Children Resources

Please note that some of these resources may be ad-supported or contain extra paid content, but all have free utilities.

Bored at home? Try these!

Storyline Online

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. 

Read & Learn with Simon Kids!

Every time we read, we learn a little bit more about the world around us. Do some learning at home with these super fun and educational videos from Simon Kids!

NASA at Home

Let NASA bring the universe into your home! There are activities for students, do-it-yourself projects, virtual tours of the solar system and more amazing space images. 

The Wizarding World

Introducing Harry Potter at Home!​ Bring a touch of Harry Potter magic to our new daily lives.

The Children’s Museum of Manhattan

The museum is temporarily closed but the educator at CMOM are working hard to fill your day with engaging activities!


Explore the Marvel Universe from home. Play games, watch videos, interact with your favorite characters, and read comics all at Marvel HQ.

DC Kids

Calling all DC fans! Check out these free downloads, games, videos, and more! Read your favorite comics all for free. 

Liberty Science Center: In The House

Welcome to LSC in the House, the place where home scientists can conduct experiments, explore the world of LSC’s animals, find amazing movies to watch, and get inspired about science and technology without ever leaving the living room.

Visit a Museum

Now, you get “go to the museum” and never have to leave your couch.

Google Arts & Culture’s collection includes the British Museum in London, the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, the Guggenheim in New York City, and literally hundreds of more places where you can gain knowledge about art, history, and science. 

National Baseball Hall of Fame

Fun and free activities for kids and their families. 

The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks

Visit amazing place around the United States. Follow rangers on a journey to places most people never go.

COVID-19 Time Capsule

This time capsule design was created and is supplied for free by LONG Creations.

Celebrating every special child & family!

These books recommendations celebrate diversity. Do you want more recommendations? Let us know.

Free Comics for Kids and Teens

The State Library has partnered with BiblioBoard to launch a free e-book library of 172 graphic novels and comics available for children and teens in New Jersey. If you’re physically located in the state, you’re in! A library card isn’t required, and there are no hold queues. This collection uses geolocation to provide access to any youth. The library includes a limited collection of simultaneous use e-books from leading children’s comics and graphic novel publishers and the San Jose Public Library Graphic Novel Archive from their Graphic Novel Writing Contests. The collection is available now through August.

Free Toolkits for parents and caregivers

To help parents and caregivers support students with distance learning, the Statistics in Schools program has developed four toolkits that provide tips, best practices, and instruction on how to use and adapt our activities and resources for at-home use.

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