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Resources for Learning at Home

Posted by David Smith on Mon, Mar 23, 2020 @ 01:45 PM
Father and son playing with digital tablet

With children unable to go to school right now, we’ve put together a list of resources families can use to keep their students and young children engaged in educational activities.

Here are some links and ideas for families organized by type of activity:

General:

ABC Mouse - Step-by-step learning activities for your child. Free for 30 Days.
Brain Pop Jr.- Educational website with videos and activities about science, social studies, literacy, arts and music free for 30 days.
Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls - Fun, educational activities for ages 2+.
Education.gov - Resources for Early Childhood Education to support reading, health, math skills and more.

Writing:

Pobble - Access exciting lessons full of writing activities.
Education.com - Educational resources for preschool - 5th grade.
Typetastic - Free typing fun and games to help your kids practice their skills.

Reading:

Vooks - Brings books to life with no ads. Free for one month.
Scholastic - Every day includes four separate learning experiences, each built around a thrilling meaningful story or video.
Starfall - Learn about letters and sounds.
Dr. Seuss App - Get 55 Dr. Seuss stories in 1 app. Free for 30 days.

Physical Activity:

GoNoodle - Movement and mindfulness for kids. Free for families and can also be accessed through YouTube.
Cosmic Yoga - Yoga for kids.
Fluency & Fitness - Access to 60 plus reading and math topics, plus a video library that incorporates learning and movement. Free for 21 days. 

Math & Science:

ABCYA - Math, STEM and literacy games.
Raz-Kids - free samples and trial- eBooks.
Nick Jr. - preschool games.
NASA Games - videos, games and learning materials.
Better Beginnings - family resource library.

Need more ideas? Here’s a list of 35 of the best educational apps for children of all ages.

Topics: Learning

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