Bookflix: We have a NEW subscription to Scholastic’s Bookflix!! Bookflix pairs a picture book with an easy nonfiction book for learning AND fun! Books can be read as an ebook, or read aloud by the computer. You can change the speed of reading, take quizzes and play word matching games, and explore more resources online with recommended kid-friendly sites! Just enter your library card number and get reading!!!
Visit the Digital Maine Library for access to National Geographic for Kids and World Book Encyclopedia for Kids (both of these are GREAT for projects and research!!) Just choose “Elementary” in the drop-down audience menu!
Funbrain: Learning games, videos & books for Pre-k – 8
Dolly Parton reads bedtime stories in Goodnight with Dolly
PBS Kids Youtube channel: Michelle Obama reads on Mondays! Also includes other great read-aloud videos, and full episodes of PBS kids shows (including curated collections on missing family members and fighting germs)
Videos/shows, activities, games & more from PBS Nature
Learning resources from Steam Powered Family
STEAM based activities from Left Brain Craft Brain
Dad Lab Youtube channel: lots of fun experiments to do at home!
Physics Girl Youtube channel: More advanced concepts for older learners
SciShow Kids: Youtube channel with lots of videos and experiments for younger kids
Health & P.E.
Cosmic Kids Yoga channel on Youtube: has different routines for all ages, including a Frozen themed yoga routine!
GoNoodle: Dance videos, mindfulness activities, and more!
Lots of art lessons from Sliney Art Room
New Victory Arts Break: week-long tutorials on various topics including puppetry, percussion, magic & more!
Google Arts & Culture: videos & virtual tours
Family Ties online curriculum from Historic New England organization
Typing Club: Learn to type!
The Best Ideas for Kids: crafts and activities!
Global Citizen books from Room to Read
Cucumber Quest graphic novels
The Wormworld Saga graphic novel
CloudLibrary (ebooks for all ages – must have library card)
National Geographic for kids: videos, games, quizzes, homework help, and more!
Ranger Rick: nature-based games, videos, magazines, crafts, and more!
Live cams from the Georgia Aquarium (including belugas, otters, penguins, and puffins!)
The National Aquarium in Baltimore has a virtual tour HERE, lots of info about their creatures HERE and livestreams of three different exhibits: Blacktip Reef, Jellies Invasion, and Pacific Coral Reef
Virtual tours of Yellowstone National Park
Vroom offers a range of free tools to help you give your baby the best start possible! Brain-building tips and activities are available on the site, or you can download an app for daily ideas, tips, and fun activities!