With all the schools closing across the world due to the COVID-19 outbreak, both educators and parents are in a panic as they try to figure out how they can keep their kids learning at home.
Parents, you might be scrambling to come up with lesson plans, educational activities, and any brain-boosting distractions to keep your kids entertained while everyone is at home. If you are feeling stressed, you need to stop now!
Educational companies are here to save you from your worries. Many educational companies are offering free subscriptions through their apps, websites, and curriculum planners. Enjoy some fun science experiments, daily activities, and interactive video lessons from a wide range of subjects for all grades.
Check out these Educational Companies Offering Free Subscriptions During School Closures!
2Simple is offering free educational opportunities for learning through Purple Mash. Purple Mash offers open ended tools, spelling and grammar, math, cross curricular project work, and more.
Bamboo is a free voice-based interactive that works with Amazon’s Alexa. Bamboo does activities around math, music, social studies, and stories. It even tracks your child’s progress and gives them rewards along the way.
Beanstalk offers interactive classes online for pre-school aged kids. This offer will be free throughout the duration of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Circletime is hosting free interactive videos from educators. There is a wide variety of videos, such as yoga to family cooking.
Club SciKidz is all about science experiments for kids and parents to do at home. Every day on their blog a new experiment is posted.
Duolingo is a free app that teaches foreign languages. It’s a fun way to keep your kids learning their foreign language during the school closures.
The perfect way to get your kids to move around if they need a little dance break. GoNoodle is daily coming up with new activities to be used at home.
Hippo Campus is an educational site offering videos for middle schoolers to college aged students. They offer over 7,000 free videos.
Khan Academy will offer free daily scheduled livestreams for students from ages of 4 to 18. Livestreams are easily accessible on their Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.
Math Games offers math games by different grade levels or skills. There are free worksheets you can print out too!
Mystery Science offers 5 minute mini-lessons to 90 minute classes. There are also hands on experiments too.
PBS Kids is creating a newsletter that will give you ideas for learning activities at home. This newsletter will be sent out every day. Sign up here to receive PBS Kids Daily Newsletter.
Scholastic just launched their Learn at Home that offers lessons including a story, video, and activity. These lessons are for a wide range of grade groups, such as Pre-School, Kindergarten, Grades 1-2, Grad 3-5, and Grade 6 and above.
More Free Educational Resources
If you are looking for more free educational resources during the COVID-19 school closure, check out Amazing Educational Resources list. This is a great resource for both teachers and parents!
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