The Norfolk Public Library will be closed starting Monday March 16th until further notice

Resources available for free while schools are closed organized into two groups: Ages 0-5 and Grades K-6 

Learning and Activity Resources for Early Childhood ages 0-5

Norfolk Public Library Story Time Links

3/25 Pajama Story Time with Miss Meghan

3/26 Multiage Story Time with Miss Courtney

3/30 Baby and Toddler Story Time with Miss Meghan

4/1 Pajama Story Time with Miss Meghan

4/2 Multiage Story Time with Miss Courtney

 

Learning Resources

Read Me First!

Gale

https://www.galepages.com/mlin_s_norfolk

Browse by age group and find great information on history, science, people, places, animals…everything!

More Gale Links:

Science of Bubbles:

https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/A600162723/ITKE?u= mlin_s_norfolk&sid=ITKE&xid=61516f20

All About Butterflies:

https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/SGIJZG454869362/ITKE?u= mlin_s_norfolk&sid=ITKE&xid=2ae3a42e

All About Scorpions:

https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/QIQTXB979382350/ITKE?u= mlin_s_norfolk&sid=ITKE&xid=c2c06aa5

All About Snakes:

https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/LILTVJ390456536/ITKE?u= mlin_s_norfolk&sid=ITKE&xid=cb324123

Animals in Space

https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/OMPNNS004058608/ITKE?u= mlin_s_norfolk&sid=ITKE&xid=82fc4cfa

Pop Rock Reactions:

https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/A601325170/ITKE?u= mlin_s_norfolk&sid=ITKE&xid=7fc09e61

Improve Your Drawing Skills:

https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/A55653965/ITKE?u= mlin_s_norfolk&sid=ITKE&xid=493ad7f8

 

123Homeschool4Me

https://www.123homeschool4me.com/home-school-free-printables/

Free worksheets and activities for all grades. Also provides links with more information about homeschooling.

 

Adventure 2 Learning

https://app.adventure2learning.com/account/register?plan=Monthly

Lesson plans, resources, and more

Create an account, choose the ‘monthly’ option, and input code LEARN60 for free 2 months

 

Virtual Museum Tours

https://adventuresinfamilyhood.com/20-virtual-field-trips-to-take-with-your-kids.html?fbclid=IwAR1jNUrI1FthVYR9Slu64gbuviEIE6QVxxoim8TdwnkbuETsMjrUyLeMIpM

 

Miss Humblebee’s Academy

https://infotrac.gale.com/itweb/c19micro3?id=open&db=MHA

 An interactive kindergarten-readiness program that introduces children ages three to six to key concepts in math, science, social studies, language and literacy, art, and music. It’s as challenging as it is fun!

All Kids Network

https://www.allkidsnetwork.com/

Free educational resources, worksheets, writing prompts, themed coloring pages, craft and snack ideas for parents, teachers & caregivers.

 

Bedtime Math

http://bedtimemath.org/

Bedtime Math is a national nonprofit that ignites kids’ curiosity and learning by unleashing the fun in math. It offers playful online math problems for parents to do with their kids every day, as well as lively hands-on games. 

 

Beanstalk

https://beanstalk.co/

interactive educational pre-school children’s content company

 

Lakeshore Learning

https://www.lakeshorelearning.com/resources/free-resources?utm_content=B_A_FreeResources&utm_campaign=20200220_1689045_RetailWebSplit&utm_medium=email&utm_source=sf&sfid=Aafh6m8l6TE%3d&sfmc_j=1291&sfmc_s=3350244&sfmc_l=23&sfmc_jb=1162&sfmc_mid=110006712&sfmc_u=80270

Lessons and activities PreK-5th grade

 

Books/Entertainment

 

Activity Village

https://www.activityvillage.co.uk/school-closures

Coloring pages, worksheets, puzzles, etc.

 

Facebook Group: Stuck Inside

https://www.facebook.com/groups/2809868005761916/?hc_location=group

Ideas and Activities for being stuck inside

 

Jbrary

https://jbrary.com/storytime-online/

Great resources for parents to have their own story times!

