Discover new resources for use at home or in the classroom.
Central Jersey Family Health Consortium Resources
- Covid-19 – Informational videos for new and expectant mothers concerning COVID -19
- Early Childhood Corner – Informational videos for parents of young children
- Ages & Stages Questionnaire – Click for English OR Spanish
Children’s Specialized Hospital (A Division of RWJ Barnabas Health Facility) – Experts provide quick and free virtual developmental screenings for children ages 1 to 5 years old via video or phone.
Early Childhood Development & Early Literacy Webinar – Presented by Central Jersey Family Health Consortium & Trenton Free Public Library
Magination Press – Managing stress & promoting mindfulness in kids – by the American Psychology Association
Mercer ResourceNet – Provides a wide range of information about support, resources, and services for families in Mercer County, New Jersey.
NJ Parent Link – The State of NJ Early Childhood, Parenting & Professional Resource Center
State of New Jersey Child Care Center Explorer– Find a child care center near you and see up-to-date information regarding the safety, health and regulatory compliance of each center.
Talking to your kids about Coronavirus
Literature, Reading, and Writing
BookTrust HomeTime – Excellent resource for online books, author read alouds, games, videos, quizzes
Brightly – Books & Read Alouds for kids
KidLit TV – Explore the world of children’s literature with videos, activities, crafts and read-alouds by authors.
Librarian Bookends Present – Brilliant Book Resources
NJPAC Community Engagement interactive Storytimes
- “Skit Scat Raggedy Cat“
- Tito Puente – E-Lesson
- “Timbaland Night Time Symphony”
- Orff in Your Community Video (Courtesy of Newark Public Library)
Reading Rockets – Reading help and advice for parents of young readers
Scholastic BookFlix – Login required
Story Star – Write and post your short stories here
The Trenton Literacy Movement: Read Aloud! – Celebrating Black stories and Black voices, members of the Trenton Kappa Foundation read aloud their favorite picture books. This video series is presented in partnership between The Trenton Literacy Movement, Trenton Kappa Foundation and C.I.E.E. Productions and filmed at the historic Trenton Public Library, Children’s Room in Trenton, NJ. To learn more about TTLM, visit their website at https://thetrentonliteracymovement.org/
Young Writer’s Blueprint – Free online writing course for children ages 6-10
STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
Engineering at Home or On the Go – Explore engineering as a family
franklin @ Home – Digital science offerings from the Franklin Institute of Philadelphia. Virtual tours of their exhibits & science activities to do at home.
Franklin Institue YouTube Channel – Videos from scientists at the Franklin Institute. Includes Covid updates, Speaker Series & science videos for kids. Something for everyone in the family!
Girls Who Code – Code at Home – Free computer science activities for students, educators & parents
Inspire Curiosity – Free, live, online STEM classes for kids. Classes start April 25. Registration required.
NatGeo Kids – Videos, science experiments and other educational resources for at home use.
The Learning Center at Nomad Press – Free printables, ebooks and science videos.
Pete Mitas Basic Math Quick Reference eBook – A basic math handbook for students who struggle with math. Covers a broad range of topics and thoroughly explains examples of hundreds of different types of problems.
Pete Mitas Multiplication Handbook – Booklet to help in learning the multiplication tables.
ST Math – Web-based visual instructional math program. Free access for schools and families through December 31, 2020.
TechGirls Summer 2020 Program – Virtual Tech Immersion Program for girls in 3rd – 8th grades.
Time For Kids – Time Magazine written especially for kids. Registration required.
Homework Help & Research
Literacy Initiative eTutoring – Free eTutoring on a variety of subjects. Registration required.
Scholastic FreedomFlix – Login required
Scholastic Go! – Login required
Scholastic Teachables – Login required
Scholastic ScienceFlix – Login required
Scholastic TrueFlix – Login required
Scholastic Watch and Learn Library – Login required