As the threats of COVID-19 continue to escalate, and the uncertainty of when our children will be able to return to school safely remains, more and more resources are becoming available to us online. There are lesson plans, worksheets, articles, and videos (many of which are FREE) at our disposal.
All of us at Little Hoboken use ABC Mouse and we have children of varying different ages. It is truly a resource for everyone. ABC Mouse has fun games that reward your child as they continue on their learning journey. They will cover topics such as reading (duh), math, science, music, and art.
Practice math and reading skills all while playing fun games.
Currently streaming free kids stories for them to listen to.
This site is offering FREE BrainPOP access for schools and families impacted by school closures. It covers topics for upper elementary and middle schoolers such as Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts & Music, Health & SEL, and Engineering & Tech. Visit BrainPOP Jr. for grades (K-3).
Created by a mother in San Francisco, this kid-friendly news site appropriately explains current events to a younger audience.
Play games while practicing math and reading skills.
Read, play games, and conduct cool science experiments!
Go "into the book" to play games that practice reading strategies.
A friend recently told me about the free resources section at Lakeshore Learning and my mind was blown! There is so much here from arts and crafts activities to printable worksheets.
Learn all about geography and fascinating animals.
You can sign up for a daily "activities and tips" newsletter to help kids play and learn at home. Under the find ways to play section, you ca choose age appropriate online activities that help with "Literacy, Math, Social Skills, Character, Emotion and Self-Awareness, Science and Arts." There is also a PBS Kids App.
Read, play games, and hang out with Dr. Seuss and his friends.
Practice your phonics skills with these read-along stories.
Have some of your favorite stories read to you by celebrities!
Watch, listen, and play games to learn all about amazing animals.
A former teacher turned homeschool mom of four, created Teach Beside Me to promote create hands-on education. Her site is chock full of teaching ideas and projects in art, history, math, preschool, language arts, science, and more.
You can sign up for a newsletter to receive tips, DIY activities, and the link to a live version of Tinkergarten to get you started for the week.
This is a community driven collection of mostly craft ideas, and DIY activities for kids of all ages.