COVID-19 Parent Resources

First 8 Memphis wants to ensure that families, community members and early childhood professionals have access to resources and tools needed as we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. Our list of resources will be updated regularly. We are committed to making sure that young children and their families have what they need during this time. 

Pink Palace Family of Museums

Pink Palace Museum

Memphis Zoo

Memphis Zoo Animal Cams

Memphis Zoo

Memphis Zoo Animals – Exhibits and Facts

Memphis Fire Department

Memphis Fire Department Virtual Field Trip – YouTube

PBS Kids

PBSKids for Parents – Parenting resources, tips on raising children and kids activities

PBSKids – Videos and games for kids


Scholastic Learn at Home Teaching Tools – Free Resources for School Closures – Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing


Scholastic Learn at Home Projects – At home projects by grade level

Speech Buddies

Speech Therapy Resources – 6 Free Online Speech Therapy Resources for Kids

Sesame Street

Sesame Street


101 Free Things To Do With Kids That Will Cost You Nothing

STEM Activities

28 Days of STEM Activities and STEAM Activities for Kids

Freedom Homeschooling

Virtual Field Trips – Freedom Home Schooling

Adventures in Familyhood

Virtual Field Trips to Take with Your Kids – Adventures in Familyhood

Mt Vernon Virtual Tour

Tour Mt. Vernon, George Washington’s Home


Wonderopolis – A place where natural curiosity and imagination lead to exploration and discovery in learners of all ages


Noggin – FREE 9 months of Noggin, providing high-quality, digital learning experiences for kids. Provided in partnership with the National Head Start Association

STEMTOY Experiments – 32 Cool Science Experiments for Kids (that are FUN and easy!)

Kennedy Center Lunch Doodles

Lunch Doodles with Mo Williams – Kennedy Center Education artist-in-residence

Days with Grey

Days with Gray – Kids Activities at Home

Busy Toddler

Busy Toddler – Kids Activities at Home

NASA Kids Club

NASA Kids’ Club

Highlights Kids

Highlights Kids – The popular kid’s magazine offers online activities, games and more.

San Diego Zoo

San Diego Zoo Animal Cams


Join the Star Wars Resistance – Online Course ages 7-12

Oceans Initiative

Virtual Marine Biology Camp

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Tennessee Aquarium

Tennessee Aquarium

School House Rock

Complete School House Rock series – YouTube

Jumping Jax Gym

Kids Workout 25 min – YouTube for Kids and Parents


Crayola – Creative Resources for Families and Teachers

The Ounce

Ready to Learn – Resources and tips to help your children prepare for a life of learning – The Ounce

The Ounce

From Our Classroom to Yours – Use these activities to enhance your child’s learning – The Ounce

Children's Museum of Memphis

Creating Those Teachable Moments – Learning Activities to do Using Materials Already in Your Home – The Children’s Museum of Memphis

Big Green At Home

Homegrown Weekly Activities – New lessons, videos, events and activities perfect for the at-home learner – Big Green At Home

Fun Activities To Do With Your Child – Indoor or Outdoor, Active or Quiet, Smart Parent Advice has activities to keep your toddler busy

More COVID-19 Parent Resources