Resources To Use From Home

The Resources Below are for Teachers, Students and Parents to use at home. Stay Healthy

For All Grades+

Carver Library Storytimes: This link is for Story Time videos from the Carver Library. Simply scroll down and click on the story time you would like to watch

Abdo Digital:

For use with the Abdo Digital Sites BelowUsername: abdo zoomPassword: 2020 These are books Grades Pre-K - 6 These books are Grades 5-12 These are for Pre-K - 2

Book It Program: This is the Book It Program offering free reading resources

Scholastic Learn at Home: This is offered from Scholastic for grades Pre-K up Parents can choose or teachers can offer them the parts that would be good for their child

Junior Library Guild (JLG) These are Junior Library Guild (JLG) free offers for teachers, students and parents

MidAmerica Books

Elementary Digital Bookshelf Prek-8 Online books for Pre-k - 8
Secondary Digital Bookshelf 5-12 Online books for Gr. 5-12
ABDO Zoom Research Database Databases for research
Sum Dog is now free during this school closure Knowbuddy Resources Free just choose level and category Free "Stay Home:" Activities for teachers, parents and kids. 15 sites to practice typing. Choose one and try it out. In door fun activities. Make your own game with coding Learner Books for Grades K-5 Username: prek-5 Password: prek-5 Learner E-books for Grades 6-`12 Username: 6-12 Password: 06-12 Bush Gardens lessons, videos, activities, books See how Sea World celebrates "Earth Day" Click on "Read More" or "Learn More" links Eng_booksPASSWORD: benchmark2020

Book It Podcasts: Storytelling podcasts to enjoy. These are not videos, they are a "Listening Library" Books read to you.

Book It Books:

Origami Yoda Lovers: Draw your own comic book with Tom Angleburger Author of Origami Yoda Make an Origami Yoda Make an Origami Yoda Selfie Origami Yoda vs Darth Paper

Follet Online Destiny Sources:

Destiny Online Please go here These are not just from our library They are free from Follet The parent companyThank You!Your login credentials are:Go to the Location box, it says “Any Location.” Do not change.In the School box, enterFollett eLearning, McHenry, IL” and click Go!To log in, click on the “Log In” button at the top right of the screen.Username: guestPassword: follett

Podcasts for Kids

StoryPirates (Act out original stories created by kids)Noodle Loaf (Musical-themed podcast that teaches about science)What If World (Storytelling podcast where host Eric O'Keefe addresses audience questions about anything)Book Club for Kids (Virtual book club for kids who can comfortably read chapter books)Wow in the World (NPR's first podcast for kids with kid-friendly news stories)But Why: A Podcast for Curious Kids (Answers crowdsourced questions from the mundane to the complicated)The Past and the Curious (Comedic actors performing little-known stories from history)Saturday Morning Theatre (Short imaginative adventures modeled after old-time radio broadcasts)Story Time (Original bedtime stories in 20 minutes or less)The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel (Podcast mystery series for kids)Tumble (Science podcast for kids)The Radio Adventures of Dr. Floyd (Podcast series about Dr. Floyd fending off his nemesis while learning about history)The Thrilling Adventure Hour (Stage production starring comedy nerd idols)Saturday Morning Cereal Bowl (Two hours of kids music)Brains On! (Science podcast hosted by "kid scientists")Stories Podcast (Collection of G-rated tales like Thor, The Cat Who Caught the Moon, etc.)The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian Podcast (Sci-Fi series about the interplanetary adventures of Finn Caspian)Sesame Street Podcast (Sesame Street lessons in podcast form)

Learning Websites (Celebrated actors reading children's stories) (Offering Free Access during school closures) (Coding for kids) (Live online classes for ages 3-18) (Interactive online platform for elementary school math) (Get daily schedules for students ages 4018 during school closures) (Video classes taught my top designers and artists) (Digital curriculum resources for K-12) (Email Newsletter with daily activities & tips) (Math games, videos, and worksheets for PreK-7th Grade) (NEW)(suggested by Brooke M-Thank you Brooke) Projects for kids to do at home Candlewick Coronavirus for Kids (downloadable book) Bush Gardens Cheetahs, worksheets, video, books

Virtual Field trip
Sol Duc Falls Trail, USADyour hiking boots, if you like, or simply sit back and enjoy the slow, meditative stroll along the Sol Duc Falls Trail in Olympic National Park.
Trondheim to Bødø, NorwayThis real time video takes you all the way along the Nordland Line from Trondheim Station to the Arctic coastal town of Bødø. Not only is it as far north as you can travel by train in Norway, but also the only rail line in the world to cross the Arctic Circle.
Robson Bight, CanadaGlimpse of orcas in this picturesque ecological reserve on the northeastern shore of Vancouver Island
National Parks, USA Web cams
Loch of Lowes, ScotlandWildlife reserve
Laikipia County, KenyaAfrican wildcam website Explore has 12 cameras trained on savannas, forest floors, and watering holes across the continent
Channel Islands Kelp Forest, USA Time to head underwater with this live camera in Landing Cove, Anacapa Island.
Live Web Cams (animals) Watch live animals in their habitat (the eagles are awesome there is even a baby )They have a different animal each week. PRIMATES , Sounds, Activities California Condors Animals at the San Diego Zoo Smithsonian’s National Zoo Houston Zoo National Aquarium EarthCam Animal Cams SAN DIEGO ZOO SAFARI PARK

Do you like a good "Mystery Room" "Escape from the Potions Classroom" Harry Potter
Maine State Library live on Facebook for scienceJoin Chris Dorman and the Maine State Library live on Facebook every Wednesday at 3:30 EST. Each week we explore a different topic using science principles, materials found in or around your home, and a follow along experiment to test your science knowledge!