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Online Learning Activities to Take Us Through COVID-19 and Beyond

(Courtesy of Teaneck Shuls) Here are some free fun learning options for all ages, from toddlers to AP students to adults. Some are always free and some are only free during this current situation.

• No need to travel to one of the Smithsonian’s zoos or museums — this website brings your child everything from live video of the National Zoo to the Smithsonian Learning Lab right to their screen https://www.si.edu/kids

• Cool Kid Facts gives your child access to educational videos, pictures, quizzes, downloadable worksheets, and infographics. They can use these to learn about geography, history, science, animals, and even the human body.


• This interactive website, hosted by the U.S. Government Publishing Office, allows your child to see the ins and outs of the U.S. government by taking a series of learning adventures with none other than Benjamin Franklin. https://bensguide.gpo.gov/

• This NASA initiative covers a wide range of topics including weather, climate, atmosphere, water, energy, plants, and animals. https://climatekids.nasa.gov/

• Ask Dr. Universe is a science-education project from Washington State University. Kids can send Dr. Universe any question they may have about history, geography, plants, animals, technology, engineering, math, culture, and more.


• Your child can play games, learn fun facts, and find out how to turn coin collecting into a hobby. https://www.usmint.gov/learn/kids

• From rainbows to tornadoes and winter storms to tsunamis, meteorologist Crystal Wicker breaks down the fascinating world of weather. http://www.weatherwizkids.com/

• Kids Think Design explores careers in fashion design, graphic design, interior design, book design, product design, film and theatre, architecture, animation, and environmental design. http://www.kidsthinkdesign.org/

• This educational website hosted by the Smithsonian Museum takes a deep dive into ocean life. https://ocean.si.edu/

• Brainscape offers over a million flashcard decks for every subject, entrance exam, and certification imaginable. https://www.brainscape.com/

• The Theta Music Trainer offers a series of online courses and games for ear training and music theory.


• Banzai exposes students to real-world financial dilemmas to teach them the importance of smart money management. https://www.teachbanzai.com/

• Innerbody explores the 11 bodily systems in depth. With interactive models and detailed explanations, this website will help them learn more about the internal mechanics of the amazing human body.https://www.innerbody.com/htm/body.html

• Alcumus is specifically designed to provide high-performing students with a challenging curriculum appropriate to their abilities https://artofproblemsolving.com/alcumus

• Find and fix learning gaps https://www.mobymax.com/

• Algebra games for kids https://www.dragonboxapp.com/

• Fractions practice http://www.mathchimp.com/freddysfractions.php

• Education for kids all topics https://www.ducksters.com

• Math and logic problems for ages 5 and up to adult


• Science podcasts to listen to with your kids https://medium.com/kidslisten/19-great-science-podcasts-you-can-listen-to-with-kids-6fe46ac506b8#.rb23iuaw6

• Alaskan Wildlife cams http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=viewing.webcams

• Coding with Star Wars https://code.org/starwars

• Tons and tons and tons of games some learning some just fun https://www.crazygames.com/

• Crafts, projects, science, recipes for young children https://www.funology.com/

• Amphibian unit studies https://premeditatedleftovers.com/naturally-frugal-mom/amphibians-unit-study-resources/

• Engineering challenges with things you have at home

Paper Structures Engineering Challenge

• Online photograph jigsaw puzzles You can set the pieces from 6-1000+ https://www.jigsawexplorer.com/

• Toddler and preschool age ideas https://preschoolinspirations.com/

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• Bible story resources early childhood – 6th grade


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