Resources for Preschool

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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.

Activity

Preschool–grade 2

Your Year

What were the best things that happened this year? What were the hardest? Record them by drawing, making a collage, or writing.

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elf inspection

Worksheet

Preschool–grade K

Elf Inspection

Spot the differences between the two elves. Make it a memory game by folding the paper so one elf is on each side.

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make your own thank you card

Activity

Preschool–grade 2

Make Your Own Thank-You Cards

Think of someone you want to thank. Make them a card with a nice message, and put it in the mail.

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mad libs

Worksheet

Preschool–grade 2

Thank-You Mad Libs

Who are the essential workers who help you? Thank them by filling out this page. Then have an adult help you deliver or mail it.

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save spend and share

Worksheet

Preschool

Save, Spend, and Share

Join Elmo and friends as they learn about three important things people do with money.

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for me for you for later

Activity

Preschool

For Me, for You, for Later

Decorate these jar labels and help young kids practice saving, sharing, and spending!

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money money

Activity

Preschool

Money, Money, Money!

Print, color, and cut out multiple copies of this play money. Will you play toy store, ice cream shop, bakery, or ... ?

Activity

Preschool–grade 2

Everyone Clean Up!

Organize and clean learning spaces to prepare for next week.

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adult helping a child

Website/App

Preschool–grade K

Mind in the Making

Get tips on activities for little kids that build life skills and get them thinking.

Video

Preschool–grade K

Figuring Out the Healthiest Foods

Watch this video and discover the "food calculator" you carry around with you every day. Use it to add more healthy foods to your diet.

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dad and child spending time together

Interactive

Preschool–grade 2

Play Detective

Use these instructions to set up the game, and then follow the series of clues until you solve the mystery.

Activity

Preschool–grade 2

Your Year

What were the best things that happened this year? What were the hardest? Record them by drawing, making a collage, or writing.

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make your own thank you card

Activity

Preschool–grade 2

Make Your Own Thank-You Cards

Think of someone you want to thank. Make them a card with a nice message, and put it in the mail.

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for me for you for later

Activity

Preschool

For Me, for You, for Later

Decorate these jar labels and help young kids practice saving, sharing, and spending!

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money money

Activity

Preschool

Money, Money, Money!

Print, color, and cut out multiple copies of this play money. Will you play toy store, ice cream shop, bakery, or ... ?

Activity

Preschool–grade 2

Everyone Clean Up!

Organize and clean learning spaces to prepare for next week.

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Activity

Preschool

Sit Still

Using a timer, try to sit completely still for two minutes, five minutes, seven minutes. See how long you can do it!

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various socks

Activity

Preschool–grade K

Match and Sort

Find things your preschooler can organize. Match socks from the laundry, or put silverware in the right places. Sort different kinds of canned goods, too.

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drawing of an adult and child at a dinner table

Activity

Preschool

Disappearing Dinner Table

Play a simple memory game with your dinner table and dishes, flatware, and anything else you want.

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Three cups of smoothies

Activity

Preschool–grade 3

Smoothie Math

Get kids counting while cooking with this berry smoothie recipe that mixes in some math talk and teaching.

Activity

Preschool–grade K

Quiet Time

Set a timer for 15 minutes and see how long everyone can stay silent. First one to make a sound does five jumping jacks.

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Cookies

Activity

Preschool–grade 1

Cookies, Sharing, and Equal Groups

Turn cookie making into an opportunity to discuss and practice sharing, counting, and creating equal amounts.

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Four people dancing

Activity

Preschool–grade K

Clean-Up Song

Sing this Laurie Berkner clean-up song while you encourage your little one to put away toys and help with other messes.

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Article/Ebook

Preschool–grade K

Nuts About Nutrition

Download eBooks in English or Spanish to listen, follow along, and learn about different food groups.

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dad and child spending time together

Interactive

Preschool–grade 2

Play Detective

Use these instructions to set up the game, and then follow the series of clues until you solve the mystery.

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cartoon character and a cat in a bathtub

Interactive

Preschool–grade K

Bath Water Estimation Lesson

Splash along and make educated guesses about how much water will fit in Peg and Cat's bathtub. Then make it a bath night and try it yourself.

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Daniel Tiger choosing a feeling card

Interactive

Preschool–grade K

Guess the Feeling

Join Daniel Tiger to learn about types of feelings and how to identify them.

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Daniel Tiger expressing his feelings to an adult

Interactive

Preschool–grade K

Use Your Words

Play through this series of activities -- including videos and songs -- that'll help you learn how to process and talk about feelings.

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Interactive

Preschool–grade K

Let's Take a Trip!

Explore town in a fun, interactive game that helps with hand-eye coordination and mouse manipulation skills.

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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

Preschool–grade K

Figuring Out the Healthiest Foods

Watch this video and discover the "food calculator" you carry around with you every day. Use it to add more healthy foods to your diet.

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Video

Preschool–grade K

Get Sudsy

Watch this cute Bubble Guppies video to learn how to keep your hands clean, then try out one of the activities with a family member.

Video

Preschool–grade K

Clean Up Song

Clean up your space while listening to this fun song.

Video

Preschool

Wash Your Hands

Everyone is talking about the importance of washing your hands. This bilingual song with Pin Pon can help make the process a memorable one.

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adult helping a child

Website/App

Preschool–grade K

Mind in the Making

Get tips on activities for little kids that build life skills and get them thinking.

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Sesame characters

Website/App

Preschool–grade K

Caring for Each Other

This toolkit with tips, activities, and videos of Elmo and friends can help soothe and comfort parents and children alike.

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elf inspection

Worksheet

Preschool–grade K

Elf Inspection

Spot the differences between the two elves. Make it a memory game by folding the paper so one elf is on each side.

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mad libs

Worksheet

Preschool–grade 2

Thank-You Mad Libs

Who are the essential workers who help you? Thank them by filling out this page. Then have an adult help you deliver or mail it.

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save spend and share

Worksheet

Preschool

Save, Spend, and Share

Join Elmo and friends as they learn about three important things people do with money.

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sample maze from website

Worksheet

Preschool

Shapes and Mazes for Tracing

Practice motor skills with these shape-based tracing printables.

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parent and child doing a puzzle together

Worksheet

Preschool

Focus on Focus

Try out some of these tips and strategies for building attention span, focus, and self-control.

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various fruit and veggies

Worksheet

Preschool

Healthy Eating Habits

Encourage more mindful eating with these tips and activities for reflecting on food choices and making healthy food fun.