Virtual Activities & Digital Materials for Your Program

With most people at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Project RISE's instructional coaches have compiled a list of free, quality educational resources for after-school staff, after-school program youth, and parents.

Please note that some of these resources, while free, may require you to enter an email address and give permission to a company/organization to send you emails about services or products that are not free.

General Resources

  • Video Stitching Apps -  A list of free video-editing applications for iOS, iPadOS, and Android.
  •  Edpuzzle - Free access during school closure through this link. Assess students as they are watching YouTube videos on content.
  • Explain Everything - Create annotated YouTube videos using a tablet. 
  • FlipGrid - Video discussion for assessment or engagement 
  • LearnZillion Interactive lessons for Math and Language Arts 
  • Time for Kids - Free digital library of current and past events. 
  • Kahoot - Free interactive games for students for every subject but the certified teacher has to create account and give students the code.
  • Scavenger Hunt - Virtual scavenger hunt activity for staff to use in their after-school program.
  • Flat After-School Teacher Activity Sheet - Activity sheet to accompany Flat After-School Teacher project.

Behavior Management Resources

  • Reward Board for After-School - Customize this reward board by clicking the text boxes to create a fun, positive reinforcement tool for your after-school program.
  • Reward Board for Home - Customize this reward board by clicking the text boxes to create a fun, positive reinforcement tool for home use.

Literacy Resources

  • Sight Words - List of common sight words by grade level from Fountas & Pinnell.
  • Audible Stories - Free, as long as school is closed, students can stream collections of stories, including titles across 6 languages. They can stream on desktops, laptops, phones, or tablets.  
  • Story Online - Videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. 
  • Get Epic - K-6. Free library for teachers and students.  Available free until June 30th.  Teacher must create the account 
  • MobyMax - K-6. Free reading comprehension website to build reading comprehension, vocabulary skillsand enhance proficient reading standards. 
  • CommonLit - K-12. Free access to teachers and students to build stamina for reading and improve reading comprehension. 
  • Scholastic News - Free news articles for students with activities for each article. Grades 1-6. 
  • Flocabulary - Free vocabulary and reading standards practice through rap songs. 

Fitness Resources

Youth Enrichment Resources

Virtual Activities of the Week