Educational Resources

Here are some activities you and your children can do together on the weekends, after school, or when you're otherwise home together! A book list of home school and educational teaching resources follows at the bottom of the page.

ACTIVITY PAGES

Disney Books has tons of free downloadable activity pages.

Every Child a Reader has Coloring Pages for 2020's Children's Book Week here.

Holiday House offers many downloadable activity and coloring pages.

Candlewick Press has many activity kits for its line of children's books here.

Cinco Puntos has teachers' guides and downloadables at their website.

Harper Collins has activity pages and online storytime for many famous children's books.

Little Brown Young Readers activity pages are here.

EDUCATIONAL WEBSITES

Kahn Academy is perhaps the best, most comprehensive distance learning intiiatives online. Quick, free login through Google or Facebook or create an account to explore games and activities around coding, math, history, science, language arts, and more! Even offers home schooling schedules and other resources by age.

FreeRice.com offers rapid math problem solving and vocabulary practice opportunities. For each correct problem, a grain of rice is donated to hungry people through the World Food Programme. Create a free account or login through Facebook.

Vocab.com requires a Google login to access vocabulary practice, spelling tests, and other fun vocabulary games for kids.

ONLINE STORY TIME

StoryLine Online has members of the Screen Actors Guild reading popular books, including Betty White, Lily Tomlin, and many more! Subscribe to their Youtube channel here.

Many individual authors offer online readings for their books. Visit their social media pages on YouTube or Facebook to find out more.

OTHER VIDEO

Town & Country Magazine suggests "7 Videos To Keep Kids Occupied."

Mo Willem's Lunch Doodles

VIRTUAL FIELD TRIPS

So many ways to go places online now! Google your favorite place or museum, and they may offer a virtual tour. Here are some we like:

The Louvre Art Museum, Paris

The Vatican, Rome

National Park Service Tours

New England Aquarium

Street Art and Mural Walks

Learn to Read for Kids with Dyslexia: 101 Games and Activities to Teach Your Child to Read Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781641521048
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Zephyros Press - October 30th, 2018

Building Real-Life Math Skills: 16 Lessons With Reproducible Activity Sheets That Teach Measurement, Estimation, Data Analysis, Time, Money, and Other Practical Math Skills Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780545329644
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Teaching Resources (Teaching Strat - October 1st, 2011

Scholastic Success With Grammar: Grade 1 Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780545201070
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Teaching Resources (Teaching Strat - March 1st, 2010

Skill Sharpeners Spell & Write Grade 2 (Skill Sharpeners: Spell & Write) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781596730465
Availability: Backordered
Published: Evan Moor Educational Publishers - June 1st, 2005

My First Book of Tracing (Kumon's Practice Books) Cover Image
By Kumon Publishing (Manufactured by)
$7.95
ISBN: 9784774307077
Availability: Backordered
Published: Kumon Publishing North America - February 1st, 2004

My First Book of Uppercase Letters (Kumon's Practice Books) Cover Image
By Kumon Publishing (Manufactured by)
$7.95
ISBN: 9784774307053
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Kumon Publishing North America - February 1st, 2004

240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1: 24 Ready-to-Reproduce Packets Inside! Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780545460507
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Teaching Resources (Teaching Strat - May 1st, 2012

100 Sight Word Mini-Books: Instant Fill-in Mini-Books That Teach 100 Essential Sight Words Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780439387804
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Teaching Resources - December 1st, 2005

Home Learning Year by Year, Revised and Updated: How to Design a Creative and Comprehensive Homeschool Curriculum Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525576969
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Broadway Books - January 21st, 2020

My Book of Alphabet Games Ages 4, 5, 6 (Kumon Workbooks) Cover Image
By Kumon Publishing (Manufactured by)
$7.95
ISBN: 9781933241364
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Kumon Publishing North America - May 1st, 2007

My Book of Numbers, 1-120 (Kumon's Practice Books) Cover Image
By Kumon Publishing (Manufactured by)
$7.95
ISBN: 9784774307046
Availability: Backordered
Published: Kumon Publishing North America - January 26th, 2004

Daily Word Ladders: Grades 1–2: 150+ Reproducible Word Study Lessons That Help Kids Boost Reading, Vocabulary, Spelling and Phonics Skills! Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780545074766
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Teaching Resources (Teaching Strat - November 1st, 2008

Skill Sharpeners Math Grade 1 Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781596730533
Availability: Backordered
Published: Evan Moor Educational Publishers - June 1st, 2005

Everything You Need to Ace Math in One Big Fat Notebook: The Complete Middle School Study Guide (Big Fat Notebooks) Cover Image
By Workman Publishing, Editors of Brain Quest (From an idea by), Ouida Newton (Guest editor), Altair Peterson (Text by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780761160960
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Workman Publishing Company - August 9th, 2016

Math: The Easy Way (Barron's Easy Way) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781438012087
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Barrons Educational Series - August 6th, 2019

It's a Numbers Game! Basketball: The math behind the perfect bounce pass, the buzzer-beating bank shot, and so much more! Cover Image
By James Buckley, Kobe Bryant (Foreword by)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781426336898
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: National Geographic Children's Books - February 4th, 2020

Everything You Need to Ace World History in One Big Fat Notebook: The Complete Middle School Study Guide (Big Fat Notebooks) Cover Image
By Workman Publishing, Ximena Vengoechea (Text by), Editors of Brain Quest (From an idea by), Michael Lindblad (Guest editor)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780761160946
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Workman Publishing Company - August 9th, 2016

Everything You Need to Ace Science in One Big Fat Notebook: The Complete Middle School Study Guide (Big Fat Notebooks) Cover Image
By Workman Publishing, Sharon Madanes (Text by), Editors of Brain Quest (From an idea by), Michael Geisen (Guest editor)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780761160953
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Workman Publishing Company - August 9th, 2016