Free Educational Resource List

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

Audible Stories, available while schools are shut down.

Educational Resources:

Google Doc – Sites for Families to Use While Schools Are Closed

NASA Media Library

NASA STEM Engagement

Reading Rockets

PBS Learning


Scholastic – Learn at Home

Arts, Museums, and Libraries:

Center for Puppetry Arts

Chicago Arts Institute’s Collection Online

Library of Congress – Smart Fun for Kids

Smithsonian Learning Resources

The Kennedy Center: Arts Edge

National Women’s History Museum

General Fun:

Disney/Kahn Academy “Imagineering In A Box

Ranger Rick Free Digital Subscriptions

Audubon for Kids

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


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