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Virtual Storytime

Jenny, the director of The Mooers Free Library, reads Horton Hears a Who by Dr. Seuss!

 

Subscribe to the Plattsburgh Public YouTube Channel for stories and playlists of great YouTube content curated by Mr. Ben and PPL staff! Here is a sample:

 

Storytime Online Resources - Check out this evolving list of online storytime resources! 

Online and E-Resources for Students

eMagazines

eBooks

Virtual Tours and Field Trips

  • 10 of the world’s best virtual museum and art gallery tours      

  • Virtual Farm Tour
    Discover the cows, communities, and journey of dairy with a 360 degree virtual experience that transports students straight to the farm!

  • Lunch Time Live at the Wild Center
    Although you may not be able to visit The Wild Center, Lunchtime Live is bringing The Wild Center to you! They are committed to bringing you fun, innovative and educational daily content at 12pm EST while you’re at home. Wild Center educators and animal care staff will be sharing animal encounters, behind-the-scenes looks, projects and activities you can do in your own backyard. Check out the events on the Wild Center Facebook page for more info.    

  • Smithsonian's National Zoo                                

Crafts

  • Have you tried any origami yet? All you need is paper...

 

In the Kitchen

  • Need some recipes that you can make with just a few ingredients? Here you go...

 

Activities

  • “Captain Underpants” Writer/Illustrator Dav Pilkey Will Host Virtual Drawing Classes, Readings, and More. Visit Dav Pilkey at Home to get started. 
  • Games for Kids:  Old-School Games to Play with Kids 
         "Old-school games are timeless and encourage thinking and imagination. Whether you are seeking a non-tech game for your children to play, need something to pass the time, or just want an inexpensive activity, check out this list created by Bright Horizons® early childhood education experts."

     
  • Write a letter to Pete the Cat: