Paco had a great sleep over last week! He stayed up late and watched movies, read books, and made up stories! What fun. Paco really likes mysteries. They make him feel like a detective. Check out his latest storyboard to help YOU create your own story. Paco would love to see how your story turns out. If you complete one, share it with him in the comments below, send him an email, or you could even send him a postcard!
Paco had a great time presenting to his class this week. He wasn’t able to be in person, but he was live and it was great! Have you ever done a Share and Tell with your class, your family, or a few friends? It is a great way to learn new things about the people you interact with.
To help you put together your very own Share and Tell, Paco created a new activity for you to use. Just find a special object, thing, or token that you’d like to share with others then check out the worksheet for questions that will help you Share and Tell with your audience! What will you share this week?
Have you ever received a friendship bracelet? Have you ever made one? Paco met a new friend this week and is going to make her a friendship bracelet to celebrate their new bond. Whenever she wears it, she will be reminded of Paco! Check out this DIY video to learn how to make friendship bracelets too! Paco is making the first bracelet shown in the video. Is that the one you'll try?
Paco created instructions and a template for making a bracelet wheel. If you make one, Paco would love to see it. Send him a letter, describe it in the comments, or email a photo. He is so happy that you are his friend!
Paco had his game face on this week! He loves to play games with his family and friends. From hopscotch to hide and seek he likes all kinds of games. He especially likes board games. He likes board games SO much that he made his own for you to try!
To get started, print one of the Adventure Game pdf’s below. Paco loves the full color game board but he’s not always by his color printer. Just in case you aren’t either, he made a grayscale version that works the exact same way! Be sure to print all the pages including the instructions, the game cards, and the game board. You’ll need scissors to cut out the game cards and a small object for each player to use on the board. Now grab a couple other players and have some fun.
What does your game face look like? Paco would love to see!
Paco has been having fun with his puppet pal, Sam. Did you get his postcard? Sam is quite a character! Puppets are a great way to use your imagination and have some fun. Have you ever seen a puppet show? They are entertaining events.
If you want to try out your own puppet show, print out Paco's latest activity: Animal Puppets. You can create as many of these cute critter finger puppets as you want. Just give each a personality and put on your own show! What will your puppet show be about?
Paco showed off one of his favorite talents this week, did you get his postcard? He looked like quite the rock star for his talent show performance. He had such a great time he made an On the Go Talent Show for you to use where-ever you want. At home, at school, at the park, or even in the dark! Talent shows can be whatever you want.
Grab a few friends or family members and print the worksheets below to get the show started! What will your talent be? Share your ideas with Paco in the comments below.
Have fun and good luck!
School has started in a lot of places both virtually and in person. Luckily, in some places, the summer weather is still here for us to enjoy. Paco had a great day this week when he visited a water park. It was his one and only visit to a water park this year and, "It was glorious," Paco said! Were you able to swim or play at a water park this summer?
Keep the summer alive with Paco's Water Park Matching Game. Print the activity sheet below, cut out the pictures, and splash right into a fun matching game. Then watch Paco swim in one of his favorite vocabulary videos. Oh how Paco just loves to swim...
Paco had an amazing week meeting Shirley at her construction site! There are so many helpful and important tools she uses to make her job easier. From giant bulldozers to small screwdrivers, you can find it all at a construction site. And now you can find many of those same items in Paco's latest Read and Find: Construction Edition! Can you find all the hidden gems?
Ready for some hands on fun to BUILD cool stuff? Just use Paco's Building Block Challenge and let your imagination soar. All you need is a simple set of building blocks and a printer. Check out the activity below to get started.
Don't forget to let Paco know what you built in the comment section below!
It's been a long time since Paco was able to eat out at a restaurant. This week he was able to visit one of his old favorites with his family. The warm weather and the patio set the perfect scene. Everyone was able to order exactly what they wanted and no one had to do the dishes! It was a great outing for Paco.
You know what is almost as fun as ordering from a menu? Getting the whole table involved in some games. Whether you are dining at home or at a restaurant all you need is Paco's Restaurant Fun worksheet to play! Print out the activity and keep it handy so you can raise the fun meter wherever you dine.
Stay safe and healthy friends.
Paco had a wonderful week creating a play to put on at home. It was the first time he did his own play and it turned out wonderfully. Paco's play this week was all about Abraham Lincoln. He got inspired to do the play after reading a biography about the 16th US President!
With Paco's latest activity you can create your own biography about anyone you know, famous or not. After you complete the activity, you could put on your own play too! What a great learning experience it would be. Have fun my friends!