Resources for Teachers and Home Activities

Resources for Teachers and Home Activities

    Free Activities online to help kids learn:

    Free School for kids at Khan Academy 

    For teachers or students needing to use microsoft 

    Free Aquariums live!

    https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals/live-cams

    The San Diego Zoo has a website just for kids with amazing videos, activities, and games. Enjoy the tour! 

    Tour Yellowstone National Park!

    Explore the surface of Mars on the Curiosity Rover. 

    This Canadian site FarmFood 360 offers 11 Virtual Tours of farms from minks, pigs, and cows, to apples and eggs. 

    Indoor Activities for busy toddlers 

    Play games and learn all about animals

    Play with fave show characters and learn too 

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

    This Virtual Tour of the Great Wall of China is beautiful and makes history come to life.

    Math and Reading games 

    Phonics skills 

    This iconic museum located in the heart of London allows virtual visitors to tour the Great Court and discover the ancient Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies.  

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

    300,000+ FREE printable worksheets from toddlers to teens 

    Geography and animals

    Math practice from counting to algebra and geometry 

    Fave kids books read by famous people

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

    High school chemistry topics https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/resources/highschool/chemmatters/articles-by-topic.html

    Math and reading games 

    Math and language games 

    Hands on Elem science videos

    Voice based learning... learn through Alexa

    Fun games, recipes, crafts, activities 

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

    Math as a fun part of your daily family routine

    Games to get "into the book" 

    Online history classes for all ages preteen through adults 

    Biology  

     Elem Math through 6th grade  

    Educational games K-12  

    Digital archive of history  

    Test Prep for SAT, ACT, etc.  

    Geometry

    Resources for Spanish practice 

    Chinese learning activities  

    Music is for everyone 

    Science, Math, Social Studies 

    Grammar practice for middle grades 

    Daily free science or cooking experiment to do at home.

    Chemistry  

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

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

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

    K-5th Science lessons  

    Tons of free classes from leading universities and companies  

    Free printable K-8 Reading and Math activity packs (available in English and Spanish)

    Digital learning content for preschool through high school 

    A wide range of math content from middle school through AP Calculus.  

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

    3 Free Weeks of Maker Stations to keep your children creating at home! Each challenge includes simple instructions using materials around the house, QR code video resources, and a student recording sheet. 

    Classes for older teens or adults

    Online homeschool platform & curriculum for Pre-K to 12th grade.  All main subjects are covered, plus extra curriculum courses. 

    Printable board games, activities and more for phonics and reading all using evidence-based methods. Can be customized to any student's needs including creating flashcards for other subjects. 

    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. 

    Engaging reading game for grades 2-8 that combines strategy, engagement, and imaginative reading passages to create a fun, curriculum-aligned literacy game. 

    Higher level math series... online video series with detailed solutions to more than a thousand publicly-released College Board SAT Math, Subject Test Math Level 1, and Subject Test Math Level 2 problems.

    Foreign languages  

    Interactive video earth science based curriculum supplement. 

    A safe research site for elementary-level readers. They are offering -- free 24/7 access

    USERNAME: read (case sensitive)

    PASSWORD: read (case sensitive)

    Resources for AP students including live reviews, live trivia, and study guides!

    Educational brain breaks to help students review essential literacy and math skills, while getting in some exercise. Find over 900 videos to help your child keep learning at home and burn off some extra energy. Our site is best used for ages 4-8. 

    Movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts.  

    7,000 free videos in 13 subject areas  

    Carmen Sandiego videos, stories, and lessons for all subject areas  

    Math Videos with lessons, real life uses of math, famous actors 

    Entertaining & educational videos for all levels and subjects 

    Online education program for toddler through high school... 

    Free Printables for PreK-2nd Grade 

    Free printables library with activities for children 0-6  

    Free at-home kids yoga lesson plans   

    Magic Spell is a carefully crafted spelling adventure.  

     

    Resources for AP students 

    Enter your math problem or search term, press the button, and they show you the step-by-step work and answer instantly.  2nd grade through college.  

    Elem Math games, logic puzzles and educational resources 

    Poetry and music  

    3D printing projects and Coding projects, involving math and other K-12 subjects  

    Introductory and intermediate music theory lessons, exercises, ear trainers, and calculators.  

    Scads of free resources, games, learning resources, and lesson plans for teaching personal finance 

    Improve your typing skills while competing in fast-paced races with up to 5 typers from around the world. 

