Elementary

These in-person and/or virtual activities will address academic skills, physical and emotional wellness, art and digital learning skills. These activities and resources are not affiliated with, sponsored or endorsed by the Montgomery County Board of Education, the superintendent, or the schools. The following resources have been pulled together for parents/guardians to explore with their children..

Activity & Mindfulness

Movement Activities

Program Provider/Organization: GoNoodle

Grades: Pre-K-5

Description: Get kids moving and practicing mindfulness with GoNoodle®. Check out these fun, family activities, and blog posts to connect, get moving, and have fun with the kids in your life.

Registration/Link: GoNoodle


Fitness Breaks with Professional Athletes

Program Provider/Organization: Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Grades: K-5

Description: Warm up and practice your soccer and basketball moves with professional athletes for quick physical activity breaks.

Registration/Link: Fitness Breaks


There are no In Person Events on April 1

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There are no Virtual Events on April 1

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Arts & Culture

Digital Stage

Program Provider/Organization: The Kennedy Center

Grades: Pre-K-5

Description: Watch extraordinary performances from the Kennedy Center's stages and beyond, with new releases daily, special series and original stories. Explore our vast collection of thousands of videos.

Registration/Link: Digital Stage


Art Moments

Program Provider/Organization: Washington Performing Arts

Grades: Pre-K-5

Description: Whether you’re new to the performing arts or a lifelong patron and practitioner—and regardless of your age—there’s always something new to learn. You’ll find opportunities to explore: practical skills, fun experiments and activities, historical and cultural insights, and deep-dives into genres and styles.

Registration/Link: Washington Performing Arts


Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems!

Program Provider/Organization: The Kennedy Center

Grades: K-5

Description: Access the original 15 episodes of Lunch Doodles and their activities. Let the doodling continue! Simple art supplies are necessary to complete the activities and are listed along with each episode.

Registration/Link: Lunch Doodles


Harry Potter: A History of Magic

Program Provider/Organization: The British Library and Google Arts & Culture

Grades: 3-5

Description: Explore the wonders of the British Library exhibition of Harry Potter.

Registration/Link: Harry Potter: A History of Magic


Women’s History Month

Program Provider/Organization: National Geographic Kids

Grades: K-5

Description: Every March, people in the United States celebrate the achievements and history of women as part of Women’s History Month. The theme for 2022 is “Women Providing Healing, Promoting Hope.”

Registration/Link: Women's History Month


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There are no Virtual Events on April 1

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Reading and Math

Celebrity Readings

Program Provider/Organization: Storyline Online

Grades: Pre-K-5 

Description: Videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books with animated illustrations.

Registration/Link: Storyline Online


Story Time

Program Provider/Organization: Smithsonian: National Air and Space Museum

Grades: Pre-K-3

Description: Listen to stories about air and space. Museum educators tell stories, do sketches, and demonstrate crafts that you can enjoy at home at any time of the day.

Registration/Link: On Demand Story Time


Student Interactives

Grades: 3-5

Description: Engage students in online literacy learning with these interactive tools that help them accomplish a variety of goals—from organizing their thoughts to learning about language—all while having fun.

Registration/Link: Read Write Think


There are no In Person Events on April 1

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Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Program Provider/Organization: Montgomery County Public Libraries

Date and Time: April 1 from 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm 

Grades: 2-5

Description: If you are really good at solving riddles, you will enjoy the Virtual Scavenger Hunt! Join the competition to solve puzzles and then try to find those items before any other team. You will have to act quickly!

Registration/Link: Virtual Scavenger Hunt (Registration is required to receive the Zoom link. If playing as a team, please register your entire household team under one name. After registration, you will be sent an email with instructions to join the Zoom meeting.) 

 

Science

Story Time

Program Provider/Organization: Smithsonian: National Air and Space Museum

Grades: Pre-K-3

Description: Listen to stories about air and space. Museum educators tell stories, do sketches, and demonstrate crafts that you can enjoy at home at any time of the day.

Registration/Link: On Demand Story Time


Animals

Program Provider/Organization: National Geographic Kids

Grades: K-3

Description: Learn about popular animals in the wild through videos, articles, games and more!

Registration/Link: Animals


Smithsonian:What Makes Things Fly?

Program Provider/Organization: National Air and Space Museum

Grades: K-5

Description: What makes an airplane fly? How does a spacecraft stay in orbit? Why does a balloon float in the air? What are you waiting for? Come and find out!

Registration/Link: What makes things fly?


Virtual Tours

Program Provider/Organization: National Park Foundation

Grades: K-5

Description: Got a bit of downtime? Take a trip to a national park from wherever you are! Many national park sites across the country offer digital tours and experiences that you can access anytime, anywhere. From digitally diving under the sea to watching the cherry blossom trees bloom, there are countless ways to enjoy a park experience online.

Registration/Link: National Parks Virtual Tours


Zoo Guardians

Program Provider/Organization: National Zoo

Grades: 1-5

Description: Calling all animal lovers and budding conservationists: we’re recruiting YOU for the Young Guardians Initiative! Your mission: save species. If you choose to accept it, you’re in for a wild ride—caring for animals and combating the threats they face. Join Zoo Guardians, a mobile game where players build their own zoos, interact with animals through augmented reality, and learn what species need to thrive under human care and in the wild. To access the Zoo Guardians, you will need to download an app.

Registration/Link: Zoo Guardians


Time and Navigation: The untold story of getting from here to there.

Program Provider/Organization: Smithsonian: National Air & Space Museum

Grades: 4-5

Description: If you want to know where you are, you need a reliable clock. It might seem surprising, but knowing the accurate time is essential for determining position. Learn what it takes to navigate in the sky, seas and space.

Registration/Link: Time and Navigation


Earth & Its Place in the Universe

Program Provider/Organization: Smithsonian: National Air and Space Museum

Grades: 5

Description: How do we know what's in Space? How do we know sizes, compositions, and distances between celestial objects? During this Artifact Immersion, explore tools used to discover our Universe and learn about how they function in order to select the best tools to complete your own mission.

Registration/Access: Earth & Its Place in the Universe


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Technology & Coding

Code at Home Activities

Program Provider/Organization: Girls Who Code

Grades: K-5

Description: Every week they offer a free new educational computer science activity, some online, some offline.

Registration/Link: Code at Home Activities


Smithsonian: What makes things fly?

Program Provider/Organization: National Air and Space Museum

Grades: K-5

Description: What makes an airplane fly? How does a spacecraft stay in orbit? Why does a balloon float in the air? What are you waiting for? Come and find out!

Registration/Link: What makes things fly?


Time and Navigation: The untold story of getting from here to there. 

Program Provider/Organization:  Smithsonian: National Air & Space Museum

Grades: 4-5

Description: If you want to know where you are, you need a reliable clock. It might seem surprising, but knowing the accurate time is essential for determining position. Learn what it takes to navigate in the sky, seas and space.

Registration/Link: Time and Navigation


There are no In Person Events on April 1

Please check back soon for future opportunities

There are no Virtual Events on April 1

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