Free Online Resources to Support Learning During School Closure

--- Published on March 16th 2020 ---
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Please see below for online enrichment resources for families to utilize during school closures. We will continue to add to this list as we identify additional resources. Most resources do not require a log-in, unless otherwise indicated.

Read-Aloud and Listening

Story Time from Space

Stories read aloud by famous actors (PK-5th)

Podcasts (All Ages)

E-Books and Online Learning

Open Library (All Ages)

Sac Public Library (All Ages; library card needed)

Starfall (PK-3rd)

Teach Your Monster to Read (PK-1st) (requires parent login)

Wonderopolis (All Ages)

Scholastic Learn at Home (All Ages)


Read-Write-Think (K-12)

Story Jumper (requires parent login)

Story Bird (requires parent login)


Open Middle Math Problems (K-12)

You Cubed Math Tasks (K-12)

Robert Kaplinsky Math Lessons (K-12)

3-Act Math Lessons (K-7)

Brain Teasers (6-12)

Interactive Math Games (PK-12)


Mystery Science (K-5)

Exploratorium- Read, watch, experiment (All ages)

Academy of Science Webcams (all ages)

San Diego Zoo Webcams (all ages)

NOVA Wonders (6th-12th)

Crash Course- Science and History/Social Science (9th-12th)

Virtual Field Trips

Link to many online field trips

History/Social Science

Let’s Go Luna- Travel the World (K-2)

News Depth (4th-7th)

World Cultures (PK-5th)

Above the Noise (6th-12th)

Crash Course- Science and History/Social Science (9th-12th)


Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems


Sketchbook Prompts (9th-12th)

Art School (6th-12th)

Spark– Short videos of artists (Various ages)

Sound Field– Videos on all types of music (6th-12th)

Learn about Classical Music (1st-6th)


Go Noodle (PK-6th)

Darbee Fitness (7th-12th)

ELD and World Language

PK-K ELD Activities

1st-2nd ELD Activities

3rd-5th ELD Activities

Starfall (PK-3rd)

Learning Chocolate– Basic English Vocabulary

USA Learns (requires email login)

Salsa- PBS- Learning Spanish (K-3)

Smile and Learn- Espanol

Smile and Learn- English


Choice Boards


Brain Pop- Coronavirus Explanation for students

How to Talk to Your Children About COVID-19

Comic for Kids explaining Coronavirus

Coronavirus- Handwashing, Anxiety and More