    Illustrated recipes designed to help kids age 2-12 cook with their grown-ups. Recipes encourage culinary skills, literacy, math, and science. 

    Online curriculum that builds better writers.  

     

    80+ do at home science activities 

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

    Adaptive curriculum in Math and ELA for Grades K-8

    Novel Effect makes storytime a little more fun for kids (and grown-ups too!) As you read out loud from print books (or ebooks!) music, sound effects, and character voices play at just the right moment, adjusting and responding to your voice.  

    Quick & easy at home projects curated for kids 2 and up

    Teaches students how to write a paragraph through interactive online tutorial 

    PreK-12 digital media service with more than 30,000 learning materials 

    Curricular content hub specifically designed for K-3 students.

    Science and math labs and simulations  

    An online physics problem and video bank designed for conceptual, standard, honors or AP1 physics.  

    Prodigies is a colorful music curriculum for kids 1-12 that will teach your kids how to play their first instrument, how to sing in tune & how to understand the language of music! 21 for free  

    Free videos from around the world from grade 3-12

    QuaverMusic is offering free access to general music activities to all impacted schools, including free student access at-home 

    For students to practice and master whatever they are learning. 

    ReadWorks is an online resource of reading passages and lesson plans for students of all levels K-12.   

    Critical Thinking resources for K-6 students 

    Music based Spanish Learning  

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

     

    The Shurley English program for grades K-8 provides a clear, logical, and concrete approach to language arts.  

    Sight reading and sight singing practice exercises. 

    Music practice transformed  

    Spellingcity is free right now with code VSCFree90

    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 custom kid workout.  

    A collection of hundreds of free K-12 STEM resources, from standalone models and simulations to short activities and week long sequences of curriculum materials.  

    Course sets (Levels 1–5) that combine and thoroughly cover phonics, reading, writing, spelling, literature, grammar, punctuation, art, and geography—all in one easy-to-use, beautiful course.  

    At home OT, PT, and ST resources designed to build skills in children through movement and play. 

    Science projects that can be completed with or without Internet access 

     

    Keyboarding practice    

    Next Generation Science video game focused on middle school where students directly engage in science phenomena as they solve problems.  

    Short videos and readings that answer various burning questions for students. There are vocabulary challenges and comprehension questions. 

    Math practice 

    K-5 curriculum that builds deep understanding and a love of learning math for all students  

    A quick start resource to help families pull together a plan for surviving the next 1-2 months at home with their kids, but it can also be a time of slowing down and enjoying kids as they learn.

    Preschool through 8th grade

    450 Ivy League courses that you can take

    Spelling 1-4 grade

    2,500+ online courses from top institutions  

    22 languages to learn  

    Learn to code 

    Miscellaneous games for all subjects k-8  

    Phonics and learning to read 

    PreK - 5 games for all subjects  

    Online digital coloring pages  

    Every course you could possibly want to homeschool preschool - 8   

    Every course you could possibly want to homeschool for high school 

    Phonics worksheets for kids  

    Free stories online ages 3-12  

    National Geographic Young Explorers is a magazine designed specifically for kindergarten and first grade students.  Children can listen to the magazine being read to them as they follow along with the highlighted text.   

    Learn all about earthquakes

    Learn all about the periodic table  

    Farmer's almanac for kids...  Date, weather, moon phase, etc.  

    Guide to gardening for kids 

    Website allows students to play basic games to reinforce math skills and compete against the computer or others 

    Space science for kiddos 

    Math Games, Logic Puzzles and Brain Builders 

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

    NGAkids interactives offer an entertaining and informative introduction to art and art history. 

    News and more for kids  

    Randomly generates 356,300,262,144 story starters

    Immerse yourself in cryptography 

    Math games galore 

    Tons of science experiments that you can do at home

    An interactive way to learn history  

    Just explore, have fun, and learn some science along the way.  

    Interactive games based on the book series

    Work on the 8 parts of speech  

    Learn all about cells  

    All sorts of learning here if you dig in

    Scratch draws students of all types into coding and lays a foundation for future learning.  

    A wonderful, endlessly detailed way to get kids engaged in the world of art.  

    Tests kids’ geography skills. Using images from Google’s Street View, it plops players down in the middle of the street and asks them to figure out where they are.  

    Allows students to type in any city, state, or country to view an archive of historical photographs and other documents. It’s a unique way to help them learn about history. 

    Short videos about numbers that help kids explore complex math topics and make math more fun.  

