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grades K–2

Base Ten Bingo

Try out this game that's great for number recognition and developing mental models for base ten numbers.

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Preschool–grade 2

Proud of Who You Are

Follow along with this story about a little girl and her big sister finding strength in what makes them unique.

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Preschool–grade K

Learning Cultures, Challenging Assumptions

Join Arthur as he learns about his pen pal from another country. What assumptions does Arthur have about his pen pal, and how does he challenge them?

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Daily Writing Prompts

Make a routine out of writing with these daily prompts. Print out a new calendar at the start of each month.
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grades K–5

Make and Animate a Minion

Learn how to draw and animate a minion with only a marker and a piece of paper. Pause the video as needed.

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grades K–2

Floor Maintenance

Get those floors clean! Use a vacuum or broom to spiff up every inch of a room's floor.

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grades K–5

Dutch Hollow Farm – Virtual Tour

Tour a working dairy farm in New York state and learn how milk is produced.

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Preschool–grade K

Post-it Number Line

Create a fun number line using Post-its, and learn the relationship between one number and another.

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grades K–2

The History of the Telephone

Look at the pictures and read about the invention and evolution of the telephone. Find out what the first phone looked like!

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Preschool–grade 2

Sharing Our Worries

Listen to the story and think about how you're feeling about the coronavirus. Try drawing your emotions as characters and naming them.

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Master Some Magic

Try out some of these magic tricks to mystify and entertain family and friends.
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grades K–3

Create a Pop-Up Landscape

Turn flat pieces of paper into a 3D landscape with some glue, scissors, and crayons.

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Preschool–grade K

Match and Sort

Find things your preschooler can organize. Match socks from the laundry, or put silverware in the right places. Sort different kinds of canned goods, too.

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grades K–5

Space + Slime = Science

Watch as astronauts play with slime in space, then recreate their messy science experiments at home.

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Preschool–grade K

Homemade Shape Sorter

Keep your little one entertained with this DIY shape sorter. Better yet, have them help you build it with materials from around your home.

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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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grades K–2

Ideas for Off-Screen

Download this free app to access lots of off-screen activities and become mindful of your mood.

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Bird Watching

How many birds can you spot outside your window? Count them. Which colors do you notice? Can you name any of the birds?
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Preschool–grade K

Think & Learn Code-a-Pillar

Download this free app that'll teach you the basic concepts behind coding as you guide a caterpillar through puzzles.

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grades 1–5

Work Out Like an Avenger

Train like a superhero with these kickboxing exercises inspired by the popular Marvel characters.

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Preschool–grade 1

Butterfly World Tour

Learn about the life cycle of a butterfly in this lively virtual tour.

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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 2

What Does It Mean to Be a Refugee?

Watch and listen to this reading of a picture book about what it's like to be a refugee. And meet Mrs. Ghazali's kitten!

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Preschool–grade K

All About Me

Fill out this bilingual worksheet to reflect on and communicate who you are. When it's done, share it with family.

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The Cool Bean

Listen to this sweet, whimsical tale that encourages empathy and kindness. Free on Hoopla with a library card.
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Preschool–grade 2

Building Cards

Use these cards to inspire Duplo builds that support hands-on learning, storytelling, and role-playing. No specific sets needed.

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Preschool–grade 2

Bubble Break

Reach up, down, left, and right to pop imaginary bubbles along to this catchy tune.

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Preschool–grade K

Happy Birthday Around the World

Watch and listen as people from around the world sing their versions of "The Birthday Song." Then, draw a picture of your favorite parts of your birthday tradition.

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Preschool–grade K

Number Jump

Get your wiggles out and jump from number to number as you count from one to 10.

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Preschool–grade K

Cultures Around the World

Discover different cultural traditions from around the world and the things we all have in common, too.

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Preschool–grade 3

The Imagine Neighborhood

From the Committee for Children, this show encourages kids to use their imaginations to talk about the big feelings we all have.

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Make a Mexican Cuff Bracelet

Make a repujado bracelet with some simple materials. Make some for family members, too.
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grades K–3

School Garden Tour

Check out this narrated photo tour of the Wilshire Crest Elementary School garden, chock-full of all kinds of different plants.

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Preschool–grade 12

Hour of Code

Try these engaging, one-hour introductory computer science tutorials, appropriate for all ages. There are hundreds of activities and tutorials in over 45 languages.

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Preschool–grade K

The Seven Continents

Sing this catchy song to learn about the continents. Then look at a map or globe and see if you can name them all.

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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. Then make your own rocket.

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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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Preschool–grade 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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Preschool–grade K

Yoga for Littles

Channel your inner superhero with these powerful yoga exercises that get little ones moving.

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grades 3–5

Water Cycle in a Jar

Create and witness the water cycle in a personally designed glass jar.

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Preschool–grade 1

Peek into the World of Beekeeping

Visit a Toronto rooftop that's home to some bee hives. Learn all about the lives of bees from Madison the beekeeper.

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grades K–2

An Election!

Follow this read-along about an election between a little girl and a pig. Consider the importance of choosing a candidate and learn a little math.

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grades K–3

Two-Week Reading Plan

Use these e-books and activities to support reading and thinking over the next two weeks. Watch the videos to see the activities in action.

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Preschool–grade 2

Zen Den

These videos, for kids age 5-8, are great for introducing mindfulness and calm.

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Find an Old Toy

Look for a toy you haven't played with in a long time. See if you can find a new way to play with it.
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grades K–5

Silly Bean Game

Watch these short instructions on how to play the game Beans on Toast. See how many new "bean" rules you can come up with.

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Preschool–grade K

Mind in the Making

Get tips on activities for little kids that build life skills and get them thinking.

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Preschool–grade 3

Virtual Farm Tour

Observe sheep, cows, alpacas, and more as they graze, play, and sleep.