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                                 Ms. MacRae’s Library Links 


All are free at this time

UPDATED 8/31/20


Reference & General Education

Encyclopedia Britannica – if you need username and password,

                                        username: fremont password: student

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


Story time and Books – free audible stories for all ages.

Jbrary -  story time online resources 

James and the Giant Peach - a series of celebrities reading "James and the Giant Peach”. 

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

Alameda County Library - Alameda County Library is a great source. They have ebooks, as well as book pickup by appointment at Union City and Fremont Main. 



History For Kids – ancient history as well as American history

Discovering Ancient Egypt – fun learning activities



National Geographic Kids 

Brain On – science podcasts, click on "Episodes" in blue bar at top

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. Games support national education standards in STEM.

Stellarium Web – online Planetarium


Keep Active

P.E. with Joe – for kids – very popular

Cosmic Kids Yoga



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


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) 



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 activities.

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

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