    A human visualization platform that allows students to explore the human body in really cool ways.

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

    Lets kids play instruments online. Instruments include the guitar, piano, pan flute, drums, and bongos.

     

    Crafts, activities, bulletin board designs, and finger plays for early education teachers and parents to use with kids.

    A large selection of fun songs to help teach preschool and kindergarten students 

    Resource section includes free flashcards, coloring pages, worksheets, and other resources for children, teachers, and parents. 

    Life skills curriculum for students in grades K-12. Their resources include strategies for teaching social and emotional skills.  

    Coding for ages 4-10  

    No need to travel to one of the Smithsonian’s zoos or museums — this website brings your child everything from live video of the National Zoo to the Smithsonian Learning Lab right to their screen 

    Cool Kid Facts gives your child access to educational videos, pictures, quizzes, downloadable worksheets, and infographics. They can use these to learn about geography, history, science, animals, and even the human body.  

    This interactive website, hosted by the U.S. Government Publishing Office, allows your child to see the ins and outs of the U.S. government by taking a series of learning adventures with none other than Benjamin Franklin. 

    This NASA initiative covers a wide range of topics including weather, climate, atmosphere, water, energy, plants, and animals.  

    Ask Dr. Universe is a science-education project from Washington State University. Kids can send Dr. Universe any question they may have about history, geography, plants, animals, technology, engineering, math, culture, and more. 

    Your child can play games, learn fun facts, and find out how to turn coin collecting into a hobby.  

    From rainbows to tornadoes and winter storms to tsunamis, meteorologist Crystal Wicker breaks down the fascinating world of weather. 

    Kids Think Design explores careers in fashion design, graphic design, interior design, book design, product design, film and theatre, architecture, animation, and environmental design. 

    This educational website hosted by the Smithsonian Museum takes a deep dive into ocean life. 

    Brainscape offers over a million flashcard decks for every subject, entrance exam, and certification imaginable.  

    The Theta Music Trainer offers a series of online courses and games for ear training and music theory. 

    Banzai exposes students to real-world financial dilemmas to teach them the importance of smart money management.

    Innerbody explores the 11 bodily systems in depth. With interactive models and detailed explanations, this website will help them learn more about the internal mechanics of the amazing human body

    Alcumus is specifically designed to provide high-performing students with a challenging curriculum appropriate to their abilities   

    Find and fix learning gaps 

    Algebra games for kids  

    Fractions practice 

    Education for kids all topics 

    Math and logic problems for ages 5 and up to adult

    Science podcasts to listen to with your kids 

     

    Alaskan Wildlife cams 

    Coding with Star Wars 

    Tons and tons and tons of games some learning some just fun     

    Crafts, projects, science, recipes for young children 

    Amphibian unit studies  

    Engineering challenges with things you have at home

    Online photograph jigsaw puzzles  You can set the pieces from 6-1000+

    Toddler and preschool age ideas 

    100 free online educational program ideas

    Bible story resources early childhood - 6th grade

    Games to get "into the book"

    Online history classes for all ages preteen through adults  

    Biology  

     Elem Math through 6th grade 

    Educational games K-12  

    Digital archive of history  

    Test Prep for SAT, ACT, etc.  

    Geometry 

    Resources for Spanish practice 

    Chinese learning activities  

    Music is for everyone 

    Science, Math, Social Studies 

    Grammar practice for middle grades  

    Daily free science or cooking experiment to do at home.

    Chemistry  

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

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

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

    K-5th Science lessons  

    Tons of free classes from leading universities and companies  

    Free printable K-8 Reading and Math activity packs (available in English and Spanish) 

    Digital learning content for preschool through high school 

    A wide range of math content from middle school through AP Calculus.  

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

    Classes for older teens or adults

    Online homeschool platform & curriculum for Pre-K to 12th grade.  All main subjects are covered, plus extra curriculum courses.  

    Printable board games, activities and more for phonics and reading all using evidence-based methods. Can be customized to any student's needs including creating flashcards for other subjects. 

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

    Engaging reading game for grades 2-8 that combines strategy, engagement, and imaginative reading passages to create a fun, curriculum-aligned literacy game. 

    Higher level math series... online video series with detailed solutions to more than a thousand publicly-released College Board SAT Math, Subject Test Math Level 1, and Subject Test Math Level 2 

    Foreign languages  

    Interactive video earth science based curriculum supplement. 

