Upcoming *Online* Events
Thursday, 4/2/20 at 2:00 pm – Online Choose Your Own Adventure Read Aloud
The first adventure was so much fun, let’s have another one! Join Miss Jess on our Facebook as she does another live reading of a Choose Your Own Adventure book (intended for ages 8-12), where YOU get to vote to decide how the story goes!
- Boston Children’s Museum
- Portland Ovations
- Weather.gov Educational Resources
- Rosetta Stone for Students – FREE for the next 3 months
See below for a list of all the at-home resources we have compiled so far, and check back regularly for updates, we are frequently adding new things!
Highlight of the Day
Audobon for Kids!
This page aims to bring together activities from across Audubon’s national network of environmental educators, including the classroom curriculum Audubon Adventures, plus related DIY activities and content from Audubon’s editors. These activities can be done at home or in a yard or park, sometimes with the help of a computer.
Theme of the Year
Happy 200th Birthday, Maine!
Learn more about some of Maine’s own KidLit creators!
- Kira Willey
- How to talk to children about the coronavirus
- Mr. Rogers and Talking to Kids
- Talking with Children about Coronavirus from the Fred Rogers Center
- Time to Come In, Bear: A Children’s Story About Social Distancing
- The Children’s Book Council
- Free E-Books from Junior Library Guild for 90 days
- Springtime story with local author Liza Gardner Walsh
- Read-alouds, drawing and writing mini-lessons, and more compiled by author Kate Messner
- Debbie Ridpath Ohi’s “Broken Crayon Art” project
- Drawing & writing prompts for kids from Jarrett Lerner
- Author Deborah Freedman with read-alouds on her Instagram Stories @freedmanillustrates
- Emily Arrow – Check out her weekday YouTube vidoes!
- Author Jarrett Krosoczka – writing & drawing prompts, plus more
- Curious City – Children’s Book Engagement Tools
- Librarian Bookends – All Things Books: Resource Support for All
- Kind Kids Music