NEW Lesson Plans!

Meal and Snack Time Lessons for Home-Based Learning


Grades: Elementary, Middle & High School
Subject Area: Family & Consumer Sciences, Health

Engage kids at home with activities that support healthy habits based on USDA MyPlate guidelines and encourage them to explore sustainable practices in pork production. Children will discover how pork is a nutrient-rich protein choice for balanced meals. Families will also find tips for making mealtime prep a learning experience.

The Peanuts Gang Family Resource Gallery


Grades: K-8
Subject Area: Language Arts, STEM, Social Studies, Math

Engage your children in learning at home with fun, educational activities inspired by Charlie Brown and the Peanuts Gang. Explore space with Snoopy and Woodstock, learn about NASA and Mars, and join the Peanuts Gang in celebrating spring. Use the activities for your child's grade level to support their learning skills.

Cotton Science and Sustainability


Grades: 4-6, 5-8
Subject Area: STEM, Environmental Science, Math

Greet spring and the new growth cycle with a fresh approach to your lessons by teaching about cotton. Take your students on a discovery from fashion to farm to the science-lab with standards-based activities that explore agriculture, the environment, and sustainability.

Family Resources for Home-Based Learning


Grades: Preschool - Grade 8
Subject Area: All

As the coronavirus emergency closes schools across the country, we and our partners hope that our free educational resources will help you enrich the home-based learning experience for your children. Visit this microsite for ready-to-use resources that we think families will find especially helpful.

Artemis Fowl


Grades: 4-6
Subject Area: Language Arts, Creative Writing

Invite your students to join 12-year-old mastermind Artemis Fowl on a mission and use their vocabulary, decoding, and creative writing skills to solve puzzles and write their own adventures.

Snoopy Explores Math in Sports


Grades: K-5
Subject Area: Math, Social Studies

Spark students' interest in math by relating a popular character to a favorite topic — Snoopy and sports — with these standards-based problem-solving activities and puzzles based on popular sports from around the globe. Easy-to-implement activities for classrooms and home-based learning.

Blue's Clues & You!


Grades: Preschool/PreK/K
Subject Area: Social skills, pre-reading, math, problem solving

Take children on a problem-solving adventure with activities inspired by the Blue’s Clues & You! special, Blue’s Sing-Along Spectacular! on Nickelodeon Tuesday, July 14 at 9/8c. Support learning skills and sing along the way!

Tumble Leaf


Grades: Preschool & Daycare
Subject Area: Science, Discovery

Introduce preschoolers and their families to the whimsical world of the Amazon Original Series Tumble Leaf, with activities that promote exploration and scientific thinking through play. Join Fig the fox and his friends on Prime Video, free with your Amazon Prime Subscription, and available for a limited time at amazon.com/freeforall.

Have Fun, Learn, and Grow with Go! Go! Cory Carson


Grades: Daycare, Preschool
Subject Area: Creative Play, Language, Math, Social-emotional Learning

Take your students on an adventure with Cory Carson — a little kid car with an engine that runs on fun who loves to explore and learn.

Join Our Educator Network

Stay Informed

Join the YMI Educator Network to receive free teaching kits, posters, DVDs, activity sheets, and other free educational resources from YMI.

Find Free Lesson Plans

Find Free Lesson Plans

Explore our library of free lesson plans and online resources for all age groups, Pre-K through college, as well as learners outside the classroom.

YMI Digital Resources

Meet the YMI Team

Create a dynamic learning experience in your classroom with these online videos, learning games, and whiteboard activities.