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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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!
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).