    A safe research site for elementary-level readers. They are offering -- free 24/7 access

    USERNAME: read (case sensitive)

    PASSWORD: read (case sensitive)

    Resources for AP students including live reviews, live trivia, and study guides! 

    Educational brain breaks to help students review essential literacy and math skills, while getting in some exercise. Find over 900 videos to help your child keep learning at home and burn off some extra energy. Our site is best used for ages 4-8. 

    Movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts.  

    7,000 free videos in 13 subject areas  

    Carmen Sandiego videos, stories, and lessons for all subject areas  

    Math Videos with lessons, real life uses of math, famous actors 

    Entertaining & educational videos for all levels and subjects 

    Online education program for toddler through high school... 

    Free printables library with activities for children 0-6 

    Free at-home kids yoga lesson plans   

    Magic Spell is a carefully crafted spelling adventure.  

    Resources for AP students 

    Enter your math problem or search term, press the button, and they show you the step-by-step work and answer instantly.  2nd grade through college.

    Elem Math games, logic puzzles and educational resources 

    Poetry and music  

    3D printing projects and Coding projects, involving math and other K-12 subjects

    Introductory and intermediate music theory lessons, exercises, ear trainers, and calculators.

     

    Scads of free resources, games, learning resources, and lesson plans for teaching personal finance 

    Improve your typing skills while competing in fast-paced races with up to 5 typers from around the world. 

    Illustrated recipes designed to help kids age 2-12 cook with their grown-ups. Recipes encourage culinary skills, literacy, math, and science.  

    Online curriculum that builds better writers.  

    80+ do at home science activities 

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

    Adaptive curriculum in Math and ELA for Grades K-8

    Novel Effect makes storytime a little more fun for kids (and grown-ups too!) As you read out loud from print books (or ebooks!) music, sound effects, and character voices play at just the right moment, adjusting and responding to your voice.  

    Quick & easy at home projects curated for kids 2 and up

    Teaches students how to write a paragraph through interactive online tutorial 

     

    PreK-12 digital media service with more than 30,000 learning materials

    Curricular content hub specifically designed for K-3 students.

    Science and math labs and simulations 

    An online physics problem and video bank designed for conceptual, standard, honors or AP1 physics.  

    Prodigies is a colorful music curriculum for kids 1-12 that will teach your kids how to play their first instrument, how to sing in tune & how to understand the language of music! 21 for free 

    Free videos from around the world from grade 3-12

    QuaverMusic is offering free access to general music activities to all impacted schools, including free student access at-home

    For students to practice and master whatever they are learning. 

    ReadWorks is an online resource of reading passages and lesson plans for students of all levels K-12.  

    Critical Thinking resources for K-6 students 

    Music Based Spanish Learning  

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

    The Shurley English program for grades K-8 provides a clear, logical, and concrete approach to language arts. 

    Sight reading and sight singing practice exercises. 

    Music practice transformed  

    Spellingcity is free right now with code VSCFree90

    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 custom kid workout.  

    A collection of hundreds of free K-12 STEM resources, from standalone models and simulations to short activities and week long sequences of curriculum materials.  

    Course sets (Levels 1–5) that combine and thoroughly cover phonics, reading, writing, spelling, literature, grammar, punctuation, art, and geography—all in one easy-to-use, beautiful course.  

    At home OT, PT, and ST resources designed to build skills in children through movement and play. 

    Science projects that can be completed with or without Internet access  

    Keyboarding practice   

    Next Generation Science video game focused on middle school where students directly engage in science phenomena as they solve problems.  

    Short videos and readings that answer various burning questions for students. There are vocabulary challenges and comprehension questions. 

    Math practice  

    K-5 curriculum that builds deep understanding and a love of learning math for all students  

    A quick start resource to help families pull together a plan for surviving the next 1-2 months at home with their kids, but it can also be a time of slowing down and enjoying kids as they learn.

    Preschool through 8th grade   

    450 Ivy League courses that you can take 

    Spelling 1-4 grade

    2,500+ online courses from top institutions  

    22 languages to learn  

    Learn to code 

    Miscellaneous games for all subjects k-8 

    Phonics and learning to read 

    PreK - 5 games for all subjects  

    Online digital coloring pages  

    Every course you could possibly want to homeschool preschool - 8 

    Every course you could possibly want to homeschool for high school 

     

    Phonics worksheets for kids  

    Free stories online ages 3-12  

    National Geographic Young Explorers is a magazine designed specifically for kindergarten and first grade students.  Children can listen to the magazine being read to them as they follow along with the highlighted text.   

