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Day by Day Ohio - Birth-PreK
Families, caregivers, educators, and librarians can use the Day By Day Ohio Family Literacy Calendar at home, library, classroom, or on the go. With a perpetual calendar featuring songs, activities, book suggestions, and videos, Day By Day Ohio supports early literacy skills and helps young children get ready for school.
Storyline Online - All Ages
The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, James Earl Jones, Betty White, and dozens more.
Project Gutenberg - All Ages
A Library of over 60,000 free e-books.
Audible (an Amazon Company) - All Ages
Offering free streaming kids material while schools are closed.
Bookflix and Trueflix - PreK-Grade 5
Read along with interactive fiction and nonfiction books.
Story Time From Space - All Ages
Story Time from Space is a project of the Global Space Education Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit education foundation. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are making recordings reading books and doing other fun science activities!
Ready to Read - PreK-3
Activities and lessons based on the popular "Ready to Read" series including your favorite characters, Daniel Tiger, PJ Masks, Angelina Ballerina and more!
e-books about Covid-19 - PreK-3
A collection of free eBooks in multiple languages for children about the Coronavirus.
Ohio Department of Education - Math Resources - All Ages
A variety of math resources for grades prek-12 from the Ohio Department of Education. This includes links to resources and ideas for "non-screen" activities to support math education in the home.
Interactive Mathematics - Grade 7-12
High school math, algebra, probability, calculus, and other high-end mathematical topics.
Dad's Worksheets - K - Grade 8
Keep calm and practice your math facts! Dad's Worksheets has you covered with math skills practice from kindergarten through sixth grade.
Kennedy Space Center - All Ages
Kennedy Space Center provides some excellent, free educational resources for kids who like space and NASA.
Elementari - All Ages
Elementari is a K-12 online platform to read, write, code, share, and remix interactive stories using professional illustrations and sounds. They are offering free access to educators and parents during the school closures.
Stellarium - All Ages
Explore the night sky with this online planetarium!
The Nature Lab - All Ages
The Nature Conservancy's youth engagement website that includes information, resources and virtual field trips!
The Mars Rover - All Ages
Check out the surface of Mars with footage recorded by NASA's Curiosity Rover.
National Geographic Kids - All Ages
Explore videos, photographs, games and more!
COSI Connects - All Ages
COSI's Digital Doorway for fun at-home science discovery and learning.
Google Arts and Culture - All Ages
Explore 500 of the world’s most famous museums from the comfort of your own home.
National Gallery of Art - All Ages
NGAkids interactives offer an entertaining and informative introduction to art and art history, featuring a variety of art-making tools that encourage exploration and creativity.
Art and Music with Mo Willems - All Ages
Join the creator of the Pigeon books, for a variety of fun and entertaining programs including the Yo Yo Mo Show, Thank You Thursdays, and Lunch Doodles.
Chris Van Dusen - Draw Mercy - All Ages
Learn how to draw Mercy Watson with illustrator Chris Van Dusen!
The Cleveland Orchestra - All Ages
At Home with the Cleveland Orchestra provides opportunities to experience the splendor of classical music from the safety of your own home. Tune in for archived concerts and more.
Draw Every Day with JKK - All Ages
NY Times-bestselling author/illustrator and creator of graphic novels, Jarrett J. Krosoczka offers free art, cartooning, and writing lessons.
Carnegie Hall - All Ages
Music programs that include six lessons built around two songs by three unique artists. All programs culminate in an interactive concert experience, during which your students will celebrate what they've learned, singing and dancing along with their favorite new artists.
Autism Little Learners - Birth-Grade 3.
Resources for families and educators on how to talk to your kids about Covid-19.
Digital Public Library of America - All Ages
Lesson plans, discussion prompts, and student activities, as well as lifelong learning topics and genealogy tools.
Khan Academy - All Ages
Students learn at their own pace using instructional videos and exercises to cover a multitude of subjects ranging from preschool through highschool. Includes test prep and
college readiness, as well.
INFOhio - All Ages
A gathering place of resources for parents, teachers and students. Includes learning games and activities, research resources, videos, access to school library collections, and so much more!
PBS - All Ages
PBS brings the world of learning to you through a variety of videos, interactives and lesson plans. Covers a wide range of subjects and grade levels.
PBS Kids Daily Newsletter - All Ages
Sign up for a daily email from PBS Ideastream for a variety of learning ideas and activities!
Lakeshore Learning - PreK - Grade 5
Free lesson plans, worksheets, crafts, and activities to foster learning in a variety of subjects for preschool through elementary grade students.
Kinderart - PreK - Grade 6
Build and encourage creativity with these art lesson plans for PreK through 8th grade.
Smithsonian - All Ages
Learn with the Smithsonian. Meet animals, visit the Game Center, and check out all the Smithsonian Learning Lab has to offer.
Worksheet Place - K - Grade 10
Thousands of free worksheets for 1st through 10th grades in math, grammar, and science. Also includes printables for social skills and goal setting.
World Book - All Ages
Free access to all World Book Online has to offer.
CK-12 Foundation - All Ages
Lessons provided in math, science, and social studies. Also includes some basic photography lessons.
