Weekly Lessons

Hey TVOkids,

Learn with all your favourite characters! Explore the world of dinosaurs with Dino Dana, crack the case with ODD Squad and experiment with Annedroids. Check out Home4School - a brand new learn-at-home app that lets you watch your favourite shows and complete fun games activities all in one place. Be sure to check back each week for new episodes and more learning fun! 

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May. 4, 2020 - 1:58 pm

Looking for even more learning fun? Choice boards are here! Choose between animal-walking across the room, making an origami paper plane, measuring the perimeter of your room, drawing a comic about your daily routine, and so much more! Do one or do a few, the choice and topic is up to you!

May. 8, 2020 - 2:37 pm

Need some extra help? Check out our Homework Zone videos for a variety of math, language and science lessons taught by teachers.

Apr. 14, 2020 - 5:06 pm

Looking for more great tips to stay healthy and have fun? Our friends at 16 Hudson have you covered! Check out their awesome sugestions right here.

Apr. 1, 2020 - 3:17 pm

Power Hour of Learning

Hey TVOkids - if you are in Grades 1-4, you can tune in every weekday morning from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. and from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. on your TV or our live stream for our Power Hour of Learning.

Watch fun shows like Odd Squad, Science Max, The Wacky Word Show to learn math, science and language right from the comfort of your very own home!

Catch up with all of our Power Hour shows in our playlist.

Mar. 25, 2020 - 3:53 pm

Health Resources - Staying Active

Take part in the following activities for 25 minutes each day to stay active at home! Don't forget to take mindfulness moments as well.

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Physical Education Strands

  • Social-Emotional Learning Skills
  • Active Living
  • Movement Competence

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Kindergarten

Suggested Daily Activities

  • Jumping Jacks – 10 jumping jacks x 2 sets 

  • Frog Jumps - 5 frog jumps x 2 sets 

  • Alphabet Poses (shape your body like each letter of the alphabet) – hold each letter for 3 seconds 

  • Balance on your left foor for 5 seconds, then balance on your right foot for 5 seconds 

  • Windmill – wind your arms forward for 10 seconds, then wind them backwards for 10 seconds 

  • Pretend to ride a horse for a count of 10 

  • Do 10 push ups 

  • Do 10 sit ups 

  • Stretch your arms to the sky for a count of 15 seconds 

  • Pick up a ball without your hands 

  • Crawl like a crab for 10 seconds 

Mindfulness Breaks

  1. Extended Cat Pose - come to all fours on the floor.  Extend one leg out behind you, and look forward. Hold for 10 seconds. Extend your opposite leg and hold.
  2. Easy Pose - sit comfortably cross-legged and rest your hands on your knees. Hold this position for as long as you like.
  3. Mindfulness Journal Prompts:

  • Draw a picture of a place that makes you happy 

  • Make a list of everything you’d like to say NO to

  • Make a list of everything you’d like to say YES to 

  • Draw a picture of a time you felt happiest 

  • Draw 10 things that make you smile

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Grade 1 

Suggested Daily Activities (3 minutes each)

  1. Criss Cross Jumps 

  2. High Knee March 

  3. Star Fish 

  4. Frog Jumps 

  5. Hops 

  6. Superman Stretch 

Mindfulness break (7 minutes)

  • Journal activity: either through pictures or words, write a journal about how you feel when you wake up, finish your exercises and before you go to bed.  Discuss your journal entry with your parent/guardian and ask them how they feel when they wake up, finish exercising and before they go to bed.  

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Grade 2

Suggested Daily Activities (3 minutes each)

  1. Run In place 

  1. Toe Taps 

  1. Windshield Wipers 

  1. Stair Climber 

  1. Jump Rope 

  1. Boat Pose 

Mindfulness break (7 minutes)

  • Journal activity: in either pictures or words – write about your highest high, lowest low and best part of your day.  Share this journal entry with your parent or guardian at the end of the day. 

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Grade 3

Suggested Daily Activities (3 minutes each)

  1. Scissor Steps 

  1. Squats 

  1. Windmill w/Legs 

  1. Bridge Pose 

  1. Toe Touches 

  1. Plank 

Mindfulness break (7 minutes)

  • Make a list of 30 things that make you smile

  • "The two moments I’ll never forget in my life are…" Describe them in great detail, and what makes them so unforgettable. 

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Grade 4

Suggested Daily Activities (3 minutes each)

  1. Sit Ups 

  1. Wall Plank 

  1. 1 leg squat 

  1. Half Burpee 

  1. Tree Pose 

  1. Push Ups 

Mindfulness break (7 minutes)

  • Make a list of the people in your life who genuinely support you, and who you can genuinely trust. 

