Play & Learn at Home
View any of our free Virtual Play & Learn Activity Lists for a clickable list of at-home activities featuring arts, music, movement and science. Our LapBabies at Home page offers songs, rhymes and lap bounces. With our interactive Hola! Spanish for Kids videos you'll learn Spanish from a native speaker through songs, stories, and simple activities. Feeling adventurous? Watch an episode of International Cooking with Kids and cook along with María, too! Each episode of Virtual Playtime with Nancy offers an interactive story and activity especially chosen for young children. For some feel-good entertainment, cuddle up and watch Mary Wilson's Pitter Patter Puppet Stories or listen to one of Miss Nancy's Bedtime Stories together. Have fun and enjoy these special moments!
Virtual Hola! Spanish for Kids
Learn Spanish from a native speaker right in your living room with Hola! Spanish for Kids. María reads a picture books geared for little ones in Spanish and teaches simple songs to learn vocabulary such as Buenos Días (Good Morning Song), Adios Amigos (Goodbye Friends Song) and more! Click to access the full playlist on our YouTube channel.
Virtual Playtime with Nancy
Through play, your child learns self-control, self-worth, problem solving, communicating and so much more. While all children benefit from playtime with peers, there are unique benefits that come from you playing with your child. Join Early Childhood Specialist Nancy McDermott for an interactive story and activity especially chosen to promote emergent literacy skills and motor development in young children. Click to access the full playlist on our YouTube Channel.
Virtual Bedtime Stories with Miss Nancy
Reading bedtime stories cultivates imagination, encourages a love for reading and creates a bond between reader and listener. Bedtime stories can be a safe haven to help little ones wind down from the day. On our Facebook page, Early Childhood Specialist Nancy McDermott has been reading a favorite picture book to soothe and delight little ones. View the full playlist here.
Puppet Stories with Pitter Patter Programs
Puppets provide an excellent opportunity to teach positive social interactions, language skills, listening skills, problem-solving, and empathy. Mary Wilson's Pitter Patter Puppet Stories are intentionally designed to strengthen families during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click on any of icons below to read a description with suggested activities for home.
Looking for more art, crafts & activities? Visit our FHS Clipper Crew activity page or our Art Week activity lists. For local field trip ideas and virtual tours visit our Field Trip Fridays page. Want more online fun? Check out our Virtual Resources from Around the Web.
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