Home Schooling during Covid-19

Since many kids are/will be home from school, sharing an awesome list of ideas from a parent who home-schools. We are extremely thankful for the person who put together this list.
We just added links to these websites, YouTube channels.

If you have more suggestions please let us know in the comment section.

 
1) Online resources: click the name to go to websites 
 
2) YouTube Channels: click the name to go to websites 
 
Lots of board games, library books (and Kindle), tinkering/upcycling with household junk, etc.
 Some resources to help with kids at home:
 
3)Scholastic has created a free learn-from-home site with 20+ days of learning and activities.
 
 
4) Pretend to travel the world..Go on a virtual tour of these 12 famous museums. 
 
 
5) This is the awesome free curriculum that we use. Everything from preschool activities to 12th grade is here!
 
 
*List of thinking games by grade: https://allinonehomeschool.com/thinking/
 
6) More awesome free learning websites 
https://www.starfall.com/h/
Starfall is a children’s website that teaches basic English reading and writing skills. The main demographic is preschoolers and kindergarteners. It teaches children how to read by using games and phonics

 

https://www.abcya.com/
Educational games for grades PreK through 6 that will keep kids engaged and having fun. Topics include math, reading, typing, just-for-fun logic games

https://www.funbrain.com/
FunBrain is an educational browser game website for children and adults. It was on this site that Diary of a Wimpy Kid was first published before being turned into a successful book series and movie franchise.

https://www.splashlearn.com/
SplashLearn is an award-winning math learning program used by more than 30 Million kids for fun math practice.

https://www.storylineonline.net/
Storyline Online is a FREE literacy resource where the world’s best storytellers read to children. During these times of #distancelearning, check out our digital library of 57 books & activity guides to help educate and entertain your kids at home!

https://pbskids.org/
Educational games and videos from Curious George, Wild Kratts and other PBS KIDS shows!

https://www.highlightskids.com/
The place for children of all ages to play games and discover new jokes, surveys, answers to science questions, and fun crafts and recipes from Highlights

https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/
National Geographic Kids magazine really helps to bring the world to life, and gets your children excited about learning.

https://www.coolmath4kids.com/
Math and Games for Kids, Teachers and Parents. Math lessons and fun games for kindergarten to sixth grade, plus quizzes, brain teasers and more.

http://www.mathgametime.com/
Math Game Time offers free math games, worksheets, homework help & videos for teachers, parents & children.

https://www.uniteforliteracy.com/
Unite for Literacy provides free digital access to picture books, narrated in many languages.

http://www.literactive.com/Home/index.asp
The most comprehensive phonics-based reading program available for early learners.

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/
Science Kids is the home of science & technology on the Internet for children around the world.

https://www.switchzoo.com/
At Switch Zoo you can make new animals, play animal games, build a biome, learn about animals, and hear animal music.

https://www.seussville.com/
Theodor Seuss “Ted” Geisel was an American children’s author, political cartoonist, illustrator, poet, animator, screenwriter, and filmmaker.
Seussville, the home of all things Dr. Seuss.

https://www.varsitytutors.com/
Virtual School Day: Over 100 free live K-12 classes available all day long intended to help parents fill their children’s day with enriched learning.  Some popular classes are “Intro to Spanish for Kids”, “Coolest Women in History”, “Java Programming Basics”, and “The Story of Your Favorite Fairy
Tales”. We have received exceptional ratings from thousands of parents and students. More info here: https://www.varsitytutors.com/virtual-school-day

Virtual Summer Camps: Free half-day summer camps will be a week-long, with enrichment-based classes in subjects like foreign languages, chess, theatre, coding, Minecraft, how to be a detective, photography and more.
These live, interactive classes will be taught by expert instructors vetted through Varsity Tutors’ platform. We already have 200 camps scheduled for the summer.
More info here: https://www.varsitytutors.com/virtual-summer-camps

https://www.turtlediary.com/
Play educational kids games, computer games, printable worksheets and learning games online at turtlediary.com

https://www.e-learningforkids.org/
Free and fun digital education for children worldwide. E-learning for kids is a non-profit organization providing free, fun, curriculum-based quality primary education to all children worldwide. The foundation was launched in the USA in 2004 and in the Netherlands in 2007.

 

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