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.
Category: Fun Stuff
Met Opera Streaming
Another arts organization is offering nightly streaming of their operas, on their website. The selection changes regular and can be found at their site. Check it out 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 …
NASA at Home
Ever since I watched the moon landing when I was very small (yeah, I'm *that* old), I've had a special interest in NASA, astronauts, space, and the universe. I love seeing photos, movies, video, and stories about all of the above. Now NASA has created a home page just for families to explore their vast …
I posted about Storyline way back when we first started instruction from home. I thought I'd re-post it in case you forgot about it. Lots of actors reading books aloud for kids. Check it out here.
More Read Alouds
Sterling Publishing has a YouTube channel where various authors read aloud from their books. There's quite a selection with new videos being added each week. Check it out here.
25 Best Podcasts for Kids
What's a podcast you ask? It's like a radio show but you listen to it either online or on your device. Usually there's a specific focus and it can include interviews and other fun discussion. Common Sense Media (a great site for parents to check out reviews of media for their kids) has given us …
Sync Audio Books for Teens
Every year for the spring and summer months, SYNC Audio Books for Teens puts out a weekly pair of free audio books. A current popular book is matched with a more classic one that mirrors the themes of the other. It's a great opportunity to obtain a personal library of free audio books that have …
Curious Kids Free Videos
Check out these totally free, kid-friendly videos on all kinds of subjects (just for fun) (and over 4,500 of them) on The Kid Should See This website (for curious kids). CLICK HERE to get started (no sign up--just click on a video).
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 …