Resources for Grades 3–5

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april activity calendar

Worksheet

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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My Summer Checklist

Worksheet

Preschool–grade 4

My Summer Checklist

What new things do you want to try this summer? Use this sheet to track your summer fun!

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how to address an envelope

Activity

grades 3–5

Address an Envelope

Learn the steps of this important skill. Then, write a letter to friends or family—they'll be delighted to get it in the mail.

Activity

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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family baking time

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Preschool–grade 12

Family Baking Time

Make "snoball" cookies with this winter-inspired video and cookie recipe. Don't forget to write down the ingredients as you see them pop up.

Activity

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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Activity

grades 3–5

Looking Forward

What are you looking forward to? What goals do you have? Find a way to show or explain the things you want to make happen.

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Video

grades 3–6

That's a Wrap!

Watch this video to learn how to wrap gifts. All you'll need is a box, paper, scissors, and tape. Pause the video as you go.

Activity

grades 3–12

Healthy Meals Remix

Choose three of your family's favorite meals, and see if there's an even healthier spin you can put on them. More veggies? Less salt? Try your new recipe!

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grades 3–8

Help Out

Ask an adult how you can help for 15 minutes. Or set a timer and find something to clean, wipe, or put away until the alarm sounds.

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first step to sustainability

Activity

grades K–8

The First Step to Sustainability

What does it mean to live sustainably? Learn to distinguish between needs and wants, and consider how things are used or wasted.

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grades K–8

Silly Apple Snacks

Follow the recipe to make the silliest snack that's perfect for apple season or anytime laughs.

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how to address an envelope

Activity

grades 3–5

Address an Envelope

Learn the steps of this important skill. Then, write a letter to friends or family—they'll be delighted to get it in the mail.

Activity

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.

Wide Open School's logo

Activity

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?

Wide Open School's logo

Activity

grades 3–5

Looking Forward

What are you looking forward to? What goals do you have? Find a way to show or explain the things you want to make happen.

Wide Open School's logo

Activity

grades 3–12

Healthy Meals Remix

Choose three of your family's favorite meals, and see if there's an even healthier spin you can put on them. More veggies? Less salt? Try your new recipe!

Wide Open School's logo

Activity

grades 3–8

Help Out

Ask an adult how you can help for 15 minutes. Or set a timer and find something to clean, wipe, or put away until the alarm sounds.

Wide Open School's logo
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first step to sustainability

Activity

grades K–8

The First Step to Sustainability

What does it mean to live sustainably? Learn to distinguish between needs and wants, and consider how things are used or wasted.

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Activity

grades K–8

Silly Apple Snacks

Follow the recipe to make the silliest snack that's perfect for apple season or anytime laughs.

Activity

grades K–5

Food Prep

Make a snack or meal to share. Beginner chefs may want to make sandwiches or prepare a snack plate or fruit salad. Ready for a challenge? Make a family favorite for dinner, or try something new.

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sample recipe book

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grades 1–5

Create a Recipe Book

Write and assemble a book of your original recipes, or of recipes you've collected from friends and family. Consider adding photos or illustrations.

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red and blue strings forming a knot

Activity

grades 3–12

Tie Knots

Explore the different types of knots. Which would come in handy? Use rope or shoelaces to teach yourself how to tie one or two knots.

Activity

grades 3–8

Try Something Hard

Think of something that isn't easy for you -- drawing a hand, braiding hair, multiplying by fours -- and practice it until you improve.

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Article/Ebook

grades K–8

Share the Fun of Food and Cooking (Weekly)

Dig into this newsletter for food fanatics. In this edition about tomatoes, you'll find recipes, facts, activities, and more.

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Upstander E-volve illustration

Interactive

grades 3–5

Digital Passport™

This award-winning suite of engaging games addresses key issues facing kids in today's digital world.

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Google Interland illustration

Interactive

grades 2–6

Interland: Be Internet Awesome

Explore four islands in this game by Google that covers key digital citizenship topics like protecting privacy, sharing safely, and being kind online.

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quandary game

Interactive

grades 5–8

Quandary

Play this sci-fi game that will stretch your skills in critical thinking, taking another perspective, and decision-making.

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sample typing prompt

Interactive

grades K–12

TypingClub

With guided lessons and fun assessment, students of all ages and at any level can improve their typing skills.

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Interactive

grades 3–8

Keyboard Quickness

Build keyboarding skills by choosing and playing one of the typing games.

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family baking time

Video

Preschool–grade 12

Family Baking Time

Make "snoball" cookies with this winter-inspired video and cookie recipe. Don't forget to write down the ingredients as you see them pop up.

Video

grades 3–6

That's a Wrap!

Watch this video to learn how to wrap gifts. All you'll need is a box, paper, scissors, and tape. Pause the video as you go.

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managing worry

Video

grades K–3

Managing Worry

Learn how to wrangle worrying in this video that'll get you to wonder less about "what if" and focus more on "what is."

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fresh and clean

Video

grades K–5

So Fresh and So Clean

Say hello to good hygiene with this video that explains how getting clean isn't just about looking good but feeling well.

Video

grades 3–8

Community Farms

Find inspiration in Melvin Parson's community-based farming project, which he sees as a path to healthier communities and better futures, especially for the formerly incarcerated.

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wash your hands

Video

grades K–5

Hand-Washing Review

Reinforce what most kids probably already know at this point—the utmost importance of hand-washing—with this fun hip-hop video.

Video

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.

Video

grades K–3

Wash Your Hands

Join Cartoon Network for a fun way to wash your hands and keep everyone around your healthy.

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everfi promo pic

Website/App

grades K–12

EverFi: K-12 Financial Education

With realistic challenges and practical applications, these lessons and activities can help students develop a foundation of financial literacy.

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keeping a safe distance

Website/App

grades K–5

Practice Social Distancing

Use this AR app to get a true sense of what it means to practice social distancing, making an abstract idea more concrete.

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Website/App

grades 3–12

Type. Type. Type.

Use this free, standout typing program to learn, practice, and vastly improve your typing speed and accuracy.

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april activity calendar

Worksheet

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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My Summer Checklist

Worksheet

Preschool–grade 4

My Summer Checklist

What new things do you want to try this summer? Use this sheet to track your summer fun!