The award-winning ABCmouse.com curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2-6+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. ABCmouse.com is 100% educational, with 3,500+ learning activities across all major subject areas—reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music. Best of all, kids love it. And it’s free to use in this library! From Age of Learning, Inc.
Scholastic BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. The engaging way to link fact and fiction, BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration that is accessible to every child — early readers, reluctant readers, and English language learners. Click here to access Bookflix from home (a Peabody Public Library borrowers card is required).
Ever get tired of playing with the same old toys at home? Why not come to the library and check out one of our Activity Kits? These kits are themed for story telling and creative play, and can either be used in the library or borrowed and taken home (always check the list of items to make sure everything is there before you bring the kit back!).
Playaway Launchpads are secure pre-loaded learning tablets for preschoolers and young school age children. Each Launchpad is pre-loaded with interactive learning apps, games and stories. Launchpad tablets include adaptors for charging and are in sturdy cases. They can be checked out for 7 days with one renewal.
Check out Searchasaurus from INSPIRE for kid-friendly homework help from the Indiana State Library.
Visib pbskids.org for educational games you can access from any Internet connection (no library card required).
Or explore Before5.org for parenting ideas from the DEKKO foundation.
See how many insects, birds, mammals, and reptiles and amphibians you can find in these four murals. Come to the library for a closer look!