Building [CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.1.4.b]
Informational Comprehension [CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.1]

1st Grade Math
Time [CCSS.Math.Content.1.MD.B.3]
Word Problems [CCSS.Math.Content.1.OA.A.2]
Add Within 100 [CCSS.Math.Content.1.NBT.C.4]
Count To 120 [CCSS.Math.Content.1.NBT.A.1]

1st Grade Science
Earth and the Solar System [ESS1.B]
Structure and Function [LS1.A]
Electromagnetic Radiation [PS4.B]

2nd Grade Worksheets

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2nd Grade English
Nouns & Pronouns [CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.1.a]
Punctuation [CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.2.c]
Literature Comprehension [CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.10]

2nd Grade Math
Place Value [CCSS.Math.Content.2.NBT.A.1]
Relate Addition & Subtraction [CCSS.Math.Content.2.MD.B.5]
Measurement [CCSS.Math.Content.2.MD.A.1]

2nd Grade Science
Structure and Properties of Matter [PS1.A]
Biodiversity and Humans [LS4.D]
The Roles of Water in Earth’s Surface Processes [ESS2.C]

Check out for even more activities. New TinkerActive worksheets are added every day (look for the Daily Download yellow circle!)

Pre-K Workbooks Now Available!

TinkerActive Workbooks: Pre-K Science, Math, and English Language Arts are available now!
Learn more about TinkerActive Pre-K Workbooks here.

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