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Educational Resources for K-12

Tinkergarten

Free Resources for Schools during Covid-19 Outbreak 32 pages From the Journals Dian Schaffhauser

Mystery Science

https://hippocampus.org

Classes for Preschool through Junior High Age Children

OPEN CULTURE

Free and educational media on the web. Take online courses from the world’s top universities for free. Below, you will find 1,500 online courses from universities like Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard, Oxford and more.  You can use this collection of online courses to learn everything you want–from historyphilosophy and literature, to physicsbiologypsychology, and computer science.

Voice based learning… learn through Alexa https://bamboolearning.com/resources

Fun games, recipes, crafts, activities  https://www.highlightskids.com

Indoor Activities for busy toddlers

Switchzoo.com

Early Learning Academy Preschool Through 2nd Grade Code use code: AOFLUNICEF

Reading IQ Preschool through 6th Grade use code: AOFLUNICEF

Adventure Academy 3rd through 8th Grade use code: SCHOOL7771

Free resources from Crayola

Scholastic has a free resource for learning at home

Commonlit.org offers free learning to read resources for kids

View 100+ sites offering free kids learning resources here.

https://www.worksheetfun.com has lots of free work sheets you can print at home

Crafts, activities, mazes, dot to dot, etc, https://www.allkidsnetwork.com/

Educational games K-12  https://www.breakoutedu.com/funathome

Fun games, recipes, crafts, activities  https://www.highlightskids.com/

Digital learning content for preschool through high school https://www.curriki.org/

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. https://dogonalogbooks.com/printables/

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. https://www.dreambox.com/at-home

Engaging reading game for grades 2-8 that combines strategy, engagement, and imaginative reading passages to create a fun, curriculum-aligned literacy game. https://www.squigglepark.com/dreamscape/

A safe research site for elementary-level readers. They are offering — free 24/7 access
Username: read
Password: read
https://www.facts4me.com/

7,000 free videos in 13 subject areas  https://hippocampus.org/

Carmen San Diego videos, stories, and lessons for all subject areas  https://www.carmensandiego.com/resources/

Entertaining & educational videos for all levels and subjects https://www.izzit.org/index.php

Magic Spell is a carefully crafted spelling adventure.  https://brainbox.games/

Illustrated recipes designed to help kids age 2-12 cook with their grown-ups. Recipes encourage culinary skills, literacy, math, and science.  https://www.nomsterchef.com/nomster-recipe-library

Daily lessons and educational activities that kids can do on their own  https://www.superchargedschool.com/

Curricular content hub specifically designed for K-3 students.
https://pebblego.com/free-pebblego-capstone-interactive-access-school-closures

For students to practice and master whatever they are learning. https://quizlet.com/

Critical Thinking resources for K-6 students https://marketplace.mythinkscape.com/store/redtkids

The Shurley English program for grades K-8 provides a clear, logical, and concrete approach to language arts.  https://www.shurley.com/

Spellingcity is free right now with code VSCFree90 https://www.spellingcity.com/

For students to practice and master whatever they are learning. https://quizlet.com/

For students to practice and master whatever they are learning. https://quizlet.com/

Critical Thinking resources for K-6 students https://marketplace.mythinkscape.com/store/redtkids

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.  https://www.goodandbeautiful.com/

At home OT, PT, and ST resources designed to build skills in children through movement and play. https://www.theottoolbox.com/

Short videos and readings that answer various burning questions for students. There are vocabulary challenges and comprehension questions. http://wonderopolis.org/

Toddler and preschool age ideas  https://preschoolinspirations.com/

Education for kids all topics https://www.ducksters.com

Education for kids all topics https://www.ducksters.com

Find and fix learning gaps  https://www.mobymax.com/

Alcumus is specifically designed to provide high-performing students with a challenging curriculum appropriate to their abilities   https://artofproblemsolving.com/alcumus

Life skills curriculum for students in grades K-12. Their resources include strategies for teaching social and emotional skills.  https://www.overcomingobstacles.org/

Resource section includes free flashcards, coloring pages, worksheets, and other resources for children, teachers, and parents.  https://supersimple.com/

FUN STUFF TO DO

Online photograph jigsaw puzzles  You can set the pieces from 6-1000+  https://www.jigsawexplorer.com

