Things To Do at Home

Storytime

        • storylineonline.net: The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.
        • cmlibrary.org/storytime: Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s new online storytime with online videos and you can also watch Family Storytime on Facebook Live.
        • storytimefromspace.com: Story Time From Space: Children’s books read by astronauts at the International Space Station, a project of Global Space Education Foundation.
        • kidlit.tv: Virtual library of free book read alouds, series, videos, podcasts, art, book trailers, and activities.
        • thespanishexperiment.com: The Spanish Experiments has free Spanish children’s stories, online Spanish lessons and Spanish course reviews.

Get up and move!

Nature, Museums and Language

Art and Music

      • learnincolor.com: Educational hands-on activities you can do at home.
      • jarrettlerner.com: Comic book making and activity sheets
      • Dav Pilkey at Home: Get creative and have fun with favorite characters from Dog Man and Captain Underpants. New activities, exciting videos and more posted on Fridays.

Helpful Websites

      • Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library: To ensure that families with children birth to five years of age are fully equipped with the appropriate developmental tools and resources needed to promote the importance of early literacy.
      • Caribu: Caribu is an subscription app that makes video-calling unforgettable by making it interactive, educational, and entertaining! Including celebrity read alouds.

Additional Local Resources for Students

    • Read Charlotte has developed a list of online supplemental learning resources for families. This list is available at ReadCharlotte.org/KeepLearningCLT.
    • For those who would like to donate books to Promising Pages for distribution to students, please click Promising Pages.
    • loavesandfishes.org: Providing groceries for neighbors in need at pantries located throughout Mecklenburg County
    • secondharvestmetrolina.org: Providing a regional distribution warehouse & branches that supply food and grocery items to charitable agencies that assist people in need.
    • Internet Access: Spectrum is providing free internet access to students impacted by Coronavirus who don’t already have access at home. Call 844-488-8395 to enroll.
Disclaimer: Augustine Literacy Project- Charlotte is not affiliated with the resources referenced in this document.