Academic Resources

Keep the learning going when school is closed.Keep the learning going when school is closed.
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Academic Resources



You can keep the learning going even when school's out! We worked with youth experts from across our branches to collect the best online resources for your children:

  • The Y partners with READ Charlotte and is happy to share their resource center on how to keep your kids connected and learning while out of school.
  • Scholastic Learning - Even when schools are closed, you can keep the learning going with these special cross-curricular journeys.
  • Funbrain - Funbrain offers hundreds of games, books, comics and videos that develop skills in math, reading, problem-solving and literacy.
  • Nasa Kids Club - Find games of various skill levels for children pre-K through grade 4. These games support national education standards in STEM -- science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
  • Virtual Fieldtrips - Over 50 Virtual Field Trips Zoos, Aquariums, Countries, Museums & More. Enjoy free virtual field trips with the kids.
  • Charlotte Mecklenburg Library - Reading and digital resources at your fingertips.
  • The Kennedy Center – LUNCH DOODLES with Mo Willems!
  • PBS Kids - Offering bilingual, engaging games, a drawing tool, and a parent section with tips on child engagement.
  • Walt Disney Imagineering partners with Khan Academy to bring you ‘Imagineering in a Box.’


Looking for some worksheets for your Preschooler or some cool STEM activities for school-age kids? We have created a series of worksheets and activity guides just for your family!