Enrichment Resources

Enrichment Distance Learning Resources

List of 20 items.

  • ABCmouse.com

    ABCmouse.com is a comprehensive learning to read and reading comprehension curriculum for pre-K through grade 2. Free for 30 days.
  • Adventure Academy

    Adventure Academy is an educational massively multiplayer online game for elementary and middle school students, with thousands of learning activities covering reading, math, and science. One month free.
  • Carolina Biological

    Carolina Biological offers free resources for elementary and middle school students from Carolina’s Building Blocks of Science™ 3D, Innovators in Science, and Smithsonian Programs.
  • DIY

    For crafty kids, DIY.org offers thousands of courses and projects with how-to videos for ages 4-13-plus. Project and course topics include drawing, photography, science, music, Lego-building and Minecraft-video making. Kids can make their own videos on the platform to share with others, which are closely monitored by the site (and parents get a notification any time their child posts something, too). DIY.org is currently offering 90% off of its library of hands-on projects, how-to videos and safe learning community for kids, with the code TOGETHER
  • Drawing Classes with Jarrett J. Krosoczka

    Author and illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka is hosting daily drawing classes.
  • Duolingo

    Duolingo is a free language learning app that helps kids (and adults) learn a language through short, game-like exercises, and motivates you to continue learning with a "streak" feature that tracks the number of days you've reached your point goal.
  • Google Arts & Culture Field Trips

    Travel to art museums around the world through Google Arts & Culture.
  • Khan Academy

    Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more.
  • Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems

    Animator Mo Willems is hosting daily cartooning classes.
  • Mystery Science

    Mystery Science - Open-and-go lessons that inspire kids grades K-5 to love science. Lessons range from short mini-lessons that are completely digital to full lessons that include a hands-on activity. All are designed to use simple supplies that families likely already have at home.
  • National Geographic Kids

    National Geographic Kids - Find amazing facts about animals, science, history and geography, along with fun competitions, games and more.
  • Prodigy Math

    Prodigy Math is a free online math platform used by more than 50 million students, teachers and administrators, which reinforces math skills through video game-style play.
  • ReadingIQ

    ReadingIQ is a digital library and literacy platform for children ages 12 and under, with thousands of books to choose from. Free trial.
  • Scholastic Learn at Home

    Scholastic Learn at Home offers day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing.
  • Science Class with Mark Rober

    Science Class with Mark Rober - Former NASA engineer, current YouTuber, and friend of science.
  • Smithsonian Learning Lab

    The Smithsonian Learning Lab is a free, interactive platform for discovering millions of authentic digital resources, creating content with online tools, and sharing in the Smithsonian's expansive community of knowledge and learning
  • Storyline Online

    Storyline Online - The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.
  • TED Under 20

    TED Under 20 highlights talks from scientists, musicians, innovators, activists — all under the age of 20. Watch these amazing wunderkinds.
  • Vooks

    Vooks is a kid-safe, ad-free streaming library of read-aloud animated storybooks. Currently offering one month free.
  • Zearn

    Zearn is an online math curriculum for grades 1–5, with supplemental skills practice activities for kindergartners.

Building a Birchbark Model Canoe

Mr. Goodrich has been challenging us to all kinds of woodworking projects this spring. Here he teaches us how to build a birchbark canoe.

Weekly Photography Challenges

    • Together We Grow to See the Light

Each week, Mrs. Ladd has charged students, faculty, staff, and family members to a challenge behind the camera. From reflections to grayscale, and patterns to perspective, we have enjoyed the beautiful results. Watch the videos and give it a try yourself. 

Time Capsule Project

Create a Time Capsule:
A time capsule is a container filled with items that you can bury in the ground and later archaeologists and historians can dig it up and learn about life at a particular time.
Your time capsule should include the following:
  1. Items that kids your age are doing for fun when stuck at home.
  2. Examples of popular culture: movies, video games, music, sports, TV. Things that are popular right now.
  3. Items people cherish even more now that we’re socially distancing.
  4. Items that relate to your family or culture.
  5.  Documentation of daily life: to-do list, schedule, journal entry, receipt from something you bought.
Write something about each item and why you chose it. Talk about the present moment. Be clear and specific so that someone 100 years from now will understand what life was like during Covid-19. What kind of container will you put your items in?
Have Fun!

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