Free audiobooks for little ones to teens in English, French, Spanish, and German
Virtual Family Fun
Looking to keep your "quaran-team" busy? Need a (virtual) escape from home? Check out a variety of family activities from fellow FAIS families! Thank you to everyone who submitted ideas and links. Please continue to send any additional resources to email@example.com.
Bedtime story with actor Josh Gad
At home fun fitness videos and character video library
Access Code: AtHome
Resources for creating and teaching art at home from CAPE (Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education)
A list of online events and activities for kids at home
Virtual field trips from Discovery Education
A new app released by Duolingo to teach children ages 3-6 reading skills. iOS app available to download for free.
Homework resources, lesson plans, and project ideas to learn about our environment
They are offering virtual events on Earth Day and after including youth workshops, nature journaling, and Q&A sessions for older audiences.
Fairy tales, stories, and songs in French and English
STEM and humanities concepts explained through video; Khan Academy also offers remote learning resources for parents.
Virtual tours of the Louvre
A free app to connect with small groups of friends or family. Members can post videos for the other families to view.
Online NASA programming on groundbreaking science and technology, live views from space, interviews with scientists and astronauts.
Borrow free ebooks, audiobooks, and more through your local library.
Author Marla Koch wrote this lovely book series to children everywhere to bring a sense of normalcy during these challenging times of physical distancing. Let's face it, it isn't just Penelope's parents who are acting weird right now.
These little books are currently downloadable from the Crisis Management Institute, but will be available for purchase in the near future.
Virtual walk-through of the Volcano exhibit
Hoyt Arboretum will host virtual tree walks for preschoolers with themes like Animal Friends and Tree Friends!
Videos, stories, games from the San Diego Zoo (especially for kids)
Live webcams from the San Diego Zoo
Scholastic offers live video events with children's authors and project ideas to promote creativity.
Online exhibits and tours from Smithsonian
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History virtual tours
Art project ideas to try at home
Daily lunchtime doodline with Mo Willems
A compilation of museum tours including the MoMA, the Guggenheim, and the British Museum
A curated list by Common Sense Media of educational activities and experiences for children based on grade.