At-home Learning Resources and Activities for Kids

Free, virtual groups are now being offered by CTC/HMGYC everyday. Parents must register their children one time for each type of group. They will then be registered for all future sessions for that group. After registration, they will get an email with the link to the group. The link will be the same for that group every week. It is recommended that they download the free Zoom Cloud Meetings app before the start of group. 

Links to group registration (must be completed once for each group type):
Monday Music in English 9:30am
Tuesday Sensory 9:30am
Wednesday Family Dance 10:30am
Thursday Movement 9:30am
Friday Music in Spanish  9:30am

CTC Spring Activity Ideas

CTC Ideas de Actividades de Primavera

Dance Daze at Home Challenge and Dance Daze Story Time are free video resources providing children with dancing challenges and stories read aloud featuring dancing themes.

Reading books together is a fun way for parents and kids to grow stronger as a family.  Search Institute together with First Book has curated a set of children’s books in both English and Spanish.

Audible is currently offering its service for FREE to school age kids.  Visit to find hundreds of titles for kids 0-18.

Go Noodle engages kids with movement and mindfulness through fun dance and activity videos for your kids to follow along with.  Visit to learn more.

PBS is providing daily activities for kids and tips for helping them learn at home.  Learn more here:

Another fun activity blog can be found by clicking here.

Storyline Online features celebrities reading favorite children’s books, and can be easily accessed through Vimeo or YouTube for free.  Each story comes with an online activity guide for parents that describes the themes of the book and offers age-appropriate discussion questions.  Get started:

K-12 free online courses are being offered from Varsity Tutors and  Khan Academy.  Learn more at and

Chinese version, Korean version, Russian version

First 5 Yolo Launches Grants for Childcare Providers

First 5 Yolo is excited to announce funding opportunities available through the Childcare Recovery Package, which aims to support Yolo County Childcare providers serving Yolo County children ages 0-5.

First 5 Yolo Launches Welcome Baby

Welcome Baby expands First 5 Yolo’s navigation and home visiting initiative (R2R) and reaches Medi-Cal and uninsured families giving birth.

The COVID-19 Vaccine

For Expecting and New Parents: What You Need to Know about the COVID-19 Vaccine

Routine Vaccinations

For Expecting and New Parents: What You Need To Know about Routine Vaccinations

Tips for Staying Healthy

For Expecting and New Parents: Tips for Staying Healthy

What are ACEs?

And How Do They Relate To Toxic Stress? Check out this article from Harvard University to learn more:

10 Ways to Be an Effective Advocate for Your Child at School

An article detailing ways to be your child’s best education advocate.

Donate to First 5 Yolo

Go to the county website to donate to First 5 Yolo.

First 5 California’s Parent Guide

First 5 California’s Parent Guide.

What you need to know to help your child grow up healthy and thrive.

Family Fun Event

Family Fun Event on the last Thursday of the month at 2pm*.

Music Groups for children 0-5

Music Groups for children 0-5 every Monday morning (English) from 9:30am-10:30am and Friday morning (Spanish) from 9:30am-10:30am.

Movement and Dance Playgroup

Join us for a Movement and Dance playgroup every Wednesday from 9:30am-10:15am.

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