Online Literacy Resources for Kids and Families
TCPL VIRTUAL STORYTIMES - two new storytimes added each week!
LOCAL RESOURCES FROM OUR DISCOVERY TRAIL PARTNERS
Links to Facebook pages - also check out their other social media and websites!
And additional activities from our partners here at the Discovery Trail website.
AUTHORS AND STORIES ONLINE
Kids everywhere can instantly steam an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids.
Pete the Cat Official Instagram
Pete the Cat Creator James Dean Live Storytelling, March 17 at noon
Storytelling with Jay Leeming
Online storytelling with local author Jay Leeming
Save With Stories on Instagram
Celebrities reading stories
Animated Stories for Kids on YouTube
Animated stories (shared by local author Anne Mazer)
Lunch Doodles With Mo Willems!
Elephant and Piggy creator Mo Willems
Jbrary Storytime Online
Jbrary online storytime resources: links to many libraries’ online storytimes and other resources such as fingerplays, songs, and access to online stories
Stories read by celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey, Michelle Yeoh, and Al Gore
School Library Journal
Additional Info on Authors
World Book Day Storytime Online
World Book Day: Celebrities and authors reading picture books
ONLINE EDUCATIONAL TOOLS
Online resource for creating interactive educational communities
Create on online tabletop role playing game (RPG) that kids and families can join in on
Host an online writing classroom
Math (K-9); ELA (K-9); Social Studies (K-12); Science (K-8)
Every subject K-8
Math and ELA K-12 (Only 2 weekly math exercises are free)
Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, and Biology
Sciencewerks Download 5 books for free
FREE ONLINE GAMES
GROUP CHATS (Places you can set up private group chats for book clubs etc.)
A Mini Clearinghouse on Coronavirus, Created by Two School Librarians
This article from SLJ has a ton of links at the bottom about resources that normally charge money but are going free right now in light of school closings