It’s wonderful to see how the kidlit community has responded to the needs of students, parents, and educators during this time of school closings. Here are some of our favorite free resources available to keep students engaged as readers at home.
Audible – Stream a free selection of audiobooks for kids of all ages
Bookopolis Read-O cards– Download these reading bingo cards as a fun way to track your reading.
BookSpring– Read free digital books from this Austin-based literacy nonprofit
Brightly – Explore a variety of reading and writing activities and printables
Grace Lin on Youtube – Watch Newbery award-winning author, Grace Lin, do drawing demos and listen to her read her books aloud.
Multiple author read-alouds – Explore various authors reading their books aloud. This list compiled by prolific kidlit author Kate Messner.
Other Educational Resources
Project Cornerstone (YMCA of Silicon Valley) – includes SEL resources, virtual field trips, literature/humanities, multi-subject, math, and science websites.
BookSource – Explore a curated list of reading resources by grade level.