It’s a bird. It’s a plane. Yes! It is Paco in a plane! Paco had a great time this week on his very first plane ride. What a great way to travel a long distance in a short time. Plane wings are much faster than Parrot wings! Besides looking out the window and listening to music or watching a movie...do you know what helps pass the time while travelling? Activities!! Check out Paco's On The Go Activity Sets to discover how you can create simple sets to use anytime you're on the go.
Paco learned a lot about flying this week. From the big engines that propel the plane to the giant wings that keep them in the air, he had a very informative week. He also learned how to make a paper airplane. Not just any paper airplane either. Paco's Deluxe Glider Plane can really get some air! Just download the step by step instructions and make your own awesome paper airplane. You can follow along the video to watch each step too. You can even do both! Are you ready to soar?
Whether it is inside or outside, a team sport or a personal sport, or whether you win or lose, playing a sport is the perfect way to get exercise, play with friends and have fun! There are so many different sports. Baseball is one of Paco's favorites, but he also likes to play basketball, tennis, soccer, football, ping pong, golf. He likes to go surfing and bowling too...actually, there isn't a sport that Paco does not like!
Try this read and find activity to see what other sports Paco likes! Can you find all of the sports items?
Paco sang "Take Me out to the Ballgame" at the ballpark this week. Do you know that song? It is over 100 years old! Click the video below to sing along on YouTube with
CoCo Melon Nursery Rhymes.
Hiking is such a wonderful way to explore the outdoors and get exercise. Have you ever been on a hike? There are so many great trails in almost any community. You can discover all kinds of colorful objects when you spend time outdoors. Paco has created a fun Scavenger Hunt to help you search for different colors outside. You can find a trail, go to a park, or even search in your own backyard! Just download this Great Outdoors Scavenger Hunt and see how many colors you can find.
In order to keep the outdoors beautiful and clean, always try to leave any outdoor space you visit the way you found it. If you find trash that was not yours...pick it up and take it with you to make that space beautiful and clean again! The adventurers that visit next will thank you.
Recycling is a great way to support a clean community and help turn trash into new materials! Check out Paco’s vocabulary video to learn what recycling is and how you can do your part to help our environment.
Paco loves all the colors in the produce section of the grocery store. They are so bright! Making fresh foods and trying new things in the kitchen is so much fun. One of Paco’s favorite and most colorful recipes is Watermelon Pizza. If you have not tried it, maybe you should give it a go before the summer ends! Check out the video below to see how it’s done. You can print out the recipe to save for later too. MMMMMM, MMMMMMM. Enjoy!
Paco has hidden some of his favorite foods in this scrumptious Read & Find! Download the activity sheet filled with awesome eats and see how many you can find. What is your strategy for Read & Find activities? Do you number each find? Do you color code each clue? Do you circle all you find? No matter how you do it, it sure is a lot of fun!
There’s nothing like a fun summer day at the pool! Cooling off with friends and playing games is such a treat. But it is also very important to stay safe. Do you know the rules of the pools? Never swim alone and always be with an adult. Always protect your skin with sunscreen or a sun-shirt. Do not run. You could slip and fall! Pay attention to what’s going on around you. It’s fun to be safe and it’s cool to follow the rules. Download Paco's Water Safety Word Search below and see if you can find all the hidden words!
Paco likes to learn new words. Did you notice any new words in Paco's postcard this week? Check out this video to find out Paco's favorite new word. What do you think it might be?
Welcome to Paco's Learn & Share Blog. Paco loves to share experiences and he loves to learn new things. One of the newest things Paco has learned is a new dance! Do you like to dance? Check out the video below to learn Paco's new song and his signature dance move. Can you do the Paco?
Paco is also in party mode, celebrating the launch of Postcard Pal and making so many new friends! To celebrate with him, download his Read & Find activity sheet filled with all of his favorite things at a party. See how many party favors you can spot. There are so many balloons and party hats! Can you find them all?