|You might be looking for creative ways to entertain the kids or grandkids after school closures and thankfully there are some great online resources that may come in handy.
1) The Kennedy Space Center has educator resources here and they’ve launched science lessons on Facebook Live here.
2) Children’s book author, Mac Barnett, is reading a different book every day at 3 PM EST via Instagram Live here.
3) Learn more about marine biology with this family’s Virtual Marine Biology Camp here.
4) In the STEM (stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Activity Clearinghouse, you can find vetted activities that are appropriate for multiple audiences and difficulty levels here.
5) iKnowIt.com is a comprehensive, interactive math practice site for students in Kindergarten to fifth grade and can be used for independent practice, remediation, assessment, and more (90 day free access). Learn more here.
6) One teacher gathered links for over 30 Virtual Field Trips including Mars, an animal farm tour, U.S. Space and Rocket Museum in Huntsville, the Boston Children’s Museum, and more here.
7) Vooks has an ever-growing streaming library of kid-safe animated storybooks on all of your favorite devices here.
8) Authors are grabbing their favorite books and phone and are recording themselves reading with Operation Story Time. Learn more here.