Resources for Grades K–2

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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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grades K–5

Make Up a Dance Routine

Improvise some moves, then use them to design a new dance performance that's all your own.

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workout with Madison Keys

Activity

grades K–5

Move like a Champ

Get active with this jump, squat, and turn around routine with tennis champ Madison Keys!

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Preschool–grade 2

Elf Exercise

Elves need to stay healthy, too. Head to the North Pole and follow along with this workout that's great for the holidays or long winters.

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winter wiggles

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Preschool–grade 1

Winter Wiggles

Try out these winter-themed activities that'll get you moving and learning science along the way.

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hip hop for the holidays

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grades K–3

Hip-Hop for the Holidays

Watch Blazer Fresh spin a wheel of fun, holiday-themed challenges. Then try them yourself!

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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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holiday happy dance

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grades K–3

Holiday Happy Dance

Get your groove on and dance along to wiggle out the winter chill.

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grades 1–12

Yoga for the Heart

Take some time to focus on how your feeling and do something for yourself with the help of this beginner-friendly yoga video.

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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

Simple Stretches

Get ready for your day with these arm and leg stretches.

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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.

Activity

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!

Wide Open School's logo
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workout with Madison Keys

Activity

grades K–5

Move like a Champ

Get active with this jump, squat, and turn around routine with tennis champ Madison Keys!

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winter wiggles

Activity

Preschool–grade 1

Winter Wiggles

Try out these winter-themed activities that'll get you moving and learning science along the way.

Activity

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!

Wide Open School's logo

Activity

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!

Wide Open School's logo

Activity

grades K–5

Simple Stretches

Get ready for your day with these arm and leg stretches.

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meow moo moo

Activity

grades K–3

Hip Hop Patterns

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

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three dancers

Activity

grades K–2

Clapping Out Words

Use this upbeat dance to learn how words are broken down into syllables.

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grades K–5

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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Preschool–grade 1

Cheesy Game for Groups

Pick someone to be the "Big Cheese," then follow the instructions in this video to learn a goofy game.

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cartoon skeletons dancing

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Preschool–grade 2

¡Huesos! Find Out More About Your Bones

¡Mueve tu cuerpo y aprende sobre los huesos!

Move your body and learn about bones!

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grades K–2

Show Off Your Outfit and Your Moves

Imagine you're a model: Create a walk, strut, or stroll that shows off your clothes.

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various health apps

Article/Ebook

Preschool–grade 12

Best Nutrition, Health, and Fitness Apps for Kids

These health-focused apps, games, and sites help students find the vital information they need to stay energized and active.

Interactive

grades K–5

Hopscotch

Use chalk, tape, or other materials to jump into some old-school hopscotch for indoor or outdoor fun.

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Video

grades K–5

Make Up a Dance Routine

Improvise some moves, then use them to design a new dance performance that's all your own.

Video

Preschool–grade 2

Elf Exercise

Elves need to stay healthy, too. Head to the North Pole and follow along with this workout that's great for the holidays or long winters.

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hip hop for the holidays

Video

grades K–3

Hip-Hop for the Holidays

Watch Blazer Fresh spin a wheel of fun, holiday-themed challenges. Then try them yourself!

New tab
holiday happy dance

Video

grades K–3

Holiday Happy Dance

Get your groove on and dance along to wiggle out the winter chill.

Video

grades 1–12

Yoga for the Heart

Take some time to focus on how your feeling and do something for yourself with the help of this beginner-friendly yoga video.

Video

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.

Video

Preschool–grade 2

Cardio Fun, Tabata-Style

Get your body moving and your blood pumping with this super-fun set of quick exercises.

Video

grades 1–12

Yoga for the Mind

Clear your mind and re-charge your body with some meditative yoga great for beginners or even seasoned vets.

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Preschool–grade 2

Warm Up at the Stadium

Run, jump, and plank to keep your body strong and your mind sharp. Ask someone else in your home to join you, and exercise together!

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Video

Preschool–grade K

Jumping Jack Challenge

How many jumping jacks can you do in one minute?

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people being active

Video

grades K–5

This or That

What's your favorite fruit? Color? Depending on your answer, you might need to do jumping jacks or tree poses in this fun physical activity.

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Preschool–grade 2

Stuffed Animal

Grab your teddy bear and follow along with these fun moves. Ask someone else in your home to join you, and exercise together!

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Website/App

Preschool–grade 3

Cosmic Kids Yoga

Stretch, learn kid-friendly poses, and practice mindfulness for energetic or calm activity.

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Website/App

grades K–2

GoNoodle Games

Take turns playing these immersive movement games as a family to get all the ya-yas out before bedtime.

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kids playing a game

Worksheet

Preschool–grade 5

Play at Home Playbook

Printable playbook of games that follow CDC guidelines and can be played at home with little to no equipment.