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                                 Ms. MacRae’s Library Links 

 

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* Added 5/21

 

Reference & General Education

Encyclopedia Britannica – if you need username and password,

                                        username: fremont password: student

Pebble Next – (3-5)  research Science/Social Studies/Biography

                       Username: engaged Password: learning

 

Pebble Go – (K-2)      online research for younger readers 

                                 Username: engaged Password: learning

Abdo Zoom - (K-2)    online research for younger readers

Khan Academy – courses in a wide variety of subjects, preschool-high school

 

Story time and Books

Jr. Library Guild – good selection of eBooks and online audio books

Tumble Book Library - eBooks

Stories.audible.com. – free audible stories for all ages.

Jbrary -  story time online resources

Abdo Digital Bookshelf – Fiction and Non-fiction eBooks

Read Alouds by Authors - Check out this list of authors who are doing read alouds

Scholastic Learn at Home – Learning journeys for TK-9

Arbordale Books -  Their books come in multiple languages and some can be set to show two languages side by side. Read aloud books in English, Spanish, Chinese and a few other languages. Looks like it's mainly for K-1. *

James and the Giant Peach - a series of celebrities reading "James and the Giant Peach”. New episodes are being released Mon, Weds and Fri *

Storytime from Space – Astronauts reading books from the International Space Station *

 

Little Ones – Ages 0-6

Circle Time – online classes for the younger set

 

History

History For Kids – ancient history as well as American history

Discovering Ancient Egypt – fun learning activities

 

Science

Ranger Rick

Switchzoo – Learn about animals and play games  *

National Geographic Kids

Brain On – science podcasts

Highlights for Kids – Games, activities and more

Switch Zoo – Learn all about animals. Games and activities

NASA’S Kids Club – Science games for grades TK-4

Star Atlas – online Planetarium

 

Keep Active

P.E. with Joe – for kids….new video every day – very popular

Cosmic Kids Yoga

Go Noodle - get the kids moving with these fun videos

 

Coding

Scratch – easy to use programming language for ages 8 and up.

Code.org

 

Virtual Field Trips

Museum of Natural History – Take a tour, room by room.

Boston Children’s Museum – take a virtual tour through 3 floors of the museum.

U.S. Census Bureau – take a trip to the Bureau and learn about the Census

Yellowstone National Park *

Carlsbad Caverns *

Yosemite National Park *

Great Wall of China *

Taj Mahal *

National Museum of Natural History *

International Space Station *

Windsor Castle, England *

Buckingham Palace, London * (Queen’s residence) 

 

Math

SplashLearn - Curriculum aligned math skill games that increase in complexity as child masters skills. K-5 *

 

Educational Games

Arcademics – educational online games in math, geography, typing,                                            spelling and language arts.

ABC Ya – educational online games for TK-6.

PBS Games *

Starfall - A free public service to teach children to read. It includes language arts and mathematics for preschool – 3rd grade. *

 

 

Learn a different Language

Busuu – Language instruction in Spanish, Chinese & English…join a lesson

 

 

Fun Activities

Hello Kids – Spot the Difference - Spot differences between 2 pictures, and other activites.

ABC Ya Paint – Paint online with brushes and stamps

360 Cities -  Cities around the world in 360 degree images and videos 

Good Housekeeping Art Projects for Kids

Khan Academy Theme Park – learn how to design your own theme park

Mo Willems Lunchtime Doodles

Chip Chop Cooking Club – online cooking lessons - get virtual badges and maybe win a prize

Jerry’s Artarama – Art lessons for kids, all skill levels

 

Zoo and other Animal Webcams

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Aquarium of the Pacific

Smithsonian National Zoo

Edinburgh Zoo

Dublin Zoo

San Diego Zoo *

Folly Farm - Barn Webcam     

 

Need a break? Here’s some cute pictures of puppies.

Puppy Bowl Photos