*Please note that some of these resources have been provided free of charge for a limited time only during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Authors Everywhere: This YouTube channel features workshops, readings, and activities from a variety of middle grade authors.
Bon Appetit YouTube Channel: For cooking lessons, inspiration, and more.
Draw Every Day with JJK: Graphic novel drawing tutorials from Jarrett J. Krosoczka, illustrator of the Lunch Lady graphic novel series.
Epic Reads Quizzes: Fans of YA fiction, these quizzes are for you!
Google Arts and Culture: Virtual tours, art, food, and more.
Host a “Reel Bad Movie” night at home with these movies streaming on YouTube: Teen Wolf. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Jack and the Beanstalk, All Dogs Go to Heaven, Dino King.
Hour of Code: Coding challenges and activities for all grade levels, from Minecraft to sports to Harry Potter.
Junior Library Guild Streaming Titles: You can access lots of great eBooks for both middle school and high school readers.
San Diego Zoo Kids: Live webcams of animals, activities, and more for animal lovers.
*Scholastic Learn at Home for Grades 6-9: Go on learning journeys with videos, articles, activities, and more for each day of the week.
Science Buddies STEM activities: You can search for STEM activities and informational videos for a variety of ages, including elementary, middle, and high school.
Smithsonian Distance Learning: Free video webinars about birds, coral reefs, fossils, and more.
YMCA 360: Free workout videos, with some geared toward kids and youth, and others for all ages.
Yoga with Adriene: Free yoga videos you can try at home.