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Coronovirus: Homebound Activities

Many library vendors, companies, educational groups and even individuals have stepped up during this crisis to provide everyone with free access to their material. This folder will hold an compilation of links to websites and programs that are available to you and your children throughout this time while we are all stuck at home. Some are educational and some are just fun, so please, take a moment to click a few and see where they take you! We will be adding more day-to-day, so check back often.
  • Audible

    The world's largest collection of audiobooks. Now, kids of all ages can stream hundreds of free audiobooks across 6 different languages. Totally free. No sign-ups. No personal information required. No strings attached.

  • Club Scikidz

    Daily free science or cooking experiments to do at home.

  • Rainy Day Craft Ideas

    Rainy day crafts for kids, and some fun activities. Keep the gloom away with these fun crafts to keep your kids busy when they have to stay indoors.

  • 5 Minute Science Experiments for Kids

    Watch water travel, learn to make a geometric bubble, watch a plant grow toward the sunlight and see raisins dance. These five minute science experiments for kids create memories and lessons for both parent and child!

  • Homeschool Hideout


  • 3 Weeks of Maker Stations

    Maker Stations provide targeted design thinking challenges for elementary students, emphasizing skills in engineering, art, technology, science, math and music. Make a board game, a vehicle that actually rolls, a bridge that can hold pennies, and many more!

  • YMCA Health & Fitness Videos

    Free health and fitness videos.

  • Activity Village

    Free packs of printable activities that will help keep kids busy and engaged. Obviously we can't replace our wonderful teachers, and these resources are "fun" rather than educational, but perhaps we can offer some inspiration and distraction, and take the pressure off just a little!

  • Daily Livestream Doodle

    Kids’ author Mo Willems is here to make your weekdays a little better for a while: Starting March 16th, he’ll release a new “Lunch Doodle” video each weekday at 1 PM.

  • Kids Workout

    25 minute exercise routine program for kids and adults.

  • Beanstalk

    Interactive kids classes to experience from home. Free for the duration of the Covid 19 threat. Ages 1.5-6

  • Actor-read Storytime

    Actor Josh Gad Is Reading Books to Kids Online Every Night During Coronavirus Quarantines

  • Virtual Field Trips

    Over 30 virtual field trips (with links) to zoos. museums, national parks and more!


    Where every person counts in the 2020 census, no matter how small. Great coloring pages and activities.

  • Classroom Cereal

    Grammar practice in free, printable short stories.