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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Digital Help for Parents with School-Age Children at Home

Library provides helpful websites to keep school-age children engaged in learning

PASO ROBLES, CA – Over the next few days, the Paso Robles City Library will share suggested websites to help parents and students stay engaged in learning. Below are recommended sites for school-age children.  

Abdo Digital Bookshelf
Read-to-Me eBooks; eBooks; Databases; Interactive eBooks for elementary grades 

Abdo Zoom Research Database 
Database for beginning readers 

Scholastic Learn at Home
Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing 

Lunch Doodles
Mo Willems invites learners once a day for the next few weeks to draw, doodle and explore new ways of writing.  

Oxford Owl
Oxford University Press’ learning activities by ages 

ABCya! Educational Games by Grade Level 
Learning games and videos by grade level 

Children’s Museum Houston 
Hundreds of science, match, reading and fine arts activities and videos for students K-5 

Khan Academy 
Daily schedules for students ages 2-18 to keep them learning 

Seussville 
Chock full of Seussian fun 

Mystery Science
A starter set of science lessons  

Scratch – Learn to Code 
Program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community—to encourage creativity, systematic reasoning, and collaboration 

DK Find Out! 
Quizzes, videos and animations to engage and fascinate. Also articles for parents explaining the curriculum being taught 

National Geographic Kids Science Lab 
Science experiments, videos, articles and more 

San Diego Zoo Kids Activities 
Zoo-themed games and activities 

NASA STEM Engagement
Fun activities to do at home by grade level, types and subjects 

Wonderopolis 
A site where natural curiosity and imagination lead to exploration and discovery in learners of all ages.  

Learn to Type: Lessons for all ages 
Keyboarding, Digital Literacy, & Coding 

In addition, Paso Robles Library card holders are encouraged to make use of the library’s extensive digital resources. Visit https://www.prcity.com/248/eLibrary for access to such free downloadable materials as books, movies, magazines, learning tools, and databases. For those without a current library account wishing to access digital resources, eCards are available (for ages 13 and up) through the Black Gold Cooperative Library System. Visit https://www.blackgold.org for eCard information and registration. 

Library staff is on hand to answer account inquiries Monday-Saturday, 10 am-5 pm. Call 805-237-3870. 

Media Contact: Melissa Bailey
Title: Youth Services Librarian
Phone: 805.237.3870
Email: mbailey@prcity.com 

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