Great Educational Resources for Kids at Home!
- Kids & Families
- Posted by Anahita Tabarsi on March 23 2020
Need some online educational resources for your kids while they're at home during this period? We've scoured the net to compile a list of great resources for kids of all ages.
Catering to kids from PreK and Kindergarten up to grade 9, Scholastic Learn at Home is helping to keep the learning going with great learning experiences breaking up the day into a structured routine.
Khan Academy are a non-profit organisation providing some terrific free resources for students aged 4 - 18, to help keep them learning, while also providing resources to parents and teachers on a comprehensive variety of courses.
They have also created daily schedules for students to help keep structure and routine.
There's also Khan Academy Kids, a free, fun, educational app with thousands of activities and books for young children ages 2-7. Be sure to check out their great guide on how to use Khan Academy Kids for remote learning.
Chock full of great learning resources in a huge number of categories including science, English, Art & Music and more, BrainPOP are providing free access during school closures and their courses come complete with movies, quizzes, games and worksheets to keep the youngsters engaged and informed.
Catering for ages 3 - 14, Top Marks has heaps of great educational games and resources for parents to help keep learning at home fun!
The good folk at Pinna are extending their free trial period to 60 days in light of the COVID-19 school closures. All you need to do is use their promo code PINNA4KIDS. To activate, create an account and enter the code in step 2 of the sign up process. Full of great original podcasts, audiobooks, music and more for kids aged 3 - 12.
Want to keep your kids learning and exploring from home? YouTube has compiled some great playlists to help. Designed to keep you and your kids entertained, learning, and active, there’s always something new to do together.
YouTube Kids gives kids a more contained environment to explore on their own, with parental controls for you to customize their experience. YouTube is intended for users over 13, so if that’s your preferred destination, we encourage you to watch together with your kids.
We hope you find the above useful and be sure to check out what your government has set up for learning resources in your local area. Here are some useful resources from Ireland via Scoilnet.ie and Ontario via Ontario.ca.
We're also always looking for more great suggestions so feel free to pop yours in the comments below!
Anahita is Brown Bag Films' Marketing Director, Digital & Social and drinks more than five coffees a day...
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