With schools closing to stop the spread of coronavirus and more people working from home, you may be wondering how to help your children learn and keep them occupied. Luckily, there are many online resources to educate and entertain kids, so you’ll have time to focus on work.
ParentMap made a list of the best online education resources for kids and families during school closures. Click the link to find dozens of programs for math, science, music, physical education, health, music, foreign language, and science.
The Toy & Game Young Inventor Challenge is a free STEM program that encourages kids to invent a toy or game during the stay-at-home days of COVID-19. Free resources include a design guide to walk your child through the invention process from start to finish and videos and articles for inspiration. Your children can even enter for a chance to win scholarships, prizes, and licensing for their game. In fact, a recent winner just launched their game in Target! The coolest part, every entrant will receive feedback from a toy/game executive!
Scholastic offers fun and engaging day-to-day projects for students in Pre-K to 9th grade. Kids can take math, reading, writing, science, social studies, early childhood, and STEM classes on their own or with a family member.
CK-12 is a lifesaver for parents! Your children can take interactive lessons in science, math, social studies, and photography. The CK-12 website even offers real-world simulations in physics and chemistry!
Looking for an activity that is fun for adults and children? Travel + Leisure made a list of 12 Famous Museums and 5 National Parks Offering Virtual Tours. Now you can see the world from the comfort of your couch.
Having trouble deciding where to start? Use this Parent Toolkit for kids in Pre-K through high school. The Parent Toolkit includes information to help your child succeed in academics, social and emotional development, health and wellness, financial literacy, and provides resources to establish college and career goals.
As you can see, there are countless resources available to help educate and entertain your children! For even more information on education companies offering free subscriptions, visit the Amazing Educational Resources website to view their public spreadsheet.