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Home-Based Learning Resources


     Home-Based Learning Additional Resources for Non-Student Days

This is a guide designed to help parents/guardians support their children during non-student days due to COVID-19 guidelines.  Please consider the following suggestions:

Create a consistent time for your child to complete their Home-Based Learning packets and contact their teacher if there are any questions.


Consider the following enrichment activities:

  • Independent or shared reading- ask a question about the book or read a book together
  • Creative writing, poetry, journaling, writing a letter or making a card for residents at Palm Village and Sierra View in Reedley.
    • Palm Village Resident, 703 W. Herbert, Reedley
    • Sierra View Resident ℅ Julia Duran or Kelly Brady, 1155 E. Springfield Ave., Reedley
  • Artistic/creative options -- drawing, painting, music, play-doh, puzzles, legos, dress up, cooking, photography, etc. 
  • Math journal -- what math problems can you create as you look around your house? (example: There are 15 pairs of socks, how many individual socks are there? How many more white socks than blue socks?) 
  • Science experiment or exploration

For digital resources, first, visit your child’s school website to access programs and applications used by the site.

Additional Educational Websites:

Puente Tecnología- Family Literacy Resources for English Language Development
Rosetta Stone- Create an account to learn 
IXL- Math skills practice
Youcubed- Math games and activities to support learning K-12
KCUSD Math Virtual Manipulatives- Base ten blocks, coins, blocks, tangrams, rulers, fraction bars, algebra tiles, geoboards, geometric plane, and solids figures
Listenwise- Listenwise offers a curated collection of more than 2000 lessons featuring brief nonfiction audio stories for students in grades 2-12
PBS Kids- Educational games and videos from Curious George, Wild Kratts and other PBS KIDS shows

Scholastic Learn at Home- Every day includes four separate learning experiences

Scholastic Study Jams- For students in grades 3–6, the content covers more than 200 math and science for those grades

National Geographic Kids- Books, articles, photos, science experiments, etc

PhET Interactive Physics Simulations Free science and math simulations for teaching STEM topics, including physics, chemistry, biology, and math, from University of Colorado Boulder
Science Bob- A list of great science experiments with instructions

Scholastic - Poetry Workshop-  Poetry writing activities grades 6 -8

Poetry 4 Kids- Poetry writing elementary lessons

Code at Home- Learn computer coding
Epic is a digital library for kids age 12 and under