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Living in C-19 World: Family/Kids

This can be an ideal time to make special memories with your children and help them learn things beyond their everyday classroom subjects–a time to help them spend hours doing or learning something that they love or are curious about.

It can also be an especially challenging time for parents and other adults for many reasons--severe restrictions on in-person support and socializing, few options for out-of-home activities, sudden changes in everyone’s routine, cancellation or postponement of important plans, working from home for the first time, financial constraints, fears of job loss, health worries, and others.

From Joy Novak Rosson, a teacher from the U.S. with over 10 years of classroom experience and many years of homeschooling experience, we bring you a list that she created, posted publicly on Facebook and encouraged people to share. The links offer a huge range of activities for learning and enjoyment. Some are normally free, while others are being generously provided for free by organizations during this crisis.

There are activities designed for people from birth to adults, preschoolers to post-secondary learners. Among the many activities designed for children and teens, we’re sure that many will be educational and enjoyable for adults of all ages!

Get comfortable, explore, learn and enjoy!



2,500+ online courses from top institutions

22 languages to learn

3 free weeks of “maker stations” to keep your children creating; each challenge includes simple instructions using materials around the house, QR code video resources and a student recording sheet

300,000+ printable worksheets from toddlers to teens

35,000 pages of content on the cultures and countries of the world

3D printing projects and coding projects for grades K-12

450 Ivy League courses

7,000 videos in 13 subject areas

80+ at-home science activities

A quick start resource for a plan for 1-2 months at home with preschool to grade 8 kids…

A safe research site for elementary level readers USERNAME: read (case sensitive); PASSWORD: read (case sensitive)

A wide range of math content for middle and high school

Activities for parents to do with preschoolers

Adaptive curriculum in math and English for grades K-8

Algebra games for kids

Amphibian studies

At-home kids yoga lesson plans

At-home science experiments


Carmen Sandiego videos, stories and lessons for all subjects


Chinese learning activities

ClickSchooling brings you daily recommendations by email for entertaining websites that help your kids learn.

Coding for ages 4-10

Coding for students of all ages

Coding with Star Wars

Course sets that combine and cover phonics, reading, writing, spelling, literature, grammar, punctuation, art and geography—all in one easy-to-use course.

Courses for older teens and adults…

Crafts, activities, mazes, dot to dot, etc.

Crafts, recipes and other projects for young kids

Critical thinking resources for grades K-6


Curricular content hub for grades K-3 students…

Daily lessons and educational activities that kids can do on their own

Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking and growing

Digital archive of history

Digital colouring pages

Digital learning content for preschool through high school

Educational brain breaks to help students review literacy and math skills while getting exercise (best for ages 4-8)

Educational games for grades K-12

Educational videos for all levels and subjects

Educational videos, pictures, quizzes downloadable worksheets and infographics about geography, history, science and animals

Elementary math games, logic puzzles and educational resources

Engineering challenges for things you have at home

Enter a math problem or search term, press the button and see the step-by-step work and answer; grade 2 through college/university

Explore and learn science while having fun

Explore careers in animation, architecture, book design, environmental design, fashion design, film and theatre, graphic design, interior design and product design

Explore the 11 bodily systems in depth with interactive models and detailed explanations,

Explore the surface of Mars on the Curiosity Rover

Farmer's almanac for kids…dates, weather, moon phases, etc.

Favourite kids books read by famous people

Flashcards, colouring pages, worksheets and other resources for young children

Foreign languages

Fractions practice

Free classes from leading universities and companies

Free videos from around the world for grades 3-12

From rainbows to tornadoes and winter storms to tsunamis, a meteorologist teaches kids about the world of weather

Fun songs to help teach preschool and kindergarten students

Games for both learning and pure fun

Games to reinforce math skills and compete against the computer or others

Games, learning resources and lesson plans for personal finance

Games, quizzes and fact sheets take kids on a journey through time.

