Discover new resources for use at home or in the classroom.
NJ Parent Link – The State of NJ Early Childhood, Parenting & Professional Resource Center
Mercer ResourceNet – Provides a wide range of information about support, resources, and services for families in Mercer County, New Jersey.
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
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 – English Spanish
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
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.
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