1.) Resources for Schools Closed Due to Coronavirus

1.) Resources for Schools Closed Due to Coronavirus

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Want to Help During the Coronavirus Outbreak? Donate Blood - Donations are in Desperate Need! Officials Say it is Safe to Go Donate Blood

Want to Help Healthcare Workers During the Coronavirus? They are Requesting Sewn Face Masks -Here! and Nurses All Over Are Asking People to Sew Masks: You Can Help: -Here!

JOANN Stores are Handing Out Free Fabric Supplies at Curbside to Anyone Sewing Face Masks at Home. Find Out More -Here!

Italian Volunteers 3D Print Expensive Life-Saving Coronavirus Equipment for around $1.00 -Here!

'A Worldwide Hackathon:' Hospitals Turn to Crowdsourcing and 3D Printing Amid Equipment Shortages -Here!

Historian Suggests Keeping a Record of Life During Pandemic "Write it Down" -Here!

How to Help Librarians and Archivists from Your Living Room - Decipher Handwriting, Tag Images and more -Here!

Combat COVID-19 Related Misinformation - Free Webinar from Every Library Institute -Here!

Educator Compiles Resources for Non-English Speakers on COVID-19 -Here!

Virtual Field Trips with NASA - NASA Glenn Research Center's Facilities Virtual Trips Are -Here!

Coronavirus Shutdowns have Unintended Climate Benefits: Clearner Air, Clearer Water - Read About It -Here!

The Finkelstein Memorial Library Compiled an Awesome List of Resources and Ideas to Try While Stuck at Home -Here!

DC Launches At-Home Spring and Summer Camp Activities for Kids of ALL Ages! -Here!

Download Coloring Pages from Over 100 Museums-Here!

Over 100 Museums Invite You to "Color Their Collections" with Free Adult Coloring Books -Here!

Download 400+ Pages of Free Printable Worksheets for Kindergarten -Here!

Diary Farmer Offers Fun Facebook Education Series for Kids -Here!

Body Coach, Joe Wicks to Run Live PE Lessons for Children to Keep them Fit During School Closures -Here!

Another Read on Joe Wicks - The Nation's PE Teacher -Here!

Nike Offers Workout App for Free as COVID-19 Keeps People Indoors -Here!

15 Free Fun Virtual Workouts to Get Your Exercise in While You Are at Home -Here!

Fender is Offering Three Months of Free Guitar Lessons So You Can Learn in Lockdown -Here!

Debbie Allen will Teach Free Dance Class on Instagram -Here!

Tituss Burgess and More Will Teach Online Courses for Kids and Teens - Brodway Performers Will Host Virtual Donation Based Courses. Read More -Here!

Free Mindfulness Class for Kids! Live Online Tues, WEds & Thurs 10am PDT/1pm EDT -Here!

Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone - A Cosmic Kids Yoga Adventure!

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Astro Academy with Mrs. Roberts at New Vienna Elementary School Here in Ohio - Short and Long Vowels Video

 

Rochester Public Library Starts "Bear Hunt" Read About it -Here!

Prodigy is Always Free - Easily Motivate 1st to 8th Grade Students to Learn and Practice Math -Here!

Online Story Time & Coronavirus: It's Fair Use, Folks via Programming Librarian (A Website of the American Library Association Public Programs Office) -Here!

Read Kyle K. Courtney's Take on Covid-19 and Library Superpowers (Fair Use and Exigent Circumstances) (Kyle K. Courtney is a Lawyer, Librarian, Copyright Academic and More) -Here!

Publishers Adapt Policies to Help Educators - Great Article by School Library Journal -Here!

Author Permissions - Book Reading Recordings (Note There is Several Tabs for Other Resources too) -Here!

ABDO Publishing is offering Free Distance Learning Resources Thru June 2020 -Here!

Adobe is Giving Students Free Home Creative Cloud Access - Here is How to Get It -Here!

Macmillan Content Use Guidelines for Teachers, Librarians, and Parents: With many schools around the country closed, and more closing daily, Macmillan wants to support teachers, librarians and parents as they work to keep their students and children engaged with reading and learning via virtual classrooms and other forms of remote learning. Learn more -Here!

