Free to all Amazon customers select amazon original shows with popular characters such as Pete the Cat, Daniel the Tiger, Mister Rogers, Arthur and many more! Just sign into your amazon account!
In the event that your school is closed for an extended period of time as a result of recent events, they’ve put together a collection of digital games that students can play at home. Students can click on any game and start playing!
Created and produced by parents of young children, WBUR’s Circle Round is a podcast that adapts carefully-selected folktales from around the world into sound- and music-rich radio plays for kids ages 4 to 10.
The Coronavirus Research Database is available at no charge from ProQuest. This database was built in response to the rapidly growing need for authoritative content related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Learn a foreign Language without an account! Learn Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Korean and Latin.
To help with panic and anxiety try this YouTube channel which is "yoga, mindfulness and relaxation designed specially for kids aged 3+, used in schools and homes all over the world.
Available in 8 languages, there are stories for kids ages 0 - 12. Kids and their families can listen to a story read aloud for free!
In order to provide relief to Libraries and to provide more content to Patrons during this difficult time of sheltering at home, hoopla Digital has curated the hoopla Bonus Borrows Collection. This list of more than 1,000 top titles will be FREE and will not count on your monthly borrows! The Collection will be free through 4/30/20.
ICDL is a nonprofit organization that provides access to the best children’s books of their culture, and cultures around the world regardless of where they live. There are over 4,000 titles in 59 languages to choose from, that you can read to your children.
Immediate access to classic titles in Overdrive! This “always available classics” collection includes 189 ebooks and 6 audiobooks. Options include a variety of Adult, Kids and Young Adult titles.
Multi-user e-books available for free until June 30th. By offering a fully immersive interactive experience as children read, you now have a secret weapon to make reading even more fun.
Featuring the furry and loveable Muppets of Sesame Street. Sing songs with Elmo, Abby, Cookie Monster and Grover. Learn about friendship, patience and sharing with Bert and Ernie.
Storyblocks is a collection of 30-60 second videos designed to model to parents, caregivers, and library staff some songs, rhymes, and fingerplays appropriate for early childhood. Includes 9 languages.
Storyline Online is an award-winning, interactive children’s literacy site that features famous actors like Kevin Costner, Betty White, James Earl Jones, Eva Longoria, and others reading children’s books alongside minor animation elements.
Story Pirates is a group of world-class actors, comedians, improvisers and musicians who adapt stories written by kids into sketch comedy and musical theater. Great for older kids too.
Provided by the Santa Clara County Library District, this podcast features books, fingerplays, rhymes, stories and songs for a screen-free storytime experience, anytime.
TumbleBookLibrary.com is a database collection including 1100 titles of animated talking picture books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles, graphic novels, playlists, and books in French and Spanish for K through 6 grade levels. Freely available through August 31, 2020
38 Free, Fun and Educational Things for Military Kids To Do at Home During COVID-19 Quarantines.
Achieve3000 is offering free remote learning resources, by providing access to non-fiction articles for grades 2-12. Articles are offered at three different reading comprehension levels within each grade level. Topics range from science to social studies to current events.
Amazon supports free computer science during COVID-19, this site offers free access to course such as virtual robotics, computer science courses, and celebrity song remix, Code Break, and BootUp project lessons. Freely available with sign up until fall 2020.
BrainPOP is a trusted learning resource supporting core and supplemental subjects, reaching millions of learners worldwide. BrainPOP offers engaging learning games, animated movies, and activities designed with relevance, depth, and humor to encourage kids on their unique learning paths. Teachers and families can have free access during the COVID-19 outbreak. Sign up now!
Teachers, parents, or anyone looking for activities to engage children at home, shake up your curriculum with FREE downloadable lesson plans, resources & activities from SPY!
Storytime resources for the library and education community. This a collection of Youtube videos by two children’s librarians who share songs and rhymes for children.
This series of online learning resources for grades 3-8 provides information about marine mammal health, science and conservation. Download free guides and learning activities about Sea lions!
Free standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more for teachers and students (pre-k-12). You need to sign up, but you don’t have to be a teacher.
