WILLBOOKS - over 1,000 free online books for children in grade TK-3
PebbleGo (English & Español): Username: engaged / Password: learning
Capstone Interactive eBook: Username: continue / Password: reading
Storyline Online - Celebrities reading children’s books. Videos contain moving illustrations to hold a child’s interest.
Age of Learning ABC Mouse, Adventure Academy and Reading IQ - code SCHOOL1446
Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems Learners worldwide can draw, doodle and explore new ways of writing by visiting Mo’s studio virtually once a day for the next few weeks.
Author Jess Keating offers ten writing lessons (website also features printables)
Mystery Science - Fantastic hands on science resource for families!
National Geographic - click the explore tab for more (link links to kids vs. plastics)
Sign up to learn about Skype a Scientists jam-packed calendar of live skype sessions with scientists, covering everything from glaciers to birds.
The Fab Lab With Crazy Aunt Lindsey features great science videos.
Science worksheets and info from environmental scientist, Olivia Sanderfoot
Zooniverse has a projects page where families can participate in crowd-sourced citizen science projects.
Citizen scientist website iNaturalist.org has a way for kids to upload observations about the natural world around them.
Birdwatch from your backyard and report your findings at eBird.
Hands-on science experiments for home.
GeoGuesser is a game where you are virtually plopped down someplace in the world and you have to guess where you are.
Phylo is like Pokemon but with real animals; downloadable deck
Mystery Science has science mini lessons and hands on activities
San Diego Unified’s VAPA dept is sharing online resources for remote art learning. Just click on the menu top-right to access content for Dance, Music, Theater and Visual Art.
Marvin’s Digital Textbooks (Math and Social Studies)
BrainPop - Login: SDUSDMARVIN Password: Marvin2020
BrainPopJr - Login: SDUSDMARVIN Password: Marvin2020
STEAM Videos & Live Cams
Virtual Field Trips
Freedom Home Schooling - several free resources your family can use to take virtual field trips.
Author and Illustrator Resources
Kate Messner has a wonderful collection of authors and illustrator content/videos on her website.
Jarrett J. Krosoczka—author & illustrator is hosting live daily drawing lessons at 11am. (All videos will be archived.)
Sarah S. Brannan’s #StoryMarch asks kids to draw a new thing every day using daily prompts. Parents are encouraged to draw as well
KidLit TV features book read-alouds
Pernille Ripp has a collection of picture book read-alouds and other resources
A Google Calendar keeping track of all KidLit Live readings, art lessons, Q&As and more. These events will happen on multiple platforms (Facebook Live, Zoom, Instagram, so check with each individual event for details)
Let’s Keep Reading with the LivBits features a calendar of KidLit readings, sing-alongs, activity pages and more.
The Poetry Foundation features a wide selection of kid-friendly poetry content.
BrainsOn! Science podcast
The Past and The Curious history podcast
Book Power for Kids book reviews
But Why? Science podcast
Cool Facts About Animals podcast
Good Words podcast about words
Buttons & Figs word podcast
Story Pirates storytelling podcast
BrainsOn! Smash Boom Best debate podcast
Come Circle Round storytelling podcast
12 famous museums where you can take a virtual tour
National Gallery of Art will be hosting virtual tours of the museum; each day will focus on one room and the art in it
- Met Opera house will be hosting daily operas from their archives starting March 16 at 4:30pm