Engineering challenges with things you have at home https://thehomeschoolscientist.com/paper-structures-engineering-challenge/

Kids Think Design explores careers in fashion design, graphic design, interior design, book design, product design, film and theatre, architecture, animation, and environmental design. http://www.kidsthinkdesign.org/

Amphibian unit studies  https://premeditatedleftovers.com/naturally-frugal-mom/amphibians-unit-study-resources/

Crafts, projects, science, recipes for young children https://www.funology.com/

Tons and tons and tons of games some learning some just fun     https://www.crazygames.com/

Crafts, activities, bulletin board designs, and finger plays for early education teachers and parents to use with kids.
http://www.preschoolexpress.com/

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.
https://www.coolkidfacts.com/

CODING

Coding with Star Wars  https://code.org/starwars

Coding for ages 4-10  https://www.kodable.com/

ARTS, CRAFTS, MUSIC

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

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. bit.ly/freemakerstations

Poetry and music  https://www.thewell.world/mindful-music/mindful-poetry-moments

Introductory and intermediate music theory lessons, exercises, ear trainers, and calculators.  https://www.musictheory.net/

The Theta Music Trainer offers a series of online courses and games for ear training and music theory. https://trainer.thetamusic.com/en

Quick & easy at home projects curated for kids 2 and up
https://www.kiwico.com/kids-at-home

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  https://prodigiesmusic.com/

QuaverMusic is offering free access to general music activities to all impacted schools, including free student access at-home https://www.quavermusic.com/info/at-home-resources/

Music practice transformed  https://www.smartmusic.com/

A large selection of fun songs to help teach preschool and kindergarten students https://www.songsforteaching.com/preschoolkindergarten.htm

Lets kids play instruments online. Instruments include the guitar, piano, pan flute, drums, and bongos. https://www.virtualmusicalinstruments.com/

A large selection of fun songs to help teach preschool and kindergarten students https://www.songsforteaching.com/preschoolkindergarten.htm

Lets kids play instruments online. Instruments include the guitar, piano, pan flute, drums, and bongos. https://www.virtualmusicalinstruments.com/

ECONOMICS/ GOVERNMENT

Scads of free resources, games, learning resources, and lesson plans for teaching personal finance  https://www.ngpf.org/

Banzai exposes students to real-world financial dilemmas to teach them the importance of smart money management. https://www.teachbanzai.com/

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/

FOREIGN LANGUAGES

Resources for Spanish practice https://www.difusion.com/campus/

Vocabulary, grammar, listening activities and games in Spanish, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, Korean, and Latin.   https://conjuguemos.com/

GEOGRAPHY

Geography and animals https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/

35,000 pages of online content on the cultures and countries of the world. https://www.countryreports.org/

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.  https://www.geoguessr.com/

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.
http://www.whatwasthere.com//

HISTORY

Online history classes for all ages preteen through adults  https://school.bighistoryproject.com/bhplive

An interactive way to learn history https://www.mission-us.org/

LANGUAGE ARTS/GRAMMAR

Grammar practice for middle grades  https://www.classroomcereal.com/

Online curriculum that builds better writers.  https://www.noredink.com/

Teaches students how to write a paragraph through interactive online tutorial  http://www.paragraphpunch.com/

MATH/READING

Math practice  https://xtramath.org/#/home/index

K-5 curriculum that builds deep understanding and a love of learning math for all students  https://www.zearn.org/

ReadWorks is an online resource of reading passages and lesson plans for students of all levels K-12.   https://www.readworks.org/

Sight reading and sight singing practice exercises. https://www.sightreadingfactory.com/

Games to get “into the book” https://reading.ecb.org/

ReadWorks is an online resource of reading passages and lesson plans for students of all levels K-12.   https://www.readworks.org/

Math as a fun part of your daily family routine http://bedtimemath.org/

Math and Reading games  https://www.funbrain.com

Elementary School Math through 6th grade  https://boddlelearning.com//

Math practice from counting to algebra and geometry http://www.mathscore.com/

Geometry https://www.canfigureit.com/

Math and reading games https://www.abcya.com/

Math and language games https://www.arcademics.com/

Phonics skills https://www.starfall.com

Read, play games, and hang out with Dr. Seuss https://www.seussville.com/

Math Videos with lessons, real life uses of math, famous actors https://www.hmhco.com/math-at-work

