Resources for Preschool

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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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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

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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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Preschool–grade 2

Cardio Fun, Tabata-Style

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

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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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Preschool–grade K

Jumping Jack Challenge

How many jumping jacks can you do in one minute?

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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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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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Preschool–grade 3

Cosmic Kids Yoga

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

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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.

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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

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

Activity

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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Preschool–grade K

Touch Your Head, Arms, and Toes

Move—and count—along with this catchy song.

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Preschool–grade 2

Don't Touch the Floor

Use small "stepping stone" objects from around your house and try to cross an imaginary field of lava without losing your balance.

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cartoon character dancing

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Preschool–grade 2

Bubble Break

Reach up, down, left, and right to pop imaginary bubbles along to this catchy tune.

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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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Preschool–grade 2

Shake It Out

Count down from five for this quick, easy stretch break.

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family and friends having fun at a park

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Preschool–grade K

Do You Hear What I Hear?

Take a walk and practice using more than just your ears to listen. Use this activity to increase your kids' attention and sensory skills.

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Preschool–grade 1

Up, Down, Stop, Go

Follow the leader in this simple game that gets everyone moving.

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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.

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.

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

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?

Video

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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Animated characters from video link

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Preschool–grade K

Rhyme Time Challenge

Rhyme and bounce to get your mind and body charged up for the day.

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Preschool–grade K

Toe Time Challenge

Touch your toes to get yourself warmed up and ready to go. How many toe touches can you do this week?

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Preschool–grade 2

Animal Moves, Tabata-Style

Jump like a kangaroo, kick like a donkey, walk like a crab! Get someone else in your home to join you, and be animals 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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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.