Family & Kids Resources

Educational

Bedtime Math
Help kids improve their math skills with creative learning ideas.

Common Sense Media’s Wide Open Classroom
Curated resources sorted by grade and subject.

Education Articles from Common Sense Media
Common Sense Media collected articles on the COVID-19 situation as well as ways to keep your children learning when they are home from school.

Home Together Resources
PA Parent and Family Alliance has collected and categorized free resources for families staying at home.

PBS Learning Media
PBS has curated videos and lesson plans for your convenience. Some of Ken Burns’s documentaries (The Roosevelts, Jazz, College Behind Bars, The Civil War, The Dust Bowl, The War, and The National Parks) are also available here for free until June 30

POWER Library
Get ready to find a world of information with POWER Library's e-resources.  Access with your library card. If you do not have a library card, you can register for a POWER Library e-card good for POWER Library electronic resources.

TumbleMath: K-6 Math eBooks
A comprehensive collection of math picture books complete with animation and narration.

Wonderopolis
Each day, Wonderopolis posts a new “Wonder of the Day” question designed to get kids and families to read, think, talk and learn together! Questions range from “Can you cook an egg on the sidewalk?” to “Is a computer bug an insect?” and many more!

 

 

Entertainment

AudioBookCloud
An all ages audiobook library collection of streaming audiobooks.

Dav Pilkey at Home
Join the creator of Dog Man and Captain Underpants  for videos and activities!

Harry Potter at Home
Enjoy free activities, quizzes and articles related to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

Lunch Doodles with Author Mo Willems

Let Mo Willems, author of the Pigeon series as well as Elephant and Piggie, teach you how to draw!

Podcasts for Kids
Enjoy fun podcasts that are kid friendly.

Tumblebooks: K-6 Children's eBooks

Enjoy a selection of children's eBooks available instantly on any device through Tumblebooks.

Virtual Museum Visits with Google Arts and Culture
Take a trip with the whole family for nothing with virtual visits to museums throughout the world!

What Do We Do All Day
Activities, games, booklists and a Facebook page with daily activity suggestions!

 

 

Health/COVID-19

Activity Book and Coloring Pages to explain COVID-19 to children from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Collection of Free COVID-19 eBooks
Use these free e-books to talk to kids about the Coronavirus pandemic.

Comic - Explains COVID-19 in ways that kids will understand.

This hand washing song from author/illustrator Lucy Knisley is a fun way to teach kids to wash their hands.

Listen to this Coronavirus PSA podcast from author Jason Reynolds.

My Hero is You: How Kids Can Fight COVID-19!
The Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC), a part of the United Nation’s Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs has created a picture book geared towards children ages 6-11 to help them understand and cope with the coronavirus pandemic.

Talk to your kids about why people are wearing masks.