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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.

The Arts 

Chrome Music Lab

A website that makes learning music more accessible through fun, hands-on experiments that connect to science, math, art, and more.

BrainPop Arts & Music

Brain Pop is offering free access for schools and families impacted by school closures.

Draw Everyday with JJK

A YouTube Channel featuring daily drawing classes with illustrator, Jarret Krosoczka.

ArtsAlive – National Arts Centre

The NAC’s website has videos and documents to learn about Music, English Theatre, French Theatre, and Dance.


Free access to fun and engaging KiddlyWinks videos.

Social Studies in French

K-6 French Language/Social Studies Resources

Links to a variety of easy to access FSL online activities from trustworthy sources, that parents could readily use with their children.

TFO Ontario 

Videos, games, films in French. TFO is a Canadian French language educational television.

Language Resources in English and French as a Second Language


Online Reading

La BiblioVirtuelle

OCSB French virtual library


Educational streaming platform


Free ebooks and audiobooks available on the OCSB Student Portal. Sora Cheat Sheet.


Language learning platform

French language games

Learn French vocabulary


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.

Reading A-Z

Thousands of downloadable, projectable, printable teacher materials including levelled reading resources. Raz-Kids 90-day Free Trial Code: rkCOVID19Trial

Flyleaf Publishing

This online portal is free during the current school closure. It supports reading instruction with great decodable books and follow-up activities.


MathUP™ Digital Games K-8

Digital games to support a variety of topics and strands in Math using MathUP™, Zorbit’s™ and Mathology resources.

Zorbit’s™ Math K-3

All K-3 students in the OCSB have access to Zorbit’s™. Students must be logged into their ocsbstudent account to use this resource.

Mathology™ Online Math books K-3

Help children see math in everyday activities and create their own positive math stories. New books will be added weekly.

Math Games – Let’s Play!

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.

Physical Education 


Lots of links within this site to help encourage physical activity and dance. Zumba Kids Relaxation.

Cosmic Kids Yoga

Lots of videos, brain breaks, games for a variety of ages.

DPA activities

Daily physical activities for students follow OPHEA on Facebook or @OpheaCanada on Twitter.

Physical Education at Home Activities

Over 50 health and physical activities you can do anytime and anywhere.

Religion and Family Life

Growing in Faith Growing in Christ

Login information – username:GIFGIC_student99 password: Student99

Eastern Ontario Catholic Curriculum Conference

Includes Catholic curriculum documents and support materials.

Samaritans on the Digital Road

Lessons and resources for students and parents around Digital Citizenship, Etiquette and Digital Health.

Catholic Association of Religious and Family Life Educators of Ontario

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

TVO kids science

A science-themed YouTube channel approved by the Ontario Ministry of Education.

Online Ottawa Museums

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.

Magic School Bus Videos

20-30 minute videos on various topics include plants, the human body, and bees.

Variety of subjects


Resources families can use to create an engaging and supportive distance learning environment for students.