Links for Libraries:
Barnens bibliotek. Här hittar du mängder av lästips, författarintervjuer, pyssel och tävlingar.
Links for Learning:
Online Resources for Primary Students
(Username for the above 3 sites : isgr and Password: isgr)
PYP Playlist is an introduction for parents who are new to the Primary Years Programme. It contains a wide range of e-learning resources to help develop a deeper understanding of the programme, and become more active in supporting student learning.
Kids national geographic (explore the natural world)
Ted ed (fascinating video talks on EVERYTHING)
United Nations Publications YouTube Channel (with read alouds connected to the Sustainable Development Goals)
Cambridge dictionary for definitions and some language translations
Global Portalen. Här finns allt för dig som vill ha koll på globala frågor och engagera dig för en rättvis och hållbar värld.
Bibblan guidar är en samling med databaser och andra webbplatser som innehåller mycket fakta och information. Alla resurser i Bibblan guidar har valts ut och granskats av bibliotekarier på svenska folkbibliotek. Bibblan guidar innehåller ca 700 källor som kontinuerligt kontrolleras och uppdateras. Bibblan guidar drivs av Malmö stadsbibliotek
Links for Story Time at Home:
Here is a selection of story sites you can access from home for free! English language sites are listed first, swedish and multilingual after. Furthermore, because of corona lockdown, many individual authors and illustrators in the children’s literature world are sharing their work, expertise and inspiration directly with their readers. A sample of these are also listed.
Remember Reading Podcast: Remember Reading is a monthly podcast from HarperCollins where they talk about classic children’s books. In each episode, you can rediscover one classic book, uncovering the unique story behind the story.
A new picture book, “From My Window”, about children staying home during the corona virus pandemic is available for free here. You can also download it from this page:
Our Gothenburg’s public library has an amazing section of e-books you can read on your tablet (for free).
Julie Andrews, with her daughter Emma Walton Hamilton, started a podcast in which she explores stories, books, ideas behind the books, and talks with authors and illustrators. Read more about it here.
Read & Learn with Simon Kids Fun and educational videos from the Children’s Department of Simon & Schuster Publishing.
A children’s book, published by Nosy Crow, about the new corona virus. Illustrated by Alex Scheffler. Made available for free: Children’s Book about Coronavirus (Published by Nosy Crow).
Explore the world of children’s literature with KidLit TV. Amazing and varied content.
Daily virtual story times and sing alongs by Tundra Books.
Read Together, Be Together: Tons of author read aloud videos, or story times by actors.
Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library has its own YouTube channel with story times.
Charlesbridge Publishers have posted a bunch of read aloud videos; books read by the authors.
Read The World; As part of a collaboration between UNICEF, the International Publishers Association, and the World Health Organization, popular children’s authors will read extracts of their books to millions of children and young people currently living in isolation amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems (author/illustrator of the Pigeon books, and Knuffle Bunny).
Drawing, creative projects, read alouds, book previews, etc by Stimola Literary Studios. Stimola Live is a website of live stream events for kids, tweens, and teens by professional authors and illustrators represented by Stimola Literary Studio.
Kate Messner, author and educator, shares a TON of read alouds by herself and her author/illustrator friends. Hours of listening time.
Amazing author/illustrator Oliver Jeffers reads one of his own books a day for all home bound students.
Multilingual story sites:
audible.com (by Amazon) has now made hundreds of stories available for free, in six languages.
Star Bright Books are permitting free digital access to 4 picture books (3 English, 1 Spanish) each week. (Titles will be rotated on a weekly basis and cannot be downloaded, printed, or redistributed).
World stories has a collection of online traditional tales and short story books to read online in 31 languages.
The international children’s digital library also has ebooks in many languages to read.