NEW BOOK NOOKS!!!
Book Nooks offer families an opportunity to read while they wait. Each location also contains literacy kits to take home and information on local resources for families.
Book Nooks are in the following locations:
Bee Clean Laundromat-Wheeling St in Muncie and Broad St in New Castle
Firefly Children and Family Alliance Muncie
Open Door Health Services– Madison St and White River Blvd Locations
Union City Community Help Center
Union Missionary Baptist Church
Additional Resources for Kids Learning
Storyline Online is a children’s literacy website created by the SAG-AFTRA Foundation, which provides free storytelling videos for parents and teachers to foster a love of reading in children. Your children will love watching these high-quality picture books read-aloud by famous celebrities.”
FUNBRAIN offers hundreds of free games, books, comics, and videos that develop skills in math, reading, problem-solving and literacy for students in Pre-K through 8th grade.
ABCya! is a free educational games website that’s organized by grade level and subject area. With a bit of help from adults, it’s easy for kids to access tons of games. Choose a grade level from Pre-K to fifth grade, and then choose a subject: Letters, Numbers, Holiday, Strategy, or Skills.
HoodaMath is a free online math games website. Founded by a middle school math teacher, Hooda Math offers more than 500 free math games for K-12 students.
Starfall is an educational game website that enhances language arts and math skills for PreK-3rd Grade students. Most games and resources are available completely free!
StoryWeaver is a digital gateway to thousands of richly illustrated children’s stories. Children have the option of reading books themselves or having the books read aloud to them.
GoNoodle engages millions of kids every month with movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts. This free resource is a great tool for “brain breaks” during learning.
TumbleBooks is an online library of children’s books. Currently TumbleBooks is offering a free trial.
Epic! is an online library of children’s books. Currently Epic! has free remote access for students out of school due to Coronavirus social distancing.
Seussville is an exploration of everything Dr. Seuss, with eBooks, games and more. Each adventure revolves around the world of Dr. Seuss.
Open Library is an open source lending library who wants every book to be available online. Open Library has books for all ages.
Reading Rockets has tips for parents in multiple languages, organized by age Reading Rockets helps parents keep kids on track for success.