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.
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.
MacMillan has virtual storytimes, coloring pages, and more here.
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.
Town & Country Magazine suggests "7 Videos To Keep Kids Occupied."
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: