At Home





UPDATED: September 17, 2021

This page has FREE resources for learning and activities at home for kids and resources and activities for adults!! I wanted to make a massive resource spot. I have compiled many wonderful resources for you during this Covid-19 pandemic. On this page you will find: activities for learning at home, having family fun at home, how to talk to your kids about Coronavirus, and activities for adults to do while still practicing social distancing. Enjoy!


NEW! Bright Podcast (remote learning resources for educators)


















Storyline – Call 419-526-2665 to hear the week’s volunteer-recorded story read aloud!  


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 Originals found on juliacookonline.com




Download a great children's book about Coronavirus in English and/or Spanish HERE.

If you are looking for a book to help you explain Covid19 to your kiddos check out.. Do Not Lick This Book. By: Idan Ben-Barak. It explains germs and has some cool photographs of actual germs.



Check this link for all authors: bit.ly/ReadAloudAtHome
Mo Willems (Author of Pigeon, and Elephant and Piggie Books) – https://www.kennedy-center.org/education/mo-willems/
Peter H. Reynolds (Author of The Dot) – www.facebook.com/PeterHReynolds
Ben Clanton (Author of Narwhal Books) – www.facebook.com/clantoons
James Dean (Author of Pete the Cat Books) – https://www.instagram.com/petethecatofficial/
Jarrett Krosoczka (Author of the Lunch Lady series) – youtube.com/studiojjk
Susan Verde (Author of I Am books) - https://www.instagram.com/susanverde


Peter Brown
Lisa Caprelli
Chris Grabenstein
Dan Gutman
Oliver Jeffers
Brad Meltzer
Kate Messner
BJ Novak
P.J. Palacio
Todd Parr
Dan Santat
Jordan Scavone
Kevin Sherry
Rosemary Wells
Karma Wilson



Rosemary Wells














Web site to get this document with links: https://tinyurl.com/uahjte7












For Oklahomans
OHAI will be offering virtual education classes, in addition to the tai chi and SAIL classes. These classes will be offered via Zoom, which is an online video conference platform. Sign up is easy, and all you need is a computer or tablet and an internet connection. Attached is a schedule for the education classes, so if you are interested in any of them, please contact us at 405-271-2290 or email at CentralOHAI@ouhsc.edu. Registration is required for classes offered on virtual platforms. Additional information and class materials will be provided to you upon registration.
Former El Reno Carnegie Library Director Amy Brandley is offering chair yoga classes on Facebook Live Mondays and Wednesdays through April 8.
https://www.facebook.com/amybrandleyyoga/?ref=py_c
From Smart Start Central Oklahoma
To help meet needs-
211 Oklahoma
Information and referral services to meet a wide range of needs including food, housing, legal services, child care, mental health services, job programs, and literacy. 24 hours a day/7 days a week. Call 2-1-1 or Text “211OK” to 898211
Visit the SSCO Live Binder 
A list of community resources for parents and caregivers
Find School Meal Program Sites
Here’s information on ERPS’s free lunch program. This doc is updated regularly .
If that link doesn’t work, here’s the page on the ERPS site that links to the Google Doc.
https://www.elrenops.org/article/215191?org=erps
Catholic Charities
Emergency assistance available to all persons regardless of race, religion, ability to pay or national origin. Call 405-523-3000
Regional Food Bank
Anyone in need of food assistance in central and western Oklahoma is encouraged to visit rfbo.org/get-help to locate a nearby food pantry or call 405-972-1111 during workday hours
OKCity Crisis Nursery
Provides emergency care for children in times of crisis. Open 24 hours a day/7 days a week. Call or text 405-979-0706
Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS)
Check eligibility for food benefits, Medicaid, SNAP, TANF, WIC, energy assistance, and more
Latino Community Development Agency
Providing services to the Latino community. Call 405-236-0701
OKDOH Child Care Warmline
Provides free telephone consultation and/or referrals to child care providers and parents on numerous topics of concern. Call 888-574-5437
Child Guidance Program
Provides services to build healthy family relationships and enhance child development including Behavioral Health Services, Childhood Development and Parent Education Services, and Speech Language Services. Call 405-271-4477
Call the Mental Health Hotline at 800-985-5990
Call the Child Abuse Hotline at 800-522-3511
Call NorthCare at 405-858-1700 Outpatient behavioral health services including crisis intervention, counseling, child abuse prevention and court-related services in Oklahoma and Logan counties.
Call YWCA at 800-522-7233 Emergency shelter hotline for domestic violence and sexual assault victims during COVID-19
Contact National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)  Call 800-273-TALK or Text “NAMI” to 741741
Contact Palomar at 800-522-7233  Get help with safety planning, crisis intervention, emergency shelter, and advocacy
Contact Oklahoma Coalition Against Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault (OCADVSA) Full directory or crisis centers and shelters
Call Native Alliance Against Violence (OKNAAV) at 405-801-2277 Tribal domestic violence and sexual assault coalition 
Call La Luz at 405-812-0762 Provides domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking support
Call Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) at 800-985-5990 Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7 crisis counseling to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.
Call Sunbeam Family Services at 405-528-7721 offering Telehealth mental health services






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