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New Resource!

Playgarden Prep offers early education curriculum for children 2-5 years with live Zoom classes and custom recorded video lessons.

  • Classes are taught by Certified Early Education Teachers
  • Montessori inspired lessons.
  • Lessons focus on Language, Science, Art, Music and Movement.
  • English, Spanish & ASL are used throughout the lessons
  • Downloadable Worksheets

How to register: It’s Easy! Click the image above and register with a West Haven Library card.

Online Educational Resources for Kids and Teens

-Free Access from home!-

Access Mars with Google– The real surface of Mars recorded by NASA’s Curiosity Rover.

Audible– Free Audiobooks for Kids and Teens in 6 different languages.

Coronavirus: A Book for Children– A book created to help children understand Coronavirus.

Child Mind Institute-  Support for Kids with ADHD During the Coronavirus Crisis

Dav Pilkey– Author of Dog Man who will post new videos starting April 1

Kahn Academy– Khan Academy is a nonprofit provider of free online educational resources “with the mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. Resources are for students from pre-school through high school in the areas of math, science and engineering, arts and humanities, economics and finance, and more.

Kate Messner– Authors and illustrators share resources for learning from anywhere.

Kidlit TV– Read-aloud stories, crafts, activities, and more.

The Learning Lab– The Learning Lab from the Smithsonian provides access to millions of digital resources from across the institutions. You will also find collections that include lessons, activities, and recommended resources made by Smithsonian museum educators and classroom teachers.

NPR Coronavirus Comic– a comic for kids explaining the COVID-19 coronavirus.

OER Commons– A central directory for open educational resources (OERS), which are free online courses, lectures, textbooks, and more, including resources for children from preschool through high school.

Scholastic en Espanol- Spanish Language Read-Along Stories

Scholastic Learn at Home– Gr. Pre-K and up. Day-by-Day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing.

Sterling Publishers– Picture book authors will read their books every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am

Teen Book Cloud– Gr. 7-12 eBook database.

Tips from a Homeschool Mom– With schools closed, many of us are facing the challenges of teaching our children at home for the first time. While our schools and teachers are working hard to provide lessons and resources, we may still feel overwhelmed by the prospect of our children learning at home. We reached out to Jennifer Frost, head of the Haven Schole homeschooling group in West Haven and founder of the college counseling company College Fit, for her advice.

Tumblebooks– K-6 children’s eBook database.

Tumblemath– K-6 math eBook database.

VIZ– Free manga content.