Free Digital Resources

Stay occupied with these free digital resources for children, teens, and adults! And don't forget to follow us on Facebook, where we're featuring different activity ideas and digital resources daily.

 

CHILDREN

Art & Printables

Educational Activities

  • Amazing Educational Resources:¬†A growing list of education companies that are offering free subscriptions due to school closings.¬†
  • AudioBookCloud: All ages eAudiobook database. Clicking on the link should automatically log you in. Free through August 31.¬†
  • Bedtime Math: Fun, short math activities that you can do with supplies you already have around the house.
  • Ben's Guide to the US Government: Learn about the U.S. government with Benjamin Franklin through fun, interactive digital games. Offers different difficulty levels for different ages.
  • Cosmic Kids Yoga: Yoga with stories, for ages 3 and up.
  • Field Trips & Virtual Classes
  • FrugalFun4Boys: Art, literacy, and STEM activity ideas¬†for kids of all genders.
  • GoNoodle: Apps, games, and videos that encourage¬†movement and mindfulness created by child development experts.¬†
  • Hour of Code:¬†Try a one-hour tutorial designed for all ages in over 45 languages.
  • Ohio Department of Health Resources for Parents & Families: Provides links¬†for at-home learning resources for youth from K-12th grade, as well a list of family activities to try at home, an article explaining how to talk to kids about COVID-19, and more.
  • Scholastic Learn At Home: Day-by-day projects to keep kids growing, reading, and thinking. Provides materials for PreK-K, Grades 1-2, Grades 3-5, and Grades 6-9.
  • ScienceFlix: Watch, read, and explore hundreds of science topics.
  • Scratch: Program your own interactive stories, games, and animations¬†and share your creations with others in the online community. Ages 8-16.
  • Scratch Junior:¬†Young children (ages 5-7) can program their own interactive stories and games. In the process, they learn to solve problems, design projects, and express themselves creatively on the computer.
  • Storyline: Streaming¬†videos that feature celebrated actors reading children‚Äôs books alongside creatively produced illustrations.
  • TED-Ed: Video-based lessons that you can sort by age and subject matter. Gives you the option to sign up for a daily newsletter with pre-made lesson plans for different age groups¬†and homeschooling tips.
  • TrueFlix: Learn about geography, history, science, and nature with free online flipbooks (Lexile levels included) and videos.¬†Each topic also provides lesson plans, quizzes, project ideas, research links, games, and more.¬†
  • TumbleBookLibrary: K-6 children's eBook database. Clicking on the link should automatically log you in. Free through August 31.¬†
  • TumbleMath: K-6 math eBook database.¬†Clicking on the link should automatically log you in. Free through August 31.¬†

Games

 

TEENS & ADULTS

  • Art resources: Links to art contests, digital art resources,¬†digital museum tours, art education, and more.
  • AudioBookCloud: All ages eAudiobook database. Clicking on the link should automatically log you in. Free through August 31.¬†
  • BBC World Book Club Podcast: Listen to famous authors discuss their best-known novel.
  • Class Central:¬†A search engine to help you discover thousands of free online courses from top universities around the world like MIT, Stanford, and Harvard.
  • JustColor.Net: Printable coloring pages.
  • Field Trips: Explore the Great Wall of China, Buckingham Palace, museums, national parks, and more without leaving your home.
  • Free Rice: Free Rice is an online internet game (also available in app form) that donates 20 grains of rice to the World Food Programme (WFP) for every word that is correctly defined. You can select a category and a difficulty level from the menu bar at the top left of the page.
  • Lynda.com: Choose from a vast video library of engaging, top-quality courses, taught by recognized industry experts. Topics range from brand-new technology, business and creative skills. Requires library card login.
  • Mango Languages: Learn¬†70+ languages online. Requires library card login.
  • PuzzleChoice: Crosswords, number puzzles, word searches, logic puzzles, an assortment of classic¬†PC and arcade games, and more.
  • RomanceBookCloud: A huge collection of adult romance eBooks.¬†Clicking on the link should automatically log you in. Free through August 31.¬†
  • TED.com: Short, educational, and interesting video talks on a variety of subjects including the arts, health, science, social studies, technology, and more.
  • TeenBookCloud: YA (grades 7-12)¬†eBook database. Clicking on the link should automatically log you in. Free through August 31.¬†