7 Family-Friendly Literacy Activities to Empower Families as Readers

ABC Mouse

Try Free for 30 Days

ABCya

pre-k - 6th grade/ games by grade and subject

ADULT BASIC EDUCATION DISTANCE LEARNING RESOURCE SITE

ADULT BASIC EDUCATION DISTANCE LEARNING RESOURCE SITE

AMP Kids Resources for At-Home Learning

AT&T

Families must participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Alison

Amazing Educational Resources

Amazon - Free Programs

Andrea Brown Literary Agency, Inc.

List of Publishers official permissions and processes for posting live and recorded read-aloud videos and sound files

Anythink Learning and entertainment resources accessible from home

Arcademics

Art at Home

Art at Home

At Home with Kwame Alexander

Atlantic White Shark Conservancy

Audible

Author Permissions

List of authors, illustrators, publishers, and more, who have given permission to share/record materials

Author Permissions

List of authors, illustrators, publishers, and more, who have given permission to share/record materials

Authors Everywhere!

Better Money Habits

Info related to credit/ debt/ taxes/ etc (permanent)

Block Rock Home Learning Resource Library

Discover over 100 activities to support learning from home.

Boddle Learning

Booklist

Books by the Bushel

Booksource Banter Blog

Brainpop

Lessons, quizzes, games (temp free access)

BreakOutEdu

free online escape rooms

Brightly (@ReadBrightly)

British Library

Explore centuries of stories, poems and illustrations. For children, teachers and book-lovers of all ages. (Permanent)

Broadway Plays & Musicals

CBS

Calendar of Virtual Field Trips

Calendar of Virtual Field Trips

Care in Uncertain Times Syllabus

Center for Parent Information and Resources

Parent resources for students with disabilities - permanent

Charter

Charter will offer free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription and at any service level up to 100 Mbps. To enroll call 1-844-488-8395. Installation fees will be waived for new student households.

Children's Book Council At Home Resources

Children's Book Council At Home Resources

Children's Book Council At Home Resources

Children's Book Week

May 4-10

Children's Book Week

May 4-10

Children's Book Week

May 4-10

Children's Book Week (2019)

Children's Book Week (2020)

Cincinatti Zoo

Facebook live "safari" a 3pm daily (temp)

Circletime

Use code "homefun1" for (temp) free registration for ages 0-6/ live or pre-recorded classes

Classical Concerts & Events

Cognitive ToyBox

Daily activities for 0-8

Compact for Reading

K-3 activities (permanent)

Cool Math 4 Kids

Math Games

Coronavirus Resources (American Heart Assoication)

Course Buffet

Coursera

Free degrees, certificates, Specializations, & MOOCs in data science, computer science, business, and more

Create with Code

Dav Pilkey at Home

Day by Day (Dia Por Dia)

Day by Day SC

Family Literacy Calendar

Didax

Math activities k-6?

Disaster Loan Assistance - US Small business admin

For small businesses/ small nonprofits facing financial hardship/ loans are also avail

Distance Learning Essentials

Distance Learning Essentials

Dolly Parton - Imagination Library

Bedtime stories on Mondays at 7 PM (temp)

Draw Every Day with JJK

Duolingo

Foreign Language (permanent)

E-learning for Kids

k-6

EBSCO Resources to Support Distance Learning

EBSCO Resources to Support Distance Learning

EBSCO Resources to Support Distance Learning

EVERFI

Supplemental lessons in finance, SEL, Helath, College/ career readiness

EdHelper

Worksheets (pre-k - high school)

Educational Websites

English for Everyone

Reading Comprehension Worksheets (permanent)

Every Child a Reader

Creates and supports programs that strive to make the reading and enjoyment of children’s books an essential part of daily life and a lifelong joy by providing free resources to all educators and parents to share with children and teens (Permanent)

Explore Learning

Grades 3-12

Fabulingua

Facebook Small Business Grants

Family Financial Education Foundation

Credit counseling/ financial literacy

Food Insecurity Resources

Courtesy of Eat Smart Move More SC

Fun 4 the Brain

Math, science, english, facts

Funbrain

GFC Global

Tutorials for learning (ie: how to use google drive) (permanent)

Gale RESOURCES TO SUPPORT LIBRARIES AND EDUCATORS IMPACTED BY COVID-19

Gale RESOURCES TO SUPPORT LIBRARIES AND EDUCATORS IMPACTED BY COVID-19

Gale RESOURCES TO SUPPORT LIBRARIES AND EDUCATORS IMPACTED BY COVID-19

Genius of Play: Learning At-Home Resources While Social Distancing

Genius of Play: Learning At-Home Resources While Social Distancing

Goodwill Community Foundation

Gumdrop Books Distance Learning Solutions

Gumdrop Books Distance Learning Solutions

Gumdrop Books Distance Learning Solutions

Harry Potter at Home

Headsprout

Highlights Kids

Holiday House

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Videos/ activities for k-12

How District Administrators & Literacy Coaches Can Support Teachers Right Now

How District Administrators & Literacy Coaches Can Support Teachers Right Now

ISP - COVID-19 Offer Updates

Illuminations

Math games

Internet Archive

Into the Book

Elementary / reading comp

Junior Library Guild

Khan Academy

Kidlit TV

Read-alouds/ crafts and activities/ radio/ shows

Lailo

K-2 literacy program, with a strong focus on phonics and comprehension.