Major Publishers Take Down Paywalls for Coronovirus Coverage via AdWeek -Here!

J.K. Rowling Drops Licensing Fees so Teachers Can Read Harry Potter Books to Students Online -Here!

Happening Now: The Harry Potter Alliance is Hosting a Virtual Con through April 4th -Here!

Sydney Krawiec, Youth Services Librarian at Peters Township Public Library in PA Created a Hogwarts Digital Escape Room -Here!

Step-by-Step Directions on How to Create a Digital Escape Room


 

Dog Man Digital Escape Room -Here!

Authors Launch Digital Children's Book Festival -Here!

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems! Free Video Series: -Here!

Author Mac Barnett Reads Billy Twitters and His Blue Whale Problem: -Here!

Actors are Reading Sonnets to us Online to Soothe Our Isolation Anxieties -Here!

At Home with Kwame Alexander Offers Free Writing, Reading and Learning Resources for Students (and Their Teachers) -Here!

Language Learning with Netflix. Learn More -Here!

150+ Educational Shows on Netflix -Here!

Cambridge University Press Makes over 700 Textbooks Free to Access on Cambridge Core -Here!

Enter an Entire Archive of 6,000 Historical Children's Books, All Digitized and Free to Read Online -Here!

Announcing a National Emergency Library to Provide Digitized Books to Students and the Public. Read About It -Here!

Audible Made Hundreds of Titles Completely Free to Help during the Coronavirus Crisis. -Here!

EPIC - Free Remote Student Access to Over 40,000 Books -Here!

Amazon Prime Makes All Kids Shows Free to Stream - NO Membership Required. Read About It: -Here!

Open-Access for JSTOR Database - Now Accessible to the Public - Over 6,000 ebooks and over 150 Journals - ALL Accessible Without the Need for an online login -Here!

American Archive of Public Broadcasting has Tons of Historic Programs and Radio to Watch and Listen to -Here!

Christmas in March (and Beyond?) Hallmark Channel Schedules Christmas Movie Marathon During Self-Quarantine -Here!

Broadway HD is Letting You Watch Your Favorite Musicals for Free - For a Limited Time -Here!

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati has a Listing of It's Online Performances, Clips and Whatnot -Here!

Disney Parks Release Performances on YouTube to Help Families Stuck At Home - Read More -Here!

Disney Movie Activity Links for Your Favorite Disney Movies - Google Document -Here!

Speaking of Disney - Take a Virtual Ride at the Beloved Amusement Park (Yes, Virtual Rides) -Here!

How to Plan a Virtual Disney Park Day -Here!

ABC Mouse is Giving Free Access to its Learning Software to Kids Affected by School Closures -Here!

Free Digital Subscription to Ranger Rick! -Here!

Free, Easy Science for Remote Learning. Courtesy of Mystery Science -Here!

Sign Up to Receive a Video Every Week that Inspires Your Kids to Ask Questions from Mystery Doug with Mystery Science -Here!

100 Best Websites for Science Teachers Can Be Found -Here!

10 University Art Classes You Can Take For Free Online -Here!

12 Fun Art Classes Your Kids Can Take for Free From the Comfort Of Your Home -Here!

Livestreamed Concerts to Watch During Social Distancing -Here!

More "Quarantine Concerts" to Catch Online -Here!

Enjoy Art from Your Couch! Google Document with links to Art Contests, Museums, Art Games, Digital Art and More! -Here!

LivBits has a List of Live Events from webcasts and sing-alongs to FB Live Author Visits -Here!

Read the World Has a Curation of Resources for the Classroom -Here!

A Listing of High-quality Sites and Apps that are Supporting School Closures with Free Resources -Here!

