Are your kids stuck at home? Try these Fun and Free Educational Websites to help them stay occupied and learn from home.
1. Sesame Street
Do you remember Sesame Street? I sure do. Younger kids love Seasame Street and they will love all the activities they can do online from home. From playing games to learning letters and colors. They can watch literally hundreds of the shows video clips that will keep them busy for hours.
2. PBS Kids
I love PBS but had no idea there was a section just for kids. Each of the educational shows your children watch on PBS has its own learning section through PBSKids.org. Many things to do like counting games, sing-alongs and more.
3. National Geographic Kids
Kids young and older will love this one. Learn interesting tidbits about animals, see and share photos of nature, learn about different countries and try science experiments on Kids.NationalGeographic.com. There are tons of nature and learning on the National Geographic Kids website. There’s also a “Little Kids” section for the younger kids in your home.
4. Time for Kids
From the publishers of TIME magazine, TIMEforKids.com has tons of stuff just for kids. With photos and videos, sports and the environment are included. Time for Kids may be more suitable for older kids as it isn’t as interactive as some of the others.
5. Highlights for Kids
I used to look forward to getting this monthly magazine when I was a kid. Times have changed and likely its only available digitally. Check out Highlights for Kids. Games, art and other activities are available online, just like in the magazine I remember.
6. BBC History for Kids
Tons of Games, quizzes and fact sheets take kids on a journey through time. Kids can start their journey when they walk through ancient history, world history and histories of specific countries on the BBC History for Kids website.
7. Learning Games for Kids
This site is full of everything learning when it comes to kids. Its put together in form of games and the kids likely won’t even know they are learning. Word, spelling, social studies and more.
8. Disney Jr.
For the kids who have been to Disney and for those who haven’t, everyone will love visiting Disney Jr. Its games, coloring, and videos focus on hand-eye coordination, memory and color matching.
Kids will love this because its in sections by grades. If they are wanting a bit more challenge they can go up a grade. B This site, from the publishers of the educational books you find in schools therefore Pre-K learners all the way up to seniors in high school can find learning activities geared toward them.
10. Old Farmers Almanac for Kids
The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids features riddles, puzzles, a question of the day, a timeline of interesting history facts, sky events and weather conditions to track at home with your children.
We are in an age of digital everything!