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grades 2–4

Add the Animal Shoes

Figure out how many shoes you need for the animals. Try to do it without counting each foot.

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Preschool–grade 3

The Hula-Hoopin' Queen

Listen to Oprah Winfrey read The Hula-Hoopin' Queen and get your hips swingin' and fingers snappin' as you enjoy a story of family and celebration.

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grades K–4

Celebrating the Many Cultures of the U.S.

What cultural traditions does your family have? Celebrate Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and the rich and diverse heritage of all Americans.

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Make a Map

Illustrate a map of your block or neighborhood. Mark things you'd want to show a visitor and spots that are important to your family.
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grades 3–12

Song Maker

Make a song or beat using this super-fun visual sequencer. If you've got something good, download it and save it!

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Audio

grades K–5

A Science Game Show—for Your Ears!

Tune into this quirky, daily podcast for curious minds. Complete the cool STEAM challenges to apply what you listened to.

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Preschool–grade 5

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Hear about some amazing Asian American leaders and social figures who influenced various historic moments.

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grades K–3

Make the Penguin Match

Use your spatial skills to turn the penguin all around to match the picture. Try to do it in the fewest number of moves!

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Article/Ebook

grade 5

Move to the Beat

Read about master musician Jordan Messan Benissan from Togo, and learn about the importance of music in this West African country.

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Preschool–grade 6

Traditional Chinese Cloth Shoes

See how Li Ziqi, a vlogger based in Mianyang in China's Sichuan province, beautifully sews and glues layers of cloth to create a traditional Chinese shoe.

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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 K–3

Visiting a Recycling Plant

See the recycling process for paper, from pickup to sorting and baling up the final product.

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Activity

grades K–5

Fast Feet Tennis Drill

Practice your speed and agility as you dodge imaginary tennis balls.

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grades 2–5

What's a "True" Place?

Find out how a published author comes up with ideas and gets her stories down on paper. How does she keep going when she's stuck?

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Article/Ebook

grades 5–10

Stone Kites?

Learn about these mysterious stone structures in the western desert of Saudi Arabia. Then, try out some of the math questions.

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Worksheet

grades 3–8

Recipe Zine

With a little folding and loads of creativity, use this template to make a recipe for yourself, a family member or friend, or anything!

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Activity

grades 3–6

Write a Letter to a Loved One in the Past

Think of an adult who's special to you. Write a letter to a teenage version of them.

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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 K–4

Eid al-Fitr

Eid al-Fitr (the festival of breaking fast) is the three-day holiday that ends the Islamic month of Ramadan, wherein Muslim people celebrate with food and family.

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grades 3–5

The Purr-fect Pet

Discover why cats purr. Is that sound a lawn mower or your cat? Play the bonus to learn more amazing facts about these furry felines.

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grades 5–7

Teen Voices: Dealing with Digital Drama

Does being behind a screen make people say or do things they don't really mean? Hear real teens give their honest thoughts on this topic.

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Article/Ebook

grades 5–10

Goats That Climb

Find out how and why goats climb, and then choose one or more of the math questions to try. Check out the extra resources, too.

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Worksheet

grades 3–4

Gratitude for Grammar

Use these Thanksgiving-themed sentences to practice parts of speech.

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Video

grades 2–5

Nocturna

Immerse yourself in this strange, dreamy, animated world where young Tim must save the disappearing stars. Free on Kanopy with a library card.

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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–8

The First Step to Sustainability

What does it mean to live sustainably? Learn to distinguish between needs and wants, and consider how things are used or wasted.

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grades 5–12

Win the White House

Start your own presidential campaign and learn the ins, outs, and quirks of electoral politics in the United States.

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Video

grades 3–8

George Washington Carver's Innovations

Learn about Carver's life, challenges he faced, and his accomplishments as an inventor and innovator. Then, consider how his ideas changed life for us all today.

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grades 4–5

Mixed Up About Mixed Numbers?

Learn how to use a visual, step-by-step approach to transform improper fractions into mixed numbers.

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Article/Ebook

grade 4

Trail into Darkness

Find out what happens when a boy gets lost while snowshoeing with his family.

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Preschool–grade 12

Focus on Your Relationship

Connecting with your kid is more important than any assignment. Make time for it, and learning will be easier.

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Jack of All Jumps

See if you can do 100 jumping jacks in a row by starting with 10 and adding 10 more each day.
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Preschool–grade 3

A Twist on Hide-and-Seek

Hide an object in plain sight, then have your family members look for it. When they find it, listen for the silly catchphrase.

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grades 3–5

Double Bubble Magic

See if you can create a bubble within a bubble with just some dish soap, a straw, water, and sugar.

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grades 4–6

Reading News Online

What are the different parts of a news article or website? Learn how to identify them and make sure you're consuming more trustworthy info.

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Worksheet

grades 3–5

Find the Most Amusement Parks

Solve the problems in this packet using the state-by-state amusement park data in the chart. Which state has the most amusement parks? The least?

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writing hour

Worksheet

grades 1–8

Writing Inspiration

Print out this packet of activities that get you writing and thinking in new ways.

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grades 5–12

Go Viral with Gratitude

Use your favorite video-creation tool to make a video thanking someone who's made a difference in your life: a teacher, a parent, or another mentor.

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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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Preschool–grade 5

Painting with a Single Stroke

Watch as Kyoto-based artist Keisuke Teshima beautifully paints dragon bodies with a single stroke using a sumi-e style brush across paper.

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grades 3–8

Powering the Planet

Visit the Mojave Desert and Palmyra Atoll to see how renewable energy sources can be—and are—harnessed to power cities.

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grades K–3

Managing Worry

Learn how to wrangle worrying in this video that'll get you to wonder less about "what if" and focus more on "what is."

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grades 3–5

Fraction Practice with Penguin

Roll the penguin to his balloons by selecting the number on the line that matches with the circle segments.

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grades 3–8

How Texts Are Structured

Learn about the essential elements and techniques of well-structured texts. After, find a nonfiction book or article and identify some of these elements.

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Worksheet

Preschool–grade 5

Monthly Activity Calendar and Coloring Sheets

Get daily ideas for outdoor play. Enjoy these fun, screen-free activities!

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Creature Feature

Draw pictures of your favorite animals, real or imaginary, and talk about their habitat (the place where they live).
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grades K–6

Solar Oven Snacks

Build a sun-powered oven out of cardboard! When it's sunny, go outside and heat up a treat to celebrate Earth Day.

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grades 1–12

Step Back and Play

Toss a ball around a circle. Every time it makes it back to the beginning, take one step back and start again.

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Preschool–grade 7

Vietnam's Ancient Lithophone

Listen to the beautiful sounds from Vietnam's ancient lithophone, or the đàn đá, made from granite, stone, wood, and corals.