“Shelter In Place” Doesn’t Have To Mean Closing Your Mind

Many of us working from home are also faced with keeping our ‘Shelter In Place’ family members active. Here are a few fun and educational ideas to help keep their and your minds engaged during this unique time.

TIME for Kids Digital Library
Free for the remainder of the school year: https://time.com/tfk-free/

Free as long as schools are closed: https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

For as long as schools are closed, we’re open. Starting today, 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.

Storyline Online

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, James Earl Jones, Betty White and dozens more.

National Parks Virtual Tours

Chatter Pack
A list of free, online, boredom-busting resources.

Dairy Dairy Virtual Farm Tours

Studio Claremont
Community Art Studio A site that shares some great at home art projects.

Aquarium of the Pacific
Online learning center