Homework Help - Grade 7-12
Get homework help on many different subjects.
Lynda.com - Grade 7-12
More than 12,000 courses on computer programming, business topics, and more.
DC Kids Camp - Grade 4-8
Download kid-friendly, superhero-themed activities and previews of past and upcoming DC middle grade graphic novels to enjoy at home. The DC Kids social channels will also feature entertaining videos from all-star authors and artists for parents and kids to watch together.
Capstone Publishing - All Ages
Projects and activities for kids at home, access to educational ebooks for free.
Breakout EDU - Grade 4-12
A variety of online games organized by grade level and content.
Fun and Games - All Ages
Instructional help and more entertaining websites.
Disney Imagineering Course - Grade 7-12
Disney, in partnership with Khan Academy, is providing their course on Imagineering free of charge to the general public.
Young Entrepreneur Institute - Grade K-12
Free and low-cost resources for educators, classrooms, and students to use for entrepreneurial teaching and learning in a remote environment.
The Kitchn - Grade 7-12
Whether you are a master chef or a novice with some extra time on your hands, learn a new recipe or a new kitchen skill with the The Kitchn.
Cooking with the New York Times - Grade 7-12
Attend cooking classes from home with the New York Time's online cooking school.
KidLit TV - PreK - Grade 6
KidLit TV shows, radio, crafts & activites and more. KidLit TV is a winner of the Parents’ Choice Gold Award, the Norton Juster Award for Devotion to Literacy, and one of the American Library Association’s Great Websites For Kids.
Highlights at Home - PreK - Grade 4
Highlights@Home—a free, twice-weekly collection of family-friendly themed stories, puzzles, videos, craft ideas, activities to get you and your kids moving, ways to show kindness and compassion, and more.
Kid Citizen - K - Grade 6
In KidCitizen’s interactive episodes, children explore civics and government concepts by investigating primary source photographs from the Library of Congress.
PE with Joe - All Ages
Get moving, get active! Join Body Coach Joe Wicks for daily physical education workout classes for kids.
Cosmic Kids Yoga - All Ages
Yoga, mindfulness and relaxation designed specially for kids aged 3+.
Stan Hywet Manor House Tour - All Ages
Explore the inside of the beautiful Stan Hywet Manor House!
San Diego Zoo Live Cams - All Ages
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! Check out what the animals are up to right now at San Diego Zoo!
Google Arts and Culture: National Parks - All Ages
Explore the National Parks from home with a tour from a park ranger.
Smithsonian Open Access - All Ages
Gain access to nearly 3 million 2D and 3D digital items from The Smithsonian Collection.
Cleveland Museum of Natural History - All Ages
With their brand-new CMNH@HOME e-learning platform, you’ll have the chance to learn about these Museum icons, go behind the scenes, interact with experts, and get the inside scoop on everything you love about the Museum—all from the comfort of your own home!
Great Lakes Now - All Ages
This virtual field trip from Great Lakes Now has three components: coastal wetlands, algae, and lake sturgeon, as well as a number of Great Lakes Learning videos.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art - All Ages
Experience The Met online with any of the 26 online exhibit galleries, including Christian Dior: Ball Gowns and The Art of Music Through Time.
Cleveland Museum of Art - All Ages
Explore their "Home Is Where The Art Is" resource page including virutal galleries and more.
The Louvre Museum - All Ages
Check out their current virtual tours: Egyptian antiquities, Galerie d’Apollon, and what we think will be the biggest hit with kids—the remains of the Louvre’s moat!
Duolingo - Grade 6-12
Language learning tool with over 30 languages to choose from.
Pronunciator Language Learning - Grade 6-12
Get help with a foreign language or start learning a new language.
LearningExpress Library - Grade 6-12
Offered by OhioMeansJobs, Learning Express Library contains a variety of resources for test prep, including practice exams, study tips, and more.
Healthy Children Media Plan
Create a Family Personalized Media plan to organize all of your media goals and rules and keep your family on track.
Screen Free Parenting
Articles, activities, and resources for parents looking to reduce their family's screen time. They focus on 5 major categories: Social, Play, Outdoor, Independence, and Literacy.
Screen Free Saturdays
Instead of planning a Screen Free Week, this year, there will be Screen Free Saturdays! If remote learning is causing you to stress about the increased screen time, visit this resource to learn about ways to take your family screen free!
A list of 100+ activities to reduce screen time.
Control Alt Achieve
Free Chrome browser extensions for people with special needs.
Do2learn provides thousands of free pages with social skills and behavioral regulation activities and guidance, learning songs and games, communication cards, academic material, and transition guides for employment and life skills.
Offering free special needs teaching resources since 1999.
Wadsworth City Schools
A central location for general information parents and students will need as the District moves forward with new learning.
Common Sense Media
Looking for guidance on what is appropriate for you child? Check out this site for reviews of books, movie, TV, games, and apps.
Wide Open School by Common Sense Media
A collection of free online learning resources researched and organized by Common Sense Media for students, parents and teachers.
Early Childhood Resource Center
Links to COVID-19 resources for child care programs and families.
Remote Learning Resource Guide from the Ohio Department of Education
Information and tips on remote learning.