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For Children

There are many free resources available for young learners. Check out some of our favorite links!




Starfall Education: Kids Games, Movies, & Books K-3

Learn to read through exploration and fun (Pre-K, Kindergarten, and Grades 1,2,3)


Storyline Online  

Storyline Online - Home   

Videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books.



opens in a new windowStoryberries - Fairy Tales, Bedtime Stories and Kids Poems!

Classic and contemporary stories, poems, fairy tales, and comics for ages 0-12.

Unite for Literacy

Unite for Literacy  

Unite for Literacy

Unite for Literacy provides engaging digital picture books complete with audio narration options in a variety of languages.

story time from space

Story Time From Space

Story Time From Space

Astronauts videotape themselves reading books to the children of Earth.



Crayola DIY Craft Ideas   

Crayola CIY, DIY Crafts for Kids and Adults |

DIY seasonal and everyday craft projects.



Crayola At Home   

At Home Activities for Kids, Fun Things to Do |

Fun seasonal activities and projects.


Draw with Authors

Dave Pilkey at Home Available Online, Dav Pilkey at Home | Library of Congress (

Dave Pilkey pains and talks about the characters.

Draw Every Day with JJK  Draw Every Day with JJK—all episodes - YouTube

Fun artistic instruction and drawing demos. Appropriate for all ages, but especially for those who like graphic novels.

Lunch Doodles with Mo Williams LUNCH DOODLES with Mo Willems! - YouTube

Mo Williams draws with you and shows you stuff about his studio.




Learn today, build a brighter tomorrow. |

Learn computer science. Change the world. Online courses and resources.


Hour of Code  

Learn |

One-hour tutorials designed for all ages.




Scratch - Imagine, Program, Share (

Coding community for kids. Create stories, games, and animations.

Scratch is a coding language and online community where you can create your own interactive stories, games, and animations -- and share your creations with others around the world.


Everyday Mysteries

Everyday Mysteries  

Everyday Mysteries  |  Library of Congress (

Fun Science Facts from the Library of Congress.

Science Buddies

Science Buddies  

Science Fair Project Ideas, Answers, & Tools (

Science experiments , projects, and tools.


Science Crash Course Kids

Crash Course Kids - YouTube

Explore the incredible world of science!

People and Our World

People and Our World

Coming Together: The ABC’s of Racial Literacy  

Racial Justice | Sesame Street in Communities

Build the skills needed to identify and respond to racism – stand up, stand tall, stand together.


Kiddynomics: An Economics Curriculum for Young Learners | Education | St. Louis Fed (

Lessons designed to introduce young children to the economic way of thinking.

Time for Kids  

TIME for Kids

Unlock a world of exciting stories. Start reading the news!

Learn Something New

Learn Something New

opens in a new windowDuolingo  

Duolingo is the world’s most popular way to learn a language. It’s 100% free, fun and science-based. Practice online on or on the apps! Duolingo ABC (for kids) app is also available.

Khan Academy Kids  

Free, fun educational app for young kids | Khan Academy Kids

Free, fun educational program for children ages two to eight.

PBS LearningMedia for Students   

opens in a new windowStudent Homepage | PBS LearningMedia

What will you explore today?


opens in a new windowWhere the Wonders of Learning Never Cease | Wonderopolis

Intriguing questions—the Wonder of the Day®—and explored in a variety of ways


Lessons Worth Sharing | TED-Ed

Lessons worth sharing.

More Fun and Interesting Things


America’s Test Kitchen Kids  

opens in a new windowRecipes & Cooking Activities for Kids | America's Test Kitchen (

Recipes and cooking activities for kids.

CBC Kids

opens in a new windowPlay Games, Watch Video, Explore | CBC Kids

Explore with games, videos, articles, and quizzes


opens in a new windowGames, Videos, and Books for Kids - Funbrain

Games, videos, and books for Pre-K through 8th grade.

National Geographic Kids  

National Geographic Kids

Animals, games, videos, and more.

Spy Kids  

Spy Kids - Central Intelligence Agency (

Stories, spy dogs, and games.


Typing Club  

Learn Touch Typing Free - TypingClub

Learn to type with games, videos, and typing challenges.



Zoos, Aquariums, Wildlife Webcams


Blank Park Zoo



Omaha Zoo From Home  

Do the Zoo at Home (


Stay Home with Shedd Aquarium  

Stay Home with Shedd Aquarium | Shedd Aquarium