Educational Resources and Activities for Families and Students
Audible - Stories for Kids - Kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.
Charles Bridge Remote Learning - Free discussion questions, activity kits, curriculum guides, videos, excerpts, and more. Curated reading lists for any topic or occasion.
Children’s Authors Doing Online Read-Alouds & Activities - A list of over 50 virtual author activities.
Coronavirus: A Book for Children - A link to a full-text 24-page book for children about the coronavirus from the publisher, Nosy Crow.
DK Stay at Home Hub - Links for Home Learning for Kids, full of downloadable activity packs and resources, and a link of Home Activities for Adults featuring craft ideas, gardening and DIY tips, batch cooking, home yoga, and more.
First Aid for Feelings: A Workbook to Help Kids Cope During the Coronavirus Pandemic - A free 16-page downloadable workbook available in English and Spanish to help children, families, and educators cope during this pandemic.
I Have a Question About Coronavirus - I Have a Question book series have provided this e-book free of charge to help children process the changes in their daily lives and to help curtail fear and anxiety.
Lerner Publishing Free Digital Nonfiction Collection - To help enable librarians, teachers and educators helping students with remote access and online learning, a selection of Lerner's digital products are now available for free through June 30, 2020.
Northern Lights Interactive eBook - The Minnesota Historical Society is providing the Northern Lights Interactive eBook student edition free of charge for the remainder of the 2019-20 school-year. The Northern Lights Interactive eBook includes text and images from the 2013 print version, videos throughout the Interactive eBook, diverse audio narration in English for all content by Minnesotans, interactive maps and graphs, extra primary source slideshows, audio stories, and web links.
Scholastic Learn at Home - This free resource provides your children with exciting articles and stories, videos, and fun learning challenges. Children can complete them anytime, in any order. They can work on their own or together with you and your family.
Social Studies Websites for Kids & Teens
TumbleMath - K-6 math ebook database.
Virtual Field Trips for Kids
We Love Duluth Coloring Book (PDF) - Need an activity for the kids? Download this Duluth coloring book, created by Heather Morrow at Visit Duluth. It features several of your favorite Duluth landmarks.
Wide Open School - A free collection of learning experiences and activities for kids, organized by grade and subject. Resources include daily schedules with creative breaks and recommendations to keep kids engaged and exploring.