Online Resources

English Language Arts and Literacy Development

Starfall.com - Supports phonics development with strong visual supports.

Scholastic Kids - Free Online Books and Activities.

Scholastic - Videos and activities available each day to keep students learning and engaged.

Room Recess - Students click on their grade level at the top right hand corner and choose from a variety of ELA and math games.

International Children's Digital Library - Access Children's Literature from Around the World

ReadWorks.org - Free content, curriculum and tools for students in Kindergarten through grade 12.

Storyline Online - Features celebrated actors reading stories aloud.

Unite for Literacy - Leveled readers, grouped by topic/content that can be read aloud or listen to narration.  

Vooks - A kid safe, ad-free streaming library of read-aloud animated storybooks.

Podcasts for Kids PRX - Fun, original and innovative podcasts for the whole family.

Brain POP Jr. - Free access to activities in Reading, Writing, Science, Health, Social Studies, Math, Arts and Technology 

Lexia Core5 Reading Program - Core 5 is a fun computer-reading program for k-5 students.  Lexia supports development in the following areas: phonological awareness, phonics, structural analysis, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension.  Directions for logging into Lexia can be found in our Google Classrooms.

Mathematics

edhelper.com - Families can take advantage of the free math workbooks and worksheets available on this site.

Greg Tang Math - Educational math games developed by best selling author Greg Tang.

Math Learning Center - Free math apps 

Science 

Mystery Science - Open and go lessons that inspire kids to love science!

NASA Stem at home for Kids - Launch rockets, build hovercraft, create a science project and more. These science, technology, engineering and math activities are fun for kids, adults and the whole family.

National Geographic Kids - Find amazing facts about animals, science history and geography, along with fun competitions, games and more.  

American Museum of Natural History - A science website for kids with multiple science topics to explore.

NSTA Interactive eBooks - NSTA has made their K-12 interactive ebooks available free of charge.

Shark Story - Join us on Facebook Live every day this week at 10 A.M. for a Shark Story Hour.  Each day we will be reading a new shark themed book followed by a shark Q/A session.

San Diego Zoo Virtual Visit - Virtual Zoo tours

Home Safari - Take a Home Safari through the Cincinnati Zoo.

Georgia Aquarium - Virtual Aquarium tour

Monterey Bay Aquarium - Virtual Aquarium tour

New England Aquarium - Live lessons from the New England Aquarium and virtual tours.

Shedd Aquarium, Chicago - Virtual Aquarium tour

Yellowstone - Virtual tour of Yellowstone National Park

Yosemite - Virtual tour of Yosemite National Park

Social Sciences and Civics 

Home Safari Resources- Join us for a Home Safari Facebook Live each weekday at 3 P.M.where we will highlight on of our amazing animals and include an activity you can do from home. Don't have access to social media? No worries! All videos will be posted to the web page and to our YouTube channel shortly after the Facebook Live ends.

 

Kid Citizen - Students interactively explore Congress and civic engagement through historical primary resources, and connect what they find with their daily lives.

 

Art and Music

 

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems - Kids get to meet Mo Willems, author of Pigeon books and Elephant and Piggie books, live everyday at 1 P.M.

 

PBS Kids - Offers free games and activities in art, music and many other areas.


Noodle Loaf - An interactive music themed podcast.

Physical Fitness, Social Emotional Learning and More!


Hello Quincy Public Schools Families: We hope you are all well. Below are some links for opportunities for physical fitness, mindfulness, yoga and social-emotional learning. The guidance counselors, physical educators, school psychologists,health teachers and health interventionists have put these resources together for your families. We hope these resources are helpful while we all stay safe.

Steps to Respect - Parents and Educators can stream lessons, mindfulness videos through this link.  Engaging activities.

PE Central - Get moving with video dance lessons.

OpenGYM-Great PDF's to download exercise trackers!

Yogaforkids- Yoga videos for the little ones.

BOKS at Home - BOKS is hear to help keep your family active at home.

Digital Literacy: Mousercise - Practice your mousing skills with the following Mousercise activity.

Learning Without Tears - Handwriting Interactive Teaching Tool for Grades PreK to grade 5 free complimentary access for 90 days. Free complimentary access to Keyboarding Without Tears for students in grades K to grade 5.

Laurie Berkner Breaks - Sing and dance along with this fun filled music videos. 

GreaterGoodMagazine- Parent Resource of science-based insights for a meaningful life

Talking to Children About COVID-19 A parent resource to find tips and suggestions for parents regarding the current events. This a wonderful parent resource. There are additional links to resources on coping strategies regarding these current events.

Zen Den cosmic kids: has great deal of videos focused on mindfulness/ yoga

Sesame Street -Breathe, Think, and Do- geared towards younger students, follows a little monster through his problems by breathing, thinking, and picking a solution

Alphabreaths- I have used this book in classes. it provides a form of breathing for each letter of the alphabet

Read Aloud ABCs of coping with fussy and frustrating feelings

Breathing meditation read aloud with demonstrations

Social and emotional learning

Internet Safety and Games for elementary middle and high school

Social-emotional health for parents and teens 

Glenn Higgins Fitness: Short exercise videos that can be done in small spaces. Glenn dresses up as the characters and leads kids in workouts - Star Wars, Avengers, Harry Potter, Stranger Things, Spiderman and more!