Here’s a list of some fun/educational resources during this period of isolation. We will keep adding. If you have some resource ideas for us, please email us on the Contact Us page.
Wisconsin Digital Library – books and audiobooks free! (you need your library card number)
- Sarah did HOW TO videos to get you started with the digital library find them here:
1. Digital Library on a COMPUTER or LAPTOP
2. Digital Library on IPAD or ANDROID type device
3. Digital Library on the dreaded KINDLE.
Amazon Audible Stories – WOW, a nice selection of audiobooks free during this time of closed schools.
Lunch Doodles w/ Mo Willems – Mo did 15 lunch doodle lessons for kids during isolation. They are available at this link.
At Home Learning w/ PBS – they have a curriculum schedule for their on air and streaming programs.
Harry Potter Virtual Escape Room – put together by librarians – kinda cute for a bit of HP fun
Harry Potter at home – Pottermore website w/ lots of at home fun. Scroll down the page a ways to get to quizzes and stuff (you do NOT need to register to get to these activities).
Gale Courses – free online courses in all types of topics (you need your library card number)
Brightly Storytime – read aloud storybooks for a variety of ages (younger kids)
Ideas to Fight Boredom and Loneliness – it’s from New Mexico, but it has some good links
Dolly Parton’s Bedtime Stories – Dolly has LONG been donating books to children in need, now she’s reading them so you can enjoy them from home
UW Badger Talks – live facebook lectures on a wide variety of topics. Keep you mind busy during this trying time.
Book Page online! – a great monthly periodical which highlights new books in all sorts of genres. Now online.
Bake with Sarah – See how the April 21st event went, and find the recipe so you can make the tea loaf, too