Online Activities for Children and Families

READ ONLINE   

  

Hoopla: 

https://www.hoopladigital.com/   

Northern California Digital Library (Overdrive): 

https://ncdl.overdrive.com/  

International Children’s Digital Library: 

http://en.childrenslibrary.org/ - Start by clicking on the very first link at the top left “Read Books”  

 
Read Online/Lee en línea (En Español):  

http://www.losbloguitos.com/   

 
The Big List of Children’s Authors’ Read Alouds & Activities (broken down by grade level)  

https://www.weareteachers.com/virtual-author-activities/  

  

 
  

DRAW ONLINE  

  

Live stream videos by authors for kids, tweens, and teens -   

https://www.stimolalive.com/  

Join a free author read aloud, a draw along, and other cool events starting on March 23.   

  

Comic Book Illustrator, Jarrett Lerner, Free Drawing Activities  

https://jarrettlerner.com/activities/  

 
  

  

LEARN AT HOME  

 
Scholastic Learn at Home  

https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html  

 
Curiodyssey, part science museum, part nature center, in San Mateo offers easy science experiments you can do at home:   

https://curiodyssey.org/activities/science-experiments-for-kids/  

 
Cal Academy of Sciences, Science at Home

https://www.calacademy.org/educators/lesson-plans?fbclid=IwAR2oO-VMWM9vq0SWwV3S_IEu7QBIr3nwpPwpI6Me9S_0YHhpGi3VOHmwLw4   

  

Encantos Learning Hub (brand that makes the Lil Libros books)  

http://www.encantosbrands.com/learning  

 
BrainPOP (Free Access for 30 Days during closures due to COVID-19)  

https://www.brainpop.com/  
  

  

LIVE CAMS  

   

Curiodyssey 

https://curiodyssey.org/animal-cams/  

 
California Academy of Sciences:  

https://www.calacademy.org/learn-explore/animal-webcams  

 
Oakland Zoo: 

https://www.oaklandzoo.org/webcams  

  

Monterey Bay Aquarium - shark cam, and jelly cam, and sea otter cam, oh my! 🙂 And more. 

https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals/live-cams  

  

  

MOVIES FOR KIDS  

  

Kanopy Kids: Go to https://hayward.kanopy.com/After logging in, click on the top right for Kanopy Kids.  

  

Hoopla: https://www.hoopladigital.com/   

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