As we mark a year of navigating education during the pandemic, we know how hard parents, teachers, and caregivers have been working to support kids with virtual, in-person, and hybrid learning.
Although the journey has been challenging, caregivers, educators, and students alike have shown a lot of resilience in their dedication to accelerate learning. This has also created the opportunity to engage children in new ways with digital resources as they attend school in a variety of settings.
To help kids continue to learn and grow, we’ve gathered a collection of fun and free resources that were designed for instruction both at home and in the classroom:
Home Base is a safe and exciting digital community where kids can play games, chat with authors, create comics, and much more. Start exploring activities from the books you love here.
Resources from the World of Dav Pilkey
Join the beloved characters from Dog Man, Cat Kid Comic Club, Captain Underpants, and the Dragon series for supa epic and creative adventures! The site offers free videos and resources featuring global bestselling author and illustrator Dav Pilkey, including drawing tutorials, read-alouds, and family-friendly activities.
Mark your calendars for Reading Gives You Superpowers Week from March 22-26. The weeklong celebration emphasizes that not only is reading critical, it’s fun! Get inspired with a classroom event featuring Dav Pilkey and a team of teachers, and download an activity planner for young readers here.
Learn how to create your own comics just like Li’l Petey from Cat Kid Comic Club and Dog Man with how-to-draw guides, story starters, and templates.
Bookish Activity Sheets for Young Readers
Download these printable coloring sheets, games, and teaching materials inspired by some of our favorite series and imprints!
- Scholastic Early Learners
- The Baby-sitters Club
- Clifford The Big Red Dog
- Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond: Interdimensional Word Blanks, Kingdom Beyond Word Search, Monster Maze
- Watercolor Sheets from Klutz
- Wings of Fire: Comic Creator, Acrostic Poem, Word Search
- At Home with Clifford: Gather the little ones for Clifford-inspired adventures that include videos on making DIY hand puppets, space rocks, musical instruments, and so much more!
- Craft with Klutz: The editors of Klutz, our book-based craft division, have YouTube tutorials that teach kids how to get creative using household objects.