Learning Resources for Grades K-3
Click the subject areas listed below to find learning resources appropriate for students in Kindergarten through to Grade 3.
A website that makes learning music more accessible through fun, hands-on experiments that connect to science, math, art, and more.
Brain Pop is offering free access for schools and families impacted by school closures.
A YouTube Channel featuring daily drawing classes with illustrator, Jarret Krosoczka.
The NAC’s ArtsAlive.ca website has videos and documents to learn about Music, English Theatre, French Theatre, and Dance.
Free access to fun and engaging KiddlyWinks videos.
Language Resources in English and French as a Second Language
OCSB French virtual library
Educational streaming platform
Free ebooks and audiobooks available on the OCSB Student Portal. Sora Cheat Sheet.
Language learning platform
Free books online if you use your Ottawa Public Library Account to login. French and English. Various books by age group from primary to teens. If you don’t have a Library Card, get one from Ottawa Public Library.
Thousands of downloadable, projectable, printable teacher materials including levelled reading resources. Raz-Kids 90-day Free Trial Code: rkCOVID19Trial
This online portal is free during the current school closure. It supports reading instruction with great decodable books and follow-up activities.
Digital games to support a variety of topics and strands in Math using MathUP™, Zorbit’s™ and Mathology resources.
All K-3 students in the OCSB have access to Zorbit’s™. Students must be logged into their ocsbstudent account to use this resource.
Help children see math in everyday activities and create their own positive math stories. New books will be added weekly.
Games and puzzles are a fabulous way to build math concepts and skills, including several offline choices.
Hundreds of math games and learning experiences parents can play with their young learners at home.
Lots of links within this site to help encourage physical activity and dance. Zumba Kids Relaxation.
Lots of videos, brain breaks, games for a variety of ages.
Over 50 health and physical activities you can do anytime and anywhere.
Religion and Family Life
Login information – username:GIFGIC_student99 password: Student99
Includes Catholic curriculum documents and support materials.
Lessons and resources for students and parents around Digital Citizenship, Etiquette and Digital Health.
This organization represents Catholic School Boards in Ontario. They create resources, curriculum and promote Catholic Faith and Education in Ontario and beyond.
Science and Technology
A science-themed YouTube channel approved by the Ontario Ministry of Education.
Online learning tasks and projects with Canadian museums. Select your grade at the left drop-down options. Canadian Museums of Aviation, Science and Tech. and Agriculture etc. Also available in French.
20-30 minute videos on various topics include plants, the human body, and bees.