PCLD is compiling a list of organizations that are sharing free online access to their collections, virtual tours, webcams, etc. We’ll be updating the list as we come across new information.
Follow #operationstorytime for a feed full of delight.
Children’s Books, Authors, and Story Time Activities:
Read Alouds by Diane Alber
A Big List of author story times
Mo Willems Lunch Doodles (we love these!)
Pete the Cat – Printables, songs, videos, and much more!
Astronauts reading books – Storytime From Space
Celebrities reading books – Storyline Online
E-Books and E-Audiobooks:
Read free with Scribd
National Emergency Library from Archive.org
Audible Stories, available while schools are shut down.
Google Doc – Sites for Families to Use While Schools Are Closed
NASA Media Library
NASA STEM Engagement
Scholastic – Learn at Home
Arts, Museums, and Libraries:
Chicago Arts Institute’s Collection Online
Library of Congress – Smart Fun for Kids
The Kennedy Center: Arts Edge
Disney/Kahn Academy “Imagineering In A Box“
Ranger Rick Free Digital Subscriptions
Amazon streaming shows for free
Virtual Farm Tours – Article includes links to 3 different farms!
Zoo and Aquarium Webcams:
Kansas City Zoo Webcams
Georgia Aquarium Webcams
St. Louis Zoo videos
Monterey Bay Aquarium Webcams