Games can help children learn language and literacy skills, as the activities help them put their thoughts into words and talk about what they are doing.
A video series on the Library's YouTube channel sharing crafts and activities for families to do at home using common craft supplies and household goods.
Book Title Scavenger Hunt - Children pick seven book titles and challenge themselves to find an item at home relating to each book. This activity is featured in the following episode of Creative Kids at Home: Book Title Scavenger Hunt video.
Neighborhood Bingo - Take a walk in your neighborhood and pay attention to the letters, numbers, colors, and shapes around you. Play as a family, and the first person or team to make a bingo wins. This activity is featured in the following episode of Creative Kids at Home: Neighborhood Bingo video.
Secret Messages - Learn how to decode a secret message using a book or other widely-available text. For this activity, we'll use the Summer Reading Game Independent Reader Game Board as the key. This activity is featured in the following episode of Creative Kids at Home: Book Cipher video.ABCmouse
With ABCmouse, children can learn and explore with their parents, or on their own (depending on age and ability), in a safe, secure, and engaging online educational environment.
It is a fun early learning site for children ages 2 through 8. Learning activities cover reading and language arts, math, science, social studies, art, and music. It is child-safe, without advertising or links to other websites.
ABCmouse is available at our library locations and your child or children can access ABCmouse from home! The home checkout comes with the same games and activities, plus an Assessment Center to track progress in different developmental areas. You can track up to 3 children on one account. Read more about how to use ABCmouse for home checkout.
ABCmouse inside the library - use this link when you are visiting the library.
Customer Support - https://www.abcmouse.com/customer-support