 

Facebook Group: Mr. Jon and Friends

https://www.facebook.com/MrJonandFriends/?__tn__=K-R&eid=ARA6h1b5F4Hhguz7mzE8xTnuA065ISB2HFYVOjqFXR07zOZQV_NXc_OG9BghAqXGlCF_h9X6uLch6I-6&fref=mentions

Energetic band for families putting up weekday Live Streams and Fun Videos for the next two weeks at 10:30am 

 

 

 

Learning and Activity Resources for Children Grades K-6

Norfolk Public Library Story Time Links

3/25 Pajama Story Time with Miss Meghan

3/26 Multiage Story Time with Miss Courtney

3/30 Baby and Toddler Story Time with Miss Meghan

4/1 Pajama Story Time with Miss Meghan

4/2 Multiage Story Time with Miss Courtney

 

Learning resources

Read Me First!

Gale

https://www.galepages.com/mlin_s_norfolk

Browse by age group and find great information on history, science, people, places, animals…everything!

More Gale Links:

Science of Bubbles:

https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/A600162723/ITKE?u= mlin_s_norfolk&sid=ITKE&xid=61516f20

All About Butterflies:

https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/SGIJZG454869362/ITKE?u= mlin_s_norfolk&sid=ITKE&xid=2ae3a42e

All About Scorpions:

https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/QIQTXB979382350/ITKE?u= mlin_s_norfolk&sid=ITKE&xid=c2c06aa5

All About Snakes:

https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/LILTVJ390456536/ITKE?u= mlin_s_norfolk&sid=ITKE&xid=cb324123

Animals in Space

https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/OMPNNS004058608/ITKE?u= mlin_s_norfolk&sid=ITKE&xid=82fc4cfa

Pop Rock Reactions:

https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/A601325170/ITKE?u= mlin_s_norfolk&sid=ITKE&xid=7fc09e61

Improve Your Drawing Skills:

https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/A55653965/ITKE?u= mlin_s_norfolk&sid=ITKE&xid=493ad7f8

 

123Homeschool4Me

https://www.123homeschool4me.com/home-school-free-printables/

Free worksheets and activities for all grades. Also provides links with more information about homeschooling.

 

Adventure 2 Learning

https://app.adventure2learning.com/account/register?plan=Monthly

Lesson plans, resources, and more

Create an account, choose the ‘monthly’ option, and input code LEARN60 for free 2 months

 

Virtual Museum Tours

https://adventuresinfamilyhood.com/20-virtual-field-trips-to-take-with-your-kids.html?fbclid=IwAR1jNUrI1FthVYR9Slu64gbuviEIE6QVxxoim8TdwnkbuETsMjrUyLeMIpM

 

Miss Humblebee’s Academy

https://infotrac.gale.com/itweb/c19micro3?id=open&db=MHA

 An interactive kindergarten-readiness program that introduces children ages three to six to key concepts in math, science, social studies, language and literacy, art, and music. It’s as challenging as it is fun!

 

Albert

https://www.albert.io/

Online learning grades 5 and up

General content subjects including AP, SAT, ACT, ELA, math, and NGSS

 

American Panorama

https://dsl.richmond.edu/panorama/

Explore visual data of America with maps through the ages

 

Authorfy

https://authorfy.com/

Brings readers and writers closer together through interactive video masterclasses, downloadable activities, and other writing resources

 

All Kids Network

https://www.allkidsnetwork.com/

Free educational resources, worksheets, writing prompts, themed coloring pages, craft and snack ideas for parents, teachers & caregivers.

 

Bedtime Math

http://bedtimemath.org/

Bedtime Math is a national nonprofit that ignites kids’ curiosity and learning by unleashing the fun in math. It offers playful online math problems for parents to do with their kids every day, as well as lively hands-on games. 

 

Lakeshore Learning

https://www.lakeshorelearning.com/resources/free-resources?utm_content=B_A_FreeResources&utm_campaign=20200220_1689045_RetailWebSplit&utm_medium=email&utm_source=sf&sfid=Aafh6m8l6TE%3d&sfmc_j=1291&sfmc_s=3350244&sfmc_l=23&sfmc_jb=1162&sfmc_mid=110006712&sfmc_u=80270

Lessons and activities PreK-5th grade

 

Hour of Code

https://hourofcode.com/us/learn

Tutorials for learning to code for all ages

 

Math Score

http://www.mathscore.com

Individuals that sign up for free home version accounts can master their math facts for free.

