Engagement and Persistence

This app lets kids know that even hard tasks are possible. Bouncy the dog trains kids who earn check marks for accomplishments. 

This website features the work of author Ezra Jack Keats. Children listen to and watch his books, and play games that encourage critical thinking and imagination. Activities are included to take the learning off the screen with crafts, play, and field trips.  


This app lets early learners put the pieces of a scene in the right order. This helps them develop critical thinking and fine motor skills.  

The Kid Lit TV website has videos that model simple drawing techniques to recreate book characters. Children learn how to make simple shapes to draw like book illustrators.  

This video from Sesame Street teaches children about cooperation. Big Bird works with others to get a job done.  

This game asks children to tap on the differences they find in two similar pictures.  They will need focus and attention. 

This website helps little learners find out about the world, animals, and nature. Use the children’s encyclopedia. Then, learn more with images, eBooks, games, and videos. Some titles available in Spanish. 

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