Ready, set, read! Rev up your summer and read a little each day. Read on your own or with your family and track your progress to earn digital badges and chances to win great prizes. Earn a Grand Prize ticket for every 10 days, plus a new book for every 30 days you read! Switch gears with creative challenges for the whole family in 18 different Activity Badges.
GoNoodle: Good Energy at Home is a free online resource that provides tons of ways for kids and families to be active, stay mindful, and keep on learning! You will find:
Movement, yoga, and mindfulness videos
Downloadable curricular activities
Recommended off-screen home activities
You can also create a free account on Go Noodle to access dozens of movement activities and songs to help with sensory and motor skills, social-emotional learning, and even math facts. If you are missing camp this summer, we recommend the Moose Tube channel on Go Noodle for a little fun with call and response. Click below to try “Fried Ham.”
We would love to hear from you! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to get some letter writing practice, share stories, and ask us questions. Ask Youth staff for a book recommendation, or about their favorite school subject, color, dessert, animal, or anything that you would like to know. Share a story you read or even one that you wrote! Tell us a joke or attach a picture that you drew.
Send emails to Youth Services at email@example.com and we’ll respond within a day or two. We love to hear from everyone and see what you have been up to!
Try this activity to create art at home and also brighten someone’s day! MPPL is partnering with Alden Gardens, an assisted living facility in Des Plaines, to help kids and senior citizens connect through art. Here’s how it works: