Youth & Family Resources




Online Storytimes

100+ Video Read Alongs

Video read alongs from old classics like Where the Wild Things Are to newer favorites like Little Jumbo. 


Author Read Alouds

A list of 50 authors offering online read-alouds and activities on social media.


CircleTime

Learn and bond with your 0-6 year old. Follow and interact with an expert instructor. Watch on demand or participate live. 


Jbrary

Sing along to your favorite storytime songs, fingerplays, and rhymes. 


Storyline Online

Videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.


True Stuff Tuesdays

Two Non-fiction authors and illustrator will hold weekly read alouds on Instagram @truestufftuesdays. One storytime is geared for elementary grades, and the other is geared for middle/high school.  



Literacy

Audible

Unlimited streaming of hundreds of titles for kids and families for free. Available in 6 different languages. 


Dav Pilkey at Home

How-to-draw demonstrations, engaging read-alouds and inspiring resources from Dav Pilkey.

Harry Potter at Home

Resources related to the international franchise, including free access to the audiobook version of the first installment in the series.

Hoopla Bonus Borrows

Choose titles from this list and you will be debited ZERO Borrows when you borrow any of the included titles! Available through April 30.


Let’s Do Fun Stuff Together

Join Catstronauts author Drew Brockington for readings, activities, drawing demos, and more!


KidLit TV

Go on an adventure in a world of stories with KidLit TV.


Spanish Children’s Stories

Well-known children’s stories translated into Spanish and spoken by a native Spanish speaker. Read along in Spanish or English.



General Education/Community

Scholastic Learn at Home

Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking and growing.


Skagit County Bright Beginnings
Skagit County specific resources.


Teacher Created Materials

Teacher-approved resources for at-home learning. Materials are sorted by grade level and are designed to help students solidify the concepts they learn in school.


Wide Open School

Free collection of learning experiences and activities for kids, organized by grade and subject. 


Vroom

Vroom Tips™ help you do more with your shared moments. Add learning to mealtime, bathtime, bedtime, or anytime with 1,000+ fun, free activities.


Middle School:

DC Kids Camp

An At-Home Activity Program Curated by DC Middle Grade Authors and Artists.


Hippocampus

Children of middle school age and older can access more than 7,000 free videos across 13 subjects with HippoCampus.



Art & Music

Draw Everyday with JJK

Jarrett J. Krosoczka, author & illustrator, will be doing daily doodles


Dreamers Activities

Activities related to Dreamers by Yuyi Morales. Includes a butterfly to color, how to make a puppet of Señor Calavera, and more. 


Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems

Draw with (children’s author and illustrator) Mo Willems.


Makerspace

YouTube channels to help get your creative juices flowing.


Playtime Playlist
Many children’s musicians are planning regular streams, check out this comprehensive schedule.

Spanish Playground

Drawing tutorials in Spanish.



Math

Corbettmaths

This resource from England provides math videos, math practice questions, and worksheets with answers.


K-12 Census Activities
Find activities specially designed to be engaging and appropriate for your students’ grade level, from counting for kindergarteners to examining career statistics for high schoolers.  


Khan Academy

Math courses ranging from early math to algebra to calculus.


Youcubed

Explore and learn math in rich and creative ways.



Science

Mommy Poppins

Easy at home science experience using household items.


Imagine You’re an Astronaut
Imagine you’re an astronaut orbiting the Earth on the International Space Station and complete projects and activities 

Kid World Citizen
29 incredible nature documentaries for kids.
 

NASA Kids’ Club

Learn about NASA and its missions.


National Geographic Kids

Find amazing facts about animals, science, and geography, along with fun competitions, games and more.


Science Mom

Daily show featuring a science lesson, math activities, interactive games, and stories.

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Spanish

Los Pollitos Dicen

Spring is on the way, and Los pollitos dicen is the perfect song to sing with language learners. Includes lyrics, coloring book, and activities.


Rockalingua

Interactive games below that are designed to assist parents and teachers with kids learning Spanish.


Spanish Children’s Stories

Well-known children’s stories translated into Spanish and spoken by a native Spanish speaker. Read along in Spanish or English.


Spanish Mama

List of resources to help kids learn Spanish. 


Spanish Movies for Kids

A list of kid-friendly movie options in Spanish.



Virtual Field Trips/Educational Videos


Cincinnati Zoo Home Safari

Join the zoo for a home safari each day at 12 p.m. Pacific  where they will highlight one of their amazing animals and include an activity you can do from home.

Explore LiveCams
Watch birds, bees, bears and more on these live web streams

The Kids Should See This

Educational videos on all subjects.


Museum of Flight at Home

Virtual tours with the Curator, 3D Explorations, Podcasts, Flight Facts, STEM family activities and more.


Museum Tours

Experience the best museums from London to Seoul in the comfort of your own home.




Other Entertainment

America’s Test Kitchen 

Kid-tested and kid-approved recipes, experiments, hands-on activities, and quizzes. 


Code at Home

Weekly coding activities of varying levels of difficulty, including a feature of a woman in tech who pioneered innovative technology.


Dance Party

A party for the kids of our dancers made by the kids of Dance Dance Party Party in Chicago. The only rules are to love yourself and everybody else here and to have fun!


Edible Destruction

Use snack foods in an engineering design challenge to create simple structures (6” or taller) and test – and refine – the structure’s ability to withstand “earthquakes.” 


Hogwarts Digital Escape Room

Test your Wizarding World knowledge by solving puzzles to get out of this digital Hogwarts escape room.

Virtual Disney Rides
Virtually experience Walt Disney World attractions, shows, hotels, monorails, trains, boats, park areas, and more within an interactive 360º video environment. 




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