Educational Online Resources for Children

Aquariums with Web Cams - Shedd Aquarium, Georgia Aquarium,

Child Care Aware of America - Brain building tips for ages birth to five.

Duolingo - Online language learning

Farm Tours Virtual - American Dairy Association, Farm Food 360, American Egg Board,

Handwashing Songs for Children

HyVee Kids Fit

Imagination Library hosts Bedtime Stories with Dolly Parton

Iowa Healthiest State Initiative - How to Keep Kids Moving at Home, How to Practice Healthy Habits at Home

Iowa PBS - Resources for Home Learning

Johns Hopkins School of Education - IDEALS Insitute resources that staff members have found personally useful in supporting children, families and caregivers during this challenging time.

Kaplan Early Learning Company - Committed to supporting at-home learning and resources for trauma information.

Khan Academy - This is a nonprofit website with the mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.

Lakeshore Learning - Educational activities to supplement children’s learning, Lakeshore offers over 1,000 free resources.

Landmarks and Cities - Ellis Island, 360 Cities, Great Wall of China, Easter Island, Ancient Egypt, Mars,

Music with Mar - Online Zoom Class Tuesdays at 10 a.m. or Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m., also consider reviewing the Facebook class group

Museums - Boston Children's Museum, National Museum of Natural History, Louvre (in France), NASA Langley Research Center, National Museum of the United States Air Force, National Museum of Natural Science (in Belgium), 12 Famous Museums That Offer Virtual Tours,

National Parks - Great Lakes National Park, Yellow Stone National Park,

PBS KIDS daily - Newsletter

Planetariums - Star Atlas,

Prodigy - Math Game

Read for Resilience - Supporting Young Children’s Coping with Storybooks

Ready Rosie - The Creative Curriculum/Teaching Strategies, Healthy at Home: A Toolkit for Supporting Families Impacted by COVID-19: Learning At Home, Emotional Well-Being, Prevention and Care

Scholastic Learn at Home - Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing

Sesame Street - Caring For Each Other and supporting families during the COVID-19 health crisis

Social Story - Why Can't I Go to School?

Something Strange Happened in My City - A social story about the coronavirus pandemic for children by By: Dr. Shu-Chen Jenny Yen, California State University, Fullerton

Tomorrow Children's Book - A Children's Book About COVID-19 was created by several artists, healthcare workers, educators, parents and others who wanted to validate children's feelings about COVID-19 while simultaneously offering hope for the future.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Zoo's with Video Learning/Web Cams - Henry Dorley Zoo Omaha, Houston Zoo, Cinncinati Zoo, Smithsonian's National Zoo, Panda Cam at National Zoo, Animal Cams at National Zoo, San Diego Zoo, Edinburgh Zoo,