Ready Rosie is an early education tool featuring hundreds of brief videos in English and Spanish that model learning activities for kids and caretakers. Videos and resources are available in English and Spanish.
ABC's of Me
Aren't able to print off worksheets? It's ok! All you need for this activity is something to write with and on! Have children write something about them for each letter of the alphabet to create their very own autobiography!
Hey Chester County 4-Hers and families! We know you are spending a lot of time outside right now, so why not spend some time creating a work of sidewalk chalk art? See the attached photo for complete instructions and then send us photos of your creations by Friday, April 24th. We will award prizes for our top 3 creations and send them on for participation in the Western Region Contest! Happy drawing!
Chester County Solid Waste & West TN Recycling Hub
It is time for our Annual Poster Contest!! Since the kids are home at this time, we would like to have them take a sheet of paper and turn it into a Recycling or Litter Prevention poster. Just have a parent or guardian mail or email the poster and we will let our Facebook followers pick the winner. The poster with the most "likes" wins and will have their poster made into a sign to hang on the fence at our facility!!! Please mail your entry by April 17th. We will announce the winner April 24th! We have provided a few examples of past winners.
Please mail entries to:
315 Talley Store Rd
Henderson, TN 38340
Email to firstname.lastname@example.org
This is a great way for your children to learn adjectives, nouns, pronouns, etc. while having fun. You tell children what word you need, for example an adjective. They tell you one, such as slimy. You write it down in the appropriate box on the MadLib. When finished, read your crazy story out loud!
Online Entertainment for Children and Teens!
View this great list for information on so many free resources that can serve as entertainment for your child or teen.
Doodles with Mo
Do your children love Mo Willems books- Pigeon, Elephant, and Piggy? Have them doodle with Mo each weekday by going to the below link!
Free Coloring Pages
Our library uses these websites to find coloring pages for the children, teens, and adults. All of these websites are free to download!
Scholastic has several resources to help keep your child's brain active while out of school! You can select your child's grade level and will be given grade appropriate activities that your child can complete.
The Chester County Library director is hosting a virtual storytime via Facebook on Tuesdays.
Below are virtual storytimes that all can watch for free!
Do you want to get out and see something? Try a virtual trip. Many state parks and museums are offering virtual tours!
- Memphis Zoo Animal Cams: https://www.memphiszoo.org/animal-cams
- National Park Virtual Tour:https://email@example.com,-94.20828333,312.21014218a,11999999.99999995d,35y,359.99999492h,0t,0r/data=Ci0SKxIgMzVhNjc1YmQ0NjVjMTFlOTg0Yjg1NTMyNWRjMDk2MzQiB3ZveV90b2M
- 12 Museums: https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours?fbclid=IwAR2SCbQh-xszwBgiUgLDHE1eemo6f3RZfOsDM2qkFRJbz84CjkuKbmTMCF4
- Discovery Field Trips: https://www.discoveryeducation.com/community/virtual-field-trips/
- Zoo Field Trips: https://www.today.com/parents/try-these-virtual-field-trips-educational-fun-home-t176105
- Farm Field Trip & Tours: http://origin.americandairy.com/news-and-events/dairy-diary/dairy-farming/virtual-farm-tours-while-youre-stuck-at-home.stml?fbclid=IwAR2awYjCRZYSlyVdn2-EfdFDTfKb34cg-wUAna1w-6-3neFXOFOUBpSD3NI
Storytime Katie is a great website to use for songs, rhymes, and flannel boards. The best part, you can do these at home! Don't have flannel to do a flannel board? Use construction paper! Don't have construction paper, use regular paper and let your children draw the characters!
Wonder Read Aloud
Do you want to do something with your children that is fun but also helps them learn? Check out Bedtime Math! They have several games and activities you can do at home that also support learning math. The best part, you can do these with supplies most people have at home such as pennies, paper, m&m's, etc.
Attached are SEVERAL educational worksheets for each grade level. We got these from Twinkl.
Educational Free Websites
Free Learning Websites
Educational Worksheets and Websites
Are you looking for educational worksheets for you child? The below websites have free resources available!
Activities and Crafts
The below websites have several great free activities and crafts for children of all ages. Many of these require items that can be found in your household.
Memphis Zoo Maze