Lesson Plans

YMI's educational outreach programs tap into popular culture to create a dynamic learning experience. Browse by subject through our library of free study guides and online resources, to find standards-based lesson plans for your grade level and programs for learners outside the classroom.

Home-Based Learning

Preschool & Daycare

Inform and educate the parents and grandparents of every child in your care about the key role they play in protecting their children against serious…

Grades 4-6, 6-8

Dungeons & Dragons Build an Adventure is a unique opportunity to take your students on a collaborative storytelling adventure that will reinforce language arts, problem-solving,…

Ages 2-6

Blue, Josh, Magenta, and friends delight preschoolers as they work together to find clues, sing songs, and solve puzzles with Blue’s Clues & You! weekday…

5-8

Help your students understand the importance—and fun—of using science as a tool for solving real world problems with The End Is Nye. The series, hosted…

K-12

Prepare your students for safe adventures online with Into the Cloud, the new NetSmartz® web-series that takes kids on an exciting journey across the internet…

Grades 5-6, 7-8

Research shows that children begin to self-medicate at around age 11 — in fifth and sixth grades. This free multi-media educational program is designed to…

Elementary & Middle School (K-8)

One in five children today is living with a mental illness. That’s why it’s important to talk about children’s mental health. The NEW Breaking Stigmas…

Ages 2-6

Get ready to sail with Santiago of the Seas, an action-adventure series for preschoolers airing weekday mornings on Nickelodeon. In Santiago’s world, friendship, teamwork, and…

Ages 2-6

Welcome! Your Nick Jr. Friends are here to take you and your students on an exciting new learning adventure. Click the images below to visit…

1-2 and 3-6

Unknown. Unexplained. Unbelievable. Until now. Prehistoric Planet is an epic five-part event on Apple TV+ that takes viewers back 66 million years to when majestic…

Children ages 4-6

Get ready for action-packed learning with Action Pack! The Action Pack is a group of heroic kids who use their superpowers and teamwork to help…

Grades 3-5, 6-8

Raise awareness about the connection between sleep and overall health with standards-based activities that will teach your students about the physical and mental benefits of…

Pre-school – Kindergarten (Ages 4-6)

Welcome to the world of Little Live Pets™, the cute interactive pets that inspire caring, joy, wonder, and imagination. This free educational program, featuring animals…

Elementary (Grades K-2)

Teach your students about emergency preparedness with the Prepare with Pedro emergency preparedness program, featuring lesson plans for grades K–2, with separate activity sheets for…

Middle School (grades 6-8)

Help your students become active citizens in their community and empower them to make changes they’re passionate about with We the People. The series of…

K-12

Help prepare your students for whatever the school year brings by encouraging eligible families to enroll in free or low-cost health coverage through Medicaid and…

Daycare to Grade 1

Ridley Jones lives a life of adventure in a museum that comes alive at night. She and her friends work together to problem solve, learn…

Ages 14-17

Inspired by the film Dear Evan Hansen, this teaching kit invites high school students to explore the film’s themes, including concepts of identity, empathy, inclusivity,…

Children ages 4-6

My Little Pony is a brand that sparkles with hope, creativity, inclusion, and kindness. As new “mane” characters prance, play, and solve problems, these new…

3-5

Take your students on an adventure they’ll never forget with The Addams Family. In their latest movie, the unique family takes a road trip that…

1-3

Bring teamwork and fun into your classrooms with activities from TRANSFORMERS and POWER RANGERS. With the help of TRANSFORMERS, your students will journey to Cybertron…

Pre-School, Pre-K, K

Help your students Power Up! for the new school year with heroes who go into the night to save the day: the PJ Masks. Enjoy…

Elementary K-2, 3-5

Usher in Spring by helping your child create new beginnings and opportunities to make healthy choices for the mind, body, and spirit! Use these resources…

Ages 2-6

Invite your students to dive into learning with standards-based early learning activities from Nickelodeon and Baby Shark’s Big Show! Baby Shark and his friends make…

3-6

WOLFWALKERS is an award-winning animated film that tells the story of two girls, one the daughter of a wolf hunter, the other part of a…

Pre-K - Grade 1

Welcome to Blunderburg where there’s no problem that Chico Bon Bon and his team of engineers — the Fix-It Force — can’t solve. Chico Bon…

Elementary, Middle & High School

Engage your children at home with fun, educational activities that support healthy habits based on USDA MyPlate guidelines and encourage kids to explore sustainable practices…

Families

Let the Home Fire Safety Patrol help your child learn how smoke alarms help families stay safe from home fire. Use these resources to teach…

K-8

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,…