Distance Learning Resources

  • Scholastic Learn at Home – Free subscription with lessons that are self-paced and informative. From pre-K to 6th and up.
  • PBS Kids – Here your kids can play educational games.
  • Make Me Genius – Science lessons for 1st-8th grade.
  • Starfall – Math and Reading lessons for Pre-K through 3rd grade.
  • Cool Math – Math and games for kids of all ages.
  • Highlights Kids – Packed with fun activities for kids.
  • ABCya – Learning games and activities for kids for PRE-K through 6th grade.
  • NatGeo Kids – Informational learning and fun activities.
  • The Kidz Page – Online games, puzzles, coloring pages and activities for kids of all ages.
  • Fun Brain – Online games, videos and books for kids in K-8th grade.
  • National Gallery of Art – Fun and insightful introduction to art and history.
  • BBC History for Kids – From ancient history to world wars, this website is chock full of information on historic events.
  • Storyline Online – Books that are read aloud to kids. New books are added weekly!
  • Mission US – An interactive and fun way to learn history.
  • The Happy Scientist – A science-filled online resource that encourages you to explore their many activities and have fun!
  • Khan Academy – From Pre-K to High School, you will find a learning video on just about any subject from science and engineering to art history.
  • Cells Alive – Explore, study, play and learn about cells, microbes, and the immune system.
  • Google Earth Explore the Internet’s most detailed globe.
  • Youngzine – Where children can learn about current events and more.
  • Mr Nussbaum – Learning and fun games for younger learners.
  • Exploratorium – Science website that offers tools for teaching and learning.
  • Turtle Diary – Fun online games, videos, experiments, puzzles, coloring sheets, and other activities. Geared towards kids in Pre-K through 5th grade.
  • eLearning for Kids – Fun and learning for kids of all ages. From computer skills to math to reading.
  • Sesame Street – Preschool learning, games and fun.
  • Fun Fonix – Phonics worksheets, games, and printables for kids.
  • Seussville – Watch Dr. Seuss videos and play fun book-themed games.
  • The Story Starter – Randomly generate your own story starter with this fun website.
  • NASA Kids Club – Learn about the planets with this fun and interactive website.
  • Crypto Club – Immerse yourself in Cryptography.
  • USGS Earthquakes – Learn about earthquakes!
  • Learning Lab – Let learning come to life with the Smithsonian through digital access.
  • Study Jams – Interactive math and science games.
  • Grid Club – An extensive online platform for learning games for just about every subject from math, to computer science, to reading!
  • DOGOnews – Kids’ news articles on current events.

Source: https://alamocitymoms.com/education-and-schools/free-educational-resources-that-help-launch-learning-at-home/

Practical Life Activities:

  • The best practical life exercise..and the most important… HAND WASHING!  This is a good way to practice counting to 20!
  • Folding laundry
  • Silver polishing
  • Window washing
  • Simple Transfer exercises:
  • Sorting activities

Quiet Time:

  • Napping
  • Looking at books
  • Puzzles
  • Playing quietly in their room…to have time away from electronics and to allow their minds and bodies to rest

Story Time:

  • Read at least one book to your child each day.
  • Funbrain.com has books that your child can read online
  • Storylineonline.net is a great resource

Help Children Continue Learning

  1. Stay in touch with your child’s school.
  2. Create a schedule and routine for learning at home, but remain flexible.
  3. Consider the needs and adjustments required for your child’s age group.
  4. Look for ways to make learning fun.

Keep children healthy

  1. Watch your child for any signs of illness.
  2. Watch for signs of stress in your child.
  3. Teach and reinforce everyday preventive actions.
  4. Help your child stay active.
  5. Help your child stay socially connected.