Kindergarten students

Just For Fun

Welcome to our #JustForFun page. We found a number of fun third-party sites with engaging activities that students and families can enjoy together at home. Please note that it’s important to look at sites as a family or supervise your child’s use of the internet.

Books, Stories, & Libraries

  • Students who do not yet have a Minuteman Library Network card can get an ecard using this link. Once registered, they can immediately access digital materials such as audiobooks, movies, and ebooks for FREE. HooplaLibby, and Kanopy offer tremendous selections. Learn more at the Somerville Public Library's digital resource page.
  • Write the World is a global online writing community for teens ages 13-18 to write, share, and publish their work.
  • Jason Reynolds, the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, uses his video series Grab the Mic: Tell Your Story to inspire kids and teens to write their own stories.
  • Grub Street's Young Adult Writers Program has several free and fee-based virtual creative writing classes for students ages 13-18.
  • Somerville High School students can log in and read books on the Sora app on their computer or phone.

Engineering, Science, & Exploration​

Learn about Communities, People, History​

The Natural World

​Get Moving! Get Mindful!

Music at Home

Music & Dance Performances

Make Art! Learn about Art!

Family Games & Activities

Kindness & Self-Care for Students

Kindness & Self-Care for Parents & Guardians