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Homeschool – WHAT?

Parents and caregivers are scrambling to find good resources for teaching their kids at home, and we’ve tried to make it easier on you. On this page you'll find great online resources – from the fun and wacky, like mad science projects you can do at home, to exploring the world with virtual tours to National Parks , Zoos, and Museums.

Scroll all the way down to see activities that are scheduled live throughout the day!

Be sure to check back regularly, as we’ll be updating this page daily!

Learning & Reading Activities

Practice Math | Be ahead of the class by doing these practice exercises at home.Curiosity City | Home learn & play kits offer great options for literacy play.Spring into Reading Challenge | April 1 - May 15Hoopla for Kids | Books, comics, audiobooks, movies and more.Digital Magazines | Your favorite magazines free and online!Free Comics | Online comics featuring your favorite characters on mobile or PC.KidLit TV | Children's literature made fun with shows, music, activities & more.Mini Callout reading rockets2Mini Callout tumblebooksMini Callout scholasticMini Callout virtual school

Fun activities

Stretching Body & Mind | A former librarian brings literacy & movement together.Minecraft Lessons | Free lessons in new worlds like the space, robots, & biologyCosmic Kids Yoga | Yoga adventures & mindfulness exercises for kids of all ages.The Kids Should See This | A kid-friendly corner for fun & learning.Science Lab | Fun experiments crazy kids can do at home with Nat Geo.31 Days of LEGO | Challenge kids to create something new with their LEGO Bricks.Mini Callout science momMad Science Experiments | Perform entertaining and educational experiments with household ingredients.Mini Callout little binsMini Callout nasa stemMini Callout mystery science

Virtual Tours

Tour Mars | Take a ride on NASA's Curiosity rover and tour the surface of Mars.McKinley Museum | Join them on social, Mondays at noon.Massillon Museum | Join them on social, Tuesdays at noon.Canton Museum of Art | Join them on social, Wednesdays at noon.National First Ladies Library |  | Join them on social, Thursdays at noon.Pro Football Hall of Fame | Join them on social, Fridays at noonDennison Railroad Depot Musem | Join them on social, Saturdays at noon.Visit the New England Aquarium | Live daily adventures with the staff & wildlifeVirtually VIsit Museums and Zoos | Take online tours and do activities to learn about art, animals, history, and more.National Parks Virtual Tours | See some of America's most glorious landscapes.

Virtual Story Times

Storytime from space | Watch astronauts read stories from the ISS!Storyline Online | Kids will love these great stories read by celebrities!Mini Callout emily arrowMini Callout mr jon and friends

Cool Things for Teens

Animations made easy | Create your interactive stories, games, and animations!3D Design | Learn to create cool 3D masterpieces with this free software!

Live Activities

Most are scheduled on weekdays only, but many have archives on their site - so click away!

3:00 p.m.

Lunch Doodles | Join Mo Willems in his studio every day at 1pm for a new doodleMini Callout draw every dayMini Callout cincinnati zoo home safaris

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