Scholastic Learn At Home (Grades 3-5) - 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!
OWL Kids - fun stuff!
The Big List of Children’s Authors Doing Online Read Alouds & Activities - some are scheduled times on various platforms
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!
Milwaukee With Kids - 14 Fun experiments to try at home
Mystery Science - popular science lessons for anyone to use for free - no account or login needed
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
PowerKnowledge: Life Science - from animals to survival and adaptation
PowerKnowledge: Earth/Space Science - from earth cycles to weather and climate
PowerKnowledge: Physical Science - from atoms and molecules to temperature and measurement
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 5th grade workbook - reading, literacy, and math
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