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Resources for Students and Parents Learning and Teaching from Home, Part 4 of 6: Music & Books by me for FAWCO

by Adrianne George, AWC Gothenburg, AWC Malmö

Welcome to the 4th installment of valuable resources for you to use at home with your children. NEW THIS WEEK is Parallel Alternative Strategies for Students (PASS) for students with special learning needs; complete textbooks in downloadable form (PDF files) for all core subjects are available. These textbooks are written to help students with various learning needs and are presented in an easy-to-understand format. The PDFs are currently found in the search results from the ERIC educational database, so you will need to scroll through the various results to find the books that you need. As a BONUS in this installment, enjoy virtual tours of museums from all over the world!


YouTube Videos

Kids’ Songs to Learn Spanish ‒ Salta Mi Conejito by Alina Celeste ‒ Little Bunny Movement Song

Kids’ Songs ‒ Zoom Zoom Zoom I’m Going to the Moon by Alina Celeste ‒ Learn English

A music lesson | Instruments and musical figures for kids

Music Lesson Compilation for Kids ‒ Solfege, Rhythm, Colors ‒ Prodigies Music Curriculum

Evolution of Music ‒ Pentatonix

Learning Songs | ABCs, Colors, 123s, Growing-up And More! | Preschool Songs | From LittleBabyBum!

Stacey Peasley’s Soapy BubblesRocketship, and Allergies

123 Andrew for videos in Spanish

Kitty ‒ Flor Bromley

Fun with Flor ‒ Kids’ Song: Open Shut Them ‒ Learn Spanish through Music



As long as schools are closed, Audible is offering free streaming of audiobooks through Audible Stories. You can stream to your desktop, laptop, mobile phone, or tablet.

Authors Read Books
Storytime with Nikolas Smith

Diane Alber reads A Little Spot Stays Home|

Mac Barnett reads The Skunk

Oprah Winfrey reads Godin’s book, The Hula-Hoopin’ Queen, which is accompanied by a handy teacher’s guide.

Emory Global Health Institute

Emory University’s Global Health Institute commissioned illustrated ebooks about COVID-19 for children and here are the results:
COVID-19 Helpers by Beth Bacon and Kary Lee

Covid-19 Helpers book

Bray Bray Conquers the Coronavirus by Ashley Maxie-Moreman and Joanah Whitely

Big Bray Conquers the Coronavirus

Together: Living Life During COVID-19 by Kevin Poplawski and Michael Rausch

Together (covid book)

We’re Going to Be O.K. by Leigh-Ann Webb, Ebony Jade Hilton and Ashleigh Corrin Webb

We're Going to Be Okay (covid book)

The Yale Child Study Center & Scholastic Collaborative for Child and Family Resilience

First Aid for Feelings: A Workbook to Help Kids Cope During the Coronavirus Pandemic is available for free download in EnglishFrench, and Spanish.

How To Talk To Your Child About The Coronavirus

Communicate with your child with these clear, simple guides for different ages, available in English & Spanish.

What To Do When You’re Stressed Too

Use these strategies to reduce your own stress while parenting during the pandemic. Available in English and Spanish.

Family Resource Guide

A curated list of helpful links about the coronavirus for educators, families, and children.

Kid Reporters Ask The Experts About COVID-19

Scholastic’s Kid Reporters get their COVID-19 questions answered by experts from Yale. Download in English and Spanish.

BONUS: Virtual Field Trips ‒ Famous World Museums 

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