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Munchkin Fun: Summer Fun 2020: A guide to all things cool!

Broward Libraries Digital Resources - (Get Your Online Library Card Here)

Broward Libraries Youth Resources: (FREE Online Library Card Required)

Broward Libraries Many Other Resources: (FREE Online Library Card Required)

Broward Libraries Indie Books: Discover some of the most popular Indie books across all genres (FREE Online Library Card Required)

Broward County Library: "Imagine Your Story" Online Summer Program

Munchkin Fun at Home A collection of crafts, STEM, distance learning, recipes & volunteering projects families can do at home. It’s a completely free resource for parents!

Frost Museum of Science Online: In unprecedented times like these, science is more vital than ever and we are committed to sharing the power of science with our community.

Museum of Discovery and Science (MODS) Scientastic Discovery: Access to high-quality award-winning documentary films

Museum of Discovery and Science (MODS) Virtual Camp Discovery: All type of fun science activities for kids and parents.

Harry Potter at Home: some new ways to bring the magic closer to you at home

30 Days of Families Learning Together: provides a month’s worth of family literacy activities designed to inspire family memories rooted in imagining, playing, and learning together

Family Time Machine: loaded with inspiring ideas and activities to help families make the most of their time together

Drawing Lessons: Online Drawing Lessons for Kids, Led by Favorite Artists & Illustrators

PBS Kids: Includes curated standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more for families and students.

Unite for Literacy: Comprehensive library of books that cover a wide variety of science, math, and social studies topics in multiple language.

Audible: FREE audiobooks while schools are out.

KIDVISION PRE-K: Online Portal showcases over 100 video field trips, instructional videos, and vocabulary videos.

VROOM: Provides science-based tips and tools to inspire families to turn shared, everyday moments into Brain Building Moments.

Google Arts & Culture: Virtually visit more than 1,200 museums around the world

National Geographic Kids: Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

National Geographic Country Explorer: Explore countries through photos and facts

The Kids Should See This: Wide range of cool educational videos

Crash Course: YouTube videos on many subjects

Crash Course Kids: As above for a younger audience

BC Parks and Rec: Special Populations: Weekly Activities and Activity Sheets

Paw Print Badges: Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.

Fitwize 4 Kidz: Did your child miss a birthday due to COVID during March - June? Follow the page by August 1 to receive a free gift!

Ignite Empowerment Community Center: Emerging Youth Leadership Program Orientation

Healthy Family Habits: online resources and ideas for families seeking to extend healthy habits into their homes

Tinkercad: All kinds of making.

CBeebies Radio: Listening activities for the younger ones.

Open Culture: Schoolhouse Rock Classic Videos

Nature Detectives: A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!

Oxford Owl for Home: Lots of free resources for Primary age

Big History Project: Aimed at Secondary age. Multidisciplinary activities.

The Artful Parent: Good, free art activities 

Red Ted Art: Easy arts and crafts for little ones

The Imagination Tree: Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.

San Diego Zoo: Animal facts & fun and LIVE webcams

San Diego Zoo Safari Park Webcams

Loggerhead Marinelife Center

Manatee Lagoon: manatee masters invite you to take a virtual step into the world of manatees 

Storytime from Space!: The Global Space Education Project sent children’s books to the International Space Station to be read by astronauts.

Emily Arrow Live: Broadcast from YouTube every day at 1:00 p.m.

Draw everyday with JJK: Jarrett Krosoczka is an author/illustrator offering drawing lessons

Capstone Interactive eBooks: Log in for free during school closure periods using username: continue and password: reading

Pinna: a resource for podcasts, audiobooks, science shows, mysteries and music for kids. Use code: PINNA4KIDS to get it free for 60 days

Lunch Doodles: A Kennedy Center arts and drawing show presented weekdays at 1:00 p.m. EST.

KidLit TV: a virtual library of free read-aloud, drawing & writing tutorials, podcasts, art activities, and reading resources for kids

God's Gift, Inc.: ReadHERS Book Club for middle school girls

HandsOn Broward: The Literacy League's Storytime Heroes

Broward County Library - Sunsational Storytimes: mini storytimes (releasing on Mondays) and Mini STEAM storytimes (releasing on Thursdays) through Facebook, Instagram, and You Tube.

