Online Activities/Resources

 

Links to various free online activities/resources to keep children engaged in the coming weeks.

Museum Views
Take a virtual tour of some of the world's greatest museums and heritage sites.
 
Scholastic Learn at Home
Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing.
 
Storyline Online
Video series in which celebrated actors read aloud children's books.
 
PBS Kids
Features games and videos featuring all of your favorite PBS characters.
 
Starfall
Great site for helping younger children learn to read using games, phonics, and more.
 
The Magic School Bus
Based on the popular series of books, this site includes games, printables, and experiments to learn about science.
 
Highlights Kids
Features all of the fun activities that have delighted fans of Highlights magazine for decades. Games, crafts, activities, and more.
 
National Geographic Kids
Helps kids explore the world through videos, games, and more.
 
Read, Wonder, and Learn!
Read alouds from authors and illustrators.
 
Wonderopolis
A place where natural curiosity and imagination lead to exploration and discovery in learners of all ages.
 
Smithsonian Online
Learn with the Smithsonian--online games, learning lab, and videos.
 
CoolMath
Math games to strengthen math skills.
 
Brightly
Virtual storytimes
 
Sesame Street
Preschool games, videos, and coloring pages from Sesame Street.
 
Nick Jr.
Preschool games and video featuring favorite Nick Jr. characters.
 
CircleTime
Kids classes from home, for ages 0-6. Storytimes, yoga, singalongs, and more.
 
Smithsonian's National Zoo Web Cams
Web cams featuring animals from Smithsonian's National Zoo.
 
San Diego Zoo Live Animal Web Cams
Check in with the animals at the San Diego Zoo.
 
Crash Course Kids
Educational YouTube videos for elementary students , 5th grade and up, that focus on STEM topics.
 
Crash Course
Educational YouTube videos on a wide range of topics, geared toward middle school to high schoolers.
 
PBS Learning Media Social Studies
Explore the past and learn about the present with resources on government, history, economics, and more.
 
GoNoodle
Physical education lessons and activities.
 
FunBrain
Helps develop math, reading, and literacy skills--for preschool to Grade 8.
 
Exploratorium
From San Francisco's Exploratorium, this site teaches kids about science and art in new ways.
 
Scholastic Activities and Printables
Free printables for all ages that cover subjects like reading, writing, math and science.
 
Jump Start
Free worksheets for downloading and printing.
 
Crayola
Free coloring pages, including seasonal, words and letters, Disney, and more--from Crayola.