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Online Resources for Children

eBooks, Audiobooks & Poetry

TumbleBookLibrary (K-6) - children's ebooks
TeenBookCloud (grades 7-12) - teen ebooks (*access ends 9/1/20)
Kid Lit TV - Children's literature resources
Poems for Kids from the Academy of American Poets
Children's Poetry Archive - children's poetry read aloud
NASA at Home e-books


Educational Resources

Khan Academy - Daily schedules for children (age 4-18)
Smithsonian digital education resources 
National Geographic KidsMystery Science - K-5 science lessons to do from home
Hour of Code - One-hour coding tutorials for all ages in over 45 languages
CT Digital Newspaper Project - inquiry-based teaching tools
PBS Parent Resources - activities by age, read-along books
Math Games from
Indoor Activities for Kids
Educational resources for kids from Open Culture


Story Times

Storyline Online - children's books read aloud, with illustrations
*Read*Draw*Create*Community* - activity videos from children's book authors and illustrators
Space & Science Story Times
Harry Potter chapters read aloud by Daniel Radcliffe, Stephen Fry and more



Eric Carle Printable and Activities
Junie B. Jones Printables and Activities
Harry Potter at Home - crafts and quizzes
Remote Learning Activities from the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
Activities & Citizen Science
Science at Play activities from the Connecticut Science Center

Zooniverse Citizen Science projects


Exercise at Home

Movement routines to simple songs by Debbie Doo
Songs to dance to at the Learning Station and Have Fun Teaching
2-minute yoga routines framed as adventures by Cosmic Kids Yoga


Explaining COVID-19

Covid Kids Materials

My Hero is You: How Kids Can Fight COVID-19 (WHO)
Just for Kids: A Comic Exploring The New Coronavirus (NPR)
Many more COVID-19 free eBooks for children (NYC Department of Education)

Ping-Pong Chain Reaction to explain the importance of social distancing (Ohio Board of Health)
Washing Your Hands:
The Purple Paint Demonstration
Time to Come In, Bear: A Children's Story About Social Distancing by Kim St. Lawrence

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