Daily Plan

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

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Activity

Preschool–grade 10

Daily Math Problem

At any time of day, use the daily math problem, presented at a variety of levels, to practice math skills and problem-solving.

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Preschool–grade 3

I Want My Hat Back

Watch the short film (available free on Kanopy) based on the Jon Klassen book about a bear trying to find out who stole his hat.

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Preschool–grade 1

Encouragement Jar

Give kids' self-esteem a boost with daily encouragements with this clever, DIY project.

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Go on a Bear Hunt

Find out whether your neighbors are doing a bear hunt activity by searching on local social media. If not, start one, or do one inside your home.
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Daily Plan

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

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Preschool–grade K

Blast Off

Use this Team Umizoomi video to kick off a countdown activity that'll get kids ready to blast into space.

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grades K–3

"Just a Minute: A Trickster Tale and Counting Book"

Watch Latinx author and illustrator Yuyi Morales read her first self-illustrated story and find out who is the trickster and who was tricked.

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Worksheet

grades K–2

Printable Coloring Pages

Free coloring pages by different Latinx and Latin American artists and muralists. Scroll down to find the sheets.

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Build a Fort

Push chairs together and put a blanket or sheet over the top. Pillows inside make it cozy!
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Daily Plan

Explore these activities and build new skills.
Now showing selections for grades 3–5.

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grades 1–12

Math Made Accessible

Read, watch, and solve math problems in algebra, geometry, statistics, calculus and trigonometry. Complete an activity, open a digital textbook, or try a practice problem.

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grades 2–6

Do Your Daily Wondering

Stop by to find out some intriguing info about the world. Try out some of the suggested activities or sources to continue your learning.

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Audio

grades 3–5

Hello, Universe

Listen to this charming tale involving four kids, Filipino folk tales, and bravery. Free on Hoopla with a library card.

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Dream Home

Design your dream home with paper and pens. How many floors will it have? How many bedrooms? What color will it be?
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Daily Plan

Explore these activities and build new skills.
Now showing selections for grades 6–8.

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grades 6–8

Middle School Math Activities

Play around with some of these Geogebra mathematical models and simulations. If something seems neat, research some of the key terms and concepts.

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Article/Ebook

grades 3–8

Which Season Do You Like Best?

Read the poem and think about the feelings and images the list creates. Then, write a poem or list about your favorite season.

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Video

grades 6–8

How to Boost Your Self-Confidence

Learn and practice these three confidence-boosting tips that'll help you tackle challenges and face the world with resolve.

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Helpful Invention

Dream up an invention you think could help make people's lives better. Design it, then build it. Check out the two examples for inspiration.
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Explore these activities and build new skills.
Now showing selections for grades 9–12.

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Website/App

Preschool–grade 12

Independent Math

Choose the grade level that's right to get started.

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grades 6–12

What Makes Something a Poem?

Watch this video to learn if your favorite song or an especially poignant post or tweet could be considered poetry.

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Article/Ebook

grades 6–12

How to Show Teachers Appreciation

Use your writing skills to express thanks to your teacher. Think of specifics if you can, and write from the heart!

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Would You Rather

Come up with two equally weird, horrible, or funny scenarios and ask others which they would rather and why.
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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.

Back-to-School Guide for Families
Resources for 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.