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Virtual Vounteer Opportunities for the Family 

Parents with children ages 3-11. Click the image for more info.


 VIRTUAL VOLUNTEER CAMP FOR AGES 13-18  (12 and under with a parent)
Volunteer New York! presents Camp Vollo, a free two-week virtual volunteer camp experience for local changemakers. What does VOLLO stand for? It's a call-to-action about inspiring and empowering volunteers locally to build strong, healthy, and resilient communities. Click here to connect with more information from Volunteer New York.


Happy Listening! 

If you want a break from screens, children’s podcasts can offer an absorbing literary experience. Check out these recommended podcasts for fabulous family listening.


Nature Based Learning:

Getting out there in nature:


Audubon for Kids - Learn all about birds and do activities that can be done in your yard, in a park or at home. 




Forest Bathing: 


Image result for little bathing in the forestLittle Bathing in the Forest Booklet/Activities in English    Image result for baño de bosque libro para niños


Pequeño Bano de Bosque Librito/Actividades en Español



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Mindfulness and Meditation:  Mindful Me Event Kit by Whitney Stewart
 Calling all nature detectives: We hope you will join us each week day to explore the world of animals with Naturalist Hadley and Naturalist Marissa. Facebook link to our online class:

National Geographic logo  Citizen Science Projects - Everyone can be a scientist by taking part in these projects


FWC Logo                                 Learn about Florida wildlife!







Free lesson plans and games for learning civics -



Kanopy KidsKanopy Kids (Kids Streaming Movie Service)Kanopy Kids highlights films and TV series that help children develop empathy, mindfulness, and self-esteem through entertaining and educational videos. Kanopy has partnered with Common Sense Media to provide developmentally appropriate age ratings for these videos.


 Check out our newest Launchpads with interactive educational Reading Games! 









Learning Upgrade is a game-like mobile learning application that teaches basic reading (from K-12) and math (from core concepts to algebra).  Take a placement test or start at a specific grade level.  60 short lessons at each level include music and animations that will make the learning very different from any textbook experience.  Make your free account using the Westchester Library System class code: 6600454. Go to to find out more.





Language Lessons / Lecciónes de Lenguage:

ESL @ Home:

Bilingual Nursery Rhymes, Activities & more: 

Encantos  Free learning resources in English & Spanish:


Not just for Summer Reading:

Welcome to the spectacular world of the bestselling How to Catch series of books! Here you will find fun games and activities, classroom materials, storytime videos and more!



Every Child a Reader: Children's Book Week Reading Logs:

We are an official event site for this amazing celebration. 

 Spanish Log / Record en Español        English Log / Record en Ingles


Indoor Reading Bingo: Click here Color in each square as you complete the activity and try to get a BINGO! Can you fill the entire card?


Ricky Rocket

Reading Rockets:  



Awesome Author sites from home:

  Click to read J. K. Rowling's latest story:







   Nick Bruel and Bad Kitty Activities and more:

Author Jarrett Krosoczka to talk about his graphic novel, 'Hey ...Jarrett J. Krosoczka drawing lessons
RESCUEKJESS_SCHNEIDER.jpgScott's Studio Storytime: read & draw with Scott Magoon
     Hello Supa Buddies! Welcome to Dav Pilkey At Home. Together we can get creative and have fun with some of your favorite characters from Dog Man and Captain Underpants!
   Picture books read aloud by celebrities:               
Magic Tree House Home Adventures: Read and Explore with Jack and Annie!  
Children's Book Publishers Resources and More:
The Hogwarts Castle Quiz | Wizarding World
Banish boredom with quizzes, crafts, readings and more from the wizarding world of Hogwarts!
Try these family-friendly activities - and make or break some records with Guinness World Records!

7 Tips for Listening to Audiobooks with Kids | BrightlyAudible is offering free, no account needed access to a wide range of audio books for children, for as long as schools are closed. Titles include Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone! Instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages:

HomeWith DC Kids Camp, kids will learn how to draw their favorite DC Super Heroes, and gain inspiration and skills to make their own comics. Sign up here:
Calvin and HobbesToday's Comics Online: Big Nate, Calvin & Hobbes, Phoebe and Her Unicorn plus many more. If you need a good laugh, check it out!
Harper at Home, read-alouds and entertainment from HarperCollins Publishers:
KidLit TV
Explore the world of children's literature with KidLit TV! Stories, music, crafts, art lessons and more:
JLG @ Home: Reading Resources  Junior Library Guild: Looking for activities and resources to keep students engaged during this new-normal of school closures and social distancing? As the collection-development partner for school and public libraries across the nation, it's our honor to offer you these free resources to help keep students' brains busy and blossoming.
Lots of together time? Make it count with some hands-on math!
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 NY Times Learing Network
Writing prompts, quizzes,crosswords, articles and more.
Bill Nye | Official Website of Bill Nye The Science Guy
       Science! Bill Nye Home Demos:

Scholastic Learn At Home, available in English and Spanish:

Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing.   
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 Sign up for a free account for access to thousands of stories to read or listen to and read along, searchable by reading level, topic and language.



TumbleBooksTumbleBooks (Children's Picture Books)
TumbleBooks is an online collection of animated picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they will enjoy.    
Biblioteca TumbleBooks – son libros animados, con ilustraciones que hablan, para enseñar a losniños los placeres de la lectura en un formato que les encantará.


TumbleMath LogoTumbleMath is the most comprehensive collection of math picture books you will find anywhere. All in the amazing TumbleBook format complete with animation and narration. Click here and scroll down to TumbleMath.

Minecraft | Code.orgGet started with coding with these fun sites:
Local Museums:
Hudson River Museum/Museum at Home - featuring storytime, art, astronomy and more:
John Jay Homestead - interactive activities allow you to explore the resources of this historic Katonah site:
Westchester Children's Museum - WCM at Home brings the Museum home to you!
Learning About Tolerance and Social Justice:

How to Talk to Kids About Race: Books and Resources That Can Help, by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 For parents and children, from Teaching Tolerance:                                                                                       Books about racism and social justice:  

Multicultural and social justice related books:
We Need Diverse Books:
Talking with Children About Coronavirus / Hablando con tus Hijos sobre el Coronavirus:
The Princess in Black is facing a problem she can't defeat on her own:
Free downloadable coloring book featuring Nick Bruel's Bad Kitty:
We're Going To Be O.K., free to download:
Two social workers wrote I Have a Question About Coronavirus  to help parents respond to these queries. Text and illustrations provide clear and comforting answers to childrens' questions. Click here to download the book for free:
Coronavirus, a book for children: illustrated by The Gruffalo illustrator, Alex  Scheffler, answers key questions in simple language for 5-9 year olds.
Your friends on Sesame Street are here to support you during the COVID-19 health crisis.  Their new site is filled with content you can use all day long to spark playful learning, offer children comfort, and focus a bit on yourself, too. Find it here:

NPR logoJust For Kids: A Comic Exploring The New Coronavirus from NPR:   Print and fold a zine version of this comic here. Here are directions on how to fold it. To read this comic in Chinese, click here. To read it in Spanish, click here. / Solo Para Chicos y Chicas: Un Cómic Sobre El Nuevo Coronavirus haz clic aqui

Virtual Tours:
The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks | The Three R's Blog 
Explore our national parks with Google Arts & Culture
Bus Trip to the Bronx Zoo Tickets, Sun, Jun 14, 2020 at 6:30 AM ...Check in on some of your favorite animals while you stay safe at home. Turn the volume up and enjoy the sights and sounds of the parks.
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Look in on the new cheetah cubs at Smithsonian's National Zoo!