Digital Activities and Services – For Kids and Parents

Looking for something educational to do with your kids at home?  Click on the links and use your library card number to access these free resources.

Audible Stories
From Audible by Amazon. Discover children’s classics, teen picks, and Audible Originals for free. Some audiobooks are narrated by well-known actors and authors, and several are available in different languages, including Spanish and French.

Watch videos and read books about family, community, music, adventure, and more. Kids will enjoy read aloud books with words highlighting and interactive games. Some films and books are available in Spanish too!

Escape from Wonderland – Digital Escape Room
Inspired by the classic story Alice in Wonderland and its film adaptations, this free online escape room offers a challenge for all ages. Solve the riddles using counting and critical thinking to escape from Wonderland!

HelpNow – Online Homework Help
From Brainfuse. Get one-on-one online homework help with certified tutors for grades K- college, covering a wide range of topics. Live tutoring 2pm-11pm daily and a 24/7 writing lab, lesson library, language lab, collaboration tools and more!

Kids Listen – Kid-Friendly Podcasts
From the creators of Kids Listen. A comprehensive list of podcast recommendations that educate and entertain families.

Scholastic Learn at Home
From Scholastic. Explore day-by-day projects, articles, and quizzes to do with your kids based on grade level (PreK – 9). New projects are added weekly on Mondays, and additional resources such as videos and printable activities are constantly provided and updated.

From “Think Like a Coder” to “The Myth of Hercules: 12 labors in 8-bits,” TedEd provides live and animated lesson-based videos organized by subject.

Animation, sound, music and narration are added to existing picture books, early readers, chapter books, graphic novels and more for children to read at home in a format they’ll love.

Virtual Storytimes (via Delco Libraries)
Give your child some of the experience of storytime while libraries are closed. There are videos of librarians and authors reading their books.

Zoos with Live Shows (via CBS)
You can still “go to the zoo” and show the kids wild animals.  There are zoos all over the country and world with broadcasts.

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