Dear Educators

As schools reopen across the country, we and our partners hope that YMI's free classroom and home-based educational resources help you create a dynamic learning experience for your students.

Montana Wheat and Barley—The How and Who

Grades: Grades 4-6
Subject Area: Language Arts, Social Studies
Take your students behind-the-scenes of the exciting world of agriculture. These lessons delve into the different stages of the wheat production process as wheat moves from farm to table, plus explores the variety of jobs in the wheat industry.

A Poppin' Popcorn Festival

Grades: 4-8
Subject Area: Family and Consumer Sciences, Language Arts, Health
Introduce your students to the history of popcorn, how it’s grown, and its nutritional value, and inspire them to make plans for their own “could-be” Poppin’ Popcorn Festival.

Narrative Writing with Once Upon a Tim

Grades: Grades 3-5
Subject Area: Language Arts
Inspired by the highly illustrated book series Once Upon a Tim and the books’ themes, this free language arts program features engaging and creative narrative writing activities in which students create their own exciting hero quest stories.

Vaccinate Your Family

Grades: Preschool & Daycare
Subject Area: Health
Raise awareness about the importance of family members keeping their vaccines up to date to help keep their family members healthy.

Fuel Up to Play 60

Grades: Middle School and High School (Grades 5-8 and 9-12)
Subject Area: Health Nutrition, Fitness
Empower your students to focus on wellness and help build healthier schools with Fuel Up to Play 60. This program includes activities on healthy eating, everyday physical activity, and social emotional skill-building. Bonus: If you are a teacher in the Northeast, you can request a free Fuel Up to Play 60 poster! While supplies last.

Dungeons & Dragons Build an Adventure

Grades: Grades 4-6, 6-8
Subject Area: Language Arts, Mathematics
Take your students on a collaborative storytelling adventure that will reinforce language arts, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills as they explore fantastic realms, undertake challenging quests, and weigh daring choices brought to life by their own imaginations.

Sound Off with the
Home Fire Safety Patrol

Grades: Elementary (2-3)
Subject Area: Health & Safety, Math, Language Arts
With Sound Off With the Home Fire Safety Patrol, students learn about home fire safety with lessons on smoke alarm sounds, placement, and testing, home fire dangers, and home escape planning and fire drills.

Blue's Clues & You!

Grades: Ages 2-6
Subject Area: Social Skills, Pre-reading, Math, Problem-solving
Blue, Josh, Magenta, and friends will engage your preschoolers as they work together to find clues, sing songs, solve puzzles, and more!

Snoopy in Space: The Search For Life

Grades: Elementary (K-2, 3-6)
Subject Area: Language Arts, STEM
Inspire your students to join Snoopy and NASA as they search for life in our solar system and beyond to find the first life form in space.

On Our Sleeves: Teaching Children about Mental Health

Grades: Elementary & Middle School (K-8)
Subject Area: Health & Wellness, Social-Emotional Learning, Language Arts
Support your students’ mental health by helping them develop practical strategies for identifying emotions and building coping strategies, empathy, and kindness for others.

Medicine Safety

Grades: Grades 5-6, 7-8
Subject Area: Health, English Language Arts, STEM
This free multi-media educational program is designed to teach students and their families how to use, store, and dispose of OTC medicines safely, as well as how to avoid medicine mistakes and misuse.

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