What are some reading and writing resources my child can review from home?
Last Updated: Apr 03, 2020     Views: 63

What are some reading and writing resources my child can review from home?


FVRLibraries Spring Reading Challenge

  • Age Range: All Ages
  • Join us from March 20 - April 30 as we read and have fun! Read 20 minutes or more every day and complete some fun activities with us. Can we read 500,000 minutes as a community?


​FVRLibraries eBooks and Magazines (Library Card Required)

 

Flipster (Library Card Required)

  • Age Range: Preschool - High School

  • Enjoy recent issues of your favorite magazines like: Babybug, Brainspace, Highlights, How It Works, Nat Geo Kids, and Chickadee. Make sure to check out some of our Spanish magazines like Algarabía and High Five.

 

Smithsonian’s Tween Tribune

  • Age Range: Elementary - High School

  • News articles curated by the Smithsonian Museum on a variety of topics. Text can be adjusted for different reading levels.

 

Harry Potter At Home

  • Age Range: Elementary - High School

  • We’re casting a banishing charm on boredom! Check out fun articles, quizzes, puzzles and plenty more for first-time readers, as well as those already familiar with the wizarding world. Make sure to take a look at Overdrive too - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone is available for everyone (no waiting!) all through April.


100 Days of Writing Prompts    

  • Age Range: Middle - High School

  • 100 days of writing prompts using photos, poetry, news articles, and more.


Read Alouds

  • Online Storytime 

    • Age Range: Preschool - Elementary

    • Lots of our favorite authors and illustrators are sharing videos each week where they share stories, draw pictures and more. These are great to enjoy together, and help you develop a daily schedule! Times listed are in Central Time (CDT) so make sure to subtract 2 hours to find out what time it will be here!
       

  • Tumblebooks (Library Card Required)

    • Age Range: PreSchool - Elementary

    • Animated picture books for children and families. No checkout limit, and books are always available.
       

  • Story Time From Space

    • Age Range: All Ages

    • Join astronauts aboard the International Space Station as they read some of their favorite books aloud.

  • Unite for Literacy

    • Age Range: PreSchool - Elementary

    • Unite for Literacy provides free digital access to picture books, narrated in many languages.

  • Storyline Online

    • Age Range: Preschool - Elementary

    • Stream videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. 

  • KidLitTV

    • Age Range: Preschool - Elementary

    • Read Out Loud stories from some of your favorite authors including Cello Bello; A Greyhound, a Groundhog; and more.

  • Brightly Online

    • Age Range: Preschool - Elementary

    • Read Along with fun stories like Sunny Day, Hair Love, and more.


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Last Updated: Apr 03, 2020     Views: 63

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