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. 

Literacy Mid-South

Literacy Midsouth – Safer At Home Parent Resources includes: interactive read-alouds, reading tips for reading to children, and at-home activities & ideas

Imagination Library

Imagination Library – Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a book gifting program that mails free books to children from birth to age five

Dolly Parton Reads Bedtime Stories to Kids

Dolly Parton Reads Bedtime Stories to Kids

Time for Kids

Time for Kids – Digital library free for the rest of the school year


Duolingo ABC App – Free English literacy app for children ages 3 to 6

We Are Teachers

Storytimes with Children’s Authors

Storyline Online

Storyline Online


Starfall – Where Children Have Fun Learning to Read


Vooks – Streaming library of animated storybooks (Paid, First Month Free)

Why Can't I Go To School - NCPMI

Why Can’t I Go To School? – by Abbi Kruse & The Playing Field – NCPMI

More COVID-19 Parent Resources