Resources for 3rd to 5th Grade

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For any resource below that requires your student to create an account, please use your parent information to do so.
This will safeguard your student's private identifiable information.

  • Adventure Academy Math, art, science and reading for ages 8-13, free during school closures w/code SCHOOL7771
  • Arts & Culture Virtually visit 500+ museums and art galleries around the world.
  • Brains On Award-winning science podcast for kids from American Public Media.
  • But Why: A podcast for curious kids Public radio host Jane Lindholm helps answer kids' most burning questions.
  • Coding courses Created by the Creative Computing Lab at Harvard, supports increasing fluency with computational thinking.
  • Cosmic Kids Zoga Yoga, mindfulness and relationship for kids.
  • Curriculum Associates Free printable reading and math activity packs (in English and Spanish).
  • Hidden Worlds of National Parks Google's partnership with the National Parks Services quite literally brings the outdoors inside.
  • Drawing classes Author/illustrator Jarrett Krozoczka offers drawing classes on YourTube, daily.
  • Khan Academy Offers a personalized learning dashboard with videos and practice exercises, includes math, science, history, etc.
  • Kids Learning Tube YouTube channel that teaches using animation.
  • Kinder Art Art lessons for grades PreK – 8th grade. Free and fee-based lessons available online.
  • LUNCH DOODLES Children's author and illustrator Mo Willems invites you to explore new ways of making and writing.
  • McHarper Manor Free daily live art and craft tutorials.
  • Mindfulness for kids Free mindfulness class for kids.
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium Live stream of different aquarium exhibits.
  • Mystery Science Free, easy science for remote learning.
  • National Geographic Kids Interactive, engaging and colorful games, videos and more.
  • Reading IQ Reading assessment and digital library of books. Free access w/code SCHOOL7771.
  • TIME for Kids Free access to a library of grade-specific digital editions of TIME for Kids and Your $ financial literacy magazine.
  • The Science Guy Demos and experiments you can try at home.
  • Safari Tour Ride along on a live safari.
  • San Diego Zoo Tour the San Diego Zoo.
  • Scholastic Learn at Home Keep the learning going with four daily learning experiences, each built around a meaningful story or video.
  • Smithsonian Natural History Museum Virtually visit exhibits in the National Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C.
  • Story Pirates Podcast series with original stories written by real kids, featuring celebrity guests.
  • Supercharged School Online science lessons and experiments. Free and paid content available.
  • WOW in the World Guy Raz and Mindy Thomas, radio and podcast stars, serve up science news with a heavy dose of silliness.
  • Virtual field trips A list of virtual trips you can take to zoos, museums and parks.
  • Yellowstone National Park Take a virtual tour of Yellowstone National Park.
  • Zearn Online math lesson resource, free during school.

Critical Support Resources

Grab 'n' Go meals
Available weekdays while our schools are closed for the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis.
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Chromebook Repair Process
To assist with trouble-shooting and servicing these district-provided devices while school is not in session
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Emergency Child Care
The Y is offering Full-Day Child Care Services at COUNTRYWOOD SCHOOL for K through 5th Grade
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Curated Tips

  • Coronavirus Triple Duty: Working, Parenting and Teaching from Home (NPR)
  • 5 tips for effectively working from home during the coronavirus outbreak, when you have kids (CNBC)
  • 9 tips to be productive when working at home during COVID-19 (Forbes)