|Free Online Resources Curated by TCLP|
|1||Books for children, young adults, and educators|
|Published by Eklavya||Hind|
|PDFs: Picture books for young readers; Poetry; Writing for teenagers and young adults; Educational resources for teachers and students|
Flipbooks: Picture books for young readers
Audio books: Stories for young readers
ePUBs: Fiction and Non-fiction books for teens, young adults and adults
|2||Monthly/Bimonthly Magazines for children and teachers |
|Published by Eklavya||Hindi||PDFs|
|Chakmak: A monthly science magazine for children that gives space to literature and art as well. Created for children 11-14 years old, it ignores stereotypes by treating children as sensible beings, speaking to them in a language of equals.|
Sandarbh: A bimonthly magazine for school teachers on science and education. A resource bank for teachers, it serves as a repository of innovative pedagogical methods, teachers' classroom experiences in addition to articles that explain a range of curricular and related topics.
Srote: A a monthly compilation of news and features in science and technology. These articles are part of a weekly service that provides reliable, quality material newspapers and magazines in a language palatable to their readers.
|3||Posters, Poems, and Magazines for Children (Cycle, Pluto)||Published by Ektara -Takshila's Centre for Children's Literature & Art||Hindi||PDFs|
|Posters: A collection of posters for children covering a range of hilarious, witty, political, and thought-provoking ideas with brevity (can be downloaded and shared as images).|
Kavita Cards: A collection of cards featuring short poems/rhymes with accompanying illustrations for children.
Pluto: A magazine aimed at early readers/children up to 8 years of age (3 issues can be downloaded in PDF form).
Cycle: A magazine aimed at children from 9 to 12 years of age. (3 issues can be downloaded in PDF form).
|4||Picture Books on Pratham Books' Storyweaver website||Published on Storyweaver||100+ languages|
Urdu, Bengali, and more
Download as PDFs and
|A digital repository of thousands of multilingual stories for children. Their vast collection of picture books can be filtered by language, level, category and publisher.||https://storyweaver.org.in/|
|5||Room to Read Storybook Collection||Published by Room to Read||Hindi||PDFs||Picture Books:|
2 Bhabo Bhais
3 Anokha Sansar
4 Paanch Khambo Waala Gaon
5 Chalta Pahad
|Collection of 5 stories: https://www.roomtoread.org/hindi-storybook-collection-download/|
|6||Toys from Trash Activities |
by Arvind Gupta on arvindguptatoys.com
|Arvind Gupta||English, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Urdu, Oriya, Gujarati, Bengali, Malayalam, Assamese, Sindhi and more||PDFs|
|Toys from Trash Videos|
Talks and Short films
Toys from Trash Instructional Posters
Toys from Trash activities are done with materials that are affordable, accessible, and help children explore their natural creative instincts.
Many activities aim to make science and math fun using readily available, simple low-cost materials.
PDFs: Picture books; Activity books by Arvind Gupta; Maths and Science books; Inspirational Books; Books for Teachers and Educators.
|7||Books on Worldreader website and mobile app||Published on Worldreader||40+ languages|
English, Hindi, and more
|Read Online via Mobile/Tablet Browser or download the Mobile Application||A digital library of books for children from several publishers.|
Tulika Books: A large number of Tulika titles in several languages are available on WorldReader. For Eg, Ismat Ki Eid. (Only for Mobile/Tablet)
|Website for mobile/tablet browser only; it is not mandatory to make an account: |
Hindi interface: https://read.worldreader.org/hi/Welcome
English interface: https://read.worldreader.org/en/Welcome
Android Mobile Application:
|8||Read Aloud Videos and Audios developed by the Community Library Project||Developed by The Community Library Project||Hindi||Videos|
Curated Reading Links
|Audio Read Alouds of stories and poetry for children, young adults, and adults on SoundCloud|
Video Read Alouds of stories and poetry for children, young adults, and adults on Youtube
|9||"Literature in Action" Podcast by Paro Anand||Hosted on Hubhopper||English||Podcasts||Readings of Paro Anand's stories for teenagers||https://hubhopper.com/podcast/literature-in-action/9237|
|10||Animated Tulika Stories with Same Language Subtitles (5 stories)||Tulika/Bookbox Youtube Channel||English||Video||Collection of Tulika picture books in video with English SLS (Same Language Subtitles)||https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPDzF0B97OtEtYPRw3yf68s14a72CIbvX|
|11||Animated Elephant stories with Same Language Subtitles (5 stories)||Bookbox Youtube Channel||English||Video||Collection of Elephant Stories with English SLS (Same Language Subtitles)||https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPDzF0B97OtFbyyGxUPHHRUPPEa8WBPB9|
|12||Stories narrated by Storykit||Storykit Youtube Channel||Urdu||Video||Narration of Urdu stories; retellings of folktales; poetry for children||Storykit Youtube channel|
|13||Stories and poetry read by feminist and development activist Kamla Bhasin||Kamla Bhasin||Hindi|
|Video||Collection of stories and poetry for children narrated by Kamla Bhasin|
Talks by Kamla Bhasin on themes of gender
|14||Storyweaver Read Along Videos||Storyweaver Hindi Youtube Channel||Hindi||Video||Picture Book Read-Alongs of Storyweaver books||https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTCTZp4FERdGvo5d2RIqzcg/videos|
|15||Kavita Kosh website for Poetry, Books and Magazines||Kavita Kosh||Hindi/Urdu, Gujarati, Awadhi, and more||Read Online||A vast collection of poetry, books and magazines. |
Particularly extensive Hindi collection.
