Resources for Preschool

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april activity calendar

Worksheet

Preschool–grade 2

April Activity Calendar and Coloring Sheet

Get daily ideas for outdoor play. Enjoy these fun screen-free activities to celebrate nature and Earth Day!

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Preschool

Bush Baby Makes a Thank-You Card

Grab a piece of paper and some colored pencils and make something beautiful for your family member!

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take a trip through space

Worksheet

Preschool

Take a Trip Through Space

Learn about the solar system in this printable storybook. Make sure to watch the video first, and then color in the pages.

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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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Preschool–grade 2

Pretend Plates

Cut out circles to be your plates. Then draw and cut out pictures of your favorite foods for a holiday feast or an everyday dinner. Serve to stuffed animals or siblings!

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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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Preschool–grade 12

Bask in the Glow

It can be hard to get enough sunlight in winter, which can make people feel depressed. Make sure to get outside on sunny days and soak up some of those rays!

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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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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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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 12

Gratitude Jar

Decorate a gratitude jar. When you feel grateful, write or draw the reason on a paper and put it in the jar. Read the results each week.

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make your own thank you card

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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.

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.

Wide Open School's logo

Activity

Preschool–grade 2

Pretend Plates

Cut out circles to be your plates. Then draw and cut out pictures of your favorite foods for a holiday feast or an everyday dinner. Serve to stuffed animals or siblings!

Wide Open School's logo

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

Bask in the Glow

It can be hard to get enough sunlight in winter, which can make people feel depressed. Make sure to get outside on sunny days and soak up some of those rays!

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 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.

Wide Open School's logo

Activity

Preschool–grade 12

Gratitude Jar

Decorate a gratitude jar. When you feel grateful, write or draw the reason on a paper and put it in the jar. Read the results each week.

Wide Open School's logo

Activity

Preschool–grade 12

Self-Appreciation

Write about or draw pictures of things you appreciate about yourself. What are some reasons you're grateful you're you?

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Preschool–grade 12

Community Gift Box

Decorate a large cardboard box. Use it to store gifts for local charities. Put in toys to donate, food to give away, and more!

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Preschool–grade 12

Pocket-Sized Gratitude

Find a small object like a button or marble and keep it with you. Whenever you touch it, think of something you're grateful for.

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Preschool–grade 1

Pumpkin Carving Mess and Math

Use this messy Halloween tradition to do some basic math. While you're scooping pumpkin guts, count seeds individually or by groups of five or 10.

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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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april activity calendar

Worksheet

Preschool–grade 2

April Activity Calendar and Coloring Sheet

Get daily ideas for outdoor play. Enjoy these fun screen-free activities to celebrate nature and Earth Day!

Video

Preschool

Bush Baby Makes a Thank-You Card

Grab a piece of paper and some colored pencils and make something beautiful for your family member!

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take a trip through space

Worksheet

Preschool

Take a Trip Through Space

Learn about the solar system in this printable storybook. Make sure to watch the video first, and then color in the pages.

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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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practice counting

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Preschool–grade K

Practice Counting, Make a Snowflake

Use this dot-to-dot activity to celebrate winter and create a snowflake. When you're done, see if you can draw more on your own.

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save spend and share

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Preschool

Save, Spend, and Share

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

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What does it mean to be a digital citizen?

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Preschool–grade 8

What Does It Mean to Be a Digital Citizen?

Reflect on your digital life as you watch this video. Think about how you will act, create, learn, and lead. How will you be a digital citizen today?

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trace draw and coloring

Worksheet

Preschool–grade K

Trace, Draw, and Color an Octopus

Trace and color the first octopus. Then draw the second one yourself. Make sure to add your own creative touches!

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for me for you for later

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Preschool

For Me, for You, for Later

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

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camp noggin artist week

Worksheet

Preschool–grade K

Create with Shapes

Print out these worksheets then use scissors to cut out the pieces. Try to put the shapes together to create a picture.