Internet Freebies

There are a lot of great things available for FREE right now on the internet. Check back every day at 9am for a new link to something to enrich or entertain you!

Thursday Freebie!

Internet Archive MS-DOS games:

Play 1000s of MS-DOS games for free online! Some of you might not remember MS-DOS, but some of these classic games have had a resurgence in the public consciousness (Oregon Trail, anyone?). The games are easy to play using your browser.

  1. Find one you like (search or browse)

  2. Click on the power button icon in the middle of the preview image for the game. This downloads the game into your browser.

  3. Use your keyboard to play! Keystrokes are listed in the introduction to the game, usually.

Wednesday freebie!

Storyline Online:

Real, high-quality picture books read by famous actors and other celebrities! Some of these are really good and it's worth checking out. Earnest Borgnine reading The Rainbow Fish, Chris Pine reading Clark the Shark, Betty White reading Harry the Dirty Dog, and Kristen Bell reading Quackenstein Hatches a Family are just some of the gems hidden in Storyline Online. Check it out!

Tuesday freebie!

KidLitTV: Explore the world of Children's Literature! With recorded stories, podcast, crafts, author videos, and activities; KidLitTV is a one-stop shop for high-quality, literacy-based content. Have fun exploring!

On Monday, 2 for one to start our week!

Learn the basics of computer coding with Tynker’s Hour of Code site. Games that range from Beginner to Advanced will teach you the principles of several different coding languages.

Tour Vermont, virtually! This site from the Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing will take you on several different tours around the state. Share it with your out of state friends, too!