Teacher and Family Resources

Here is what I found so far!! If you see something that I need to change or update please let me know. I will try to keep this as up-to-date as possible.

 Resources are divided into different sections.

  • Resources for Most Subjects
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • STEM/Science
  • Social Studies
  • Virtual Field Trips
  • Special Needs
  • Fun Things To Do
  • Tech Help

**Newest additions – Added March 21

Resources for Most Subjects

List of sites for families to use while school is closed.

Click for Working Links

Keep Learning at Home

Click for Working Links

 At Home Learning grades 2-5 free resources

Adventure Academy– one month is a free trial and 2 months are $5.00


Free Subscriptions– A list of companies offering free subscriptions!

Sites By Subject- No activity links. You will just need to type the name in the search engine.

Edpuzzle– Take a YouTube video and put questions in it for the students to answer!

IXL– Free trial

Quizizz– They also have a Quizizz Guide to Distance Learning

Kahoot!– Kahoot! offers free access to all features to support distance learning in schools affected by the coronavirus outbreak. Here is the information for free premium access.

Kids Link to Play

Starfall– Some of the resources are free.

**Educational Games for Kids

**Go Noodle

**EdHelper-Daily Free Learning Workbooks


Scholastic Resources– This is pretty cool!! As of today March 20 they have 5 days of activities. Each day has a book, a video, and an activity!! Way to go Scholastic!!

Pre-K to Kindergarten

1st to 2nd

3rd to 5th 

6th to 9th

NewsELA– Current event news articles

EPIC!– Free for teachers


Practice Reading

Vooks– Teachers get a FREE YEAR of animated storybooks 📖 that bring your classroom to life

The Big List of Children’s Authors Doing Online Read Alouds & Activities

Story Time From Space– Click on the tab that says Story Time Videos to select a book you want!!

 Ranger Rick Mags

NYPL – New York Public Library has over 300,000 ebooks

Out of this World Literacy– You can grab them for FREE here:

Grades 1-2 👉 http://bit.ly/workbookbasic
Grades 3-4 👉 http://bit.ly/intermediateworkbook
Grades 5-8 👉http://bit.ly/advancedworkbook

**150 Virtual Picture Books


**Writing Videos


TITLE PRO’S TINKERING GUIDE– if you go down the page you will find several links about Tinkering, Simple Electronics, Simple Machines, Engineering, and Coding.

Coding Glossary for Kids-Click here and you will find several coding words and their definitions

Generation Genius– These videos are standards aligned and they are really good!!

We are offering a free full-access account for 1 month to those affected by school closures. Click here to get your free account: https://www.GenerationGenius.com/temp-free-account

If your school remains closed for more than the free period, contact us via the contact page and we can extend.

Top Take-Home STEM Resources for School Closing– You need to sign up for the newsletter. I tried and I have not received a password yet. I’m sure they are overwhelmed.

Smithsonian Distance Learning

Two weeks worth of fun and easy science experiments

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens– Facebook Live- Join us each day at 3pm EDT as we highlight different animals that call the Cincinnati Zoo home. Home Safari Resources and Videos

+40 Science Websites

NASA Video and Image Library– NASA makes their entire media library publicly accessible and copyright free

 Ranger Rick Mags

Southwest Florida Eagle Cam– There are currently eggs in the nest. It is a live feed and is from Fort Myers, Florida

Kennedy Space Center- Facebook page and Webpage

Science Mom-ages 7-12…Livestream on the Science Mom Facebook page (click on the “videos” tab) or by going to www.youtube.com/sciencemom A replay is available afterward on both Facebook the Science Mom YouTube channel. Each day we post a simple worksheet that goes along with the show. You can find those at www.patreon.com/sciencemom.

**Educators Toolkits from World Wildlife Fund

How to Identify Effective STEM Activities for Children

Junior Handyman’s Toolkit: Classroom Projects, Essentials and ChecklistsYour creative skills might even help you design and build new inventions that can solve problems or make life easier.

Social Studies

Smithsonian Distance Learning

15 Great Geography Lessons for Kids

Virtual Field Trips

Free Virtual Field Trips


30 Virtual Field Trips

12 Virtual Museum Field Trips

Special Needs

Free online resources for teachers and parents of kids with autism and significant learning challenges. Go to https://www.specialneedsforspecialkids.net/ to sign up for free access.

They have 10 days of social studies lessons, 10 days of science lessons and a novel unit. All have a daily video and downloadable activity.

Breezy Special Ed– Distance / Home Learning Packets and Strategies for Special Education.

**Apps for Children with Special Needs- No activity links.

Fun Things To Do

Corona Sunshine– This is a Facebook page. The page is put together by my friend and she is willing to share all the artwork with people who may need it!

Enjoy a One-of-a-Kind Learning Experience from Disney Imagineers

100 Activities that you can do at home

30 day Lego Challenge

10 Free Learning Websites- No activity links. You will just need to type the name in the search engine.

Non-Screen Fun

McHarper Manor

**Emotional ABC’s– Click here for a free teacher account

Shadow Drawing Fun

**Learn the ABCs in Sign Language

Tech Help

Zoom Directions for Students