At Home Family Fun Resources

With all this time spent at home, we know all you want to do is read! 😉 But just in case you’re looking for other fun activities, we’ve compiled some links for you… 

Activity Kits

From Little Bee Books

Educational Resources – Includes downloadables and podcasts on parenting, fitness, math, nutrition, and more!

From Little Brown Books

Fun literacy activities to keep your kids busy

Fun with author Dav Pilkey (of Dog Man and Captain Underpants series). Look inside chapters, print coloring pages and activity sheets

Shel Silverstein read aloud videos, activities, and more!

Printable activity pages from South Asia

The Arts

Draw with Mo Willems! 

How about a puppet show?

Create your own cartoon on the computer (note: you’ll have to enable adobe flash player).

Print these comics, and finish the story from author Jarrett Lerner. 

Tour a museum, from your couch!

Downloadable Books

Boasting titles from every literary genre in both audio and e-book formats, the New Hampshire Downloadable Books digital library has something  for all ages, children through adults. The New Hampshire Downloadable  Books are available to all patrons of the library. All that is required for access is your 14-digit library card number.

Education Resources

Teaching remotely to grades K-12-free resources and strategies from Scholastic.

75 educational things to do indoors.

Kid friendly Podcasts

Oh, Muses! Hear our podcast and allow us to recall some of the greatest stories ever told. Stories of gods and goddesses, monsters, and heroes! Enjoy this kid-friendly retelling of classic ancient Greek myths for the whole family. Greeking Out from National Geographic Kids

Math and Science

MIT Full STEAM Ahead – A curated set of resources that have been created for the K-12 community that parents, teachers, and students can use right now. Sort by topic or grade.

Try these math games at home with just a deck of cards. 

WMUR’s meteorologist is offering free meteorology online courses to K-12th graders. Get started by emailing hlapoint@hearst.com.

Nature related outdoor activities. 

Parent’s Resources

Some tips on getting your newborn to sleep from bath, book, bed. 

Hey, Teenagers!

Book club and activity kits for teens. 

Virtual programming for teens.

Virtual Story times

This one comes with coloring pages too!

Have an astronaut read to you, from Space! 

At home with Emily Arrow. Listen to a story and a song! 

Storyline online has a wonderful collection of stories and readers. 

A youtube channel of read a-louds.

Don’t forget to take some time to be off screen too! Go for a walk, paint a picture, have a puppet show, call friends, make a time capsule. Most importantly, take care of yourself!