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For as long as schools are closed, we're open. Starting today, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids.
All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.
Explore the collection, select a title and start listening.
Well-known children's stories translated into Spanish and spoken by a native Spanish speaker. Great for kids... and adults too! Read along in Spanish or English.
Click here for more information on Peregrine Falcons in the area.
As China's most famous attraction, the Great Wall of China is an essential stop on any trip to China. Commonly considered a wonder of the world, the Great Wall boasts a history of over 2,000 years and stretches more than 3,000 miles across several provinces of northern China, making it one of the most impressive ancient structures on the planet.
This website has a list of all of the writing episodes in Jason Reynolds' writing series presented by the Library of Congress.
Visit YouTube and watch each day. He also streams live at noon.
Amy Ludwig VanDerwater has videos with writing activities for students. This is episode 1, she has more.
Virtual Madison Public Library Card
You can now apply for a Madison Public Library card online!
If you don't have one yet, you're missing out on so many e-books and other resources.
Join author, illustrator and zoologist Jess Keating for, "Write with Jess," a growing video series for kid readers and writers!
These ten videos tackle some of the most common writing questions I get from young readers. Each is classroom-friendly, quick, snappy, and includes a writing call to action.
A weekly 5-10 minute podcast where children’s book author/illustrator Grace Lin and a guest author will answer one question from a child reader. Episodes will end with a book review or a joke. We hope that this podcast will be useful to all student writers and those helping them on their journey!
For us the definition of Bubbler-ing has never fit neatly into a box - so get your Bubbler on! Learn, share, & create outside the box (while inside your house) with some of these stellar resources from library-lovin’ artists, authors, & makers from near and far!
We will be updating this page as often as we can so please stop back!
Below The Bubbler has provided some great maker activities. Take a look and see what you can create.
Listen and learn about science, history, animals, music, and language, and then make that learning active with hands-on projects and activities. You'll find lesson description at the end of the podcast and, when available, links to printed materials right here.
Scholastic Learn at Home. Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing.
Author/illustrator Jarrett Lerner has created downloadable writing and drawing activities for kids.
Museum At Home
We love introducing you to maker activities in the Museum and MuseumLab, and love it even more when you keep the maker projects going beyond the Museum. Here are some creative do-it-yourself projects you can do at home. Watch this page for new posts every day!