Educational Websites

  • Read Aloud Websites

    Storyline Online

    • Storyline online offers free access to children’s books being read aloud.

    Indianapolis Public Library read alouds

    • Children’s read aloud stories

    Ryan and Craig

    • Children’s read aloud stories

    Epic books

    • Free home access for the rest of the year


    • If you have a library card to your public library you can use or download the libby app (if you are using a device) to borrow many digital books.
    • Search for your public library and use your library card number and pin to sign in.
    • Students in A-L Middle & High School have access to Overdrive items in M-HS OPAC

    National Geographic Young Explorer


    Books in ALES Library may be found here (OPAC):

    Students in grades 2 through 5 have all been taught how to use this, but this is the direct link.

    To use research tools on the OPAC, click on the Digital Resources tab, then click on

    Database search.  The login should pop up automatically: alleganyes , password:  black .

    Once you have entered this the first time, you are logged in for the entire search and can shift from one database to another.  There are many digital encyclopedias, like World Book and Britannica and many other resources as well.


    International Children’s Digital Library 

    • Offers books in English and many other languages for children to read


    Scholastic Learning at Home

    • This has videos, read aloud books and lessons for English, Math, Science & Social Studies for students in PK-K, 1-2, 3-5 and 6+.


    San Diego Zoo Kids page




    National Geographic Kids page


    PBSKids page



       Includes music, math, language arts and seasonal activities for PK – 3

     coding puzzles for students in grades K to 6+


    Zoom Dinosaurs at Enchanted


    Weather Whiz Kids



    Interland: Internet Safety Games


    LivBits Let’s Keep Reading at Home!

    • Liv from LivBits has created a list of interactive read-alouds with the author’s name, date and time of the event


    100 Activities to Do at Home during School Closures

    This website lists MANY different and inexpensive activities that you can do at home.