With your kids out of school due to COVID-19 you may be looking for some fun and creative ways to keep them entertained. Here is a list of some of our favorite online authors lessons, story times, and read alouds.
Emily Arrow – At Home with Emily Arrow
Weekdays at 1pm EST – YouTube sensation shares music, books and story time for kids.
Jarrett J. Krosoczka – Draw Every Day with JJK
Weekdays at 2pm EST – Author and illustrator shares a fun and simple drawing lesson each day.
Kelly Yang – Online Writing Classes
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 3pm EST – The author of Front Desk teaches tweens and teens about plot and character development.
KidLit TV – Read Out Loud
Enjoy story time with popular children’s literature authors.
KidLit TV – StoryMakers
An entertaining talk show highlighting bestselling kid lit authors and illustrators.
Mac Barnett – A Book A Day
Weekdays at 3pm EST – A popular children’s author reads his books aloud.
Mo Willems – Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems
Weekdays at 12pm CDT – Watch Mo doodle and talk about his process.
Oliver Jeffers – #StayAtHomeStorytime
Weekdays at 1pm EST – A popular children’s author reads his books aloud.
Your favorite authors host story time on Instagram.
Penguin Kinds — #ReadTogetherBeTogether
Weekdays at 3pm EST – Join favorite authors and celebrities for story time.
Various celebrities read books aloud on Instagram.
Author Read Alouds for Children
Author Read Alouds for Tweens
Kwame Alexander – The Crossover
Weekdays at 10:30am EST