You Tube icon  Flickr icon 

Kids' Resources

Cary Library @ Home logoAt home and looking for resources to occupy your kids?  Check out some of these websites and social media feeds!

 

Authors/Illustrators | Coloring & Activity Sheets | Educational | Music & Movement | COVID-19

 

Authors/Illustrators: virtual storytimes, drawing lessons, and more!

  • Dav Pilkey at Home - Drawing lessons and read alouds with Dav Pilkey.
  • Grace Lin - Grace Lin's youtube channel where she does author readings, drawing lessons, and more.
  • Jarrett Krosoczka (Live at 2pm) - YouTube channel for the author of The Lunch Lady graphic novels who provides a series of drawing lessons.
  • Mo Willems Lunchtime Doodles - Mo Willems invites you to his studio for his lunch doodles.
  • Kids Ask Authors - Podcast where each week author Grace Lin and one guest author will be answer one question submitted by a kid. Each podcast will end with a book review or poem written by a child.
  • Authors Everywhere - YouTube chanel featuring various authors with workshops, readings, activities, art projects, writing games, writing advice, and more.
  • Storyline- Picture books read by actors.
  • Neil Gaiman - Neil Gaiman reading books for kids.
  • Kidlit TV: KidLit TV is a winner of the Parents’ Choice Gold Award and has been selected as an American Association of School Librarians Best Digital Tool for Teaching and Learning.  Created by a diverse group of parents, educators, librarians, kid lit creators, and award-winning filmmakers.  Check out these shows:

 

Coloring & Activity Sheets

  • Doreen Cronin - Printable activities from author Doreen Cronin.
  • Josh Funk - Coloring pages, trading card and Activity kits plus streamable book songs for local author Josh Funk's books.

 

Educational

 

Music & Movement: streaming concerts, dance party favorites, activities to get your kids up and moving!

  • Matt Heaton - “Mornings with Matt”  every Friday 10am Eastern time .
  • Emily Arrow - YouTube channel of children's musician Emily Arrow.
  • jbrary - YouTube Chanel of Canadian Librarians who perform songs, rhymes, and fingerplays.
  • Miss Nina (New videos every Tuesday) - The Miss Nina Weekly Video Show! Sing & Move along with Miss Nina every week to songs and rhymes perfect for toddlers, preschoolers and children who love to move along or need a brain break!
  • Laurie Berkner Band -  YouTube channel of popular kids musician Laurie Berkner.
  • Cosmic Kids Yoga - Yoga for kids.

COVID-19