Michaels: Michaels craft store presents a live, family activity every Wednesday at noon

Live Stream Events During the Great Staycation: a Google Calendar of event resources

Liv Bits Interactive Read-Alouds: Ongoing list of live online author events

Metropolitan Opera: Nightly live performances from a catalog of recorded events.

Seattle Symphony OrchestraFree live stream performances.

Jbrary Storytime Online Resources

Early Learning Coalition Story Time

Dr. Seuss Coloring Pages

Monterey Bay Webcams

Zoo Atlanta Panda Cam (And More)

Zoo Atlanta Home Lessons

Flamingo Gardens Video Tours

Cosmic Kids Yoga

Young At Art (YAA) Museum: At Home Art Activities

NCFL Read Aloud Thursdays

Pinwheel Coloring Sheet

New York Public Library

Boredom Busters (South Florida Family Life)

Crafts for Preschoolers

Stranahan House: Virtual Tours

Bonnet House Museum & Gardens: A Virtual and Vintage Tour

Virtual Museum Tours

Virtual Field Trips

Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) North Miami

6000 Historical Children's Book: Digitial Archive

Greater Fort Lauderdale: Junior Ambassador Program

Storyline Online: A FREE literacy program where actors read to children

KidVision "Fun Field Trip Friday with Miss Penny" via Facebook Live

Reading With Grandma!

LightsOnGirls: Book Club open to girls in Grades 4 and up!

Broward County Parks: Weekly Activities and Coloring Pages

Music for Children

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Other CSC-Funded Community Initiatives
2-1-1 Broward General Hotline | 2-1-1 Broward

2-1-1 Broward, an information & referral line, provides a 24-hour, comprehensive help line and support service for individuals seeking crisis intervention assistance and/or information and referrals to health and human services in Broward County. An impressive database of information is used to provide community callers with current, relevant information regarding a wide variety of services within the community. All calls are toll-free, confidential and anonymous from anywhere in Broward County.

Other CSC-Funded Community Initiatives
2-1-1 Broward Special Needs and Behavioral Health | 2-1-1 Broward

The 2-1-1 Hotline is Broward’s single source for information and referrals for children with behavioral health needs and disabilities. The hotline’s specialized staff focuses on helping parents, caregivers, agencies, and medical practitioners who serve the needs of children, find programming, support and hope. A case management component is also available for families in need of assistance accessing and navigating the special needs and behavioral health system of care.

Capacity Building
Capacity Building Mini Grants | Children's Services Council of Broward County

Infrastructure building support is provided to local child and family serving nonprofit organizations through our annual Capacity Buildings Mini Grants. Through a competitive grant process, local organizations are awarded funding for capacity building projects, professional business coaching and or fundraising support each year.
Primary POC: Adamma DuCille | aducille@cscbroward.org

Other CSC-Funded Community Initiatives
Community Builders| Children's Services Council of Broward County

Improving Lives Through Collective Impact through the Broward County Children’s Strategic Plan

Health & Safety Initiatives
Cribs for Kids | Broward Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.

In 2003, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published a report that estimated that the risk of infant suffocation increases 20-fold when infants and adults sleep in the same bed. In 2005, the AAP restated that co-sleeping is a growing concern and recommended that infants not share a bed during sleep.

Capacity Building
CSC Sponsored Trainings | Children's Services Council of Broward County

The CSC offers quality and affordable training workshops for professionals serving children and families in Broward County. Each session is led by instructors that are highly qualified and experienced in their field to provide an optimal learning environment. CEU’s are also offered for many of the completed courses. For a training calendar and to register, please visit our website at training.cscbroward.org.

Primary POC: Adamma DuCille | aducille@cscbroward.org

Health & Safety Initiatives
Drowning Prevention | Florida Department of Health in Broward County

Drowning Prevention is a collaborative community effort driven by the Drowning Prevention Task Force. In 2009, the Children’s Services Council allocated funding to support a full-time coordinator housed at the Broward County Health Department who provides insight and accountability for the implementation of the Drowning Prevention Action Plan.

The Faces of CSC

The impact Future Prep had on Sarah fomented her desire to give back to her community. Today, she is a Counselor for Memorial’s CSC-funded Youth Force program, helping other young people gain confidence and determine their own path for the future.
This program has touched me and made a difference in my life.
Thanks to the Children’s Services Council and the YMCA of Broward County, students have an opportunity to give a voice to issues that are important to them.