Daily Plan

Try these activities with your preschooler.
Explore interests and build new skills.

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Preschool

1-10 Scavenger Hunt

Search your home to count objects. Find something there's only one of, then two, and keep going up to ten!

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Preschool–grade 2

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble

What if all your wishes could come true? Find out what happens to Sylvester and how he learned to be grateful for what he has.

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Preschool

Daniel Tiger's Thank-You Song

Sing along with the thank-you song, then think of someone you want to thank. Talk about what they did for you.

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Painting with Scissors

Create a colorful paper collage with this fun activity inspired by the later works of painter Henri Matisse.
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Explore activities and build new skills. Now showing selections for grades K–2.

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Cookies

Activity

Preschool–grade 1

Cookies, Sharing, and Equal Groups

Turn cookie making into an opportunity to discuss and practice sharing, counting, and creating equal amounts.

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map out a story

Worksheet

grades K–2

Map Out a Story

Download this story map to practice naming and using the parts of a story, and then write it!

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grades 2–12

Thinking About Traditions

Write down your family traditions, whether they're for holidays, birthdays, or other special reasons. Are there new traditions you'd like to create?

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Guess the Animal

How does a penguin walk? A giraffe stand? A puppy behave? Choose an animal to mimic and walk around the room until the answer is guessed.
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Explore these activities and build new skills.
Now showing selections for grades 3–5.

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cartoon rainclouds

Interactive

grades 3–5

Perfect Precipitation

Rearrange the numbers to give your plants the amount of water they need in this game. Learn place value while watching your plants grow!

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get the scoop

Article/Ebook

grades 1–5

Get the Scoop!

Print out this monthly magazine filled with interesting articles, activities, puzzles, and more!

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grades 2–12

Thinking About Traditions

Write down your family traditions, whether they're for holidays, birthdays, or other special reasons. Are there new traditions you'd like to create?

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What Can You Give?

Make a list of things you can gift, like stuff, money, skills, time, or love. Figure out who or what to give those things to.
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Explore these activities and build new skills.
Now showing selections for grades 6–8.

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bats

Worksheet

grades 6–12

Blood-Sucking Bats!

Use this downloadable worksheet to suck some math practice out of these fun facts about vampire bats.

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grow your imagination

Audio

grades 6–8

Grow Your Imagination

Tune in to one of these delightful podcast episodes where popular writers create stories dreamed up by kids.

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grades 2–12

Thinking About Traditions

Write down your family traditions, whether they're for holidays, birthdays, or other special reasons. Are there new traditions you'd like to create?

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What Can You Give?

Make a list of things you can gift, like stuff, money, skills, time, or love. Figure out who or what to give those things to.
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Explore these activities and build new skills.
Now showing selections for grades 9–12.

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bats

Worksheet

grades 6–12

Blood-Sucking Bats!

Use this downloadable worksheet to suck some math practice out of these fun facts about vampire bats.

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food and climate change

Interactive

grades 9–12

Food and Climate Change

Find connections between what we grow, eat, and throw away and the impact of climate change.

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grades 2–12

Thinking About Traditions

Write down your family traditions, whether they're for holidays, birthdays, or other special reasons. Are there new traditions you'd like to create?

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What Can You Give?

Make a list of things you can gift, like stuff, money, skills, time, or love. Figure out who or what to give those things to.
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Videos & Events

Discover live events and videos sorted by subject and grade band.

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Family & Teacher Center

Make sure everyone is set up for success. These resources can help make distance learning easier and more effective for students, families, and teachers.

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About Wide Open School

Wide Open School helps families and educators find trusted resources to enrich and support distance learning. Every day students can access free, high-quality learning activities across subjects, all in one place. More than 75 partners and supporters have come together to meet the change in learning needs of students, teachers, and families due to the coronavirus pandemic.