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grades K–2

Rhyming Pictures

Think of the longest list of rhyming words you can. Then draw each of the words. Have a family member guess the rhyme.

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grades K–2

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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peek into the white house

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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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Preschool–grade 12

Pass the Appreciation

Gather the family in a circle. Grab a ball or a pillow, toss it to someone, and say something you appreciate about them. Keep it going!

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grades K–5

Create a Kindness Challenge

Think of a way your household can show kindness to each other this week. How can you help each other or make the day better?

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Preschool–grade 2

Love All Around

Color paper hearts and cut them out. Then write messages on each one, and place them around the house for your family members to find.

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Preschool–grade 3

Build a Tree of Thanks

Make a simple tree of thanks together, and bolster your family’s gratitude practice—maybe even start a new family tradition!

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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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grades 2–12

Thinking About Traditions

Write down your family traditions, whether they're for holidays, birthdays, or other special reasons. Are there new traditions you'd like to create?

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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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Preschool–grade 2

Forever Flowers

Use some art supplies to create a bouquet of flowers for a family member. Write a note or draw a picture to go with it.

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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.