St. Jude of the Lake

Distance Learning Resource Hub

Additional resources for families for both education and fun; updated throughout the school year.

Last Updated: April 4th, 2021

Daily Morning Announcements

Daily Announcements will be posted during any All-School Distance Learning period.

Live Mass on YouTube

Visit the Parish YouTube Page for Mass and Friday’s Rosary Decade during the All-School Distance Learning period.

Follow Us On Facebook!

Prayer & Parent Resources During Time of Civil Unrest

The Christian Response to Racism — From the Archdiocese of Saint Paul & Minneapolis
Catholic Social Teaching — Regarding Justice, Peace, and Human Development

Distance Learning Overview 2.0

Distance Learning Information


We are blessed to be in-person learning, but please refer to the below videos in the event we should need to enact any class-wide/school-wide distance learning periods. 

Parent Distance Learning Boot Camp Videos:

 Below are SAMPLE lesson plans templates for each grade. 

Each week’s lesson plans are communicated to parents via ParentSquare and Seesaw. Please contact your child’s teacher for any questions about assigned materials and apps. 

Additional Learning Ideas:


Trout Release Day Videos
Mrs. Hackman and Snowflake the Penguin Visit School — YouTube Video
PengWINNER E-Learning Videos— YouTube E-Learning Channel
Meet Flat Snowflake Packet (PDF)
Penguins at the Shedd Aquarium — video of penguins & beluga whales
SeaWorld penguins tour the park in celebration of World Penguin Day — Facebook video
Happy Feet Hoppy Penguin Video


Daily Mass –St. Jude of the Lake Parish Facebook Page

READING AND LANGUAGE ARTS: –Practice phonics skill with read-along stories
Epic! — Free digital and audio books


16 Card Games That Will Turn Your Students Into Math Aces


NASA Media Library — NASA’s Entire Space Media Library, publicly accessible
National Geographic Kids –Science and Social Studies learning
Spangler Science — Free At Home Science Experiments


Free Art Ideas — Free Art Ideas from MN Art Museums
White Bear Arts At Home — Free Creative Art Care Packages


7 Digital Libraries — 7 Digital Libraries you can visit from your couch
Scholastic Learn at Home — Read to learn about science, social studies,  and language arts
25 Simple Non-Screen Activities — For kids at home during quarantine


Road Trip from Home–Virtual Field Trips — Links to worldwide landmarks, history, art, science & more!
MN Fieldtrip Library — 155+ free links to fieldtrips, downloads & more!
20 Virtual Field Trips to Take with Your Kids
30 Virtual Field Trips with Links — Google Docs
6 Zoos and Aquariums streaming free live videos of animals


The Christian Response to Racism — From the Archdiocese of Saint Paul & Minneapolis
Catholic Social Teaching — Regarding Justice, Peace, and Human Development 
Friendzy — Free Social Emotional Resources for students and families
Coronavirus- A Book For Children (PDF)
“What is Herd Immunity…” — John Hopkins Article
“COVID-19 In Babies and Children” — Mayo Clinic
How Parents Can Keep Kids Busy (and Learning) in Quarantine —
Homeschool Tips for Non-Homeschoolers During Coronavirus Closures – — Daily Kid-Friendly, Free Digital Cooking Classes
Navigating the New Normal — MENSA For Kids
Balancing At-Home Learning” — MENSA For Kids
Virtual Summer Fieldtrips — from CSCOE