Monthly homework calendar from teacherspayteachers.org . Activities include: "Go on a nature walk. Draw what you see." "Read a book about an animal. Describe the animal." "Find 4 rectangles around the house."
reading log, cute idea, have students do twice a year (once a semester) parents sign off once they are done with that box, when they get their first "bingo" pick a prize, when they get a "blackout" do something else special.