The Tumblebook Book Library is still available for reading and listening pleasure. In addition to a large selection of books, you’ll find a selection of games, lesson plans, and quizzes — all at the click of your mouse!
Visit the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art to find lots of great ideas for art projects and exploration! You’ll discover countless ideas for trying new techniques to create beautiful art with materials you have around the house. Click here to start creating and Making Art Together!
Phoenixville Area Community Services (PACS) will be hosting a no-contact Community Food “Drive” Saturday, May 30th, 12-3 p.m.
Simply drive up to the PACS loading zone at 257 Church Street at the corner of Gay Street in Phoenixville with your nonperishable donations in the trunk or back of your car. Our staff and volunteers will unload the donations following social distancing guidelines.
Please no foods past the expiration date or previously opened. This is a rain or shine event.
Visit www.pacsphx.org for a list of urgently needed items.
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Have you every been curious about the secrets of corals reefs? Or wanted to learn about the orangutans of Borneo? Take an armchair trip through nature with The Nature Conservancy’s Virtual Field Trips! There’s so much to learn from and about nature, and you can start right here!
Meet house cats, Elvis, Puck, and Lupin, as they report on such breaking news stories as “The people are missing!” and “There’s a box with a towel inside it on the kitchen table.” You’re sure to enjoy Georgia Dunn’s hilarious webcomic, Breaking Cat News, with its feline’s-eye view of the world!
Calling all coders! Here are some great websites you can use to learn coding or brush up your skills. So, whether you’re a beginner or not, get ready for coding fun!
Alice is an innovative block-based programming environment that makes it easy to create animations, build interactive narratives, or program simple games in 3D.
Blockly Games is a series of educational games that teach programming. It is designed for children who have not had prior experience with computer programming. By the end of these games, players are ready to use conventional text-based languages.
Using Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community. Scratch will help you learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century. Scratch is a project of the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab. It is provided free of charge.
Tynker is the fun way to learn programming and develop problem solving & critical thinking skills! For ages 5+ and now available for free during school closures.
Take a Virtual Field Trip with NOVA, the classic science show on PBS! Their most recent episodes, for Earth Day, are about Antarctica. NOVA Virtual Field Trips can be streamed live or archived episodes can be found on NOVA Education YouTube. You can also watch archived episodes of NOVA to learn about science and nature.