Rosetta Stone is offering free access to Rosetta Stone for students for the next three months. Choose from Spanish, English, French, German and Italian in various different dialects.
Today’s Science is the STEM resource that helps students think like scientists. This resource bridges the gap between science taught in class and real-world discoveries by giving in-depth explanations of important advances in biology, chemistry, environmental science, space, physics, and technology. Freely available until May 15, 2020.
TeenBookCloud is an online database of eBooks and educator resources for Grades 7-12 learners. The collection offers a robust selection of graphic Novels, enhanced novels, ebooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources, and audiobooks. Internet connection required. Freely available through August 31, 2020
TumbleMath is a comprehensive collection of math picture books that present and teach math concepts, especially to reluctant learners using stories and literature. The books are accompanied by supplementary materials such as lesson plans and quizzes. Most suitable for K-6 students. Freely available through August 31, 2020
World Book Advanced is a powerful reference tool that includes full encyclopedic and multimedia databases supplemented with online books, primary sources, website links, back in time articles, special reports and more. Tailored for Students in grades 8 and up.
World Almanac for Kids is the ideal one-stop reference for intermediate-level students. This resource includes acclaimed reference content, engaging fun entries, excellent resources for student reports and research, homework help, and even educator resources. Freely Available until May 15, 2020.
World Book Discover offers engaging reference resources for students reading below grade level because of language or learning difficulties, with content and tools specifically developed for these students. Easy-to-Read articles on interesting topics to middle- and high-school students including reading comprehension questions, activities, text-to-speech and read-aloud features and timeline and citation building capabilities.
Includes highly illustrated, engaging titles that span all curriculum areas and reading levels. Read online or download titles to the ebooks app. (Optimized for all tablets and mobile devices). The collection includes World Book’s entire frontlist and backlist of nearly 400 books, BOLT collection (accessible leveled text for challenged readers), and the World Classics Collection (2,000 classic titles by authors such as William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens, and Mark Twain.
- Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos - The redesigned Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos is the optimal beginner’s Spanish language reference tool. The site offers World Book’s excellent editorial content, rich media, and engaging features in Spanish.
- Banco de contenidos aulaPlaneta - Banco de contenidos aulaPlaneta is a comprehensive Spanish-language database designed for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and ESL/ELL program participants. From the world’s largest and most respected Spanish-language publishers, aulaPlaneta includes more than 140,000 articles, 8,000 web links to additional information, and 9,000 images, videos, animations, sounds, and interactive media.
- Kids eLearn - Kids eLearn is the premier general reference Web site uniquely developed for young Arabic speaking students. The site features simple navigation, easy-to-read articles, thousands of illustrations, videos, special localized content and resources, and a wealth of engaging games and activities.
- L’Encyclopédie Découverte - L’Encyclopédie Découverte is the first site developed specifically for beginning French students.
- L’Encyclopédie Découverte - L’Encyclopédie Découverte est le premier site mis au point spécifiquement pour les étudiants de français du niveau débutant.
World Book Kids is the premier online resource developed especially for young students. The site has been optimized for tablets and features image-based navigation, easy-to-read articles, thousands of images and videos as well as a wealth of engaging games, science projects, and activities.
Tailored for students in elementary and middle schools, World Book Student includes all the articles from the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, learning resources, and research tools. World Book Student is also optimized for tablets for the ultimate mobile research experience.
- Activity Corner - Activity Corner offers thousands of activities with easy, clear instructions, photographs, illustrations, and more. Every activity also contains a list of materials for easy reference and can be printed, e-mailed, or saved in its entirety to your personal computer.
- Digital Libraries - World Book Digital Libraries offer an online, interactive complement to three of World Book’s print reference sets. Each library features all the content from the print set as well as videos and animations, interactive activities, websites, lesson plans, curriculum correlations, and links to encyclopedic content.
- Dramatic Learning - World Book’s Dramatic Learning expands proven approaches to building reading fluency and content comprehension. By turning texts into plays, skits, and monologues and providing teaching tools to apply these materials in the classroom, Dramatic Learning can help students become more fluent readers, understand core concepts, and internalize content.
