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Children's At Home Resources
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At home and looking for resources to occupy your kids? Check out some of these websites and social media feeds!
Authors/Illustrators: virtual storytimes, drawing lessons, and more!
- Dav Pilkey at Home - Drawing lessons and read alouds with Dav Pilkey.
- Grace Lin - Grace Lin's youtube channel where she does author readings, drawing lessons, and more.
- Jarrett Krosoczka - YouTube channel for the author of The Lunch Lady graphic novels who provides a series of drawing lessons.
- Drew Daywalt- author Drew Daywalt does storytime with some of his books.
- Mo Willems Lunchtime Doodles - Mo Willems invites you to his studio for his lunch doodles.
- Kids Ask Authors - Podcast where each week author Grace Lin and one guest author will answer one question submitted by a kid. Each podcast will end with a book review or poem written by a child.
- Authors Everywhere - YouTube channel featuring various authors with workshops, readings, activities, art projects, writing games, writing advice, and more.
- Storyline- Picture books read by actors.
- Neil Gaiman - Neil Gaiman reading books for kids.
- Kidlit TV: KidLit TV is a winner of the Parents’ Choice Gold Award and has been selected as an American Association of School Librarians Best Digital Tool for Teaching and Learning. Created by a diverse group of parents, educators, librarians, kid lit creators, and award-winning filmmakers. Check out these shows:
Coloring & Activity Sheets
- Doreen Cronin - Printable activities from author Doreen Cronin.
- Josh Funk - Coloring pages, trading card and Activity kits plus streamable book songs for local author Josh Funk's books.
- Eric Carle - printable coloring pages, games, and more.
- Jan Brett - printable coloring pages featuring the art of Jan Brett.
- Hour of Code - Coding tutorials.
- San Diego Zoo - San Diego virtual zoo.
- National Geographic Kids - Games, videos, articles and more.
- PBS Learning Media - Variety of educational resources.
- Bedtime Math - Daily Math challenge from Bedtime Math.
- New England Aquarium - Live presentations, new videos, and fun activities from the New England Aquarium.
Music & Movement: streaming concerts, dance party favorites, activities to get your kids up and moving!
- Matt Heaton - “Fridays with Matt” a happy hour sing and dance party on Fridays at 4:30 pm on Facebook Live.
- Emily Arrow - YouTube channel of children's musician Emily Arrow.
- jbrary - YouTube page of Canadian Librarians who perform songs, rhymes, and fingerplays.
- Miss Nina (New videos every Tuesday) - The Miss Nina Weekly Video Show! Sing & Move along with Miss Nina.
- Laurie Berkner Band - YouTube channel of popular kids musician Laurie Berkner.
- Cosmic Kids Yoga - Yoga for kids.