On this page we present tips and resources that are made available to be used when school is closed, e.g. due to the COVID-19 situation. It is a work in progress, so watch this space! Tips are welcome, email your librarian.
Audible offers free access to their audio stories during COVID; in six different languages.
Permission to post these buttons and direct access links in the public domain is granted through at least the middle of September, 2020.
A bilingual informative e-book about the COVID-19 virus. Free to download.
"Mo Willems invites YOU into his studio every day for his LUNCH DOODLE. Learners worldwide can draw, doodle and explore new ways of writing by visiting Mo’s studio virtually once a day for the next few weeks." (From the website)
Get hungry from reading? Cook the food you read about yourself!
Want to find out what the plants look like that you eat the fruits from? Just grow them from their pips, seeds, sprouts, cuttings and discover!
Here are useful websites to help you further:
Kyndra Holley: 25 Fruits and vegetables you can re-plant and grow yourself
Office ot Sustainability: Growing food from kitchen scraps
Missouri Botanical Garden: Plants from kitchen scraps: fun for all ages
Use plastic bags to create something new: crochet, knitting, weaving - this is how to make one long strip of "plarn" from a plastic bag.
Try new challenges and learn new skills at home with the 100 activities of The Great Indoors
Make fun things with materials you find at home and in nature.