Resources for Families During School Closures

Educational Resources


Epic! – Digital Library for Kids 12 and Under

Story Online – Videos Featuring Celebrated Actors Reading Children’s Books

Time Magazine for Kids

Scholastic’s Learn from Home – Free Daily Online Courses and Activities

Open Culture – Free Cultural & Educational Media

Write About – Writing Community and Publishing Platform Built by Teachers

BoomWriter – Writing App

Grammarly – Compose Clear, Mistake-Free Writing

Magic Tree House


Nature Scavenger Hunt List

Family Math Night:

Free Math Worksheets – Computer Coding

STEAM Powered Family – STEAM Resources and

BioInteractive – Science Resources for High School Students

Genetic Science Learning Center

BioMan – Biology Resource Activities

KMBC 9 – Weather School on Facebook Live

Biology Virtual Labs

TED Talks for Kids Who Hate Math

Math Games to Play with UNO Cards

Upper Elementary Math Card Games

Upper Elementary Learning & Practicing Multiplication at Home

Elementary Science Experiment

Prodigy – Math Games

Instructables – Science Experiments

NASA Climate Kids


Simple Electronics:


Simple Machine:

Creative Activities

Kansas State University – Vet Med Rocks Summer Camp

Live Cams to Observe Animals

The Best Ideas for Kids – Craft Ideas for Kids of All Ages

MyModernMet – Virtual Museum Tours

MyModernMet – Online Art Challenges

Music Education Resources

Band Directors Talk Shop – Resources for Band Students

US Army Field Band – Free Listening/Educational Resources

Sousa’s March Mania –  Listen to the marches of the day and vote for your favorite! A ‘winner’ is announced each day!

Instrumental Music Resources

Virtual Learning Resources for Music Educators


Mid-Continent Public Library – Homework Help for Kids and Much More!

St. Louis County Library – Research Resources

Physical Education

Disney Zumba Videos

Exercise at Home

Social Distancing Walks

Activities for Kids from 4H

Hy-Vee KidsFit

Other Resources

Wide Open School

Anywhere Teacher

Family Game Time

Learning Heroes – Resources for Multiple Grade Levels

TED Talks About Growth Mindset at Home and School

Schoolhouse Rock Videos – Speech Therapy Resources


GoNoodle – Short Interactive Activities

Zoom Directions for Students

Google Classroom Tutorial for Parents

Google Hangouts – Instructions to host a webinar

Foundation for a Drug Free World – Free Online Courses and Downloadable Booklets

Missouri Food Finder

Resources from MU Extension

Tips for Parenting During Coronavirus Crisis

Action for Healthy Kids – COVID-19 and At Home Resources

Talking to Kids about Coronavirus – Child Mind Institute

FAQ Regarding COVID-19 – National PTA

How to Talk to Your Child about the CoronavirusKids Health

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Guidance from the Centers for Disease Control