Things To Do at Home


    • 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.
    • Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s new online storytime with online videos and you can also watch Family Storytime on Facebook Live.
    • Story Time From Space: Children’s books read by astronauts at the International Space Station, a project of Global Space Education Foundation.
    • Virtual library of free book read alouds, series, videos, podcasts, art, book trailers, and activities.
    • 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

    • Educational hands-on activities you can do at home.
    • Comic book making and activity sheets
    • Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems: Children’s author Mo Willems hosts weekday Lunch Doodles centering on his famous characters and stories.
    • 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.
    • At Home with Emily Arrow: Daily online learning, music, and stories. Daily lessons with music and mindfulness.
    • You Can Play That: Live music classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:00am.

    Helpful Websites

    Additional Local Resources for Students

    • CMS COVID-19 Information 
    • Read Charlotte has developed a list of online supplemental learning resources for families. This list is available at
    • For information on CMS meal distribution, click here.
    • For those who would like to donate books to Promising Pages for distribution to students, please click Promising Pages.
    • Providing groceries for neighbors in need at pantries located throughout Mecklenburg County
    • 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.