Resources

This is an ongoing list of third-party resources that are useful for Clubs and families.

Educational/Tech

5 online art clubs (from My Modern Met)

20-minute YouTube “doodle” sessions for kids with Mo Willems (from the Kennedy Center)

A list of live animal cams (from Adventure Journal)

Activities and games to improve literacy and social-emotional learning skills for Pre-K to grade 5 (from Peekapak)

Add ingredients and find recipes from popular cooking websites (from SuperCook)

At-home resources for Kids (and their grown-ups) (from KiwiCo)

Collection of live webcams, virtual tours/trips, and fun educational sites (from Virtual School Activities)

Comprehensive collection of online and at-home activities (from Kids Up Front)

Curated educational videos for kids (from The Kid Should See This)

Daily home schedule example (from BIAS)

Dolly Parton reads children’s books on YouTube (from Consequences of Sound)

Educational resources for kindergarten to high school (from ON gov)

Free educational programs for kids ages 10 – 16 on tech and STEM learning (from Geek Squad Academy)

Free online classes for adults (from Brit+C0)

Goodnight Zoom: A colouring book to educate children about coronavirus (from Marissa Kassam, RBC)

High-quality, interactive video lessons for all ages (from TED-Ed)

Junior Wildlife Workbook (from Alberta Hunter Education)

List of free educational/tech resources online (from EdSurge)

MCYU Family Lecture: Building Better Bones with Dr Janet Pritchard (from McMaster Youth & Child University)

MCYU STEAM Challenge: Water Filter (from McMaster Youth & Child University)

Motivate kids to learn during a staycation (from .ME)

Parent-child activities for younger children (from Mothers Matter Centre)

Parents guide to Google Classroom (from Google)

Resources, e-learning, and videos for young children (from Sesame Street)

Sensory play recipes (from MotherCould)

Site to use while schools are closed

Tech reviews and suggestions for parents and educators (from Common Sense Media)

Things to do at home (compiled by Durham Club)

Top 10 online resources for kids at home (from Maggy Wheeler blog)

Understanding Screen Addiction and Responsible Digital Use (from CompareTheMarket.com)

Unique lessons and experiences by artists and organizations (from CBC)

Virtual programs for all ages designed to keep you engaged and connected (from RBC Future Launch at Home)

Wide Open School: a free collection of the best online learning experiences for kids (from Common Sense)