Websites & Online Activities for Children
Age of Learning - Language Arts/English - Free online access ABCMouse, Adventure Academy, ReadingIQ
Arcademics - All Subjects/Educational Games - Arcademics combines the excitement of video games with educational content to produce a high rate of learning through exciting, focused repetition that enables automaticity and fluency to be achieved quickly.
August House/Story Cove - English/Language Arts - August House/Story Cove is the children’s book publisher August House’s YouTube Channel, full of animated folktales for kids.
Circle Round - Language Arts/English - Circle Round is storytelling podcast for kids that comes with printable coloring sheets for each episode.
Common Sense Media – All Subjects - Comprehensive list of online events and activities being offered by authors, artists, and musicians, as well as many more online learning resources.
Khan Academy - STEM - Free online courses for kids in different subjects, mostly related to mathematics.
Kids Discover - Humanities - Online non-fiction magazine for kids 6-14, offering three months of free access with code FREETHREE
National Geographic Education - Science / Social Studies - A variety of resources from National Geographic, including activities and lessons. Use the filter tools to sort by age level and resource type.
Prodigy Game - Math - Free online math learning game.
Scholastic Learn at Home – Language Arts/STEM - Day-by-day projects from Scholastic to keep kids learning, thinking, growing.
Smithsonian Learning Lab - All Subjects - Free resources and activities for a variety of ages from the Smithsonian.
Starfall - Language Arts/Math - Free (and paid additional content) PreK- grade 3, reading and math.
Tiny Travelers - Geography / Social Studies - Access to Tiny Travelers: Learn about the World for Elementary and Preschool Kids, and Canticos Bilingual Learning for Preschool.
VidCode - Coding - Drop in virtual coding club with sessions every Thursday at 2 pm.
Art, Writing, and Creativity
Draw Everyday with JJK - Drawing lessons posted daily with author/illustrator Jared J. Krosoczka.
Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems - Art- Daily sessions of drawing with the author/illustrator, 12pm.
Minnesota Children’s Museum - Art/Play - From the Minnesota Children’s Museum, here are some open-ended activities that are easy to do at home and spark kids learning through play and creativity.
Museum Tours - Art - Take tours of museums around the world.
New York Times – Language Arts/English - Each week The Learning Network offers a dozen new ways for students to practice reading, writing and thinking using Times journalism — all free.
Quarantine Art Club - Art - Daily art prompts from author/illustrator Carson Ellis.
Read Wonder and Learn - Art/Writing - Stories, art and writing prompts, and lessons shared by favorite authors and illustrators.
Scholastic.com Story Starters – English/Language Arts - Writing prompts for K-6th grade students.
Cosmic Kids Yoga - Exercise/Movement - Many story-based yoga videos for kids as young as 3.
Do Yoga With Me - Exercise/Movement - Free online yoga for two months- features ‘Yoga for Kids’ videos.
Indoor Mom - Exercise/Movement - Gross motor activities & games with household supplies.