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grades K–5

Fraction Games

Practice fractions using this unique mix of problems with visual models and manipulatives.

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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 3

I Spy With My Little iPhone/Digital Camera

Head into nature, where the objects and forces to identify, categorize, and photograph are wonderful and virtually endless.

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Rock Painting

Look for small stones and decorate them with paint or markers. Leave them outside where they can brighten other people's day.
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grades 3–8

Family Fun: Music and Dance

Explore this vast and vibrant collection of virtual tours all about how music and dance shape our world.

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grades K–5

Listen Carefully

Ask an adult a question about their past. Listen very carefully and don't interrupt. Then, ask another question related to what they just said.

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grades 3–5

Breakfast Club: The Poisonous Birds of New Guinea (and Other Ongoing Work)

Learn about the poisonous birds of New Guinea with Cal Academy's Dr. Jack Dumbacher, curator and chair of ornithology and mammalogy.

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grades 3–8

Alike Angles

Categorize angles into different groups in this interactive game. Congruent or parallel, complementary or supplementary, acute or obtuse: Can you sort them all?

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grades 3–8

Lost and Found

After you read the poem, think about what it's like to find something that was lost. Create something (poem, art, etc.) that captures that feeling.

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grades 3–8

Random Acts of Kindness Bring Joy During Coronavirus Outbreak

Read the article and discuss what random acts of kindness you can offer to your community.

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Simon Says

Take turns directing each other to do things, but say "Simon says" before each. If someone does it without hearing the phrase, they lose.
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grades 3–5

How to Draw How to Train Your Dragon's Toothless

Draw a cute cartoon version of Toothless from DreamWorks' How to Train Your Dragon. Color it, and display it when you're finished.

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Preschool–grade 5

Choose Some Fun Fitness

Select an age and choose a skill to find a fun physical activity to practice.

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grades 3–9

Discovering You: Shaesta Waiz

By engineering fuel tanks to fly further, Shaesta became the youngest woman to fly solo around the world in a single-engine airplane.

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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 5–6

Penguin Census

Discover how scientists are counting chinstrap penguins in Antarctica. It's part of a global penguin census that will help researchers better understand the Antarctic environment.

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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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I'm a Superhero

Transform into a magical hero. Turn towels into capes and zoom around the room battling imaginary villains.
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grades K–5

Skateboard Spirograph

Grab a skateboard (or exercise ball, etc.), some giant paper, markers, and a friend to make a masterpiece on wheels.

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grades 3–8

Change Up Your Walk

Take a walk along a different route from your normal one (or start in the opposite direction). See if you notice anything new.

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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 3

Smoothie Math

Get kids counting while cooking with this berry smoothie recipe that mixes in some math talk and teaching.

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grades 3–8

Get Inspiration from a Kid's Poem

Check out this poem about an endangered species written by a middle schooler. Then, write a paragraph responding to it, or write your own poem.

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grades 3–5

Inspiring Stories About Pathbreaking Women

Listen to these absorbing, 20-minute tales of remarkable women who have shaped our world.

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Travel Around the World—With Your Ears

All you need to do is listen to learn about lots of different countries and cultures.
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Preschool–grade 5

Make Art from Nature

Get outside and gather rocks, leaves, sticks, dirt, or whatever you can find that seems cool. Arrange it to make an original work of art.

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grades 3–12

Toss and Think

Use your brain and your body in this game of concentration. All you need is a ball or something to toss.

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grades K–2

Observe, Sketch, and Study Clouds

Identify different types of clouds in this activity that'll get you outside (or curled up by a window) studying and sketching the sky.

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grades 3–5

Perfect Precipitation

Rearrange the numbers to give your plants the amount of water they need in this game. Learn place value while watching your plants grow!

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grades 1–3

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 4–8

The Thing About Luck

Listen to the sweet tale of a migrant worker girl who must face big responsibilities. Free on Hoopla with a library card.

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Dream and Design

Design blueprints for your fantasy bedroom or house.
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Preschool–grade 3

Exploding Baggies Experiment

Try out this exciting outdoor activity. Ponder how and why it happens, using skills like observation and deduction.

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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 5–12

Tikal, Guatemala

Visit this ancient city -- now a World Heritage site -- and learn about the Mayan people who once lived there.

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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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grades 3–6

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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grades 3–8

Disney Movie Workout

Use these guides that give you exercises to do at different points in certain Disney films. Don't see your favorite? Make your own!

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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 3

Virtual Farm Tour

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

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grade 3

Plant Adaptations

Compare and contrast two separate informational texts about plants with unique adaptations for survival.

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grades 3–5

Multiplication Mastermind

Practice multiplication skills, and check your knowledge with a post-lesson quiz.

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grades 3–8

What Can I Say Instead?

Complete this worksheet to rethink and reframe the things you say when struggling. Do you think changing the way you speak shapes your thinking?

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Water Cycle in a Jar

Create and witness the water cycle in a personally designed glass jar.
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grades K–2

Red Means Stop, Green Means Go

Pick a leader. When they say, "Green light," walk or run in place. When they say, "Yellow light," tiptoe. When they say, "Red light," stop!

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grades 3–5

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Create a home garden in your yard or in a flower pot, using five easy-to-find items.

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Preschool–grade 12

Mount Rushmore Virtual Tour

Bring little ones (and bigger kids!) on a virtual tour of this iconic landmark. Afterward, look up some info about the nearby Crazy Horse monument.