Is it hard to focus when everyone is sharing a space? Check out these tips on how to create spaces for kids that make them want to learn (and want stay in their own space!)
Daily live-stream lessons from Center for Interactive Learning. Requires sign up, grants access to a zoom meeting. Grades K-6.
Daily lessons from Scholastic. For grades K-9
List of subscription-based education sites offering free membership during this time (most require making an account)
Starfall: Math & Language Arts for K-3 (limited free content)
Funbrain: Learning games, videos & books for Pre-k – 8
Squiggle Park: Reading skill building and comprehension for ages 3-15
Dolly Parton reads bedtime stories in Goodnight with Dolly
Math Playground: math games for grades 1-6
Penguin Watch: Tag penguins in photos from Antarctica to help understand how they are being affected by climate change, the potential impact of local fisheries and how we can help these incredible species. Click HERE to contribute research
Planet Hunters: Help discover planets around distant stars! Look for dips in the light from stars and help astronomers answer the question — Are we alone in the Universe? Click HERE to contribute research
Videos/shows, activities, games & more from PBS Nature
Learning resources from Steam Powered Family
STEAM based activities from Left Brain Craft Brain
Mystery Science for grades K-5
Health & P.E.
Kids Yoga class videos from Mindful Seed Kids Yoga in Gray, ME
Caring for Each Other: Sesame Street offers activities and advice on taking care of ourselves and each other during these times
Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems (author of Elephant & Piggie books!!)
Try these shadow drawing ideas
Google Arts & Culture: videos & virtual tours
Family Ties online curriculum from Historic New England organization
Typing Club: Learn to type!
The Best Ideas for Kids: crafts and activities!
Global Citizen books from Room to Read
National Geographic for kids: videos, games, quizzes, homework help, and more!
Videos and live cams from the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo (I highly recommend the meerkat video!)
The National Aquarium in Baltimore has a virtual tour HERE, lots of info about their creatures HERE and livestreams of three different exhibits: Blacktip Reef, Jellies Invasion, and Pacific Coral Reef
Live cams from the Georgia Aquarium (including belugas, otters, penguins, and puffins!)
Take a virtual tour of LegoLand HERE
Ranger Rick: nature-based games, videos, magazines, crafts, and more!
Take a picture with a wild animal with Google 3D
Vroom offers a range of free tools to help you give your baby the best start possible! Brain-building tips and activities are available on the site, or you can download an app for daily ideas, tips, and fun activities!