Resources for Early Education to Grade 6

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Literacy (Language Arts)

  • Barefoot Books Singalongs - Animated singalong videos for young children. Text captions indicate what words are being sung.
  • Epic - Thousands of ebooks for kids.
  • Highlights Kids - Articles, games, jokes and more compiled by the kids magazine.
  • Into the Book - Literacy activities for kids.
  • Pobble - Image-based writing prompts.
  • Raz-Kids - Leveled ebooks that can be read by or to a student.
  • Reading Bear - Phonics lessons.
  • Scholastic Learn At Home - Fun facts, short articles, videos and activities geared to different age groups.
  • Smithsonian: Tween Tribune - A variety of articles discussing interesting facts about an assortment of topics, all geared towards tweens.
  • Stories to Grow By - A wide selection of stories for children, designed to teach lessons of morality.
  • Storyberries - Free fairy tales, bedtime stories and poems for kids.
  • Storyline Online - Picture books read by celebrities.
  • Story Place - A site that replicates the library storytime experience for young children.

 

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Numeracy (Math)

 

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Science

 

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Social Studies

  • CBC Kids News - Current events presented in a kid-friendly context.

 

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Physical Education

  • AB Active After School - Lots of active games and physical activities for kids.
  • Active For Life: Activities - A variety of physical literacy activities designed to help students develop balance and movement skills.
  • AMA Youth Run Club at Home - Running activities for children.
  • BodyCoach TV: PE with Joe - 30-minute workouts for young children.
  • BOKS at Home - Workout videos for kids. Live workouts are held every day at 12pm EST (10am Mountain Time) on Facebook Live.
  • Chalk Games - Eight active games that can be played using sidewalk chalk.
  • Dark Horse Athletic - Videos designed to teach the basic skills needed to play popular sports.
  • EverActive Schools: DPA Every Day - Simple daily physical activities for children.
  • Farm Food 360 - Take a 360-degree video tour of various farms and food production facilities throughout Canada.
  • Funtervals - High intensity interval games for kids.
  • Get Kids Moving - Free workout videos for kids. Most have a movie franchise-based theme.
  • Go Noodle - A variety of workout videos for kids.
  • I Love a Challenge! - A series of 40 video challenges for elementary-aged kids designed to foster a growth mindset and a love for physical activity.
  • OPENPhysEd: Active Home - Lots of exercise and physical activity ideas in PDF format.
  • PL3Y Kids Fitness - Free daily kids dance and yoga classes featuring award winning DANCEPL3Y and YOGAPL3Y physical literacy programs taught by certified instructors from around the world.
  • SWORKIT - Trial registration is free, and comes with permanent free access to kids' workout routines and videos.
  • Today's Parent: 15 Ways to Keep Kids Active Indoors - Ideas to keep kids active, even if you don't have much space to work with.

 

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Art

 

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Music

 

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Second Languages

  • Curio.ca (French) - Informative videos for kids in French.
  • Digital Dialects: French - French immersion games and activities.
  • The French Experiment - Free online French lessons and children's stories read slowly in French.
  • French for Life - French immersion games and activities.
  • FrenchGames.net - French vocabulary games and tests.
  • 1jour1actu - Videos, news items and podcasts for kids in French.
  • Les contes qui comptent French version of Math Storytime. Helps parents explore simple math concepts with their children (age 5-7) through stories.
  • Radio Canada Zone Jeunesse - The French version of Kids CBC - games, videos, activities and news items.
  • Télé-Québec - Videos for kids in French.
  • TV5Monde Jeunesse - Games, videos, activities and news items in French.

 

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Technology

  • Be Internet Awesome - A website that teaches kids the fundamentals of digital citizenship and safety so they can explore the online world with confidence.

 

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Other Resources

 

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