Games, recipes, crafts and other activities

Gardening for kids

Geography and animals


Grades K-5 curriculum that builds deep understanding and a love of learning math

Grades K-8 online math program that looks at how a student is solving problems to adjust accordingly and build a unique learning path for them

Grades Pre-K to 5 games for all subjects

Grammar practice for middle grades

Hands-on elementary science videos

Helps kids appreciate the arts by providing the opportunity to play games, conduct investigations and explore different forms of art

High school chemistry

Human visualization platform that allows students to explore the human

Hundreds of grade K-12 STEM resources from standalone models and simulations to short activities and week-long sequences of curriculum materials

Illustrated recipes designed to help kids ages 2-12 cook with grown-ups; recipes encourage culinary skills, literacy, math and science

Improve your typing skills while competing in races with up to 5 typists around the world

Indoor activities for toddlers…

Interactive games based on the book series

Interactive video earth-science curriculum

Interactive way to learn history

Introduction to art and art history for kids

Introductory and intermediate music theory lessons, exercises, ear trainers and more

K-5th science lessons

Keyboarding practice or

Kid-friendly workouts: choose from Strength for Kids, Agility for Kids, Flexibility and Balance for Kids, Warm-Up for Kids, Cooldown for Kids, Stand Up and Move for Kids, or create your own

Kids engagement in the world of art

Learn about cells

Learn about earthquakes

Learn about the periodic table

Learn to code

Lets kids play instruments online, including guitar, piano, and drums

Life skills curriculum for grades K-12, including strategies for teaching social and emotional skills

Magic spell–spelling adventure.

Math and language games

Math and logic problems for ages 5 to adult

Math and reading games

Math and reading games

Math as a fun part of your daily family routine

Math games

Math games, logic puzzles and brain builders

Math practice from counting to algebra and geometry

Math practice

Math through 6th grade

Math videos with lessons, real life uses of math and famous actors

Miscellaneous games for all subjects grades K-8

Movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts

Music curriculum for kids ages 1-12 on how to play an instrument, sing in tune and understand the language of music

Music is for everyone

Music practice transformed

Music-based Spanish learning

NASA initiative that covers weather, climate, atmosphere, water, energy, plants and animals

National Geographic Young Explorers is a magazine designed for kindergarten and grade 1–listen to the magazine being read to them as you follow the highlighted text

News and more for kids

Novel Effect makes story time more fun; as you read aloud from print or ebooks, music, sound effects and character voices play at just the right moment, adjusting and responding to your voice

Online courses and games for ear training and music theory

Online curriculum for improving writing skills

Online education program for toddlers through high school

Online history classes for preteen through adult

Online homeschool platform & curriculum for grades Pre-K to 12; all main subjects are covered, plus extra curriculum courses

Online photograph jigsaw puzzle: set the pieces from 6-1000+

Phonics and learning to read

Phonics skills

Phonics worksheets

Physics problem and video bank for high school

Play and learn with favourite show characters

Play games and learn about animals

Poetry and music

Pre-K to 12 digital media service with more than 30,000 learning materials

Printable board games, activities and more for phonics and reading using evidence-based methods

Printable grades K-8 reading and math activities in English and Spanish…

Printables for grades Pre-K to 2

Printables library for children birth to age 6

Provides high-performing students with a challenging curriculum appropriate to their abilities

Quick and easy at-home projects for kids ages 2 and up

Read, play games, and hang out with Dr. Seuss

Reading game for grades 2-8 that combines strategy, engagement and imaginative reading passages

Reading passages and lesson plans for grades K-12

Reading passages for grades 3-12, with comprehension and discussion questions

Real-world financial dilemmas to teach kids the importance of money management.

Resources for grade 12 students including live reviews, live trivia and study guides

Resources for grade 12 students

Resources for Spanish practice

Science and cooking experiments to do at home

Science and math labs and simulations

Science podcasts to listen to with your kids

Science projects that can be completed with or without Internet access

Science simulations, scientist profiles and other digital resources for middle school science and high school biology

Science, math and social studies

Short videos and readings that answer various questions for students; vocabulary challenges and comprehension questions included

Sight reading and sight singing practice exercises

Smithsonian Institution (world’s largest museum and research complex) resources for kids of all ages

Space science for children

Spelling grades 1-4

Stories for ages 3-12

Teaches students how to write a paragraph through an interactive tutorial

Tests kids’ geography skills using images from Google’s street view

The San Diego Zoo has a website for kids with videos, activities and games

This Canadian site Farm Food 360 offers 11 virtual tours of farms from cows and pigs to apples and eggs

Tour Yellowstone National Park

Travel to Paris, France to see works of art at The Louvre with this virtual field trip

Type in a city or country name to view an archive of historical photographs and other documents

Video game for middle school where students directly engage in science phenomena as they solve problems

Videos to help kids explore complex math topics and make math more fun

Virtual tour of the British Museum, including the Great Court, ancient Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies

Virtual tour of the Great Wall of China

Vocabulary, grammar, listening activities and games in Spanish, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, Korean and Latin

Voice based learning through Alexa

Work on the eight parts of speech