Online resources to keep the kids busy this holiday

Since many children will be home from school during the forced coronavirus closure or school holidays, we’ve prepared a list of online resources that will not only keep them occupied, but will have them learning at the same time.

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Online tools are of course invaluable, but remember, getting outdoors and playing in the real world is just as important. Balance is key.

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YouTube Channels:

– Crash Course Kids

https://www.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids

– Science Channel

https://www.youtube.com/user/ScienceChannel

– Free School

https://www.youtube.com/user/watchfreeschool

– Geography Focus

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8HYERScBt-e0kV0fpe0asg

– TheBrainScoop

https://www.youtube.com/user/thebrainscoop

Home school educators we’ve heard from recommend these sites, too:

*Scholastic has created a free learn-from-home site with 20+ days of learning and activities.

https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html

*Travel the world.  Go on a virtual tour of these 12 famous museums.

https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours

*Home school specialists love this Christian-based resource for anything from preschool activities to 12th grade.

https://allinonehomeschool.com/

Give these a try too:

https://www.starfall.com/h/

https://www.abcya.com/

https://www.funbrain.com/

https://www.splashlearn.com/

https://www.storylineonline.net/

https://pbskids.org/

https://www.highlightskids.com/

https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/

https://www.coolmath4kids.com/

http://www.mathgametime.com/

https://www.uniteforliteracy.com/

http://www.literactive.com/Home/index.asp

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/

https://www.switchzoo.com/

https://www.seussville.com/

https://www.turtlediary.com/

https://www.e-learningforkids.org/

 

 

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