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Virtual Field Trip

A View of the Moon

Virtual field trip to the moon with NASA, as seen aboard Apollo 13.

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Let's Play

An Alphabet Journey Through Space

School age activity that promotes vocabulary development and creativity as children create A-Z book of space terms.

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Family Cooking

Apple Bird Feeders
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Family Cooking

Apple Donuts

Children learn safe cooking skills as they make healthy donuts out of apples and cream cheese in this easy to follow recipe.

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STEM

Apple Sensory Game

An easy apple game to nurture children's observation and sense of smell and taste.

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STEM

April Shower
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Movement

Around the World Circuit
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Movement

Balance Beam
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Virtual Field Trip

Bald Eagles

Let’s observe Bald Eagle nests! Take a virtual fieldtrip using the American Eagle Foundation's online Eagle Cams to learn about this amazing bird.

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STEM

Balloon Rocket

Design and engineer a rocket out of a balloon, straw and twine.

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Yoga + Mindfulness

Bear Breath

Join Bright Horizons' Taylor Graham in learning this fun and easy mindful breathing excercise.

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Language Works

Bird Homes
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Let's Play

Box City
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Brain Builder

Brain Benders

10 fun brain teasers and brain benders for kids in elementary school from the Education Team at Bright Horizons.

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Brain Builder

Brain Benders

10 fun brain teasers and brain benders for kids in elementary school from the Education Team at Bright Horizons.

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STEM

Bridge Chain Reaction
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Let's Read Together

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin, Jr.

Join Janette Seddion, a Bright Horizons education coordinator, as she reads and signs this beloved children's book.

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STEM

Building Balance Challenge
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Family Cooking

Chicken Tacos
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Art Smart

Circle Stamps
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Science Rocks

Color Mixing

Clean color mixing in a ziplock bag, and teaches problem solving as children test different ways to make colors.

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STEM

Creating Currents
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Yoga + Mindfulness

Daily Relaxation
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Social-Emotional

Emotions Match

Free printable card game to help kids match emotions to pictures. Encourages expression and regulation of emotion in children.

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Movement

Family Dancing
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Virtual Field Trip

Fire Station

Take a virtual walk through this community fire department from Oswego, NY.

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Science Rocks

Fly Me to the Moon

Science meets art in this activity that teaches science concepts about space through a variety of hands-on activities.

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Family Cooking

Fruit Smoothies

In this recipe children will count and measure fruit ingredients, observe them blend from solid to liquid and learn about healthy foods.

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Going on a Picnic
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Toward a Better World

Happy Heart Walk
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Hello, Hello Everybody

Let’s sing! Get “hello mello” with Bright Horizons teacher Brandon, his guitar, and a sing-along about how nice it is to see friends.

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Caring Matters

Help for Our Helpers
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Movement

If You're Happy and You Know It

At-home music activity for kids from Bright Horizons educators. Watch the video, sing and dance to with us to "If You're Happy and You Know It."

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STEM

Land, Air, and Water Sort
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Art Smart

Let’s Make a Sculpture

Designing 3D sculpture installations.

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STEM

Light It Up

At-home STEM activity for preschoolers with materials you already have. Turn blocks, flashlights and cameras into great low-prep STEM learning tools.

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Art Smart

Make Kinetic Sand

Open-ended art & sensory activity video teaches children how to make their own kinetic sand/moon sand.

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Let's Read Together

Make Way for Ducklings
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Toward a Better World

Making Birdseed Cookies

Toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children make birdseed cookies.

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Toward a Better World

Making Memories and Friends

Read a classic book by Mem Fox & Julie Vivas, and do some friendship activities.

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Family Cooking

Making Playdough

Making playdough out of ingredients found in the kitchen.

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Virtual Field Trip

Mega Coaster

Preschool & school age children explore the concept of motion as they take a ride on Six Flag's Mega Coaster.

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Science Rocks

Melting Magic

Create colorful translucent sculptures with transformed plastic cups, in this activity where art meets science!

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Science Rocks

Mentos Geyser

Science experiment for preschool and school age children which displays a physical reaction when mixing mentos and soda.