- Science Power - Science Power is an engaging and visually rich supplemental science learning site for upper elementary-age children. The site is correlated to popular science textbooks as well as state/provincial standards, and includes differentiated content to help struggling readers master the material.
- Social Studies Power - Social Studies Power surrounds varied lesson content with rich multimedia, read-aloud text, literacy tools, and geography basics to provide a well-rounded learning experience for students and an effective instructional tool for their educators. More than 100 lessons are presented in differentiated versions to meet the varying learning capabilities of upper elementary students. Animated maps, colorful art, and interactive quizzes keep students alert and engaged in the content. Links to local resources support social studies learning at the community level.
World Book Timelines is optimized for tablets and offers hundreds of pre-generated timelines across eight broad topics, which cover various time periods in history or span the life of historical public figures. Featuring more personalization and customization options than any other World Book site, World Book Timelines also allows users to create their own timeline from scratch, adding events, descriptions, and media.
World Trade Press is offering 100% free and unlimited access to all six World Trade Press K-12 educational databases through September 15, 2020 for North American public and private K-12 schools. Simply sign up.
"Ancestry for Virginians" provides free access to select content (from the Library of Virginia’s collections) that is available via Ancestry.com. Through an agreement with Ancestry.com all Virginians can access these digitized and indexed records and materials that would otherwise require a paid Ancestry.com subscription. Sign up now!
Hundreds of our titles available completely free. The collection has been handpicked by our editors and is a mix of stories to entertain, engage, and inform young people, ages 0–18. The experience is completely free – no logins, credit cards, or passwords required. Just click, stream and listen.
AudioBookCloud is an online database of 1400 audiobooks for schools and libraries. Titles range from classic literature, to science fiction, to contemporary blockbusters, and everything in between for instant streaming for all ages. Freely available through August 31, 2020.
Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is a comprehensive database resource for career exploration and planning that allows users to quickly find the valuable career information they need, including industry articles, school planning resources, and skills and career advice. Freely accessible until May 15, 2020.
Teachers and parents homeschooling as a result of COVID-19 are being offered free access to Mango Classroom. Delivering content structured specifically to track skill levels and achievements recognized by local and international standards of proficiency, Mango Classroom is everything you need to streamline lesson planning and transform your language-learning curriculum.
Medici.tv offers different remote access solutions in order to allow you to watch our programs from home. Medici.tv is a streaming service for Classical Music, Opera, and Dance. Freely Available until April 30, 2020.
RomanceBookCloud is an online database of ebooks and audiobooks romance bestsellers. Whether it be comtemporary, historical, time-travel, inspirational, YA, or paranormal you can find it here! This is content is suitable for adult audiences. Freely available through August 31, 2020.
So many creators of children’s books have risen to the call for help from teachers and parents during the COVID-19 crisis by creating online materials that will entertain, instruct, and inspire children and young people. Some are reading their books and discussing them. Some have created mini-lessons on art or history or craft projects. Some are doing the equivalent of a school visit with a presentation and slide show.
Top Hat provides easy-to-use tools to engage your classroom, adopt and author next generation interactive textbooks, create assignments on the fly and securely administer tests. Top Hat can help you complete your semester if, you need to host a live class remotely, you’ve cancelled classes and will deliver content via readings and assignments, and you need to replace in-person tests and exams. Textbook content is also available. Sign up now!
World News Digest is an exclusive and authoritative archive of world news coverage with content dating back to the 1940s. This includes hundreds of news sources including ABC News, CBS News, CNN, Fox News, NBC News, NPR, and the parliaments for Canada and Australia. Freely available until May 15, 2020.
Small Business Grants Program is offering $100 million in cash grants and ad credits to help during this challenging time for businesses effected by COVID-19. This program can help keep your workforce going strong, help with rent costs, connect with more customers, and cover operational costs.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources Health and government officials are working together to maintain the safety, security, and health of the American people. Small businesses are encouraged to do their part to keep their employees, customers, and themselves healthy. Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).