Once Upon a Time Learning

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Today is National Hot Tea Day and National Glazed Doughnut Day.

Today's Birthdays
Songs of the Day
Today's Theme: Fairytales


  • 1921 - Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis is elected as Major League Baseball's first commissioner.
  • 1932 - Hattie Caraway of Arkansas becomes the first woman elected to the United States Senate.
  • 1959 - Berry Gordy Jr. founded Motown Records.
  • 1969 - Led Zeppelin's first album is released.
  • 1971 - The sitcom "All in the Family" premieres on CBS.
  • 2010 - An earthquake in Haiti kills as many as 300,000 people.



Led Zeppelin - Dazed and Confused - LISTEN
Sly and the Family Stone - Dance to the Music - LISTEN

THEME:  Fairytales

  • Grades PreK-K - PBS Learningmedia - Circle Time at Home - Jack and the Beanstalk - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-K - PBS Learningmedia - Circle Time at Home - The Three Little Pigs Puppet Show - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-K - PBS Learningmedia - Circle Time at Home - Little Red Riding Hood - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street -Rapunzel's Bad Hair Day - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Big Bad Wolf - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Fairytales Today - Food Strike - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Grover's Fairytale - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - F is for Fairytale - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-1 - PBS LearningMedia - Sesame Street - Abby's Flying Fairy School Fairy Fun Pack Printables - PRINT and DO
  • Grades PreK-1 - PBS LearningMedia - Super Why - Rapunzel - VIEW and DO
  • Grades PreK-1 - PBS LearningMedia - Super Why - The Princess and the Pea - VIEW and DO
  • Grades PreK-1 - PBS LearningMedia - Super Why - The Three Little Pigs - VIEW and DO
  • Grades PreK-2 - Young Explorers - What are Fairy Tales? - VIEW
  • Grades K-12 - Grimm's Fairy Tales - READ
  • Grades K-12 - Charles Perrault's Mother Goose Tales - READ
  • Grades K-12 - NHPBS Video - Peter and the Wolf -  VIEW
  • Grades 3-5 - PBS LearningMedia - Understanding Fairy Tales Old and New Collection - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 9-12 - Great Performances: The Little Mermaid -Transformation  - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 9-12 - Great Performances: The Little Mermaid - Artistic Interpretation - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 9-12 - Great Performances: The Little Mermaid - Character Analysis - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 9-12 - Great Performances: The Little Mermaid -Transformation  - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - Monstrum - The Dark Origins of Hansel and Gretel - VIEW


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National Remote Learning Resources

PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia

NHPBS and PBS have curated FREE, standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more for educators. You can also create your own lessons and assignments to meet the needs of your students.


Annenberg Learner

Searchable online video courses and interactives across the curriculum and grade levels in areas like chemistry, literature, music, the visual arts, social studies, world languages storytelling, spelling and lots more.



Features over 1,000 animated shorts and quizzes for students in grades K-12 covering science, social studies, English, math, the arts, health, and technology.  The service is free to schools closed due to COVID-19.


Scholastic Learn At Home

Everyday Scholastic will feature four learning experiences, built around a story or video.

Storyline Online

StoryLine Online

A series of imaginatively produced videos featuring celebrated actors reading children's books.

Local Learning Resources

The best of NH learning resources from around the state.

  • McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center

  • New Hampshire Public Radio:

    • Civics 101 -  Tons of great (and free!) audio, activities, resources, and lessons to help you stay engaged with civics.
    • Ask Sam - Ask Sam features Outside/In host Sam Evans-Brown answering listener questions about the mysteries and quirks of the natural world.
  • Seacoast Science Center in Odiorne Point State Park

    • Learning Connection - Even though their doors are closed, we’re still here to connect you to the inspirational powers of nature and engage you in learning. 
  • Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

  • Strawbery Banke Museum

    • Online Learning - Virtual Tours, the Virtual Classroom, artifacts of the week, featured items from the Collections, Horticulture Learning Center materials, and more.
  • Tiger Takes On



PBS Kids for Teachers/Caregivers/Parents

  • PBS for Parents
    A guide of PBS resources targeted for parents teaching kids, features a great activity finder
  • PBS Education
    The greatest teachers ignite a love of learning and a sense of possibility that motivates students to reach their full potential.
  • PBS Teachers' Lounge
    This site has great teaching tips, ideas, resources and support for teachers.
  • PBS KIDS Games app
    Offers nearly 200 educational games, which can be downloaded for offline play anytime, anywhere. 

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