Youth & Family Resources

Online Stories & Literacy

Mount Vernon City Library Storytimes

Enjoy watching your favorite librarians read some of their favorite books!


Sing along to your favorite storytime songs, fingerplays, and rhymes. 

Storyline Online

Videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.


Classic children's stories in Spanish

KidLit TV

Go on an adventure in a world of stories with KidLit TV.

Spanish Children’s Stories

Well-known children’s stories translated into Spanish and spoken by a native Spanish speaker. Read along in Spanish or English.



Children of middle school age and older can access more than 7,000 free videos across 13 subjects with HippoCampus.

Khan Academy

Learn for free about math, art, computer programming, economics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, finance, history, and more

Scholastic Learn at Home

Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking and growing.


Vroom Tips™ help you do more with your shared moments. Add learning to mealtime, bathtime, bedtime, or anytime with 1,000+ fun, free activities.

Wide Open School

Free collection of learning experiences and activities for kids, organized by grade and subject


Bilingual Kids
Free online Spanish language learning series.

PBS Spanish Games
Games in Spanish featuring characters from PBS shows


Interactive games below that are designed to assist parents and teachers with kids learning Spanish.

Sigamos aprendiendo

Khan academy en español- recursos gratuitos para que todos sigamos aprendiendo.

Spanish Mama

List of resources to help kids learn Spanish. 

Spanish Movies for Kids

A list of kid-friendly movie options in Spanish.

Art & Music

Dreamers Activities

Activities related to Dreamers by Yuyi Morales. Includes a butterfly to color, how to make a puppet of Señor Calavera, and more.


YouTube channels to help get your creative juices flowing.

Museum of Northwest Art Lesson Plan Database

This searchable online database from MoNA features a growing list of more than 90 free art lesson plans, which can be downloaded as PDF's.

Playtime Playlist
Many children’s musicians are planning regular streams, check out this comprehensive schedule.

Spanish Playground

Drawing tutorials in Spanish.



This resource from England provides math videos, math practice questions, and worksheets with answers.

K-12 Census Activities
Find activities specially designed to be engaging and appropriate for your students’ grade level, from counting for kindergarteners to examining career statistics for high schoolers.


Explore and learn math in rich and creative ways.


Crash Course Kids

This bi-weekly show is all about grade-school science subjects including Earth, Habitats, Space, Chemical Reactions, Engineering, and much much more.

Kid World Citizen
29 incredible nature documentaries for kids.

NASA Kids’ Club

Learn about NASA and its missions.

National Geographic Kids

Find amazing facts about animals, science, and geography, along with fun competitions, games and more.

Science Mom

Science lessons geared towards elementary age students



Kindergarten Readiness Calendar
This calendar will help you plan activities that will help your child grow in the skills needed to start kindergarten. Calendario en español

Skagit County Bright Beginnings
Skagit County specific resources.

Virtual Field Trips/Educational Videos

Explore LiveCams
Watch birds, bees, bears and more on these live web streams

The Kids Should See This

Educational videos on all subjects.

Museum of Flight at Home

Virtual tours with the Curator, 3D Explorations, Podcasts, Flight Facts, STEM family activities and more.

Other Entertainment

Edible Destruction

Use snack foods in an engineering design challenge to create simple structures (6” or taller) and test – and refine – the structure’s ability to withstand “earthquakes.” 

Hogwarts Digital Escape Room

Test your Wizarding World knowledge by solving puzzles to get out of this digital Hogwarts escape room.

Virtual Disney Rides
Virtually experience Walt Disney World attractions, shows, hotels, monorails, trains, boats, park areas, and more within an interactive 360º video environment.