Many companies and online educational resources have opened their services free of charge during this health crisis.
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Scholastic Learn at Home: Fun educational lessons on the Scholastic website where new learning experiences are built around a story or video daily. For students in pre-k to 6th grade and up.
Tumblebooks is providing free access, through August 31st, to their collections of talking picture books, read-alongs, lesson plans and more. NO LIBRARY CARD REQUIRED!!
Junior Library Guild Junior Library Guild is providing access to its JLG Digital online reading platform. With JLG Gold Standard eBooks for Elementary, JLG Digital gives you and your readers unlimited access* to read books online from any device. There is no limit to the number of users who can access the books, so tell your home-bound students to click to their hearts’ content! Titles enter and exit the digital stream regularly, so there are always new picks available.
Authors Everywhere!: A YouTube channel created and run by children’s books writers and illustrators. Workshops, readings, activities, art projects, writing games, and writing advice that will offer fun and creative distractions during potential school closures and quarantines.
ABC Ya an interactive website with over 400 fun and educational games for grades PreK to 6. Play games covering a wide range of topics, such as multiplication, typing, speech and pattern recognition. https://www.abcya.com/
Star Fall Practice phonics skills with read-along stories
Fun Brain Play games while practicing math and reading skills
PBS Kids Hang out with your favorite characters while learning
National Geographic for Kids Learn all about geography and fascinating animals
Highlights Kids Read, play games, and conduct cool science experiments
TIME For Kids: offering free online subscriptions to their grade-targeted digital library, along with educational resources and activities