Learn at Home: Educational Resources to Use During School Closures

graphic representing learning from homeWith novel coronavirus closing schools across Maine for several weeks, the University of Maine Cooperative Extension has assembled this collection of helpful educational resources for parents and caregivers. From science to financial literacy, whether for toddlers or teenagers, we encourage you to take advantage of these activity books, guides, and other resources to help children remain engaged in educational experiences throughout their school closure.

"Mainely Dish" Mondays

May 25:
“Mainely Dish” Recipe Video:
Cheesy Pasta with Summer Veggies

Join Alex Gayton, Nutrition Education Professional, UMaine Extension Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), as she prepares this easy-to-make main dish!

Keeping kids in the kitchen keeps them engaged! #MainelyDishMonday #InspireKidstoDo

Recipe Ingredients and Instructions to Download and Print:

Cheesy Pasta with Summer Veggies Recipe and Instruction Sheet (PDF)

For more about Nutrition Education, visit the EFNEP website

Learn at Home: 4-H Friday Fun!

June 5:
Dancing Popcorn

Join Kristy Ouellette, Extension Professor, 4-H Youth Development (Androscoggin and Sagadahoc Counties), and her kids, as she conducts a simple chemistry experiment using only a large see-through jar, baking soda, vinegar, water, and popcorn kernels.

Material List and Instructions to Download and Print:

Learn at Home: Dancing Popcorn (PDF)

For more, visit the Learn at Home 4-H Fun Friday! Videos page

Activities for Children at Home by Grade Level

Play 4-H "Learn at Home" BINGO!

icon graphic for Learn at Home BINGO resourceLooking for some fun family activities you can do from your own home?

Maine 4-H invites you to play 4-H Learn at Home BINGO!

Learn More, Register for a Bingo Sheet and Find Out How to Enter to Win a 4-H Prize Pack!