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North Tonawanda City Schools
Including North Tonawanda’s public high, middle and elementary schools.

City of North Tonawanda

Educational Resources for when you are at home:
Hoopla
Digital materials including movies, videos, television, e-books, and audio e-books.
Libby (Overdrive)
Digital materials including e-books and audio e-books.
RB Digital
Digital materials including magazines.
Tumble Books
E-books for kids. Sign in with your library card and pin.

                                       Additional Tumble Book databases available until August 31, 2020

                                         
                                            Tumble Math                                        Audio Book Cloud
                                            K-6 math e-book database                 Audio books for all ages
Features a comprehensive list of education companies offering free subscriptions due to school closings.
Learn at Home with WNED PBS Kids
Educational resources from WNED PBS Kids.
Free virtual learning tools and online resources from Scholastic Learn at Home.
Penguin Classroom information for virtual storytimes and videos.
Lessons, media, and information from PBS.
A list of children’s book authors participating in virtual storytimes.
Eric Carle Reads The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Video of Eric Carle reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
Read Together Be Together
Resources and links regarding reading to young children.
A calendar of virtual field trips with related links for families.
Junie B. Jones Activities 
Junie B. Jones activties and printables.
A list of online virtual museum tours.
List of Children’s Author Read-Alouds
Comprehsive list and links of children’s authors doing online read-alouds and activities.

A list of national park tours.

 

Kid-friendly sites for searching the internet:

The Internet Public Library 2 For Kids
Find homework help, interesting websites, and lots of information at the IPL2, run by real librarians and universities.

KidsClick!
Explore, learn, or just have fun with this web-searching tool for kids, by librarians.

 

Animals

National Geographic Kids – Learn about wild animals, pets, and much, much more at National Geographic’s kid site.

National Wildlife Federation Kids– You can find special activities, games, crafts and information on this site; you can also find age-specific information with Ranger Rick, Big Backyard, or Wild Animal Baby from here.

 

Fun and Games

American Girl
Find out all about your favorite American Girl. There are also lots of games, ideas, and quizzes, too!

Fun Brain
Read popular books online, like Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Or, try some games developed for your grade level.

PBS for Kids
Games, quizzes, and all your PBS favorites are right here!

Sprout
A website for preschoolers and their parents to enjoy. Based on PBS television programs for children.

ABC Mouse
For in library use only, an early learning curriculum website.

NT Library Symbaloo
A website of game links for kids.

Tumble Book Library
E-books for kids. Sign in with your library card and pin.

Geography and History

Ancient Egypt – Here is an excellent tour of all aspects of Ancient Egypt from the British Museum.

The CIA World Factbook – A great resource for fact about different countries, this site has easily printable maps.

Presidents of the USA – Contains a lot of information on each president, including important documents they wrote, biographies, and links to good websites about each president.

States and Capitals – Learn important facts about each state and its capital. This site is a great starting point for that Social Studies report!

 

Math and Science

Bill Nye the Science Guy – Learn more about Mr. Nye and all of his science experiments. Then, try out some of his cool demos at home or watch his science videos.

The Exploratorium – A constantly-changing science and math museum with all kinds of cool stuff to explore.

NASA Kids’ Club – Explore the universe and beyond.

 

Sports

Major League Baseball – Baseball fans of all ages will find just what they’re looking for at the official site of MLB.

National Football League –Find just about everything related to football at the official site of the NFL.

National Hockey League – At the official site of the NHL, link to the site of your favorite team, check scores, and read the latest hockey news.

Sports Illustrated for Kids – Sports fans can find scores, stats, the latest news, sports e-cards, and more here.

 

 

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