Educational Activities for Children – Providers

Kinder Musik
Free Family Activities

Jump Start
Read some of your child’s favorite storybooks featured in the Jumpstart curriculum and then have fun doing some simple activities together! All activities available in English and Spanish!

National Geographic Kids
Learn all about geography and fascinating animals.

Nemour Bright Star
Educational activities that support children milestones

OEL: Early Literacy Social Media Toolkit
Toolkit full of activities and resources

Some additional Scholastic resources for keeping the learning going from home.

Teaching Strategies
Free bilingual toolkit with activities designed for family during Covid-19 Crisis

UCF Literacy Symposium
Digital Libraries & Materials to Access and Read from Home

Instructional Support

7 Tips for Managing Distance Learning in Preschool
Distance learning ideas list for Preschool, Pre-K, and Kindergarten
Can Virtual Preschool Be
Developmentally Appropriate? Tips and Thoughts

By: Fontana Unified School District
Offline Distance Learning Elementary: Ideas and resources for distance learning

Early Childhood Teachers
Ideas and tips for teachers

Early Childhood Education Blog
Virtual Teaching 101 for Early Childhood Educators

Florida Early Learning and Developmental Standards Birth-Kindergarten ( Year 2017)
Free print out of the Developmental Standards Birth-Kindergarten

Florida Early Learning and Developmental Standards Four Year Olds-Kindergarten ( Year 2017)
Free print out of the Developmental Standards Four Year Olds to Kindergarten

Learning in the time of Covid-19

Gee Wiz Education
Learn about GeeWiz Curriculum!Utilization Checklist:
Recorded, “Using Gee Whiz with Fidelity” webinar (scroll down):

Gee Wiz Webinar
Pre- recorded Webinar on GeeWiz Curriculum

Head Start center for inclusion
Visual Supports for children and staff.

Heart-Mind Online Feelings Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan: Based on the Book How Are You Peeling!

Heart-Mind Online Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan: Create a Feelings Book

Heart-Mind Online Lesson Plan: Practicing Problem Solving
Lesson Plan: Based on the Book Llama Lama Mad at Mama

Heart-Mind Online Scaffolding!
Scaffolding! 10 Ways to Stimulate Learning Through Play

Mind in the Making Skills in the Making
Mind in the Making is here to help you discover the skills that every child needs. We’ve researched the questions parents most frequently ask each other, their families and the professionals in their lives. And we’ve taken those questions and created 1-page guides for parents and professionals to help them turn common behavioral issues into opportunities to promote life skills in children.

Technology and interactive media

The Office of Early Learning
Lesson plans, that are based on the Florida Early Learning and Developmental Standards: 4 Years Old to Kindergarten.

Online Learning: Loom For education online

Osceola Reads
Free Resources for teachers

PBS Learning Media
Lesson plan ideas and activities.

Phonological Awareness Training Available!!!
Registration for this class and all other Office of Early Learning (OEL) training is required and available on the Department of Children and Families (DCF) Child Care Training System:

Pocket of Preschool
Distance learning ideas list for Preschool, Pre-K, and Kindergarten

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support
Guidance on adapting Check-In Check-Out (CICO) for Distance Learning

Teachstone webinars
Webinar: How to Support Meaningful Interactions In Virtual or Hybrid Classrooms

Teachstone webinars
Teachstone webinars and recordings webinars on topics impacting educators and offer strategies and solutions.

UF Lastinger Center and the Florida Grade-Level Reading Campaign Partner to Keep Students Reading

Distance Learning Solutions

University Of Florida Lastinger Center
Parent and Teacher Tips Sheets for pre-K students, developed in partnership with UF Lastinger Center.

We Are Teachers
Article: What I’ve Learned About Teaching Preschool Virtually