Educational Resources
 
  • Advocates for Children
All children are entitled to a free and appropriate education.
Tele-therpay services have begun for children with special needs.
Visit https://www.advocatesforchildren.org/covid-19-updates
Phone: 866-427-6033
 
  • NYC DOE Free iPad Distribution
 
  • Official NYC Resource for Families from Zero to Young Adult
 
  • NYC DOE Regional Enrichment Centers for Children of First Responders
 
  • Free Tutoring – NY Public Library’s partnership with Brainfuse
 
  • New York Public Library
The New York Public Library has a dedicated resource page for kids and families and has put more than 300,000 titles online for download. You will need a library card to access most of them. However, it is FREE and very easy to apply online.
 
  • The Brooklyn Public Library
The Brooklyn Public Library is allowing access to more than 400,000 titles, which can be downloaded to popular e-reader apps.
 
  • The Queens Public Library
The Queens Public Library offers a lot of online resources, including e-books, magazines, and even streaming story times.
 
  • Free Audio Books for Children
 
  • Mindfulness for Children
 
  • PBS

For children between the ages of four and seven (Pre-kindergarten to 3rd grade), PBS will continue to broadcast their 24/7 PBS Kids channel throughout the state. Also parents can sign up for the new daily newsletter that offers activities and tips to help kids play and learn at home.

 
  • The PBS KIDS Games App
PBS KIDS has nearly 200 educational games, which can be downloaded for offline play anytime, anywhere.

Price: Free
Grade level: Pre-k, K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Skill: All Cognative Skills
Device: iPad, iPhone, iPad, Android, Computer

 
  • Alphabet Organizer App
A graphic organizer for exploring letters and words, creating books, and building personal word walls for vocabulary study, content-area research, or writing projects.
Price: Free
Grade level: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and above
Skill: Spelling, Vocabulary, Writing
Device: Android, iPad
 
  • Superhero Comic Book Maker App
Touch Create personalized animated comic books featuring monsters and superheroes, narrating the story using the self-record feature. Helps kids practice storytelling and learn to make digital creations.
Price: Free
Grade Level: Pre-K, K, 1st
Skill: Sequencing, Writing
Device: iPad, iPhone, iPod
 
  • BrainPOP Jr App

BrainPop Jr. is a subscription-based educational video, game, and activity site for students in kindergarten through third grade. BrainPop is a subscription-based educational video, game, and activity site for students in third grade through 12th grade. The main page is divided into math, reading and writing, science, social studies, health, and arts and technology.

Price: Temporarily Free
Skill: All Cognative Skills
Device: iPad, iPhone, iPad, Android, Computer

 

  • IXL – Website and App

Comprehensive curriculum support that covers all subjects for children in pre-k to 12 grade

https://www.ixl.com

 

  • Epic

Digital library for children 12 years old and under (free trial period)

https://www.getepic.com

 

  • Education.com

Free worksheets, games and educational resources

https://www.education.com

 

  • Oxford Owl for Home

Free e-books, activities, blogs and math lessons

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk

 

  • Scholastic – Free Resources During School Closings
 
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