Scholastic Learn At Home (Grades 1-2) - a virtual magazine published weekly with many different activities to watch and do
BookFlix - pairs fiction and non-fiction books and a great tool for reading aloud with your child
TrueFlix - watch, read, and learn cool facts about people, science, and history
Shared eReading - a compilation of digital books with reading prompts and audio for children to follow along with. Teaching plans also included.
Just Books Read Aloud - 1099 children’s books read aloud
Storyline Online - books read aloud by actors
Audible.com - All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet. Includes titles across six different languages!
Chirp Magazine - fun stuff!
The Big List of Children’s Authors Doing Online Read Alouds & Activities - some have scheduled times on various platforms
Lalilo - K-2 literacy program offers comprehensive, adaptive activities - Free through the end of the 2019-2020 school year due to COVID-19
AAA Know (Math) - Grade 1 Math activities
Zorbits - students have their own accounts
Prodigy - students have their own accounts
MashupMath - free printable worksheets (with answer keys)
Youcubed - at home lesson plans / activities (printable) in a variety of areas for families
Greg Tang Math - resources, games, books and challenges
Talk to Our Kids About Money: Home Program - Easy to implement activity plans to guide discussions and activities for kids aged 5-18+, available in English and French
Art For Kids Hub - all kinds of art lessons, including how to draw, painting and origami for kids
Virtual Tours of Art Museums Around The World - family fun!
LUNCH DOODLES with Mo Willems! Mo Willems invites YOU into his studio every day for his LUNCH DOODLE. Learners worldwide can draw, doodle and explore new ways of writing by visiting Mo’s studio virtually once a day for the next few weeks. Grab some paper and pencils, pens, or crayons and join Mo to explore ways of writing and making together.
Milwaukee With Kids - 14 Fun experiments to try at home
Mystery Science - A starter list of K-5 science lessons that are easy to do at home is now free; no sign-up or log-in required.
Let’s Talk Science - videos, hands-on activities and more
Little Green Thumbs - download story books and activities
Agriculture in the Classroom - The Farm Tours section has different farm videos. You get to see how a real farm operates (cranberries, honey bees, technology in agriculture and much more!).
Journey 2050 takes students on a virtual farm simulation that explores world food sustainability.
ScienceFlix - offers parents hands-on projects, activities, videos, and more
NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR (and beyond!)
KidZone Geography - information and various activities about NL
Britannica Kids - information and images
Google Earth - explore our province, the Atlantic region, Canada, North America and the world!
Calm - meditations, sleep stories, music and more
OTHER / GENERAL INTEREST
Edmentum Worksheet bundle - PDF document with reading, literacy, and math for Grade 1
BrainPOP Jr. - free access for families to sign up. Includes educational videos in multiple subject areas with short quizzes
Wonderopolis - an informational site that helps kids ask and answer interesting questions about the world. Every day, a new "Wonder of the Day" question is posted - designed to get kids to think, talk, and find learning moments together in everyday life
*Parents here is a very helpful video that highlights some features: https://www.wonderopolis.org/about
Seulement Livres en Français - 226 French books read aloud
Editions Aquila - To start reading and listening, click on LOGIN, Username: aquilafrench. Password: Mike845! Scroll down and click the VIEW button beside the book you want to read.
Tumblebooks - books in both languages (just change the language option at the top of the screen)
For French Immersion - a variety of free (teacher) resources
Tidou: (Free online games site for children from 2 to 10 years old, the games are classified by age and by category)
Momes: (Includes a wide variety of artistic activities (artistic creations, nursery rhymes, recipes), stories, games and a learning section with various discovery files)
Coding / Maker Education
Brilliant Labs - Daily Make-At-Home and an Outdoor or Digital Learning Skill Challenges at 11:30 am and 2:30 pm. There is a Show and Tell Project Sharing at 4:30 pm. 3:00PM SHOW & TELL
Kids Code Jeunesse - a Canadian not for profit organization which helps children have an opportunity to learn computational thinking through code
Scratch Jr. - free for iPads and Android tablets and engages younger learners in creative storytelling and numeracy
Scratch - a variety of resources to support learners: from beginner tutorials to starter projects to downloadable Scratch Coding Cards
Code.org - popular tutorials, courses and videos to get coding for free. You should create an account to keep track of your learning.
Chrome Music Lab - a website that makes learning music more accessible through fun, hands-on experiments
Typing.com - a keyboarding tutorial program
Micro:bit - you can learn to code a micro:bit with and without the device (watch it virtually)
Makey Makey - device needed
MakerStations: PDF file with ideas