RESOURCES

Looking for resources to liven up your time at home?

Our Crew consumes a TON of online content – you might say we’re information connoisseurs. We’ve gathered our favorite educational, entertainment, and business resources for you to explore. Enjoy!






WiFi tip: check your local library district or businesses that are offering free WiFi in their parking lots if you are working remotely and need a quiet spot for meetings.


Ryan Baker is doing a Facebook Live stream every day at 4 pm PST, singing songs and taking requests. People can watch at www.Facebook.com/bakersings. It’s free for anyone who follows him, but he puts out a virtual tip jar at www.paypal.me/RyanBakerSings, and 25% of all proceeds go to Three Square, an organization in Las Vegas that is providing meals to people who need it, especially now during the crisis.


It allows you to tour so many museums and attractions in 3-D through your phone. You can also browse through the world’s greatest works of art and see what works match up best with your selfie.





Dan Santat
Author/Illustrator Dan Santat — winner of the 2015 Caldecott medal for “The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend” — is hosting a daily Online Survival School for the Pandemic. Every day he posts interesting facts tied to the state of the world explaining the origins and history behind terms like quarantine, social distancing and rationing. Each day’s Instagram post includes educational challenges and a printable badge you earn by completing them.


Disney has teamed with Khan Academy and Pixar on Disney Imagineering In a Box, an educational unit with videos featuring real Disney Imagineers along with educational challenges designed to get kids thinking, dreaming and writing. Here’s a link to a Disney blog on the free program. https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2020/03/enjoy-a-one-of-a-kind-learning-experience-from-disney-imagineers/

Mac Barnett daily reading
Mac Barnett, author of more than 47 books — including the Caldecott Honor books “Sam and Dave Dig a Hole” and “Extra Yarn” — launched Mac’s Book Club Show, an Instagram live show where he reads one of his books a day and just chats with kids. Shows also feature occasional special guests, an array of fun hats and even the world’s first live cartoon.


Mo Willems daily sketches

Mo Willems — best known for the bus-loving Pigeon and the Elephant & Piggie books — is posting daily Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems! programs on available at https://www.kennedy-center.org/education/mo-willems/. Kids are encouraged to sketch along while they’re cooped up inside.