Stay at Home Educational Resources For The Family
March 27, 2020Family Resources
FREE EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES FOR ALL AGES
North Country HealthCare’s HealthySteps team created a list of educational resources to help you and your families create a plan for surviving the next 1-2 months at home. Browse through subjects such as math, science, English, geography, and other fun subjects!
- Make – Daily art class videos to follow along with at home
- Born Yoga – Daily family-friendly yoga workouts
- DadLab – Science experiments for young kids
- McHarper Manor – Free art tutorials daily
- Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens – daily live videos highlighting one of the breeds at the zoo.
- Georgia Aquarium – daily live videos talking about the sea creatures and a live webcam of the tank.
JAMaROO Kids – over 300 videos of cooking, art, music, dance and exercise classes for young children.
- Algebra: games for kids
- Fractions practice
- Math Celebrity: Enter your math problem or search term, press the button, and they show you the step-by-step work and answer instantly. 2nd grade through college.
- Higher level math series: Online video series with detailed solutions to more than a thousand publicly-released College Board SAT Math, Subject Test Math Level 1, and Subject Test Math Level 2 problems.
- High school chemistry
- Space science for kiddos
- Learn all about the periodic table
- Science podcasts to listen to with your kids
- This NASA initiative covers a wide range of topics including weather, climate, atmosphere, water, energy, plants, and animals.
- Tons of science experiments that you can do at home
- Virtual Musical Instruments: Lets kids play instruments online. Instruments include the guitar, piano, pan flute, drums, and bongos.
- Prodigies: A colorful music curriculum for kids 1-12 that will teach your kids how to play their first instrument, how to sing in tune & how to understand the language of music!
- QuaverMusic: is offering free access to general music activities to all impacted schools, including free student access at-home
- Geo Guess: Tests kids’ geography skills. Using images from Google’s Street View, it plops players down in the middle of the street and asks them to figure out where they are.
- National Geographic Young Explorers: A magazine designed specifically for kindergarten and first grade students. Children can listen to the magazine being read to them as they follow along with the highlighted text.
- Allows students to type in any city, state, or country to view an archive of historical photographs and other documents. It’s a unique way to help them learn about history.
- Bens Guide: This interactive website, hosted by the U.S. Government Publishing Office, allows your child to see the ins and outs of the U.S. government by taking a series of learning adventures with none other than Benjamin Franklin.
- NGAkids: An entertaining and informative introduction to art and art history.
- Spelling: Grades 1-4
- 8 parts of speech
- Reading board games: Printable board games, activities and more for phonics and reading all using evidence-based methods.
- Paragraphs: Teaches students how to write a paragraph through interactive online tutorial
- Squiggle Park: Engaging reading game for grades 2-8 that combines strategy, engagement, and imaginative reading passages to create a fun, curriculum-aligned literacy game.
- Memrise: 22 languages to learn
- Country Reports: 35,000 pages of online content on the cultures and countries of the world.
- Conjuguemos: Vocabulary, grammar, listening activities and games in Spanish, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, Korean, and Latin.
- Louvre: Travel to Paris, France to see amazing works of art at The Louvre with this virtual field trip.
- Great Wall of China: This Virtual Tour of the Great Wall of China is beautiful and makes history come to life.
- British Museum: This iconic museum located in the heart of London allows virtual visitors to tour the Great Court and discover the ancient Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies.
- Museums: 12 World Famous Museums you can virtually tour for free
- The OT Toolbox: At home OT, PT, and ST resources designed to build skills in children through movement and play.
- BBC: Games, quizzes and fact sheets take kids on a journey through time.
- Preschool Express: Crafts, activities, bulletin board designs, and finger plays for early education teachers and parents to use with kids.
- Kids Think Design: explores careers in fashion design, graphic design, interior design, book design, product design, film and theatre, architecture, animation, and environmental design.
- Smithsonian: No need to travel to one of the Smithsonian’s zoos or museums — this website brings your child everything from live video of the National Zoo to the Smithsonian Learning Lab right to their screen
- Funology: Crafts, projects, science, recipes for young children
- Kid-friendly workouts: Choose from Strength for Kids, Agility for Kids, Flexibility and Balance for Kids, Warm-Up for Kids, Cool-down for Kids, Stand Up and Move for Kids, OR create your own custom kid workout.
- PBS Learning: PreK-12 digital media service with more than 30,000 learning materials
- The San Diego Zoo: A website just for kids with amazing videos, activities, and games. Enjoy the tour!
- Yellowstone National Park
- Bamboo Learning: Voice based learning… learn through Alexa
- Activities: Fun games, recipes, crafts, activities
- Activities: Crafts, activities, mazes, dot to dot, etc,
- Yoga: Free at-home kids yoga lesson plans
- Dr. Seuss Activities: Read, play games, and hang out with Dr. Seuss
- Coloring Pages
- Gardening: Guide to gardening for kids
- Coding: Ages 4-10
- Coding with Star Wars
- Brainscape: A million flashcard decks for every subject, entrance exam, and certification imaginable.
- Alcumus: specifically designed to provide high-performing students with a challenging curriculum appropriate to their abilities
- Concord: A collection of hundreds of free K-12 STEM resources, from standalone models and simulations to short activities and week long sequences of curriculum materials.
- 3D printing and Coding
- Cooking Recipes: Illustrated recipes designed to help kids age 2-12 cook with their grown-ups. Recipes encourage culinary skills, literacy, math, and science.
- Reading and Math Activity Packs
- Discovery: Online homeschool platform & curriculum for Pre-K to 12th grade. All main subjects are covered, plus extra curriculum courses.
- Movement and Mindfulness: videos created by child development experts.
- Poetry and Music