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Join Peter Wohlleben, New York Times bestselling author of The Hidden Trees, for a guided Walk in the Forest! (Greystone Kids’ Facebook Live / Wed. 5/27 @ 1pm EST)

Join Peter Wohlleben, the New York Times bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees, for a guided walk in the forest and Q&A on Facebook Live!
Head over to Greystone Kids’ Facebook page on:
Wednesday, May 27th at 1pm EST. Note: this special event is designed for kids, but any fellow tree lovers are welcome to take part in the forest fun! Read more >

HARRY POTTER AT HOME: Listen to Daniel Radcliffe, Stephen Fry, David Beckham and more read the Sorcerer’s Stone!

Get ready to experience the Sorcerer’s Stone like never before…
Over the coming weeks, you’ll get to watch videos of famous fans and friends of the Wizarding World, including Stephen Fry, David Beckham, plus many more, reading the 17 chapters of the first Harry Potter book from their homes. Who better to get things started than the incredible Daniel Radcliffe reading Chapter One: ‘The Boy Who Lived’. Get comfy and settle in – it’s time to join Harry on his first adventure. Read more >

Dav Pilkey at Home: Every Friday at 8am EST

A collaboration between the “Dog Man” and “Captain Underpants” author and the Library of Congress (LOC), offers free activities, including how-to-draw demonstrations, read-alouds, and resources from the LOC’s collections. Dav Pilkey at Home can be found on Twitter (@LibraryCongress and @scholastic), Facebook (facebook.com/libraryofcongress and facebook.com/scholastic), the Library of Congress website (loc.gov/engage), and on the Dav Pilkey at Home and Learn at Home pages on the Scholastic site (scholastic.com/davpilkeyathome and scholastic.com/learnathome). Read more >

Draw every day at 2 PM EST with Jarret Krosoczka!

“Every weekday at 2pm ET for at least the next few weeks, I’ll host free webcasts for you and your kiddos.” Watch the YouTube channel for New York Times-bestselling author and illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka. Everything from the Punk Farm picture books to the Lunch Lady graphic novels. Read more >

Good Night with Dolly Parton: Every Thursday at 7:00pm

The legendary country singer founded Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, a program that sends books to kids from birth until they start school, in 1990. Now she will be tapping those titles for a weekly read-aloud video series on Thursdays at 7 p.m. Storytimes that will be found on the Imagination Library’s social media channels on Twitter, on Instagram, and Facebook. Read more >

HarperKids Storytime Read Alouds on YouTube & Instagram Live fun – NEW CONTENT EVERYDAY AT 12 PM EST

We’re HarperCollins Children’s Books and we’re all about stories that young minds never forget. Whether for preschooler, tweens or teens, we’re home to the likes of Shel Silverstein, C.S. Lewis, Maurice Sendak, Beverly Cleary, Neil Gaiman, The Berenstain Bears, Fancy Nancy, Divergent series, The Selection series, Red Queen series and many more. Subscribe to HarperKids for a glimpse inside pages of your child’s next read by way of book trailers, author interviews, and original content. Read more >

[A Miss Nicole favorite!] Steve Spangler Science LIVE! 50 Experiments for 50 Days…

The Steve Spangler Science team (a Miss Nicole fave!) will be sharing “50 experiments for 50 days”, starting on Monday, March 23, 2020 @ 12:00 pm ET. Steve will go Live on his Facebook page @SteveSpangler on Mondays each week to announce that week’s experiments. The experiments will then be released daily on Steve’s Facebook Page and Instagram Page (@SpanglerScience) so that you and your kids can follow along. Read more >

STEM speaker videos available from USA Science & Engineering Festival

With many schools closed and kids learning from home, we want to assist parents and teachers working hard to educate students across the country with our FREE video library featuring engaging presentations from some of the most innovative minds in STEM. We will be providing weekly themed videos, but you may access the full video library of X-STEM speakers. [For Middle School and High School students.] Read more >

Audible Audiobooks from Amazon are temporarily free!

For as long as schools are closed, we’re open. Starting today, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet. Explore the collection, select a title and start listening. It’s that easy. Read more >

PUBLISHER ONLINE RESOURCES (compilation from The Children’s Book Council)

Looking for fun and educational resources, activities, discussion guides, teacher guides and more to share with children of all ages?
From fiction to non-fiction, STEM books to graphic novels, book publishers have created a wealth of content to support educators, librarians, booksellers, parents, and caregivers. Compiled here are links to various publishers websites where you can find these free resources. Read more >

FREE Disney Virtual Rides

SO MANY RIDES TO CHOOSE FROM! The Seas with Nemo & Friends at Epcot; Space Mountain at Magic Kingdom; Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway at Disney’s Hollywood Studios; Peter Pan’s Flight at Magic Kingdom; Pirates of the Caribbean at Magic Kingdom; Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin at Magic Kingdom; Frozen Ever After at Epcot; The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Undersea Adventure at Magic Kingdom; It’s A Small World at Magic Kingdom; Slinky Dog Dash at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Read more >

Storyline Online

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, James Earl Jones, Betty White and dozens more. Read more >

Junior Library Guild (JLG) – Free Access to Online Reading Platform!

With JLG Gold Standard eBooks for Elementary, Middle School and High School students, JLG Digital gives you and your readers unlimited access to read books online from any device. Now with no passwords necessary, it’s even easier for your students to log on and get reading in no time. There is no limit to the number of users who can access the books, so home-bound students can click to their hearts’ content! Titles enter and exit the digital stream regularly, so there are always new picks available! Read more >

SCHOLASTIC Learn at Home: Day by Day

Even when schools are closed, you can keep the learning going with these special cross-curricular journeys. Every day includes four separate learning experiences, each built around a thrilling, meaningful story or video. Kids can do them on their own, with their families, or with their teachers. Just find your grade level and let the learning begin! -The Editors of Scholastic Classroom Magazines Read more >

Free Coding Tutorials from Happy Code Club

To help with families who are looking for additional activities for their students, we would like to offer some free coding tutorials that students can easily do at home. We will release a new tutorial video each week so students can have fun learning coding without having to register for a scheduled class. We hope that by connecting families to free resources from a local business, we can all help support our communities and get through this together. Read more >

Virtual Tours Around the World!

Virtually tour museums and cities AROUND THE WORLD! Every want to visit Seoul, Korea or see the British Museum in London? How about live feeds from the Mars Rover? This is a GREAT page of amazing virtual tours curated by Bound to Stay Bound Bookstore. Read more >

Variety of At-Home Resources from Bound to Stay Bound Bookstore

Educational Resources for at home learning. Bound to Stay Bound wants you to know that during these unprecedented school closures, we are here to support educators, parents, students, and our community in any way we can. Librarians and teachers are experiencing the challenging task of converting resources to adapt to remote learning situations, and we would like to assist in making this transition easier. Our resources specialist team has worked diligently to compile a list of academic resources for students while they learn from home.
Please use this site in any way you find helpful and share anywhere you see fit. New information will be added daily. Read more >