AT HOME KIDS' LINKS

TOOLS FOR CONTINUED LEARNING:

E-BOOKS

12 Story Library is making its e-books free for everyone during the pandemic: www.12storylibrary.com  – offers mostly nonfiction e-books for elementary school -aged kids

ABDO Publishing is offering free access to their e-books through June 30. 

   *Pre-K- 2nd Grade:https://www.abdozoom.com/zoomchoice/?tk=AE75056C570B319A6B47A15986D1DEE9 (username: abdo zoom / password: 2020)

  * Pr-eK - 6th Grade:  https://abdodigital.com/?tk=414F33301B8E136DEE3F0A93BF1795E (username: ABDO Elementary / password:2020)

     *5th Grade - 12th Grade: https://abdodigital.com/?tk=840BC558E6676AB1F4C9FA29D8EC6D69 (username ABDO Secondary / password: 2020)

Sylvan Learning Centers offers free e-books and reading assessment program: www.bookadventure.com

CloudLibrary offers e-books and audiobooks for all ages: https://ebook.yourcloudlibrary.com/library/hemet/Featured 

Library of Congress offers digitized Classic Books for kids and teens: http://read.gov/books/index.html#kids 

Enki Library offers free e-books with your Hemet Public Library Card: www.enkilibrary.org 

International Children’s Digital Library shares stories from around the world: http://en.childrenslibrary.org/ 

American Folklore shares folk tales and spooky legends:  www.americanfolklore.net

Scholastic offers mini lesson plans that includes e-books:  https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html 

Free e-books in the public domain:  gutenberg.org

https://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Category:Children%27s_Bookshelf curated list of children’s books available from Project Gutenberg

Marvel Comics is offering all 20 of its Marvel’s Heroes Project comics for free: https://www.marvel.com/articles/tv-shows/read-all-20-free-marvel-s-hero-project-comics-on-marvel-unlimited 

Tumblebooks:

https://www.tumblebooklibrary.com/auto_login.aspx?U=tumble735&P=books
K-6 children’s e-book database

https://www.teenbookcloud.com/autologin.aspx?U=tumble2020&P=A3b5c6
gr 7-12 -ebook database

https://www.audiobookcloud.com/autologin.aspx?U=tumble2020&P=A3b5c6
all ages audio book database

school work help

Brainfuse Homework Help Now offers free tutoring, language lab, skills building, and more for ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - COLLEGE. This service is free with your Hemet Public Library Card: http://rpa.cityofhemet.org/rpahemet/webauth.exe After you login, select "Homework Help And More" on the left side links. Tutors available everyday, 1-10 

Coursera is offering 100s of classes for free through May 31 (HIGH SCHOOL and COLLEGE): https://www.coursera.org/ 

Encyclopedia Britannica free online: https://www.britannica.com/

Hippo Campus offers a multitude of resources on core curriculum subjects for MIDDLE SCHOOL - COLLEGE: https://hippocampus.org/HippoCampus/ 

Library of Congress offers a variety of educational resources and activities to support at-home learning: https://blogs.loc.gov/loc/2020/03/parents-smart-fun-for-kids/?loclr=twloc

Khan Academy offers daily schedules and free classes for AGES 4-18 in math, science, engineering, arts, and test prep. https://www.khanacademy.org/about/blog/post/611770255064350720/remote-learning-with-khan-academy-during-school 

Scholastic Learn From Home for AGES 3-14: https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html 

Sylvan Learning Centers offers free ebooks and reading assessment program: www.bookadventure.com

Tumblebooks math e-books K-6:  https://www.tumblemath.com/autologin.aspx?U=tumble2020&P=A3b5c6

Get Ready for Kindergarten by having fun with Nick Jr. tv characters: http://beyondthebackpack.nickjr.com/ 

TedEd provides parents with hands-on interactive lessons do do with their kids: https://ed.ted.com/parent 
 

ACTIVITIES AND ENTERTAINMENT

*Art:

Lunchtime Doodles with Mo Willems: www.kennedy-center.org/education/mo-willems

Get Creative with Dav Pilkey: https://kids.scholastic.com/kids/books/dav-pilkey-at-home/ 

*Classes:

Circle Time offers a variety of kid classes from yoga and crafts to cooking: https://circletimefun.com/  

Khan Academy offers free educational classes for ages 4+. https://www.khanacademy.org/about/blog/post/611770255064350720/remote-learning-with-khan-academy-during-school

*Coding:

Computer coding games for elementary school kids: https://hourofcode.com/us/learn 

