Busy Things has fun, educational games and activities for kids 3-11. Covering topics such as English, Math, Science, Art, Geography, there is no shortage of fun! Go to https://www.busythings.co.uk/play/?accessid=134430... to get started, or ask any of our friendly staff if you need help.
Creativebug has a wide range of craft and DIY tutorials that are able to be enjoyed by children. Since the classes never expire, you can start and stop projects at your own pace. No pressure, just possibilities! Learn how to paint, draw, knit, crochet, sew, screen print and more... Go to https://www.creativebug.com/lib/cluthadc to get started, or ask any of our friendly staff if you need help.
This self-paced, learn-to-code software, aimed at ages 8-18 offers hundreds of coding tutorials and dozens of real-world projects. This high-impact educational e-resource helps prepare youth in Clutha for jobs, and provides meaningful life skills such as critical thinking and problem solving. Go to https://app.fierocode.com/sign-in?club=689 to get started, or ask any of our friendly staff if you need help.
With Hoopla's kids mode you can be sure that the content your child consumes is age appropriate! After signing up for Hoopla Digital at https://www.hoopladigital.co.nz/ or through the "hoopla" app, simply turn on the "kids" toggle at the top of the page to filter out anything that isn't suitable for someone under 12 years of age.
Whether you're raising a bilingual child or want to introduce your kids to your native tongue, there are thousands of stories available to watch on LOTE4Kids. With over 65+ languages, there is heaps to keep you entertained and learning. Download the LOTE4Kids App today, or go to https://lote4kids.com/nz-clutha-district-libraries, enter your library card, then choose your language to begin watching.
"Who Next...?" is a tool to help parents, teachers, and librarians encourage children and young people to read more widely by suggesting authors they might enjoy. The results are split into four age groups: 5-7, 8-11, 12-14 and 14+ and "Who Next...?" also suggests suitable titles for dyslexic and reluctant readers. Go to http://www.whonextguide.com/ to find their next great read!