School Library Journal and Library Journal have created a newsletter with tips for home library organization, games, books to read, and other fun info. You can sign up for the installments to be sent to you. If you want to check out the newsletter, click here for some past issues.
Ultimate Parent’s Guide
The Washington Post has an ultimate parent's guide to activities for kids which they update as needed. Usually Post articles are behind a paywall, but because it's related to the pandemic, you should be able to access this resource for free. Check out the article here.
Free Art eBooks
Are you interested in learning more about fine art? The Guggenheim Museum is offering over 200 free exhibition catalogs available to download. An exhibition catalog is a book published for each art show presented at a museum. Find more information here.
If you're a teacher or librarian, or even a student with a cool teacher :), you may have seen a cool bitmoji classroom. There's a bunch of tutorials out there, but I'm posting this one. Check it out! and make your own fun online classroom or interactive lessons. Here's a bunch more ideas in case …
Awesome Home Activities
I know many people may feel overwhelmed by the amount of things available to them online. One of the reasons I created the blog was you could choose categories you were interested in (by clicking on them on the left side bar) and not have to weed through things you weren't interested in. I just …
Free Kids Theater Course
Disney and The Lion King are offering a free kids online theater course. I know you may feel overwhelmed right now, but trying something new and fun might help sustain you. Here's more information on the course.
Make a Pop-Up Book!
Just a fun little thing to do to pass the time. Make your own pop-up book. Find the instructions here.
Web Comics- Free!
School Library Journal has curated a list of free web comics that you lovers of graphic novels might really like. No log in or registration needed and all web-based, so no app or download needed either. Check out the list here with links to each comic. 🙂
Author Jason Reynolds
The Library of Congress is sponsoring a cool series with author Jason Reynolds where he will discuss his writing process and at the end of each video episode, he'll give young people a prompt to help spur their own creative process. The first episode was this past week. You can find more information and the …
Radio with Ani DiFranco!
All you musicians out there may or may not be familiar with Buffalo's own (and alum of Performing Arts High School) Ani DiFranco. If you're not familiar, I highly recommend checking out her music. She is an all independent label and resisted the temptation from large music labels to join them, so she could retain …