Reading Rainbow. complete list of 155 youtube Reading Rainbow episodes. Just great great resource. Most films 27 minutes long. books plus extras. OK. This is really for me, not my students. I adore Levar!
This site not only contains literacy ideas, but math, science, keyboarding... Give it a try. Grades PreK-2 recommended, but elementary grade students who struggle with the basics or ELL students will enjoy the activities as well.
Animated Adaptation of The Giving Tree Narrated by Shel Silverstein to Celebrate a New Posthumous Book
I Like to Move it, Move it! [ORIGINAL] Great for when you need a wiggle break. I've used this many times and the kids love it. Or you can use it as a transition song and teach the kids the alternate lyrics: "I like to clean up, clean up" and they have to be done when the song is over. I ALWAYS use transition songs- get the wiggles out before they need to focus again...
Storyline Online: An online streaming video program featuring members of the Screen Actors Guild reading children's books. Each book includes accompanying activities and lesson ideas. Readers include Betty White, Melissa Gilbert, Sean Astin, Elijah Wood, Jason Alexander, Ernest Borgnine, James Earl Jones, Robert Guillaume, Tia & Tamara Mowry, and more!