LightBot beginning coding fun for kids: https://lightbot.com/hour-of-code.html 

ScratchJr. teaches coding literacy for AGES 5-7: https://www.scratchjr.org/ 

*Games and Activities:

Harry Potter fans, check out this new site: www.wizardingworld.com

Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose offers storytimes, at-home activities, science and creativity broadcasts for kids, and resources for parents too: https://www.cdm.org/virtual-museum/#atHomeActivities 

Club SciKids: at home science experiments for elementary school aged kids: http://www.clubscikidzmd.com/blog/ 

Cosmic Kids teaches yoga and mindfulness for AGES 3+: https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga 

Disney Pixar Imagineering in a Box -- learn how to create a theme park: https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/hass-storytelling/imagineering-in-a-box 

Eric Carle offers print outs and activities related to his classic books for young children: https://eric-carle.com/resources/downloads-and-activities/ 

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation offers read-alouds, games, and activities: https://www.ezra-jack-keats.org/section/learn-play/ 

GoNoodle gets kids up and moving! https://www.gonoodle.com/for-families/ 

Math Games offers a variety of math games for FIRST - EIGHTH GRADE: https://www.mathgames.com/ 

NASA activities for students in grades K-12: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/edu/learn/ 

Nick Jr. offers games and tv episodes featuring favorite tv characters: http://www.nickjr.com/ 

PBS Kids offers free games, activities, e-books, and more related to their tv programs: www.pbskids.org

Dr. Seuss themed activities: www.seussville.com

Ranger Rick is free for 3 months, Learn about animals and nature: www.rangerrick.org 

Scholastic is offering free Clifford the Big Red dog stories, phonics, and games for early readers:  http://teacher.scholastic.com/clifford1/ 

Tween literary themed quizzes, actvities, book trailers, and more: www.shelfstuff.com/blog

Word Central -- language building games from Merriam Webster: http://wordcentral.com/games.html 

Word World preschool/kindergarten games, activities, and videos: http://www.wordworld.com/ 

*Learn a Foreign Language:

Duolingo teaches foreign languages to kids in bite size lessons: https://www.duolingo.com/ 

Rosetta Stone is offering 3 months free to use their language learning program: https://www.rosettastone.com/freeforstudents/ 

*Live Animal Cams:

 Cincinnati Zoo offers Facebook Live events featuring their animals weekdays at 3 pm EDT: https://www.facebook.com/cincinnatizoo/live

Monterey Bay Aquarium offers a real time look at otters, birds, jellyfish, coral reef habitat, and the kelp forest habitat: https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals/live-cams/

National Zoo offers a real time look at naked mole rats, lions, giant pandas, and elephants https://nationalzoo.si.edu/webcams

San Diego Zoo offers a real time look at apes, baboons, polar bears, butterflies, koalas, elephants, giraffes, penguins and more: https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/live-cams

*Performing Arts:

Kennedy Center offers recordings of its live performance including concerts, magic shows, comedy shows, and other performing arts programs: www.kennedy-center.org/digitalstage/

Hoopla offers a wide variety of music, movies, and audio books and e-books. Free with your Hemet Public Library card: www.hoopladigitial.com 

London Symphony Orchestra: https://www.youtube.com/user/Lso 

*Printables:

Free printable worksheets PRESCHOOL and KINDERGARTEN ages:  www.littledotseducation.com 

AWE offers free printable educational and fun activity pages for AGES 2-5: https://awelearning.com/library-resources/ 

Nickelodeon. offers fun printables featuring your kids’ favorite tv characters: :http://www.nickelodeonparents.com/category/printables/ 

*Storytimes:

Hemet Public Library is posting storytime videos on Facebook: www.facebook.com/hemetlibrary 

Author Dan Gutman reads from his series "My Weird School" https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Author/Dan-Gutman-60020139122/ 

Hemet Unified School District posts storytimes to their Facebook page, weeknights at 6 pm: https://www.facebook.com/pg/hemetunified/posts/ 

Krowe4kids: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD4S277nxPxZlrUvCDYNGfQ

Storyline Online: www.storylineonline.com

StoryShip online podcast of stories written by kids for kids: www.storyship.podbean.com

*Virtual Tours:

Virtual tours of museums and monuments around the world: www.artsandculture.google.com

20 virtual field trips to zoos, aquariums, farms, and safaris: https://adventuresinfamilyhood.com 

Smithsonian Latino Virtual Museum: www.latino.si.edu/LVM/DigitalCollections?slide=0