Online education program for toddler through high school…  https://www.khanacademy.org/

Free Printables for PreK-2nd Grade https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Literacy-With-The-Littles/Price-Range/Free  https://www.khanacademy.org/

Free Printables for PreK-2nd Grade https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Literacy-With-The-Littles/Price-Range/Free  https://www.khanacademy.org/

Free printables library with activities for children 0-6  https://www.littlesparkcompany.com/printables-library

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.  https://www.mathcelebrity.com/online-math-tutor.php

Elem Math games, logic puzzles and educational resources https://www.mathplayground.com/

Math and logic problems for ages 5 and up to adult https://www.aplusclick.org/

Fractions practice http://www.mathchimp.com/freddysfractions.php

Algebra games for kids  https://www.dragonboxapp.com/

SCIENCE

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. https://askdruniverse.wsu.edu/

From rainbows to tornadoes and winter storms to tsunamis, meteorologist Crystal Wicker breaks down the fascinating world of weather.  http://www.weatherwizkids.com/

This NASA initiative covers a wide range of topics including weather, climate, atmosphere, water, energy, plants, and animals.  https://climatekids.nasa.gov/

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.https://www.innerbody.com/htm/body.html

Science projects that can be completed with or without Internet access  https://sciencespot.net/Pages/classhome.html

Science podcasts to listen to with your kids https://medium.com/kidslisten/19-great-science-podcasts-you-can-listen-to-with-kids-6fe46ac506b8#.rb23iuaw6

Science simulations, scientist profiles, and other digital resources for middle school science and high school biology https://sepuplhs.org/

Biology  https://www.biologysimulations.com/

Science and math labs and simulations  https://phet.colorado.edu/

K-5th Science lessons  https://mysteryscience.com/

Hands on Elementary science videos https://www.backpacksciences.com/science-simplified

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

Daily free science or cooking experiment to do at home.http://www.clubscikidzmd.com/blog/

Chemistry  https://www.playmadagames.com/

80+ do at home science activities https://elementalscience.com/blogs/news/80-free-science-activities

Adaptive curriculum in Math and ELA for Grades K-8
https://www.scootpad.com/

Science podcasts to listen to with your kids https://medium.com/kidslisten/19-great-science-podcasts-you-can-listen-to-with-kids-6fe46ac506b8#.rb23iuaw6

Next Generation Science video game focused on middle school where students directly engage in science phenomena as they solve problems.  https://www.tytoonline.com/

Experiments that you can do at home https://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments/

Just explore, have fun, and learn some science along the way.  https://thehappyscientist.com/

Learn all about cells  https://www.cellsalive.com/

STORIES

Audible for Children

For as long as schools are closed, we’re open. Starting today, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning. https://stories.audible.com/discovery

Fave kids books read by famous people https://www.storylineonline.net/

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.  https://noveleffect.com/

Randomly generates 356,300,262,144 story starters https://thestorystarter.com/

HIGH SCHOOL/ COLLEGE PREP

Moderstates.org offers free online courses that also earn college credit

Test Prep for SAT, ACT, etc.  https://www.bwseducationconsulting.com/handouts.php

 An online physics problem and video bank designed for conceptual, standard, honors or AP1 physics.  https://www.positivephysics.org/home

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.https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbQoCpvYRYRkRRvsObOPHaA?reload=9

Resources for AP students including live reviews, live trivia, and study guides! https://app.fiveable.me/

Resources for AP students https://marcolearning.com/

Digital learning content for preschool through high school https://www.curriki.org/

A wide range of math content from middle school through AP Calculus.  https://deltamath.com/overview

TYPING

Improve your typing skills while competing in fast-paced races with up to 5 typers from around the world. https://www.nitrotype.com/

Keyboarding practice    https://www.typingclub.com/   or https://www.typing.com/

WORKSHEETS

Free printable K-8 Reading and Math activity packs (available in English and Spanish) https://www.curriculumassociates.com/supporting-students-away-from-school

300,000+ FREE printable worksheets from toddlers to teens https://www.123homeschool4me.com/home-school-free-printables/