  • What does unconditional love look like for you? 

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Grade 5

Suggested Daily Activities (3 minutes each)

  1. Mountain Climbers 

  1. Plank 

  1. Airplane Lunges 

  1. Tricep Dip 

  1. Jump Rope 

  1. Behind The back Jacks 

Mindfulness break (7 minutes)

Journal  Entries:

  • I really wish others knew this about me… 

  • Name what is enough for you

  • If my body could talk, it would say… 

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Grade 6

Suggested Daily Activities (3 minutes each)

  1. Jumping Jacks 

  1. Alternate Side Lunge 

  1. Downward Dog 

  1. Stair Climber 

  1. Reverse or Front Plank 

  1. Triangle Pose 

  1. Toe Taps 

  2. Bicycle Crunches 

Mindfulness break (7 minutes)

Journal  Entries:

  • If my body could talk, it would say…

  • Name a compassionate way you’ve supported a friend recently. Then write down how you can do the same for yourself. 

  • What do you love about life? 

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See all of our recommended activities here!

Mar. 25, 2020 - 3:43 pm

Learn at Home with TVOkids.com

Hey TVOkids,

We've been working with amazing teachers who have helped us put together fun and engaging resources to help you continue learning at home. 

Ask your parent/guardian or even an older sibling to explore our awesome math, science, language and health resources with you. And remember, you can always reach out and ask us a question here if you need some help!

- The TVOkids Team

Mar. 25, 2020 - 2:47 pm

Math Resource - mPower

Learn K-6 math and STEM skills with TVO's online game, mPower. You can play on a tablet or desktop computer/laptop.

Parents/guardians- sign up for a free account here so that you and your child can access the following games directly:

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Kindergarten Games ("My Street")

Patterning and Algebra 

  • 3-Alarm Patterns

Probability and Data Management

  • Sorting Salad

  • Weather or Not

Geometry and Spatial Sense

  • Pattern Block Pictures
  • Over, Under, In Between

Problem Solving and Innovating

  • STEM: Storybook Theatre

Number Sense and Numeration

  • More Fish, Less Fish
  • Nature Numbers

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Grade 1 Games  ("My Town")

Probability and Data Management

  • Sport 'n Sort

Geometry and Spatial Sense

  • Picture Puzzles
  • Geo Garden

Measurement

  • Measure Mart

Number Sense and Numeration

  • Care Clinic
  • Money Midway

Geometric Relationships 

  • STEM: Insect Inn

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Grade 2 Games ("My Clubhouse")

Number Sense and Numeration

  • Gobi Gear Getter

  • Timberland Tally

  • Boreal Builders

Geometry and Spatial Sense

  • Undersea Symmetry
  • Geo Tundra Trek

Probability and Data Management

  • Amazon River Researcher

Measurement

  • Savanna Trail Tracker

Location and Movement

  • STEM: Forest Explorers

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Grade 3 Games

Attributes, Units and Measurement Sense 

  • STEM 3: Community Garden

Patterns and Relationships 

  • STEM 3: Lazy River

Probability

  • STEM 3: Snowboard Snapshots

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Grade 4 Games

Operational Sense 

  • STEM 4: Wildlife Crossing

Expressions and Equality 

  • STEM 4: Sound School

Proportional Reasoning 

  • STEM 4: Scene Machine

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Grade 5 Games

Operational Sense 

  • STEM 5: Adventure Playground

Expressions and Equality 

  • STEM 5: Green City

Attributes, Units and Measurement Sense 

  • STEM 5: Function Factory

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Grade 6 Games

Attributes, Units and Measurement Sense 

  • STEM 6: Conservation Area

Algebra 

  • STEM 6: Space Sim

Operational Sense 

  • STEM 6: Flight Zone

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Grade 3-6 Games ("My Ontario")

Number Sense and Numeration

  • Food on the Move

  • Polar Pictures

Patterning & Algebra

  • RoboWash

  • Cyber-Siege

Probability and Data Management

  • Plant Lab

Geometry and Spatial Sense

  • Capital Clean Up
  • Sort Right Job Site
  • Harmony Honey Farms

Measurement

  • Fencing Frenzy
Mar. 25, 2020 - 12:10 pm

SCIENCE RESOURCES

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Visit our curated Science & Technology page.

Mar. 25, 2020 - 11:24 am

LANGUAGE/LITERACY RESOURCES

 

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eBooks

 

Apps

Visit our curated Language/Literacy page here

 

Mar. 25, 2020 - 11:06 am