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Dav Pilkey at Home In partnership with Scholastic, Dav Pilkey, author and illustrator of the Dog Man series, will release new content including how-to draw videos, read alouds, and other free activities weekly every Friday at 8 AM.

Draw Every Day with JJK Jarrett J. Krosoczka, author of the Lunch Lady and the Star Wars Jedi Academy series, presents weekdays at 2 PM.

California Science Center: Stuck at Home Science This space is designed for families to explore, investigate and have fun learning together without leaving home. All of the activities use easy-to-find household supplies  and are appropriate for a variety of ages.  Videos will stream live every day on their website at 1 PM EST.

San Francisco’s Exploratorium Learning Toolbox offers activities to help kids understand the science behind viruses, how they affect the human body, and how we can protect ourselves against infection.

Virtual Farm Tours

Free comics and activities

Andrew McMeel’s AMP Kids imprint, which published “Big Nate,” “Phoebe and Her Unicorn,” and “Stinky Cecil,” is offering a free graphic novel, downloadable as a PDF, every Tuesday to anyone who signs up for its newsletter through at least mid-May. Find teaching guides and activities on the AMP Kids Resources page.

Toon Books has a number of resources on its website. The Professor Garfield Toon Book Reader enables users to read a selection of Toon titles onscreen in English, French, Spanish, Russian, and Chinese, with a read-aloud option. The Toon website also offers a cartoon maker activity, downloadable lesson plans and activities, and, for grown-ups, free access to its guidebook Comics: Easy as ABC!

Retired math teacher Jim McLain is offering his math comic, Solution Squad, as a free PDF for educational use, with daily math lessons to go with it.

John Patrick Green, creator of InvestiGators, which features a pair of goofy alligator detectives, has assembled some InvestiGators activity pages , including a maze and drawing lessons.

DC has launched DC Kids Camp, which makes available drawing lessons and other activities on its DC KidsInstagram and Twitter.

Teacher Tim Smyth has posted a list of free online educational comics and resources on a variety of topics on his website, History Comics and Comics in Education .

Free books for a limited time!!

Join us tomorrow at 12pm ET for “Mondays with Michelle Obama” as she reads “The Gruffalo” on the Penguin Random House & PBS KIDS Facebook pages! #ReadTogetherBeTogether #pbskidsread

Posted by Penguin Random House on Sunday, April 19, 2020

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