So many companies are generously offering their educational resources for free or reduced prices. We are trying to keep an up-to-date-list on this post and hope you find it useful. We will also try to include some information about each site to make it easier for you to figure out which sites are most appropriate for your students.
Update: 74 sites listed below!
ABCya provides over 400 fun and educational games for grades PreK through 6. Our activities are designed by parents and educators, who understand that children learn better if they are having fun.
Thousands of printables, games and quizzes for pre-k and elementary school students.
If your school has been closed due to the coronavirus, we are offering free temporary access to Enchanted Learning, in an effort to help teachers who are now teaching remotely.
National Geographic has been igniting the explorer in all of us for 132 years through groundbreaking storytelling from the best and brightest scientists, explorers, photographers, and filmmakers in the world.
4. PBS Kids
PBS KIDS is committed to making a positive impact on the lives of children through curriculum-based entertainment. With a 360-degree approach towards learning and reaching children, PBS KIDS leverages the full spectrum of media and technology to build knowledge, critical thinking, imagination and curiosity.
Even when schools are closed, you can keep the learning going with these special cross-curricular journeys. Every day includes four separate learning experiences, each built around a thrilling, meaningful story or video. Kids can do them on their own, with their families, or with their teachers. Just find your grade level and let the learning begin!
Starfall.com® opened in September 2002 as a free public service to teach children to read. Since then it has expanded to include language arts and mathematics for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, and third grade.
The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.
8. Switch Zoo
Today, Switch Zoo has 142 species, and the website features additional animal games, music created from animal voices, a reference section about all the animals in Switch Zoo, lesson plans, and poetry, stories and artwork created by students and other visitors.
Engaging learning games, animated movies, and activities.
Discover the new Magic School Bus and its books, try experiments, print out coloring pages, and play the apps at Scholastic Kids.
11. Cool Math
Love math? Hate math? Need homework help? This site’s for you!
Enter ancient worlds, meet famous people and discover fascinating facts by exploring a wide selection of historical games and activities.
13. Sesame Street
Play educational games, watch videos, and create art with Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird, and more of your favorite Sesame Street muppets!
14. Khan Academy
You can learn anything. Expert-created content and resources for every course and level. Always free.
15. Magic Tree House
The first Magic Tree House book was published in 1992 — introducing the world to Jack and Annie, a brother and sister who discover a magical tree house filled with books. In Dinosaurs Before Dark, the tree house takes them on their first journey, an adventure in prehistoric times. Since then, the magic tree house has whisked Jack and Annie — and lucky readers! — on many more adventures through time to different places around the world.
Support deep, meaningful learning with an online universe of authentic resources and tools for making them your own.
17. How Stuff Works
HowStuffWorks got its start in 1998 at a college professor’s kitchen table. From there, we quickly grew into an award-winning source of unbiased, reliable, easy-to-understand answers and explanations of how the world actually works.
We offer you the possibility of learning and creating music by playing Musical Instruments online using your PC keyboard and mouse control as the interface. Our online musical instruments include the virtual guitar, virtual piano, virtual drums, virtual bongos and the virtual pan flute.
Created for kids in grades Pre-K through 8. Funbrain offers hundreds of games, books, comics, and videos that develop skills in math, reading, problem-solving and literacy.
20. Time for Kids
For 23 years, TIME for Kids has published a weekly magazine for elementary school students. With exclusive access to TIME’s award-winning content, TIME for Kids is uniquely positioned to teach kids to recognize and value authentic and trustworthy journalism.
TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED-Ed is TED’s youth and education initiative. TED-Ed’s mission is to spark and celebrate the ideas of teachers and students around the world.
22. Go Noodle
Go Noodle engages 14 million kids every month with movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts.
Writing is hard. We make it easy. essaypop is an interactive, cloud-based writing platform that allows students to compose great essays.
An endless library of free children’s books.
Our teacher-created resources provide entire schemes of work, lesson planning and assessments right through to online educational games, augmented reality and so much more.
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ABCmouse.com helps kids learn to read through phonics, and teaches lessons in math, social studies, art, music, and much more.
Redeem code SCHOOL7771 for free access.
27. Raz Kids
The award-winning website where K-5 students go to read — anytime, anywhere!
Sign up for the 14 day trial, then use the contact us link to let Raz Kids know 14your school has closed and using remote learning. They will give you a 90 day subscription.
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