Greetings! Here is a collection of resources for kids in Kindergarten through 2nd Grade. It includes GMA subscriptions to eBooks, databases, and more, as well as fun, free resources that are a great way to keep kids learning.
Podcasts can be a great alternative to screen time! Here is Common Sense Media's list of The 25 Best Podcasts for Kids.
Here are a couple of my personal favorites!
The Past and the Curious is a History Podcast for Kids! Parents love us, History can be amazing, inspiring and relevant to anyone. "We love to share the stories of Spies, funny foods, George Washington's foibles, early advancements in cartooning and ballooning and much more! "
Noodle Loaf is an interactive music themed podcast for kids created by a music teacher dad with the help of his creative kids. It's a ton of fun! Great for kids k-2.
Little Stories for Tiny People is a children's podcast featuring original stories that will delight the tiny people in your life. Great for Kinders!
GMA Subscription Databases
Brain POP jr. includes video, game, quiz, and activity sections for science, health, writing, reading, social studies, and math based on national education standards. Log in with the following credentials:
PebbleGo is a kid-friendly, searchable database that covers a variety of research topics, including Animals, Science, Dinosaurs, Social Studies, and Biographies.
Britannica School provides access to encyclopedia articles, multimedia, games, and other learning resources that support student research.
Access ID: gma
With Audible, 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.
Fun Interactive Websites for Kids!
#MetKids is a digital feature made for, with, and by kids. Explore The Met with our interactive map and watch behind-the-scenes videos that feature kids just like you.
Storybird lets kids create long-form books, poems, and picture books with artist illustrations. It's an innovative, inspiring tool to create stories.
KidLit TV includes video read alouds, author interviews, podcasts, activities, book trailers and more!
Nat Geo Kids features articles, photos, videos, and games on all things related to social studies or science.
With Nasa Kid's Club, Kids can explore space and the world of NASA with fun activities, stories, photographs, games, and more.