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American Girl

You and your girl may be home right now, but that doesn’t mean you can’t travel to exciting times and places, and meet new friends along the way. Welcome to American Girl’s online library, a place where you and your girl will love stepping into stories full of adventure, bravery, and daring, featuring girls who live in times and places she may have never seen before. You’ll also find lots of expert advice to help her sort through her feelings, family, and friendships during these very different times.  Come back each week to find new fun reads to love!  

Coding

Girls Who Code is offering free educational activities available for download free of charge, to anyone who wants to access them.

 

Stay Positive Binary Bracelets Unplugged Activity   

Level: Beginner

Digital Storyteller Animations With Scratch

Level: Beginner-Intermediate

Share Your Skillz with HTML + CSS

Level: Intermediate 

     

 

Debug the Maze

Level: Beginner

Can I Help You? 

Level: Intermediate-Advanced 

 

Cook, Move and Learn Newsletter

Drawing 

Welcome to Dav Pilkey At Home. Together we can get creative and have fun with some of your favorite characters from Dog Man and Captain Underpants! Check back every Friday to discover new activities, exciting videos, and so much more!  Click on the images below to download the instructions.

       


Kids illustrator Jarrett Krosoczka has launched a daily drawing class at 2:00 pm EST where kids can learn different drawing skills.  Each class is 20-minutes long and teaches various  drawing techniques. 

The three-week run of Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems has ended.  All 15 episodes are available at the Kennedy CenterLet the doodling continue! Please tag your artwork on social media with #MoLunchDoodles so Mo Willems can all see it!  Click on the images below to download instructions. 

       

Engineering

Forgot something from upstairs? Need to pass the salt? Bridges are one way of moving across a gap. Zip lines are another! Create a zipline to transport small items from here to there.  Download the family engineering guide from the STAR Library Network (STAR Net).  


Mad Science

Mad Science compiled a list of at-home experiments that you can do with your kids using household ingredients.  Please visit Mad Science for more at-home experiments. 

Download the Musical Straw experiment or watch the YouTube video.  

Download the Ghost Bubble experiment or watch the YouTube video

Download the Copycat Solution experiment or watch the YouTube video

#MoveMore Party

The American Heart Association invites you to get moving with some of their favorite exercise motivators.  Dance parties, Cardio blasts, Strength social hours, Meditation, mindfulness and more!  Streaming live each day on Facebook, YouTube and heart.org/MoveMoreTogether

 

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