|16||Rekhta for Urdu poetry and literature||Rekhta Foundation||Urdu||Flipbooks|
|Collection of Urdu poetry and prose|
Non fiction and magazines
Aamozish: Urdu Script Course with devnagri and roman resources
|17||Poetry Foundation website and Youtube Channel||The Poetry Foundation||English||Reading Online|
|Poems, readings, poetry news and the entire 100-year archive of POETRY magazine.||Website: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/ |
Youtube Channel: Ours Poetica
|18||Poetry International Archives||Poetry International||English||Video|
|Readings of thousands of poetry in English and English translation in video and audio format, accompanied by the poem text.||Audio site: https://www.poetryinternational.org/pi/poems/filter/audiovideo/Audio/page/0/en/tile |
Video Site: https://www.poetryinternational.org/pi/poems/filter/audiovideo/Video/page/0/en/tile
|19||Books on E-Pustakalay||E-Pustakalay||Hindi|
|Download as PDFs|
|Online library with a vast collection of e-books||https://epustakalay.com/|
|20||Books and more on the Internet Archive||The Internet Archive||English||Read Online|
|Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.||https://archive.org/|
|21||Connected Open Online Learning (COOL) resources and courses by CEIAR, TISS for teachers||TISS||Online resources and courses||Connected Open Online Learning (COOL) is a CEIAR, TISS intiative to support teachers, students teacher educators and student teachers during COVID-19 pademic. |
The Connected Open Online Learning resources are meant to enable student teachers and teacher educators to stay connected to their learning and engage with concepts and practices for active and inclusive teaching and learning.
They are mapped onto the B.Ed Curriculum Framework of NCTE.
|22||E-Pathshala for all NCERT Textbooks, Teacher Resources, and Supplementary Material||National Council of Educational Research and Training||English|
|All NCERT textbooks and teacher resources/manuals|
All NCERT supplementary graded material
Videos, Audios, Interactive Activities
|23||Barkhaa: A Reading Series for 'All' developed by the NCERT||NCERT||Hindi||Online Reading with Video introductions||Universal Design for Learning-based adaptation of the graded reading series 'Barkhaa'.|
Accessible supplementary reading material for the early years.
|24||Khan Academy India Science and Math Videos||Khan Academy on Youtube||Hindi||Videos||Videos explaining math and science concepts.|
Videos for educators
|Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCU0kWLAbhVGxXarmE3b8rHg|
More Khan Academy Courses and resources: https://www.khanacademy.org/
|25||Sankalp app for Free Science and Math lessons||Avanti Sankalp||Hindi||Mobile Application||Maths and Science Lessons||https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=in.avanti.haryana.gurukul&hl=en_IN|
|26||InfoBells Rhymes, Songs||InfoBells Youtube Channel||Videos||Rhymes/Songs for young children||https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1ciY6kR3yj3kaKZ6R7ewAg|
|27||Books, pamphlets on sexual and reproductive health on Tarshi.net||TARSHI (Talking About Reproductive and Sexual Health Issues||Hindi, English||PDFs||Books, pamphlets, e-magazine on sexual and reproductive health, adolescence, sexuality and rights|
Download Hindi Publications: http://www.tarshi.net/index.asp?pid=239
All Publications: http://www.tarshi.net/index.asp?pid=20
|28||Hindi literature and Hindi translations of world literature on poshampa.org||Posham Pa||Hindi||Reading Online|
|Hindi fiction, non-fiction, essays, poetry |
Hindi translations of world literature
Video readings of Hindi literature
Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/PoshamPa/