Daily Plan

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

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Preschool–grade K

Hairdo Math

Explore some basic counting skills and shape identification in this cute Peg and Cat adventure interactive.

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Preschool–grade 3

The Case of the Missing Carrot Cake

Find out who takes the cake in this silly mystery. What were the clues? Try to write or draw your own mystery.

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Preschool–grade K

Appreciation Cards Craft

Help your child talk about appreciation by making cards for the special people in their life.

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Bouncy Eggs

Learn how to make an egg bounce (without breaking it!) in this fun and easy science experiment!
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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

Match the Number Snack Time

Group small snack items into different amounts up to 10. Match written numbers to the amounts. Eat some snacks, and match again!

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grades 1–8

The Importance of Setting

Discover the deliberate choices behind settings and how they create moods and themes as well as influence characters and plots.

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Preschool–grade K

We're Different, We're the Same

Listen as Gordon reads a book about how people might look different from each other, but also have lots of similarities.

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Quinceañeras

Read together about this coming-of-age celebration, and then draw and color a special cake for the event!
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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 3–5

Calculating Area and Perimeter

Learn a couple methods for figuring out the perimeter and area of a rectangle in this sci-fi-themed video.

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Preschool–grade 3

Trombone Shorty

Listen to the true story of a boy who discovered his musical talent, worked hard, and grew up to be an award-winning musician.

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grades 3–5

Gratitude and Happiness

Take a moment out of your day to consider the role of gratitude in our lives.

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Think Like a Computer

Create a set of picture cards that show every step of a task, similar to how a computer works. For example, what steps do you take to brush your teeth?
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Explore these activities and build new skills.
Now showing selections for grades 6–8.

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Interactive

grades K–8

Hour of Code: Coding Puzzles

Solve coding puzzles! Whether you're just beginning or have some coding chops already, there's something for everyone.

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grades 1–8

The Importance of Setting

Discover the deliberate choices behind settings and how they create moods and themes as well as influence characters and plots.

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Preschool–grade 12

Virtual Visit

Schedule some special time with a friend or family member to maintain that crucial connection with loved ones.

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Think Like a Computer

Create a set of picture cards that show every step of a task, similar to how a computer works. For example, what steps do you take to brush your teeth?
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Explore these activities and build new skills.
Now showing selections for grades 9–12.

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grades 11–12

Finding the Volume of Any Shape

Find out how you can make use of calculus by figuring out the volume of 3D shapes with the help of this step-by-step tutorial.

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grades 9–12

Hollywood Screenwriter Attempts To Write A Scene in 7 Minutes

Watch this video where a pro writer creates a scene in just seven minutes. Then give it a shot yourself, either using her prompts or just going off the cuff.

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grades 6–12

Curses Into Blessings

Listen to a student's reflection on lockdown. Even though things are tough, what's something you can do to make the best of it?

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Draw Yourself

Look into a mirror and draw what you see. Remember to include your eyebrows, eyes, nose, lips, and chin.
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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.