Things To Do From Home

Activities and resources to help keep you busy and entertained without leaving home.


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Online Children's Digital Library
Online digital library of multicultural books (picture and chapter books)

Free Kids Books Online
A website of small press multicultural books.

Storyline Online
Videos of famous people reading some of their favorite books. 

Science Fun
Online resource for at-home science experiments.

Tiny Beans
This is a great resource for activities to do at home as well as articles about current parenting issues.  

Harry Potter At Home
JK Rowling's new site that brings the wonder of Hogwarts to your home.  

Website with various resources to help you while being at home.  Inlcudes links to parenting resources, activities, and more.

NASA Space Place
NASA's website filled with information and activities for children.

Scholastic website where youth can explore their favorite books, watch vidoes, and play games.  

A wonderful site full of different art projects for all interests and ages.  

Featured as one of our STREAM Challenges, this website allows youth to create their own video games through simple coding.  

Resources for learning Spanish at home:
Printable Spanish Flash Cards
Go Fish Spanish Animals Game

Guide to Fun Experimental Science Projects
Learn about the scientific method and explore resources to conduct your own experiments.



Discover books, follow authors, and connect with friends!

Epic Reads
Like BuzzFeed for YA books! Quizzes, lists, pop culture books, and more!

Netflix Party
Watch Netflix at the same time as your friends! (Must have your own Netflix subscription) 

Writing Prompts
Get creative and start writing!  

Teen Ink
This national magazine is written by teens for teens. Submit writing, art, photo, or participate in forums.

Online Board Games
This resources tells you how to play your favorite board games online.

Coding Resources
Learn how to code!

SparkNotes on Instagram and Twitter- Follow for hilarious memes about classic literature! 

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For a list of all of our great online resources, check out the Online Resources tab under Research and Find.  Here you'll discover resources for recipes, crafts, magazines, movies, and more!

The longest running free knitting magazine on the web, with an archive of free patterns.

A knit and crochet community. Join groups, organize your projects and yarn stash, and search databases of patterns and yarns.

Very Pink Knits
A YouTube channel featuring knitting tutorials, including slow-motion demonstrations of techniques.

Yoga with Adriene
Free yoga videos on YouTube, from under 10 minutes to hour-long sessions.