 

Big History Project

https://www.bighistoryproject.com/home

Journey through nearly 14 billion years of history in this self-guided, six-hour version of Big History.

 

Discovery K12

http://discoveryk12.com/dk12/

Online homeschool curriculum

 

YouTube Channel: Crash Course Kids

https://www.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids/featured

Dive into Earth Science, Physical Science, Biology, Geography, Engineering, and Astronomy. Great for grades 5 and 6

 

Club SciKidz

http://www.clubscikidzmd.com/blog/

Daily free science or cooking experiment to do at home.

 

Khan Academy

https://www.khanacademy.org/about/blog/post/611770255064350720/remote-learning-with-khan-academy-during-school

Online learned for all ages with livestreams and further resources

 

Better World Ed

https://betterworlded.org/coronavirus-learning-unit/

A Learning Unit about Coronavirus — evolving weekly and even daily

 

Breakout EDU

https://www.breakoutedu.com/funathome

Collections of digital games that students can play at home covering K-8 in all subject areas.

 

Brain Pop

https://go.brainpop.com/COVID19?utm_source=covidhub&utm_medium=hero&utm_campaign=coronavirus&utm_content=free-access

Games and learning activities for K-8 grade

 

Books/Entertainment

Audible

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

Free audiobooks for kids

 

All Kids Network

https://www.allkidsnetwork.com/

Worksheets, craft ideas, coloring pages, etc. K-2

 

Tumblebooks:

K-6 children’s ebook database

https://www.tumblebooklibrary.com/auto_login.aspx?U=tumble735&P=books

K-6 math ebook database

https://www.tumblemath.com/autologin.aspx?U=tumble2020&P=A3b5c6

 

Facebook Group: McHarper Manor

https://www.facebook.com/McHarperManor/?__tn__=K-R&eid=ARDihOe4iPF3jXmUf8-JGpcuGlE25eXoyqp9GgfaFrtS8VJFpHnGcgC4uH3jFi9dFFGTj4jIZXsjQeN_&fref=mentions

Art tutorials and ideas, geared towards upper elementary kids

 

Facebook Group: Ms. Meyer’s Come Draw With Me

https://www.facebook.com/WendyMeyerArt/?__tn__=K-R&eid=ARBWLxaHWQqhBjoJQqYRgsHO3GXdYCahOuOndEsNXvLbJTOKWafHjhq28nOJITI26a8eFaC5OlQ1NEn6&fref=mentions&__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARCz7oQvhSBe5j_r6L1-D5YVZSlSzU1Zz6yMKfwUElbJWb6jrR3w9gtX40jXGM4awDXH3BJqMfSSN8NQaO6stnddNy_p9Ehz397KAtmWh85FXf4rHWmjEQE2X0pEE3G584Qzibcc7lXuvWQxm-bEzx6zyfAlBQI_9KUJSax-hVXVjQRlGOaBxBAgo1ytiN4NiVXcPvJ9TmN8A9NbXQ

Learn to draw!

 

Jarett Lerner

https://jarrettlerner.com/activities/

Make your own graphic novel

 

Camp Kindness Count

https://www.campkindnesscounts.org/kind-world

Camp Kindness Count is a non-profit organization that supports social emotional learning and character development in elementary school aged kids.

 

Activity Village

https://www.activityvillage.co.uk/school-closures

Coloring pages, worksheets, puzzles, etc.

 

Facebook Group: Stuck Inside

https://www.facebook.com/groups/2809868005761916/?hc_location=group

Ideas and Activities for being stuck inside

 

Facebook Group: Mr. Jon and Friends

https://www.facebook.com/MrJonandFriends/?__tn__=K-R&eid=ARA6h1b5F4Hhguz7mzE8xTnuA065ISB2HFYVOjqFXR07zOZQV_NXc_OG9BghAqXGlCF_h9X6uLch6I-6&fref=mentions

Energetic band for families putting up weekday Live Streams and Fun Videos for the next two weeks at 10:30am 

 

 

 

Youth programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Norfolk Public Library

Questions? Please call Courtney Allen, Senior Youth Services Librarian at (508) 528-3380 x5 or send an email to [email protected].

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