These resources are not part of the Library collection, but can be a good resource for when you can’t get to the Library!
- Art for Kids Hub (YouTube)
Follow along with artist Rob and his family at Art for Kids Hub as they draw popular animals, characters, and more!
- Artrageous with Nate (YouTube)
Artrageous with Nate is a six-time Emmy award winning video series. He travels the globe exploring where creativity is happening, and his interactive videos are meant to stimulate creativity and a hands-on activity at home.
- Doodles Academy
Doodles Academy is a free art curriculum provides art projects that offer authentic art experiences for students — every student makes their own artistic decisions and walks away from the project with an artwork unique to them. Each project includes video tutorials and thorough lesson plans so that anyone can feel comfortable teaching art, regardless of their background or experience level. More, the art projects are aligned to topics and themes found in literacy, math, social studies, and science, so while students work through an art project they are building knowledge and context around other subjects.
- Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems
Author/illustrator Mo Willems is offering live-stream visits to his studio during his artist residency at the Kennedy Center.
Books and Reading
Audible is offering free audiobooks for kids for as long as they are out of school.
- Digital Storytimes
LCL has started a YouTube channel with storytime playlists. Each playlist features a combination songs, books, fingerplays, stories, and crafts.
- Storyline Online
Missing storytime? Storyline Online streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, James Earl Jones, Betty White and dozens more.
- BreakoutEDU Fun @ Home
BreakoutEDU has offered a collection of digital games based on breakout boxes that students can play at home.
- Chrome Music Lab
Chrome Music Lab is a website that makes learning music more accessible through fun, hands-on experiments.
- Facts for Me
Facts for Me is a safe research site for elementary-level readers. They are offering — free 24/7 access to the site. (Login with USERNAME: read (case sensitive); PASSWORD: read (case sensitive))
Scholastic Learn at Home
Scholastic’s Learn at Home program allows students to keep learning while schools are closed. Every day, students can participate in four separate learning experiences, each built around a thrilling, meaningful story or video.