A list of adventures you can take while staying in.
For all ages:
From the Natural History Museum in London – how to press flowers
John Fluevog (yes, the shoe man) reading The Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl.
Learning Resources from UVic – information for parents, links to resources in math, science, social studies.
NNELS (National Network for Equitable Library Service) has a list place to find ebooks and storytimes.
Gale Cengage online resources – for pre-schoolers to adults.
Digital Learn – computer basics for everyone
Goldfish School – learning English or French
Samuel West – new poems everyday read by him and his friends from suggestions from his Twitter followers.
Audible Stories – mostly for children but some adult classics. Six languages!
Berlin Philharmonic Digital Concert Hall – sign up for 30 days free
Learn to weave. – aimed at kids but anyone can try.
Watch historic film of Scotland – National Library of Scotland, Moving Image Archive
Especially for Children:
Crabtree Publishing‘s elibrary is available free until 30 June 2020. Non-fiction books.
Neil Gaiman reads from his children’s stories
LeVar Burton, of Reading Rainbow fame, is livestreaming children’s stories on Twitter @levarburton Mondays, 9am PT
Novel Study Guides – Janet Somerville is an author and teacher.
Keep Learning BC – from the Ministry of Education.
David Walliams – reading a new story each day
Internet Archives – children’s resources
Oliver Jeffers – he’s reading his books and you can find them in two places: on Instagram – click on the logo, choose “watch live video” or on his website Stay at Home Story Time . A new story each day at 11am Pacific time.
Book Trust Rhyme Time – a selections of songs from this UK organisation which works to get kids reading.
Penguin Kids live story times on Instagram – click on the logo, choose “watch live video”. New story at 8am Pacific time each day.
Read Brightly story time on Instagram – click on the IGTV tab. New story at 11am Pacific time each day.
Robert Munsch – yup, Robert Munsch reading his own stories!
LeVar Burton Reads – a podcast. Mr Burton is also livestreaming on Twitter @levarburton. Fridays 6pmPT for adults. Wednesday 3pmPT for YA.
Coursera – online courses from leading universities and companies from around the world.
TechBoomers – online learning specializing in popular apps and websites
GCFGlobal – another online learning site