For the Juniors
This page is designed to provide a range of resources for teachers and parents of younger children. While some of the links are for academic activities and subjects there are some more general websites related to activities that can be done at home.
Subjects / Topics
Language / English / Reading
Arcademics Skill Builder
Math and language games
American Reading at Home
ARC Bookshelf is a mobile application available on iOS, Android and viewable on the web, providing American Reading at Home titles specially designed for successful reading practice.
Abdo Digital Bookshelf
ABDO's entire eBook collection is now available to students to access at home FREE.
Brain Box Spelling Games
Magic Spell is a carefully crafted spelling adventure
Dog on a Log Books
Printable board games, activities and more for phonics and reading .
A video game that builds strong readers through play.
Dr Seuss's Word Challenge
Read, play games, and hang out with Dr. Seuss
Free Childrens' Stories Online
Free stories online ages 3-12
Phonics worksheets for kids
Work on the 8 parts of speech
International Children's Digital Library
International children' s digital library - English and multiple languages
Into the book
Into the Book is a reading comprehension resource for elementary students and teachers. It includes eight research-based strategies: Using Prior Knowledge, Making Connections, Questioning, Visualizing, Inferring, Summarizing, Evaluating and Synthesizing.
Interactive games based on the book series
The Nomster Chef Recipe Library
Providing great recipes kids can cook at home
Phonics and learning to read
ReadWorks is an online resource of reading passages and lesson plans for students of all levels K-12
Spelling 1-4 grade
Starfall Maths and Phonics Games
Fave kids books read by famous people
Randomly generates 356,300,262,144 story starters
News and more for kids
80+ Science Activities to do at Home
80+ do at home science activities
Ask Doctor Universe
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.
Climate Kids: NASA
This NASA initiative covers a wide range of topics including weather, climate, atmosphere, water, energy, plants, and animals.
The Farmers Almanac for Kids
Farmer's almanac for kids... Date, weather, moon phase, etc.
The Happy Scientist
Just explore, have fun, and learn some science along the way.
Kodable (Coding for ages 4-10)
NASA: Kids Club
Space science for kids
San Diego Zoo for Kids
A website just for kids with amazing videos, activities, and games
Science podcasts to listen to with your kids
Listen to these while doing craft or science activities
Lego STEM Activities for a Preschooler NEW
These great activities have been developed by a stay-at-home dad who wanted to engage his pre-school son in Lego based science activities. They could easily be adapted student use whether in the real or virtual classroom. Worth a look.
Steve Spangler Science - Experiment Library
Tons of science experiments that you can do at home
Play games and learn all about animals
Arcademics Skill Builder
Math and language games
Bedtime Math is a national nonprofit that ignites kids' curiosity and learning by unleashing the fun in math. It offers playful online math problems for parents to do with their kids every day, as well as lively hands-on games.
Boddle for Learning
Elementary Math through 6th grade
Cool Math For Kids
For 12 and under users, Coolmath4Kids is an amusement park of games, lessons and more, designed to teach math and make it FUN.
Immerse yourself in cryptography and ciphers
Math games galore
Math and logic problems for ages 5 and up to adult
Not just for young ones... try them yourselves
Math Games, Logic Puzzles and Brain Builders
All Kids Network
Crafts, activities, mazes, dot to dot and so much more.
Activity Village provides thousands of colouring pages, crafts, puzzles, worksheets and more, for parents and teachers. Some are being made free over the coming months
At Home Resources for Kids
Quick & easy at home projects curated for kids 2 and up
Be A Dinosaur
With a focus on reading, numbers, and skill games, these free educational games are fun for kids and a great way to learn new things.
Educational games for K-12
Indoor Activities for busy toddlers
Commonsense Media: Free online events and activities for kids at home
Cool Kids Facts
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.
Crafts, projects, science, recipes for young children
Crayola - At Home Learning
Free resources to help educators and families create-to-learn at-home. Families can use free video learning activities to create colourful memories while exploring new skills in art, math, reading and science, while teachers can access parent hand-outs and thousands of art-infused lesson plans that can be easily adapted for virtual environments!
Loads of games to keep you and your family occupied.
Education for kids all topics
A good place to start for ideas
Miscellaneous games for all subjects k-8
Fun fitness and mindfulness for kids
Online photograph jigsaw puzzles You can set the pieces from 6-1000+
Great for spatial awareness and concept development
Play with show characters and learnt the same time
Crafts, activities, bulletin board designs, and finger plays for early education teachers and parents to use with kids.
Scholastic Learn at Home
Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing
Smithsonian: Fun Stuff for kids
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
Super Simple - A place to learn and play
Resource section includes free flashcards, coloring pages, worksheets, and other resources for children, teachers, and parents.
Toddler and preschool age ideas
Ideas for school and home
PreK - 5 games for all subjects
Short videos and readings that answer various burning questions for students. There are vocabulary challenges and comprehension questions
A wonderful, endlessly detailed way to get kids engaged in the world of art.
NGAKIds (National Art Gallery)
NGAkids interactives offer an entertaining and informative introduction to art and art history
Songs for Teaching
A large selection of fun songs to help teach preschool and kindergarten students
Virtual Musical Instruments
Lets kids play instruments online. Instruments include the guitar, piano, pan flute, drums, and bongos
Online digital coloring pages
BBC History for Kids
Games, quizzes and fact sheets take kids on a journey through time.
National Geographic Young Explorer
National Geographic Young Explorers is a magazine designed specifically for kindergarten and first grade students. Children can listen to the magazine being read to them as they follow along with the highlighted text