Daily Plan

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

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Preschool–grade K

Numbers, Shapes, and More!

Download this free app and explore early math concepts or an individualized learning path for so much more.

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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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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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Bear, Crab, and Froggy Fun

Work through all 12 of these fun movements, from bear walk to superhero pose. Stretch up, crouch down, and strike a pose!
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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

Sort and Count

Count, sort, classify, and order household objects by size, shape, color, and other attributes.

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Video

Preschool–grade K

The Alphabet in Space

After watching this video, draw a picture with all the letters in the alphabet in space. Are some on a rocket? In the stars?

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Preschool–grade K

Just Breathe

End the day with deep, calming breaths.

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Squish and Sculpt!

Do some freeplay with existing playdough or have fun making your own!
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Explore these activities and build new skills.
Now showing selections for grades 3–5.

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grades K–6

A Snail's Pace

Play this game and see which snail will win the race. Use mental addition, probability, and patterns to move your snail to the finish line!

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grades 3–5

Address an Envelope

Learn the steps of this important skill. Then, write a letter to friends or family—they'll be delighted to get it in the mail.

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grades 3–8

Bite-Sized Inspiration

Browse the videos on this site to discover fascinating stories about history and culture representing perspectives from all around the world.

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Thinking of an Animal

Think of a specific kind of animal. Have other players ask only yes-or-no questions to try to figure it out.
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Explore these activities and build new skills.
Now showing selections for grades 6–8.

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Website/App

grades 1–8

Math Practice in a Role-Playing Universe

Become a math wizard in this arithmetic-focused adventure game.

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grades 5–6

Should Cars Be Banned in Cities?

Read kids' arguments for and against banning cars in cities. Then, using the same format, write your own opinion essay on this topic.

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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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Geography

Name a place in the world. The next person has to think of a place that starts with the last letter of the place.
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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

Pandemic Math

Do this timely activity (using the video, interactives, and questions) to understand the math behind viral outbreaks.

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Article/Ebook

grades 9–12

What It Means to Teach

After you read this poem, think about the best teachers you've had, and whether or not you agree with what the poem says about the best teachers.

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grades 6–12

Who's Your Miss Devine?

Watch this video and write down interesting details about Miss Devine. Write a description of an important person in your life in a similar style.

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Video Round Robin

Take turns sharing favorite YouTube videos with the family. Decide in advance if anything is off-limits and then promise to watch whatever someone picks.
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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.