Daily Plan

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

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Preschool

Create Mosaics With Shapes

Manipulate shapes and build spatial-awareness skills by moving shapes into position to create a larger picture.

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Preschool–grade K

Where Do You Come From?

Follow along with this video as Mrs. Ghazali reads a father's poem for his daughter. What are the father's hopes and dreams for his daughter?

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Preschool–grade 1

Breath Before Action

Learn how to take a deep breath before taking action with this free app.

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Find Out What Floats

Fill a large container with water and find objects that are safe to get wet (ask first!). Which float? Why do you think so?
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Daily Plan

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

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Website/App

grades K–5

Sign Up and Jump Into Math

Zearn is an easy-to-set-up online math program. Students open up to a dashboard with their daily tasks scheduled, helping to structure their time.

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grades K–2

What is Cinco de Mayo?

Watch this short video about Cinco de Mayo and then write or draw a picture about your answer to the question at the end.

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Video

grades K–2

The Internet Traffic Light

Watch this video to learn how to keep yourself on the internet, whether you're learning, playing, or exploring.

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Nature Notebook

Hunt for natural items and draw what you see in a notebook. You'll be surprised at how much you find, even staying close to home!
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Daily Plan

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

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Lesson

grades K–5

Visual Math Problems

Work through these daily math challenges, each featuring a picture and a prompt. Write down your answer and discuss with a teacher or caregiver.

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Preschool–grade 3

It's Never Too Early to Talk About Justice

Listen to this story about racial inequities told in a way that's easy to understand and encourages action.

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grades K–5

You Can Do This

Fill out this worksheet to think through how to get from "I can't" to "I can try."

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Electric Energy Experiment

Conduct electricity in this hands-on experiment. Grab a few household items and see how you can make cereal, dried spices, or Styrofoam dance!
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Explore these activities and build new skills.
Now showing selections for grades 6–8.

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Preschool–grade 6

Math Skills

Choose a grade level and click on the numbers icon to get to the math games. Pick a skill that would be good to practice.

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grades 6–12

Latinx, Hispanic, and Chicano Genius

Browse and read—or learn about—the work of Latinx, Hispanic, and Chicano artists, activists, and more. (Note: Some texts require sign-in.)

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grades 6–12

Mental Health Adventure

Go on a virtual adventure to learn meditation techniques, and hear about how other young people cope with stress and loss.

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I Love My Love

I love my love with an A because they are [add a word that begins with “A”]. When I am with them I feel [add a word that begins with “A”]. Continue through the alphabet.
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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

The Coronavirus Curve

Follow along as a mathematician uses Geogebra to build a graphical model of the coronavirus infection curve.

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Lord of the Flies

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grades 9–12

Why You Should Read Lord of the Flies

Explore author William Golding's motivations for writing his most notable novel. Then read the novel and decide whether you agree with the novel's worldview.

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Activity

grades 9–12

Call an Elder

Call a grandparent, a neighbor, or a friend of the family to check in on them and make their day. Maybe tell them a joke!

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Achieve Squat Perfection

Practice the perfect squat for a great core and lower body exercise. Once you can do it right, try for 15 in a row.
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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.