    Learn all about earthquakes 

    Learn all about the periodic table  

    Farmer's almanac for kids...  Date, weather, moon phase, etc.  

    Guide to gardening for kids  

    Website allows students to play basic games to reinforce math skills and compete against the computer or others  

    Space science for kiddos  

    Math Games, Logic Puzzles and Brain Builders 

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

     

    NGAkids interactives offer an entertaining and informative introduction to art and art history. 

    News and more for kids  

    Randomly generates 356,300,262,144 story starters

    Immerse yourself in cryptography  

    Math games galore  

    Tons of science experiments that you can do at home

    An interactive way to learn history  

    Just explore, have fun, and learn some science along the way. 

    Interactive games based on the book series

    Work on the 8 parts of speech  

    Learn all about cells 

     

    All sorts of learning here if you dig in 

    Scratch draws students of all types into coding and lays a foundation for future learning.

    A wonderful, endlessly detailed way to get kids engaged in the world of art.  

    Tests kids’ geography skills. Using images from Google’s Street View, it plops players down in the middle of the street and asks them to figure out where they are. 

    Allows students to type in any city, state, or country to view an archive of historical photographs and other documents. It’s a unique way to help them learn about history.  

    Short videos about numbers that help kids explore complex math topics and make math more fun.  

    A human visualization platform that allows students to explore the human body in really cool ways.

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

    Lets kids play instruments online. Instruments include the guitar, piano, pan flute, drums, and bongos. 

    Crafts, activities, bulletin board designs, and finger plays for early education teachers and parents to use with kids.

    A large selection of fun songs to help teach preschool and kindergarten students 

    Resource section includes free flashcards, coloring pages, worksheets, and other resources for children, teachers, and parents.  

    Life skills curriculum for students in grades K-12. Their resources include strategies for teaching social and emotional skills.  

    Coding for ages 4-10  

    No need to travel to one of the Smithsonian’s zoos or museums — this website brings your child everything from live video of the National Zoo to the Smithsonian Learning Lab right to their screen

    Cool Kid Facts gives your child access to educational videos, pictures, quizzes, downloadable worksheets, and infographics. They can use these to learn about geography, history, science, animals, and even the human body.  

    This interactive website, hosted by the U.S. Government Publishing Office, allows your child to see the ins and outs of the U.S. government by taking a series of learning adventures with none other than Benjamin Franklin. https://bensguide.gpo.gov/

    This NASA initiative covers a wide range of topics including weather, climate, atmosphere, water, energy, plants, and animals.  

    Ask Dr. Universe is a science-education project from Washington State University. Kids can send Dr. Universe any question they may have about history, geography, plants, animals, technology, engineering, math, culture, and more. 

     

    Your child can play games, learn fun facts, and find out how to turn coin collecting into a hobby.  

    From rainbows to tornadoes and winter storms to tsunamis, meteorologist Crystal Wicker breaks down the fascinating world of weather.  

    Kids Think Design explores careers in fashion design, graphic design, interior design, book design, product design, film and theatre, architecture, animation, and environmental design. 

    This educational website hosted by the Smithsonian Museum takes a deep dive into ocean life. 

    Brainscape offers over a million flashcard decks for every subject, entrance exam, and certification imaginable.  

    The Theta Music Trainer offers a series of online courses and games for ear training and music theory. 

    Banzai exposes students to real-world financial dilemmas to teach them the importance of smart money management.

    Innerbody explores the 11 bodily systems in depth. With interactive models and detailed explanations, this website will help them learn more about the internal mechanics of the amazing human body.

    Alcumus is specifically designed to provide high-performing students with a challenging curriculum appropriate to their abilities   

     

    Find and fix learning gaps 

    Algebra games for kids  

    Fractions practice 

    Education for kids all topics 

    Math and logic problems for ages 5 and up to adult

    Science podcasts to listen to with your kids 

    Alaskan Wildlife cams 

    Coding with Star Wars  

    Tons and tons and tons of games some learning some just fun    

    Crafts, projects, science, recipes for young children

     Amphibian unit studies  

    Engineering challenges with things you have at home

    Online photograph jigsaw puzzles  You can set the pieces from 6-1000+  

    Toddler and preschool age ideas  

    100 free online educational program ideas

    Bible story resources early childhood - 6th grade

    Virtual Field Trips from Home - Thanks Ben & Luke!

     


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