Play and create with online drawing lessons, crafts, and games.
Award Winning Authors to Follow
Draw Every Day with JJK: How to Draw videos by Jarrett J. Krosoczka the author and illustrator of the Lunch Lady books. A new one is created every day!
Jarrett Lerner: “Finish This Comic” and writing/drawing prompts from Jarrett Lerner.
Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems: New drawing lessons everyday from Mo Willems, the author and illustrator of Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus and the Elephant and Piggie books.
Vashti Harrison – Author of Liltte Legends:Exceptional Men in Black History – drawing lessons & other #QuarantineFun on Instagram
Grace Lin – Caldecott Honor Author offers videos, drawing lessons, and the “Kids Ask Authors” podcast
Kate Messner – A compilation of author read alouds and activities
Oliver Jeffers – “Stay at Home Storytime” with the author of The Day the Crayons Quit
Mac Barnett – host of Mac’s Book Club on Instagram
Cece Bell -The author of El Deafo gives chapter by chapter videos of behind the scenes information on her autobiographical graphic novel.
Fun Things To Make and Do
The Great Baldini – Summer Reading themed Magic Show by Magician Thomas Holmes
Coloring Pages – Literature based coloring pages
Digital Escape Room – Star Wars themed digital escape room – Easy
Digital Escape Room – Star Wars themed digital escape room – Hard
Go Noodle – Movement & Mindfulness videos for kids
Little Bins for Little Hands – Slime, Lego & Science Activities
Red Ted Art – Easy Origami Puppy
20 Things You Can Do With Shoelaces
Online Puzzles from Children’s Storybooks Online
Draw a Flying Hippo & a Suds Creature with Mark Kistler
Shelf Stuff – fun videos featuring games and activities created by authors and staff at Harper Kids.
Linguage – Interested in languages? Check out this learning series that teaches you about linguistics – the study of how languages are created, how we learn them, and how they change.