On-Line Offerings for Kids

ON-LINE BOOKS & LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES…

Scholastic Learn-from-Home
Scholastic Learn at Home is a free website providing students with 20 days’ worth of exciting learning journeys and a variety of award-winning digital programs. To get started click here and then select the appropriate grade level.
If prompted please use the following username: Learning20 | password: Clifford

Bookflix from Scholastic
Another great product from Scholastic is now available: Bookflix pairs Weston Woods classic picturebooks with quality non-fiction titles for an amazing learning experience for preK through 3rd grade. You will find it all here  username:  Learning20 | password: Clifford

TumbleMATH
For a limited time we are pleased to offer TumbleMath: the most comprehensive collection of math picturebooks available on-line!
If prompted please use the following:  Username: matumbles  Password: trial

Big Timber Media
Big Timber Media offers an extensive ebook collection for grades preK through 12 from Abdo Digital, Bearport, Cherry Lake, Child’s World, NorthStar, Reference Point Digital, and Sleeping Bear Available through June 30th

Crabtree Digital
Access Crabtree’s complete preK through 9+ eLibrary with  USERNAME: read / PASSWORD: free Available through June 30th

J.Appleseed Media
Offering select titles from Creative Education, Amicus, Black Rabbit, 12-Story and Jump for grades K-6  J.Appleseed Media is now available through May 31st

WorldBook On-line Learning
Supporting all ages and stages in on-line learning from a trusted source!  Start your learning journey here  Username: wbsupport  Password: distancelearn

BrainPOP
While schools are closed families can take advantage of this online learning site that is playful, educator-focused, reflective and global. Founded in 1999, BrainPOP has become a trusted learning resource for learners world-wide. Start your BrainPOP free family access here

Miss Humblebee’s Academy
This interactive kindergarten-readiness program introduces children ages three to six to key concepts in math, science, social studies, language and literacy, art, and music. It’s as challenging as it is fun! This special offering from Gale Cengage is available while schools are closed. Create your own account here If prompted please use the following password: open

STORYTELLING

Storyline Online
This award-winning children’s literacy website streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Storytime will never be the same! Start listening here

Authors Everywhere
A Youtube Channel created and run by children’s book writers and illustrators. You’ll find workshops, readings, activities, art projects, writing games, writing advice, and more.   Check it all out here

Story Seeds Podcast
A podcast that captures the magic that unfolds when kids ages 6-12 collaborate with beloved storytellers who grow original stories inspired by their story ideas! Start your journey here

KIDS CREATE: Arts, Cooking, Crafts and more!

Cooking for Kids with America’s Test Kitchen
America’s Test Kitchen Kids’ Young Chef’s Club will introduce kids to the world of food and cooking.  Maybe someone else will be cooking you dinner tonight!

Finger Knitting with Flax & Twine:
Try finger knitting with these step-by-step instructions  HERE

DC Kids Camp
Tune In to DC Comics Kids Social Channels for Kid-Friendly, Downloadable Activity Kits and Graphic Novel Previews, Plus Interactive Author/Artist Videos.  Superhero fun starts here

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems (from the Kennedy Center)
Mo Willems invites YOU into his studio every day for his LUNCH DOODLE. Learners worldwide can draw, doodle and explore new ways of writing by visiting Mo’s studio virtually once a day for the next few weeks. So grab some paper and pencils, pens, or crayons and join Mo here

Jarrett J. Krosoczka – Draw Everyday with JJK
Catch up with Manchester’s favorite author-illustrator for daily drawing webcasts here

From Scott Magoon Word & Pictures: Scott’s Studio Storytime
Check-in with favorite Manchester author-illustrator, Scott Magoon for stories and drawing on Wednesdays for every week we’re out of school here

Dav Pilkey’s Friday Fun Videos
You will learn how to draw some of your favorite characters from DogMan and Captain Underpants!  Get creative and have fun with Dav Pilkey here

Pom Pom Fun is HERE!
Anne Weil of Flax & Twine creates pom-poms; you can too!…here
Then choose from 3 styles of pom-pom shooters using materials you have at home.  Physics has never been so much fun thanks to Left Brain Craft…here

Ideas for Creating Puppet Show Magic
Paper Puppet Play with author / illustrator David Hyde Costello…here
A Light Up Shoe Box Theatre…here
Pom Pom Monster Puppets…here

MOVEMENT & PLAY

Bari Koral Kids Yoga and more
Bari Koral offers kids yoga, music, and mindfulness on YouTube.

Sesame Street
Join Sesame Street friends at Caring for Each Other, a webpage filled with games, videos and art to help you breathe, laugh and play together.

Cosmic Kids Yoga
Find yoga, mindfulness and relaxation designed for kids aged 3+ here

Boston Children’s Museum: 100 Ways to Play
In celebration of their 100th anniversary, Boston Children’s Museum shares 100 ways for you to play, at home and in the world.  Ignite your sense of play here

MUSIC

Peter and the Wolf
You won’t want to miss Matthew Hart’s Peter and the Wolf performed by The Royal Ballet and The Royal Ballet School, choreographed to Prokofiev’s charming music.