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Blueberry pancakes

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Preschool–grade 1

Adding and Subtracting with Pancakes

Mix in some math alongside chocolate chips or fruit in this tasty pancake recipe for families.

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Preschool

Scrubbing with the ABCs

Visualize germs, how they work, and why we wash our hands, all while working on your alphabet skills.

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Preschool–grade K

Just Breathe

End the day with deep, calming breaths.

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The Perfect Password

Come up with strong -- but memorable -- passwords with capital and lower case letters, numbers, and keyboard symbols.
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Tate Paint

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Preschool–grade 3

Paint and Create

Mess around in this simple and fun painting tool to make your own masterpiece. Share it with family when you're done.

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fluffy slime

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Preschool–grade 5

DIY Fluffy Slime

Mix a few ingredients to create fun and colorful fluffy slime in this cool hands-on activity.

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Preschool–grade K

Community Helpers

Sing along with the video, talk about your community helpers, and then draw a picture of helpful people you know.

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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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Preschool–grade 1

Obstacle Course for Literacy

Get outside—or stay in!—and create an obstacle course that gets kids moving and building literacy skills.

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Preschool–grade K

Let's Make a Deal

Brainstorm ideas on how to compromise when you and someone else want different things.

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1-10 Scavenger Hunt

Search your home to count objects. Find something there's only one of, then two, and keep going up to ten!
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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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Preschool–grade K

Toe Time Challenge

Touch your toes to get yourself warmed up and ready to go. How many toe touches can you do this week?

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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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Preschool

Complete the Pattern

Look at the colorful shapes and decide what comes next. Drag and drop the next shape into place to complete the pattern.

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Thank you for being my light!

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Preschool–grade 12

Thank You Cards

Show you care by sending a thank you card. Choose to print, color, or send electronically.

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Daniel Tiger expressing his feelings to an adult

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Preschool–grade K

Use Your Words

Play through this series of activities -- including videos and songs -- that'll help you learn how to process and talk about feelings.

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Everyone Clean Up!

Organize and clean learning spaces to prepare for next week.
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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

Super Solar Power!

Do a science experiment to recreate Maria Telkes's machine that used the sun to turn saltwater into fresh water.

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Preschool–grade K

Do You Hear What I Hear?

Take a walk and practice using more than just your ears to listen. Use this activity to increase your kids' attention and sensory skills.

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Worksheet

Preschool

Math Talk

Build early fluency in math by making it a part of your language and conversations with these tips.

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ride and rhyme

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Preschool

Ride and Rhyme

Take a car ride with Baa Baa the sheep in this printable storybook. Watch the video first, and then color in the pages.

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Relaxing With Your Pet

Stroke your pet's fur for five minutes. If you don't have a pet, pretend with a stuffed animal. Take deep breaths as you go.

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Build it!

Create a structure with blocks, LEGOs, or other materials. How strong and tall can you make it? Destroy it! How fast can you clean up?
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Preschool–grade 2

Make Your Own Thank-You Cards

Think of someone you want to thank. Make them a card with a nice message, and put it in the mail.

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Preschool–grade 1

Exploring Maps and Models of the Earth

Compare miniature models to real things. Then explore maps and globes as miniature versions of places and Earth.

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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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Preschool–grade 12

Independent Math

Choose the grade level that's right to get started.

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Preschool–grade 2

Where the Wild Things Are

Enjoy this classic story of a boy who has a tantrum and sails off to a fantasy world. Free on Hoopla with a library card.

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Preschool

How Do You Feel Today?

Create a "feel wheel" to express emotions without saying a word.

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Your Own Constellations

Wrap black paper over one end of a paper towel roll with a rubber band. Poke holes in a pattern to create a constellation!
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Preschool–grade 5

Got Chalk? Got Games!

Use some chalk to create eight different games that'll get you hopping, skipping, throwing, jumping, and more.

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Preschool–grade 2

Unicorn Noodles in Español

¡Listo para despegar en tres, dos, uno! Blast off into space and learn the order of the planets with this upbeat dance video!

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Preschool–grade 2

Show Some Online Tips

Use this fun, creative app to tell a story about internet safety, privacy, or media balance. See if you can include a pirate ship!

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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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Paddington the bear

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Preschool–grade 2

A Bear Called Paddington

Cozy up for a listen about a sweet stuffed bear who goes on lots of adventures. Free on Hoopla with a library card.

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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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Crack the Code

Have a friend or family member play your robot. Choose a goal, like getting a glass of water. Tell your robot what to do one step at a time. Then switch!
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Preschool–grade 2

How Do You Do the Hambone?

Follow along with this video, and use your body to play music. The Hambone shows you don't need an instrument to express yourself.

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Preschool–grade 1

Tour a Fire Station

Get up close (virtually!) with some fire trucks, and learn all about how a fire station works, on this excellent video tour.

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mad libs

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Preschool–grade 2

Thank-You Mad Libs

Who are the essential workers who help you? Thank them by filling out this page. Then have an adult help you deliver or mail it.

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Preschool

Save, Spend, and Share

Join Elmo and friends as they learn about three important things people do with money.

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Preschool–grade K

Parts of a House

Watch this short video, then visit rooms in your house to learn some key vocabulary words.

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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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Guess the Animal

How does a penguin walk? A giraffe stand? A puppy behave? Choose an animal to mimic and walk around the room until the answer is guessed.
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bioturbation in action

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Preschool–grade 12

Bioturbation in Action

Watch these time-lapse videos to see earthworms and other small critters do the important work of bioturbation, the mixing up of soil and sediment.

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Preschool–grade 12

Snowball Fight!

Ball up socks, pieces of paper, yarn, or other soft things. Decide on teams and rules, and let the epic "snowball" fight begin!

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Preschool–grade 1

Turkeys and Tape

Use some tape to outline a turkey's face and feathers, then paint within the lines. When it's dry, take off the tape to reveal the turkey!