Learn Everywhere

All grades

Learn Spanish for Kids

LearnZillion

LearnZillion

Let's Keep Reading!

Literactive

Free registration (permanent)

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems

MacKids Resources

MacKids Teacher Guides

MacKids Teacher Guides

Mackin

Free until 9/30 or 12/31

Mackin

Free until 9/30 or 12/31

Mackin

Free until 9/30 or 12/31

Makers Empire

3D design/ resources for parents for home learning

Math Game Time

Museum Exhibits

Musical Explorers

Mystery Science

k-5 science videos (temp)

National Center on Improving Literacy

Parent resources to facilitate reading/ skill checklist with resources (permanent)

National Emergency Library

Must sign up (free)

National Geographic Kids

No Red Ink

Writing/ grammar (permanent)

Open Culture

PBS Kids

PBS Learning Media

Parent Support for Online Learning

Faceook group offering support/ resources for parents

Penguin Classroom

Penguin Random House Audio

K-12 Audiobooks (free through 4/30)

People's History Podcasts for Young People

People's History Podcasts for Young People

Pitco

Free Stem Resources Always

Publishers Lunch

Random House Children's Penguin Children's and Parents Magazine

Daily virtual storytime (mondays @3pm)/ reading tips/ book lists/ printables/ videos

Read Alouds and More

Read Alouds and More

Read Alouds and More

Reading Horizons

Reading Horizons

Reading is Fundamental

Activities, puzzles, resources to support reading (permanent) and 30 day free skybrary (temp)

Reference: Publisher Permissions for Online Read-Alouds and Storytime

List of Publishers official permissions and processes for posting live and recorded read-aloud videos and sound files

Resources for Libraries from Publishers and Other Entities

Resources on Copyright & Emergency Remote Teaching & Research

Resources/activities made available free during COVID19

SC Code

SC Education Oversight Committee

SC Friendly Standards

Family-friendly guides to SC Academic Standards (K-12)

SC Humanities

SC Humanities

SC State Parks Scavenger Hunt

SCCCL Resources for Parents and Teachers

SCCCL Resources for Parents and Teachers

SCCCL Resources for Parents and Teachers

SCETV

SCRIBD

Magazines, books, audiobooks, documents (30 day free trial no credit card)

STEM from the Start

Free registration/ STEM actvities and videos

Save with stories (@savewithstories)

Instagram & Facebook - Celebrity story time

Saylor Academy

Scholastic

Science Kids

Sesame Street

Ebooks free through 4/30, activities, videos

Seussville

Skype a Scientist

Q&A with a scientist

Smithsonian Learning Lab

SplashLearn

k-5/ uses common core/ personalized learning plan

Starfall

k-3 reading games (encouraged with ESL asd special education learning)

Story Monsters at Home

For authors and publishers to contribute their own free or next to free activities, book downloads, and more to help engage students and supplement distance learning plans.

Story Ship Podcast

Stories written by kids and told by kids

Storyberries

Free fairy tales, bedtime stories, and poems for kids

Storyline Online

Storytime from Space

Study Island

ELA, Math, and Science (1 year of free registration with code " EdmentumSupport2020"

Switch Zoo

puzzles/ games/ tour

TED Talks

TIME for Kids

k-6 (temp)

TedED

Videos for students and parents

The One SC Fund

Address gaps in response to COVID

Tinkergarten

Outside activities 0-8

Turtle Diary

Twinkl

Enter the following offer code: USATWINKLHELPS for a free 1 month all-access memberhsip (This code will only work for new memberships)

Twinkl

Enter the following offer code: USATWINKLHELPS for a free 1 month all-access memberhsip (This code will only work for new memberships)

Typing Club

Typing skills

UWP - 211

COVID-19 impact survey to be in the loop about needed resources

Unite for Literacy

Audiobooks (early education)

VMath

Free math resource through July 31st

Verizon Small Business and Recovery Fund

Also has weekly social media posts where they encourage large businesses to pay it forward **Must register to be contacted when next round opens

Virtual Copyright Office Hours

Virtual School Activities

Virtual School Activities

Vooks

Free First Year

Vooks

Free First Year

World Book Online

Through 4/30

YMCA Health & Fitness Videos

YMCA Health & Fitness Videos

edX

Access 2000 free online courses from 140 leading institutions worldwide. Gain new skills and earn a certificate of completion.