COVID-19 Resources: Literary and Cultural Activities You Can Do From Home!

Hey, friends. We miss you! While we're all staying in, check out these activities that you can do right from your house. Got a great resource you'd like to share? Reach out and let us know!

Livestream Activities 

This calendar of livestreams shares a bunch of great activities, from read-alouds to art, PE, cooking, and more. Some highlights include: 


Let's Get Literary

Participate in our Reading Streak Challenge! You could win a $10 gift card to the shop, just for reading. Doesn't get much better than that!

Peek inside the writing notebooks of Newbery medalist Erin Entrada Kelly (Hello, Universe)

Create your own story using this writing prompt from Veera Hiranandani, author of the Newbery Honor winning book The Night Diary

Channel your inner pirate—be brave, quick, independent, and fun!—with these coloring pages from How to Be a Pirate

Join in singing storytime with Emily Arrow!

 

Field Trip!!

500+ museums you can visit virtually 

  • You can visit specific museums or explore 360 degree videos, art movements, historical figures, and much more

30+ virtual field trips great for all ages

 

Learning + Education

Low- tech STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) challenges

Scholastic’s Learning at Home includes two weeks of premade educational activities by grade level that kids can do at home

These try-at-home activities from bestelling author Andrea Beatty feature some of your favorite Questioneers, like Ada Twist, Rosie Reve, and Iggy Peck

 

Explaining COVID-19: A Comic

To help explain COVID-19 and how you can prevent its spread, use this comic from NPR