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Movement

Moon Craters

Children learn about the moon through this interactive activity that promotes movement and large muscle development.

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Art Smart

Musical Spring
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Virtual Field Trip

National Gallery of Art

Preschool & school age children take an interactive virtual trip to the National Gallery of Art.

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Art Smart

Nature Crowns

Create a nature crown out of collected natural items.

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Art Smart

Nature Inspired Self-Portraits

New outdoor art project for kids. Spend time together outside to collect leaves, grass and other items to glue into a self-portrait.

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Neighborhood Expert
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Language Works

Neighborhood Picture Book
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Family Cooking

No Bake Energy Bites

Family cooking & learning video for making energy bites. Nut-free recipe is safe for kids to make with adult supervision.

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Language Works

Nonsense Word Creating
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Virtual Field Trip

Northern Lights

Virtual Field Trip for kids from Bright Horizons educators. Watch the video then use paints for an art project making your own northern lights.

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STEM

Ooze

This stuff can’t make up its mind ... is it a liquid or a solid?

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Virtual Field Trip

Outside Nature Walk

For this field trip, join us on a nature walk to investigate the environment with the changing seasons.

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Family Cooking

Pancakes with Static Sandy

Family cooking & learning video for pancakes that is safe for children with adult supervision.

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Toward a Better World

Perspective Taking

This activity helps children consider other's point of view, and helps them adjust better to new situations

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Art Smart

Picture Spring
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Caring Matters

Project Thank You
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Science Rocks

Ramps

Children explore and experiment with ramps, demonstrated by the featured video. Encourages children to demonstrate and understand cause-and-effect.

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Yoga + Mindfulness

River Flow

Yoga for kids online video shows how to move your body like a river. Watch the free video to learn to practice parent & child yoga poses at home.

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Math Counts

Roll a Bridge
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Yoga + Mindfulness

Roll and Pose Yoga
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Caring Matters

Send a Hug Around the World

How to stay connected with friends or relatives when staying home? Mail a hug with this free parent-led art project from Bright Horizons.

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Toward a Better World

Sidewalk Chalk Love

Children develop increasing care for self, others, and the environment in this creative activity.

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Let's Play

Sidewalk Paint
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Math Counts

Skip Count Hopscotch
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Movement

Soccer Drills

Preschool and school-age children learn step by step indoor/outdoor soccer drills.

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Language Works

Sound Hunt
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Let's Play

Sound Riddles

Preschool & School Age children build listening skills through this fun sound riddles activity.

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Yoga + Mindfulness

Space Yoga

Video for children teaching a variety of yoga poses inspired by space.

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Let's Read Together

Splish, Splash, Ducky! by Lucy Cousins
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Art Smart

Squish Paint

Children learn about symmetry by squishing paint together.

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Virtual Field Trip

Stages Around the World

Preschool and School Age Children visit world famous theatre stages in this virtual field trip adventure.

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Toward a Better World

Stargazing Around the World

Children take a global view of the night sky to observe, explore, & describe their environment to gain understanding of people, places, & things.

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Movement

Sticky Web Game

Sticky web is a fun indoor throwing activity without the risk of too many things breaking.

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Let's Play

Strega Nona Pretend Play

Read Strega Nona and do some fun, simple literacy and imaginative play activities.

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Let's Read Together

Thank You, Earth by April Pulley Sayre
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Language Works

The Hope is the Thing
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Let's Read Together

Tidy by Emily Gravett

A children's book read by one of our Bright Horizons education and training specialists, Chandler Bruning.

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Virtual Field Trip

Time-Lapse Plants
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Brain Builder

What Did You See?
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Let's Read Together

When You Just Have to Roar by Rachel Robertson

Books and stories invite us into worlds we can only imagine. But they also increase our understanding of expectations in our own world.

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Movement

Yoga Eggs
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Yoga + Mindfulness

Yogi Says - Animals
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Art Smart

You Light Up My Table

Children use creativity and imagination as they explore and interact with paint and light.

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