More Children’s Resources

Homework E-Resources

  Britannica Learning Zone (early childhood)

 
Britannica Library: Children (a multimedia encyclopedia for younger students)
  Britannica School Edition (with an Elementary school learning level option)

 
Gale in Context: Elementary (for students K-5)
  See ALL electronic resources here

 

Story Seeds podcast logoThe Story Seeds Podcast

captures the magic that unfolds when kids ages 6-12 collaborate with beloved storytellers who grow original stories inspired by their story ideas!

 

 

 

 

 

Gale Research Library Collection

Simple Step To Improve Your Drawing

from Gale Research Library Collection

 

 

The Science Behind Bubbles

from Gale Research Library Collection

 

 

Family reading together at Library of congressResources for Family Engagement from the Library of Congress

You and your family are invited to participate in these activities, inspired by the collections, programs, and expertise of the Library of Congress. Some of these you have seen before but there are plenty of new choices for you to browse.

 

 

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Magination Press Story Time  

Welcome! Magination Press Family is brought to you by the American Psychological Association. Our free resources are here to help children and teens cope with stress and anxiety, and the need for mindfulness brought on by COVID-19 and other life situations.

 

 

 

 

 

Bad Kitty book cover

Bad Kitty

Are you a fan of Bad Kitty by Nick Bruel? Well download some activity pages, Bad Kitty, wash your paws, and visit with the author and learn how to draw Bad Kitty.

 

 

 

 

 

Discovery Museum logoDiscovery Museum

The Discovery Museum in Acton has a fabulous collection of projects for you to try at home. YEA!!

 

 

 

 

 

National Geographic for Kids logoNational Geographic Kids

Science, wildlife and history-themed content includes online games, quizzes, slide shows and videos.

 

 

 

 

 

AMP | Kids Newsletter! 

Andrews McMeel Publishing Home of Big Nate and Phoebe and the Unicorn series.  In support of all students currently learning at home, we are launching a special series of freebies for our valued caregivers, educators, and librarians.

 

 

 

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Judy Donaldson and Friends Every Thursday

Join beloved children's author Judy Donaldson as she reads one of her joyous picture books

 

 

 

 

 

Kids Listen

Welcome to the Kids Listen Activity Podcast, a daily show from your friends at Kids Listen, a group of awesome podcasts for kids.

 

 

 

But Why Podcast logoBut Why

is a show led by you, kids! You ask the questions and we find the answers. It’s a big interesting world out there. On But Why, we tackle topics large and small, about nature, words, even the end of the world. (From Vermont Public Radio)

 

 

 

 

 

Stay Home with Candlewick Press logoCandlewick Press  

Activities, discussion guides, educational materials, videos, and more!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Audubon Society photo of hummingbirdAudubon Society

"Joy of Birds" Lots to see and enjoy here!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Charlesbridge Publishing logoCharlesbridge Publishing

Author Storytimes from Charlesbridge Publishing

 

 

Miss Humblebee's Academy for ages 3-6Miss Humblebee's Academy for ages 3-6

The library subscribes to Miss Humblebee's Academy but you do have to set up your account

 

 

 

The Iris from the Getty logoGetty Museum Challenge

Recreate famous art work with item you find around your home

 

 

 

Simon KidsSimon Kids

Keep your child reading, learning, and having fun with Simon Kids!

 This page is a one-stop shop for all of our great resources for parents and educators as you navigate distance learning at home child 

 

 

 

 

 

Where's Waldo logoWhere's Waldo?

Find fun Where's Waldo activities to work on at home

 

 

 

 

 

Junior Library Guild logoJunior Library Guild @ Home

Looking for activities and resources to keep students engaged during this new-normal of school closures and social distancing? As the collection-development partner for school and public libraries across the nation, it's our honor to offer you these free resources to help keep students' brains busy and blossoming.

 

 

 

DK Home LearningDK Home Learning For Kids

So many choices for fun activity pages to download from Dorling Kindersly

 

 

 

 

Have I got a story podcast logoHave I Got A Story For You

Every episode of Have I Got a Story For You takes a classic Jewish folk tale and gives it a modern twist. Enjoy a special story on Passover.

 

 

 

 

 

WBUR Circle Round podcast logoCircle Round

Podcast of adapted folktales from around the world.

 

 

 

 

 

Nat Geo at Home logoNational Geographic at Home

Here are quizzes, videos, science experiments, and even at-home classroom resources.

 

 

 

 

Kid Lit TVKidLit TV

Explore The World of Children's Literature

 

 

 

Audubon for KidsAudubon For Kids

This is not just for birds

 

 

 

 

 

The Child's WorldThe Child's World

Downloadable Activity and STEM Packets

 

 

 

 

Dav Pilkey at HomeDav Pilkey at Home 

Get creative and have fun with some of your favorite characters from Dog Man and Captain Underpants!

 

 

New England AquariumNew England Aquarium

Watch The Action at The New England Aquarium

 

 

 

Brains On! logoBrains On!

Science Podcasts from American Public Media

 

 

 

 

 

Monterey Bay AquariumLive Cams from Monterey Bay Aquarium

Look for coloring pages to download.

 

 

Bedtime Explorers podcast logoBedtime Explorers

Kinderling Radio, Bedtime Explorers Podcast

 

 

 

 

Home Learning from the Boston Children's MuseumBoston Children's Museum

Home Learning from the Boston Children's Museum

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kate Messner

Author Kate Messner's blog with weekly reading from her Ranger In Time series

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stimola Live

Stimola Live is a website of live stream events for kids, tweens, and teens by professional authors and illustrators represented by Stimola Literary Studio.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Storyline Online

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.

 

LUNCH DOODLES with Mo Willems!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Looking for Podcasts?

Podcasts for Kids (PDF)