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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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grades K–3

Penguins vs. Puffins

Read all about penguins and puffins, then vote for your favorite!

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Preschool–grade 12

Grand Canyon Trek

Chill out on this awe-inspiring (and long!) Grand Canyon hike featuring great footage and vibes. If you're up for it, walk along with the video!

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Kick It

Grab a bean bag, small ball, or crumpled-up piece of paper. Using only your feet, kick it up to yourself or back and forth as many times as you can.
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grades 3–5

10 Fun Fabric Scrap Crafts

Try out these fun crafts that make use of scrap pieces of fabric. You'll learn some useful sewing skills along the way.

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grades 3–8

Mushrooms at Work

Where do inventors come up with their great ideas? Find out how mechanical engineer Eben Bayer thought of a compostable alternative to Styrofoam.

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Front of the White House

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grades 3–8

Visit the White House

Take a virtual tour of the living quarters and workspace of the president of the United States.

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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 1–6

Who Was Sacagawea?

Listen to this audiobook to learn about an amazing teenager who made some of the exploration of North America possible.

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grades 1–5

Create an Award for Yourself

What's something special about you? What makes you great? It could be anything! Design an award for that thing, and write up the recognition letter.

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Prepare a Puzzle

Draw a picture on a piece of paper and glue it to a piece of cardboard. Cut it into puzzle pieces and challenge a family member to put it together.
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grades 3–6

Go to the Galapagos

Virtually visit the beautiful island home to many amazing animals.

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grades 1–8

Create Your Dance Passion Project

Design your dream dance performance in this interactive workshop that shows how ideas can be expressed through movement.

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grades K–12

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Listen to the first volume of L. Frank Baum's classic story as you imagine yourself traipsing through a magical land. Free on iTunes.

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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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grades 2–5

Captain Underpants

Get ready for some laugh-out-loud potty humor when you listen to this audiobook together (or let your kid listen alone!). Free on Hoopla with a library card.

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grades 1–5

Little Lunch

Take a trip Down Under to visit some kids during their morning recess in this mockumentary-style comedy for kids.

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Top Secret Learning

Think about something that you know has tons of learning value but may not typically be considered educational. Share your experiences with a family member or teacher.
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grades 1–4

Sports of the World

Test your knowledge and take this quiz about different sports played around the world.

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Preschool–grade 12

Edible Water Bottles

See how one company came up with an alternative to single-use plastics: the Ooho edible water bottle made of seaweed!

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grades 5–7

Who You're Talking to Online

One of the great things about online games and social media is connecting with others, but it's important to do so safely and responsibly.

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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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grade 3

What Is a Spacewalk?

Learn what a spacewalk is, why astronauts do them, and how they stay safe.

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grades 3–6

Your Hero Writes You a Response Letter

Imagine your hero responded to a letter you wrote them. What might they say?

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Scavenger Hunt

Write five creative clues that will lead someone to a treasure. Do it outside if you can!
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grades 3–5

Room Refresh

Pick a room, space, or spot in your home that could use some sprucing up. Clean and organize the area to make it work better for you and your family.

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grades 3–5

Take the U.S. Census Challenge

Test your census smarts by watching this video and seeing how many quiz questions you can get right.

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Preschool–grade 3

It's Never Too Early to Talk About Justice

Listen to this story about racial inequities told in a way that's easy to understand and encourages action.

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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 3–8

DIY Comic Book

Dream of writing your own graphic novel or zine to share with friends? Learn how to start with a single sheet of paper. Then start creating!

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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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Flower Safari

Walk around your neighborhood and see how many different types of flowers you can find. Draw them or take a picture of each and try to identify them when you get home.
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grades 3–8

Get Moving with Langston Galloway

Join Detroit Pistons' Langston Galloway and teacher Ms. Jourieh for an at-home workout. Watch until the end for a poem from Langston's namesake.

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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 5–7

Presenting Yourself Online

Being yourself on social media is complicated. Explore the benefits and drawbacks of experimenting with your identity, and how you present yourself, in digital spaces.

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grades 4–6

Money-Making Movies

Use facts about these popular holiday movies to practice some math skills and graph your results.

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grades 4–12

Letters of Gratitude to Essential Workers

Write a meaningful letter of thanks to essential workers that returns their acts of service and kindness.

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grades 5–12

George

Listen to this tender tale about a transgender girl in the fourth grade. Free on Hoopla with a library card.

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Create Your Own Country, City, or Neighborhood

On a large piece of cardboard, draw the landmasses, roads, skyscrapers, and more to make up your imaginary place. Add toys or household items to make it 3D!
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grades 4–12

Listen to Some Shakespeare

Find a comfy chair, get out your headphones, and listen to a Shakespeare play performed by actors from the Folger Theatre.

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grades 3–8

Wild Biomes

Bounce between two extreme American environments when it comes to water and rainfall—the Pacific Northwest and the Southwest—with water scientist Kari Vigerstol.

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grades 3–5

Reflect on the Year

Explain or show what this year has been like for you using words, art, music, Minecraft—whatever works. How have world events affected you?

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grades 3–8

Square Challenge

Can you cut a square from the center of a piece of paper with just one straight cut? Try it and then watch the video for the answer.

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grades 3–5

Remembering the March

Read about the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963 and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech.

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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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Think Like a Computer

Create a set of picture cards that show every step of a task, similar to how a computer works. For example, what steps do you take to brush your teeth?
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grades 3–5

How to Mix the Best Snack

Mix your favorite snack while learning the scientific properties of mixtures. Start with the video and test your knowledge with a quick quiz after.

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grades K–3

Hip Hop Patterns

Dance and learn about patterns at the same time with this catchy rap.

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Interactive

Preschool–grade 12

Create with Colors

Click on a color and see famous fine art that contain it. Then pick a color to feature in your own art! (Note: There are a few paintings with nudity)