Hey parents, while many of you are trying to find unique ways to keep your kids' minds active from home, we want to show you some awesome resources that are available to you.
The good news is, there are so many people out there who want to help, especially right now! Authors and Illustrators, like Mo Willems and Kate Messner, are sharing read-aloud videos, drawing tutorials, and other interactive activities.
Zoos and national parks are offering virtual tours for families to experience at home, and digital magazines like Ranger Rick are offering free subscriptions at this time.
Plus, don't forget websites like Scholastic, PBS Kids, and Highlights Kids. Check out some of these:
- Kate Messner: Read, Wonder and Learn!
- PBS Kids
- Ranger Rick free through June
- Lunch Doodles with author Mo Willems
- Highlights Kids
- Scholastic Learn at Home
As a Michigan resident you also have access to the online resources offered by the Michigan eLibrary. The Library of Michigan website offers links to many useful resources that offer fun, educational tools for every subject, including Michigan History Magazine.
Be sure to check out World Book Kids, Britannica School, Explora for Educators and students, LearningExpress Library, and the ebook collections.
There are even resources to help keep your mind fresh, including home improvement guides, hobby and craft guides, adult lesson plans, and computer skills training.
This is just a taste of the many resources we are working to compile for you and your family. Check out Willard's COVID-19 Information and Resources list available from Willard's homepage.