Fun and Educational Resources for Online Learning
Art and Crafts
Dav Pilkey at Home- https://kids.scholastic.com/kids/books/dav-pilkey-at-home/
Learn to draw Dav Pilkey’s characters and watch fun videos.
Seussville Crafts- https://www.seussville.com/activities/crafts/
Crafts and activities based on Dr. Seuss characters and stories.
Distance Learning Resources and Lesson Plans
Google Teach From Home- https://teachfromhome.google/intl/en/
Tools and information to assist educators with learn from home programs.
PBS Learning Media- https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/emergency-closings-collection/
Lesson plans, learning activities, and distance learning resources for grades PreK-12.
PBS Parents- https://www.pbs.org/parents/
Resources, tips, and advice for parents.
Access to Scholastic books with learning activities presented in a daily context per grade level.
Teach Rock- https://teachrock.org/distancelearning/
Lesson plans that use music to facilitate learning in social studies, geography, language arts, science, and more. Read about Teach Rock’s partnership with Orangethorpe Elementary School: https://teachrock.org/teachrock-partner-school-program-begins/
Learning Games and Activities
American Museum of Natural History’s science website for kids. Includes information, videos, learning activities, and games.
Highlights Kids- https://www.highlightskids.com/
Activities, recipes, jokes, games, hidden pictures, and exploration of interesting subjects.
Math Snacks- https://www.mathsnacks.com/index.html
Educational animations, games, and interactive tools that help mid-school learners better understand math concepts.
NASA Kids' Club- https://www.nasa.gov/kidsclub/index.html
Space themed games and activities.
National Geographic for Kids- https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/
Science resource that features animals, geography, and more.
Videos and games from Public Television.
Sesame Street- https://www.sesamestreet.org/
Games, videos, and art featuring Sesame Street characters geared toward preschoolers.
Online Story Times
Brightly Storytime - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvQagFNHMrGgQpYunk4rHXg/featured
Picture book readings presented in partnership with Penguin Random House.
Explore LeVar’s Universe - https://levarburton.com/
LeVar Burton of Reading Rainbow reads live stories for different age levels.
Good Night with Dolly - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0MpwxxTbrBOz1g1X-BynUA
A weekly read-aloud by Dolly Parton.
Oliver Jeffers - https://www.oliverjeffers.com/books#/abookaday/
Author Oliver Jeffers reads his picture books.
Pete the Cat Club Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/petethecatofficial/
Author James Dean reads his Pete the Cat books and provides drawing lessons and other activities.
National Theatre in London- https://www.youtube.com/user/ntdiscovertheatre/about
A weekly streamed production from the National Theatre in London.
Louvre Museum- https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne
Visit the museum's exhibition rooms and galleries.
Free Learning Apps
A comprehensive English and Spanish literacy app that can be used on any mobile device with or without an Internet connection.
Khan Academy Kids- https://learn.khanacademy.org/khan-academy-kids/
Fun and free educational app for children ages two to seven.
Scratch Jr. https://www.scratchjr.org/
Educational app that makes coding exciting and fun for kids.