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Preschool–grade K

Hero Breathing Exercise

Practice the often overlooked but amazing power of breathing! Get moving, then slow down and focus on how you're feeling.

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grades K–4

Be Like a Hummingbird

Listen to the tale of the hummingbird, shared by Kenyan environmentalist Wangari Maathai. This excerpt from Dirt! The Movie inspires us to do the best we can.

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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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Walk Like A …

Challenge your family members to walk like their favorite animals. Video chat with a friend or family member and watch them waddling, galloping, and stampeding too!
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Preschool–grade K

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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Google Earth satellite view of an island

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grades 1–8

The Alphabet on Earth

Take a trip around the globe and notice that the Earth actually knows its ABC's! Explore different areas that look like letters from outer space.

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grades 2–5

The Woman Who Did the Moon Math

Find out about Katherine Johnson, one of the mathematicians whose calculations got us to the moon and back.

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Preschool–grade K

Symmetry Painting

Create your own perfectly symmetrical work of art by painting on one side and seeing your creation mirrored on the other.

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Preschool–grade K

Let's Write About It!

Write a morning message outlining today's activities in this fun and interactive lesson.

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grades K–5

Ernest and Celestine

Watch this gorgeously animated movie (available free on Kanopy) about unlikely friendships.

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Observe Your World

Look out the window at everything you can see. Focus carefully on one or two specific things. Do you notice anything you didn't before?
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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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Preschool–grade 2

Animal Sounds Obstacle Course

Grab your stuffed animals and create an indoor or outdoor obstacle course, making the correct animal sound as you reach each one.

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grades K–5

Make a Unique Envelope to Send to Someone

Craft a quirky and unique envelope using some simple supplies. Pack it with a letter and other fun stuff, then send it to someone.

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Cookies

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Preschool–grade 1

Cookies, Sharing, and Equal Groups

Turn cookie making into an opportunity to discuss and practice sharing, counting, and creating equal amounts.

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Preschool–grade K

It's Springtime!

Create a colorful picture by tracing letters and shapes and learning sight words associated with spring.

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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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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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Arthur addressing a letter to his friend Adil in Istanbul

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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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Preschool–grade 2

Nature Curtain Decorations

Find, and look more closely at, nature's amazing objects as you create your own natural decorations.

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grades 2–8

Learn to Cartoon

Follow along with professional cartoonist Joe Wos as he shows you how to draw a cartoon scene.

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grades K–2

The Triangle Dance

Get in on the latest dance craze: the Triangle Dance!

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Preschool–grade K

Long Vowels

Sing along with your friends the Alphablocks to learn those tricky long vowel spelling patterns.

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grades K–2

GoNoodle Games

Take turns playing these immersive movement games as a family to get all the ya-yas out before bedtime.

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Tell a Story

Have kids start telling a made-up story. Adults can ask, "And then what happened?" See how long the story lasts!
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grades 1–4

DIY Yogurt Time!

Help the environment and make your own homemade yogurt with this easy recipe!

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Preschool–grade 2

Molly of Denali

Watch an episode and learn about indigenous language, culture, and history from the point of view of Molly, an Alaskan Native.

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Preschool–grade K

Time to Stretch!

Sing and move along to a popular children's song with friends Tobee and Caitie.

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Preschool–grade 2

Mac and Cheese Measurement

Focus on measurement while making some classic, crowd-pleasing mac and cheese.

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Preschool–grade 3

Here Comes the Garbage Barge

Before everyone recycled, there was a town that had 3,168 tons of garbage and nowhere to put it. What did they do? Enter the garbage barge!

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grades K–2

Building Empathy: Laughing with or at Friends

Follow along with this story about Arthur. Is he laughing with his friends or at them? Think about the line between playing and bullying.

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Hot Lava!

Move around the room without touching the floor. Step on chairs, pillows, blankets, but not the hot lava!
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grades K–2

Merequete

¡Llénate de buena energía con GoNoodle ahora en español! Move, groove, and merequete with this silly and tricky Spanish video!

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Preschool–grade K

Homemade Helicopters

Use this DIY helicopter-building activity to promote kids' design thinking. Can you make the copter twirl faster? Fly farther?

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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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grades 1–5

Penguin Paths with Math

Help penguins migrate across glaciers with math. Practice percents, fractions, and more in this game. Play the estimation activity underneath to extend your learning.

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Preschool–grade 3

I Want My Hat Back

Watch the short film (available free on Kanopy) based on the Jon Klassen book about a bear trying to find out who stole his hat.

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Preschool–grade K

Create a Calm-Down Jar

Follow instructions to create a sensory experience to shake up and watch settle while breathing deeply. Find a glitter version if you want some sparkle!

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Walk Like A …

Challenge your family members to walk like their favorite animals. Video chat with a friend or family member and watch them waddling, galloping, and stampeding too!
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Preschool–grade K

Alphabet Jam

Practice learning the alphabet by singing along to a fun and friendly tune! Lyrics included to help with reading.

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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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grades K–8

Share the Fun of Food and Cooking (Weekly)

Dig into this newsletter for food fanatics. In this edition about tomatoes, you'll find recipes, facts, activities, and more.

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Preschool–grade 3

Dance of the Triangles

Watch how triangles can make more triangles. Cut out your own triangles, pause the video at different points, and make the shapes you see.

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Preschool–grade K

A Hero of Heroes

Create your own superhero comic using the printable template. The Bubble Guppies are battling a villain, and only you can finish the story!

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Preschool–grade 12

Family Playtime

How many claps can you reach? After you learn how to play Popcorn, record your family playing and share the video with challenge friends to play along!

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Sock Puppets

Find an old sock and turn it into a friend. Draw or sew on eyes. Stick it on your hand and give it a name.
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Preschool–grade 2

DIY Nature Brush

Go out into your yard and collect any cool plants, leaves, and twigs you find. Then use what you've collected to create a paintbrush.

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Preschool–grade 3

Hide from the Museum Guard

Move, wiggle, and dance while pretending to be a museum artifact. But make sure to freeze when the security guard is looking.

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grades K–2

Draw a Bat—Fast!

Spread your creative, creepy wings and draw a bat. Why? Because bats are cool.