Daily Plan

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

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Preschool–grade K

Music Maker

Use this fun interactive to learn about the numbers 0 through 10, and make some music along the way.

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Preschool–grade K

Get a Grip

Choose a few of the listed activities to build the fine motor skills needed to grasp a pencil and learn to write.

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Preschool–grade 2

Love All Around

Color paper hearts and cut them out. Then write messages on each one, and place them around the house for your family members to find.

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Build with Sticks

Use the natural materials around you, and give kids the freedom to design, test, redesign, and build their creations.
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Explore activities and build new skills. Now showing selections for grades K–2.

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Preschool–grade 2

Math and Movement

Choose one of the activities to get moving and learn math at the same time. Play pretend, or hopscotch your way to learning new skills!

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grades K–5

Epic!

Choose a book, read it yourself, or listen and follow along to fiction and nonfiction.

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grades K–5

Create a Kindness Challenge

Think of a way your household can show kindness to each other this week. How can you help each other or make the day better?

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Dance Around the World

Curate a playlist of pop songs from cultures or countries other than your own. Dance your way through the playlist. Which song did you like best? Find out more about that culture or country.
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Explore these activities and build new skills.
Now showing selections for grades 3–5.

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grades K–5

Playing Card Math Games

Learn these math games that only require a deck of cards. Play with a brother, sister, or family member to test your skills.

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Article/Ebook

grades 3–5

Curious About Cryptozoology?

Learn about all kinds of creatures as you explore this list of mysterious beasts.

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grades K–5

Letter of Appreciation

Practice your writing skills by writing a thank you note to your favorite teacher. Include a drawing, too!

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Thankful Pictures

During the week, take pictures of things you're thankful for. Then combine them into a slideshow, collage, or other collection to revisit and add to.
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Explore these activities and build new skills.
Now showing selections for grades 6–8.

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grades 6–12

Mystery Numbers

Figure out the numbers each symbol represents by using the clues. Don't check the key until you've figured out your answers!

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grades 5–6

TIME for Kids

Read these kid-friendly articles about current events, cool science facts, and more.

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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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Pocket-Sized Gratitude

Find a small object like a button or marble and keep it with you. Whenever you touch it, think of something you're grateful for.
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Explore these activities and build new skills.
Now showing selections for grades 9–12.

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grades 9–12

Gerrymandering and Geometry

Watch the video, then find a map of congressional districts in your state. Do you notice any irregular shapes? Can math prove a gerrymandering case?

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grades 6–12

Squirrel Cop

Listen to this 30-minute story about a rookie police officer's very funny encounter with a squirrel.

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grades 5–12

Go Viral with Gratitude

Use your favorite video-creation tool to make a video thanking someone who's made a difference in your life: a teacher, a parent, or another mentor.

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Privacy's the Best Policy

Find and read the privacy policy of your favorite app or game. What information do they collect? Do they sell it? What else do you notice?
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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.