Over 450 Manga Volumes Released Online for Free Via Nobelle Borines with EpicStream. These are the Volumes and Websites Where Available:
● Weekly Shonen Jump (Shonen Jump +)
● Weekly Shonen Sunday (Sunday Webly)
● Kokoro Comic, Kokoro Ichiban (Kokoro Online)
● Betsu Comi, Sho-Comi, Cheese!, Ciao Deluxe, Petit Comic, Monthly Flowers (Shogakukan e-Comic Store)
● Ribbon, Bessatsu Margaret, Koko Hana, The Margaret (Margaret Bookstore)
● Weekly Shonen Champion (Manga Cross)
● Hana to Yume, The Hana to Yume Shin, LaLa, LaLaDX

 

The Center For Puppetry Arts is Digitally Open and Streaming Puppet Shows, Museum Tours and Workshops for FREE from the Comfort of Your Home -Here!

Kids Discover is offering FREE Individual Classroom Teacher Access for 3 Months as well as District Access. Learn more -Here!

Need Free WIFI? Most Libraries Offer Internet in Their Parking Lots. Read About It -Here!

American Library Assocation Recommends Libraries Leave WiFi Open During Closures. Read About It: -Here!

FCC Clears Schools, Libraries to Offer E-Rate Supported Wi-Fi to Public -Here!

Spectrum is Offering Households with K-12 Students Free Internet for 60 Days -Here!

Charter (Parent Company to Spectrum) is Offering Households with K-12 Students Free Internet for 60 Days Also -Here!

More Free & Low Cost Internet from Digital Inclusion -Here!

1000+ Free Disney Coloring Pages -Here!

2020 Social Distancing Online Videos and Live Classes for Kids - Google Document -Here!

Free Virtual Science Lessons with Michigan Science Center -Here!

Chef Gucci Osteria's Massimo Bottura is Offering Free Virtual Cooking Classes on Instagram -Here!

More Free Digital Cooking Classes for Kids Every Week Day -Here!

Adorable Italian Nonna Offers Virtual Pasta-making Classes From Her Gorgeous Home Outside of Rome -Here!

Discovery Education's Comprehensive Response to the Coronavirus Outbreak -Here!

Google for Education has Distance Learning Resources for those Schools Affected by COVID-19 -Here!

Check Out Walking Classroom Podcasts for Learning at Home - Free - Lesson Plans Included -Here!

Best Learning Games for Kids: Boost Their Executive Functioning Skills -Here!

8 Great Board Games Available as Apps -Here!

Join the Largest Boardgame Table in the World - No Download Necessary - Play Directly from your Web Browser -Here!

What's in Hand Sanitizer? Find Out with Ingredients with George Zaidan

 

School Choir "Stages Direct Assault on Human Heart by Performing Canceled Concered Remotely


 

 

Zoo Atlanta Panda Cam


 

 

California Academy of Sciences Penguin Cam


 

 

Monterey Bay Aquarium Jelly Cam


 

 

Seattle Aquarium Sea Otter Cam


 

 

Cornell Lab Bird FeederWatch Cam


 

 

RoyalCam Live Albatross Cam


 

 

Raptor Resource Project Decorah Eagles


 

 

Bear Watching Transylvania Live Animal Cam


 

 

GRACE Gorilla Forest Corridor Cam


 

 

Africam Nkhoro Bush Lodge


 

 

Aquarium of the Pacific Shark Lagoon Cam


 

 

Polar Bears International Cape West Camera


 

 

Boulder County Osprey Cam


 

 

Bella Hummingbird Nest


 

 

Honey Bee Hive


 

 

Nonsuch Expeditions Live Endangered Bermuda Cahows

 

 

Trevor Zoo Red Pandas

 

 

Animal Adventure Park Giraffe Yard Cam

 

 

Mpala Live African Watering Hole

 

Big Cat Rescue Tiger Lake

 

St. Augustine Alligator Farm Beach Swamp Cam

 

Lubee Bat Conservatory Mixed Species Flying Fox Cam

 

Orcalab Rubbing Beach

 

Audubon Puffin Loafing Lodge

 

Brooks Falls Katmai National Park

 

Virtual Farm Tours While You Are Stuck at Home!
Kids aged 4-9 should tour Dutch Hollow Farm:


 

 

Kids aged 10-13 should tour Will-O-Crest Farm:


 

 

High School Kids should tour JoBo Holsteins Farm:





 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 





 

 

 

 

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