Daily Plan

Try these activities with your preschooler.
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Bowl of soup

Activity

Preschool–grade 2

Soup-Making Math

Start a conversation about length and measurement while you cook some simple vegetable soup.

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Activity

Preschool–grade 2

Create a Story Box

Stretch your imagination by making up stories using a mixture of household items placed in a box.

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Preschool–grade K

Be Like Hippo

Watch Hippo and Hedgehog talk about making good choices online to stay safe and protect privacy.

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Close Your Eyes

See how long you can keep your eyes closed. What do you think about when your eyes are closed? Can you see anything?
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Daily Plan

Explore activities and build new skills. Now showing selections for grades K–2.

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Activity

grades K–2

Count Your Home

Find out how many doors you have in your home. What about chairs? Cups? Umbrellas?

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Interactive

Preschool–grade K

Find the Rhyme

Match the bats that have rhyming words on their bellies. Learn what makes a rhyme, listen to the words, and make the match!

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grades K–2

Rings of Responsibility

Good digital citizenship means being responsible and making sure that your actions impact others positively.

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An In-Your-House Adventure

Imagine places you'd like to go. Choose areas outside or inside that will "become" those places. Then use drawings, dress-up, and imagination to go on an adventure!
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Explore these activities and build new skills.
Now showing selections for grades 3–5.

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Interactive

grades K–4

Can You Guess What's Next?

Observe patterns in this simple game where you'll recognize sounds and shapes, and pick the piece that's missing.

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grades 2–4

Comic Craze

Read an article about comics and graphic novels, and then click on the link to download the quiz or open a Google Form version.

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grades 4–6

Reading News Online

What are the different parts of a news article or website? Learn how to identify them and make sure you're consuming more trustworthy info.

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Play at Home Playbook

Printable playbook of games that follow CDC guidelines and can be played at home with little to no equipment.
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Explore these activities and build new skills.
Now showing selections for grades 6–8.

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Activity

grades 5–7

Find Pi Everywhere

Discover the magical mathematical nature of pi. All you'll need is a circular object, some string, and scissors.

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grades 6–8

Literary Analysis: The Diary of Anne Frank

Examine what Anne Frank’s writing reveals about how living in hiding changed her over time.

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grades 6–12

News Feed Defenders

Understand the essential qualities of good journalism, how news goes viral, and common tactics employed in news to deceive or manipulate reads.

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Brain Barf

Get a pen and one sheet of paper. Find a quiet place and start writing whatever comes to mind without stopping. Don't worry about grammar, structure, or even connecting thoughts.
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Explore these activities and build new skills.
Now showing selections for grades 9–12.

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grades 6–12

Beautiful and Bizarre Math

Find out about fascinating fractals in this interactive. They're all around you! Create your own by repeating a simple pattern at an increasingly smaller scale.

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grades 6–12

Visit a Famous Theater

Take a 360-degree online tour of the Globe Theatre in London, where Shakespeare's most famous plays were performed.

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grades 10–12

Young Voter's Guide

Cut through the election season hype and find the information you need with these news and media literacy resources.

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Plank High Fives

Grab a family member and each get in plank position on your elbows. Balance on one forearm, and high-five your partner five times. Then switch sides.
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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.