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Preschool–grade 10

Daily Math Problem

At any time of day, use the daily math problem, presented at a variety of levels, to practice math skills and problem-solving.

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grades 1–9

Personalized Writing and Grammar Help

Flex your grammar muscles with this interactive tool. Take the diagnostic quiz, then try some writing activities that are just right for your level.

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grades 2–12

Peek into the White House

Take a tour of the West Wing of the White House in sign language. See just what the president's 45-second commute looks like.

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Community Gift Box

Decorate a large cardboard box. Use it to store gifts for local charities. Put in toys to donate, food to give away, and more!
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grades 1–5

Take Art to the Streets

Spray, stamp, and paint up a wall to make some street art you'd love to see on the side of a local building.

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april activity calendar

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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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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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grades 3–5

Ace Math

Grab a deck of cards and play. With games like Order of Operations and Recreating Pi, who knew learning math could be so much fun?

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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 5–9

Why Be Grateful?

Watch this video to find out why being grateful makes us happier. Then take a minute to focus on the things you're thankful for.

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Pocket-Sized Gratitude

Find a small object like a button or marble and keep it with you. Whenever you touch it, think of something you're grateful for.
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grades K–5

How Lego Bricks Are Made

Take a trip through the Lego Duplo factory in Hungary and watch how almost 5 million bricks and characters are made each day.

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grades K–3

Rock Star Workout

Bust out your air guitar and enjoy this wacky workout sitting down or standing up.

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grades 5–7

Sixth Grade Reading and Vocabulary

Choose your own pathway for this reading course. You can learn by topic or select an area of focus: reading literature, informational texts, or vocabulary.

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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 5–6

Should Cars Be Banned in Cities?

Read kids' arguments for and against banning cars in cities. Then, using the same format, write your own opinion essay on this topic.

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Preschool–grade 5

Mindful Moment

What do you see, feel, hear, and smell where you are right now? Quiet your mind and focus on your senses.

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I'd Like to Toast …

The next time your family gets together, take a minute to toast each other. What specific things do you appreciate about each person?
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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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april activity calendar

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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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grades 4–6

What's Cyberbullying?

What counts as cyberbullying? Learn what it is, and what it isn't, and give kids important tools they'll need to combat the problem.

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grades K–8

Hour of Code: Coding Puzzles

Solve coding puzzles! Whether you're just beginning or have some coding chops already, there's something for everyone.

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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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grades 3–6

Family Interview Project

Use these questions (or write your own) to interview a family member. Write down or record their answers, and share with the whole family.

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Explain Empathy

What does it mean to have empathy? Write a poem, create art, or make a picture book that expresses your point of view.
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grades 3–12

Pizza-Tossing Tournament!

Learn from champion pizza chef Tony Gemignani in this somewhat old, yet informative video. Watch Tony teach the basics; then try tossing your own pizza.

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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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finding your yeti body

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grades K–3

Finding Your Yeti Body

Learn how to slide into your yeti body to get you better prepped to practice mindfulness, meditate, or just chill out.

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grades 4–8

Women Solving Wonders

Watch this video to learn about the women who made space travel possible. What were the calculations that helped America advance in the space race?

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grades 3–12

Creative Quick-Writes

Choose (at random) one of the prompts and spend some time writing. If it goes well, carve out some time each day to do more.

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grades K–5

How It's Made: Chocolate Chip Cookies

Did you know some cookies are made in factories, not in restaurant kitchens? Watch this "sweet" tour on how large-batch cookies are mixed and shipped.

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10 Penny Pickup

Scatter pennies, and pick them up as fast as you can. Now try with just your left hand, then your right. How about your toes?
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grades K–5

Hold a Mini Sports Day

Set up and try out this mini-sports day course with egg and spoon races, relay races, sack races, obstacle courses, and more.

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april activity calendar

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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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digital footprints

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grades 3–5

Thinking About Our Digital Footprints

Follow the footprints to see what you can learn about each person.

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grades 3–8

Social Math Battle

Use your math skills to battle your friends (or the computer) in this virtual card game. Choose your level, and defeat your opponent!

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Preschool–grade 3

Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch

Join actor Héctor Elizondo as he reads this heartwarming tale of acceptance, love, friendship, and community.

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grades K–3

Your Amazing Brain

Watch this video to learn how to grow your brain's power by sticking to things and calming down when you get frustrated.

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Media Matters

Write down your favorite things to watch, read, or listen to. Why do you like each of them? Do they all share a common theme?
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grades K–5

Miniature Stage Play

Learn how to make a tiny theater you can use to stage miniature plays.

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sharks the real story

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grades 3–5

Sharks: The Real Story

When you think about sharks, are you scared or excited? Learn about different kinds of sharks and what makes them unique.

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grades K–5

Parfaits All Day

Make these fancy snacks with a little help from an adult. Just layer the ingredients in the fanciest glass you have, and dig in.

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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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grades 3–4

Cool Inventions

Read about some of the coolest inventions from 2019, then write a few sentences about the best ones or an original idea for an invention.

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grades 3–12

Family Photo Album

Take some time together to curate your best family photos, and put them into a digital or old-school album. Create a theme or just choose your favorites.

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Snail Mail

Pick a friend or family member and write them a letter the old-fashioned way. Use a pen, paper, envelope, stamp, and your brain—no computer! Make sure to ask them to write back before you drop your letter in the mailbox.
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sharks the real story

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grades 3–5

Sharks: The Real Story

When you think about sharks, are you scared or excited? Learn about different kinds of sharks and what makes them unique.

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grades K–5

North, South, East, West

Practice your cardinal directions while you hop around with this simple game.

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grades K–6

Make Two Cool Collages

Grab some art supplies, then follow along with this video that'll help you create two types of collages.