For a few months now, life as we know it changed completely. And for those of us who must share the home office with the kids, it can be quite a challenge.
How to keep them entertained? Scroll down for some ideas!
NASA provides a safe place for children to play as they learn about NASA and its missions. On this site, you will find games of various skill levels for children pre-K through grade 4. These games support national education standards in STEM — science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Build robots – Create any robot you can imagine from 100 parts: exoskeletons, telescopic arms, spider legs, and more.
Test robots – Run your robots through a fantastical world full of obstacles. Will they survive or bust?
Collect robots – Keep all your robots in your own showroom. Take them out to build and play as you like.
Record robot sounds – Will they say howdy, hi, beep, or whee?
An educational app that gives children an interactive look at animals, indigenous people, and other topics of interest around the world. By spinning, pinching, and zooming, kids can find something that interests them and learn more about it through descriptions and photos.
Enter ancient worlds, meet famous people and discover fascinating facts by exploring a wide selection of historical games and activities.
With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community. Scratch helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century.
Monster Park AR brings enormous dinosaurs and other creepy monsters to the real world with augmented reality. AR effect makes the experience with 4D dinosaurs incredibly powerful and realistic. You can see Jurassic dinosaurs and other creatures walking everywhere – in your living room, backyard or in the city center.
Experiments involving lots of materials, colors, objects and ingredients.
Educational and creative experiments that you can do with your kids.
Cool scientific experiments.
Find amazing facts about animals, science, history and geography, along with fun competitions, games and more.
The app combines highly accurate weather forecast for your location with a 3D map showing development of weather in a broader area in a very interesting way.
It’s loads of fun! You have to pay for this one but you can get a free trial of just a few videos and I suspect you will be hooked. If you visit their site, you should be able to watch the free video of the day.
IXL maths is a conventional online learning tool that provides a structured learning program for any age of school child.
This school type structure makes a parent’s job easier. If you’re new to homeschooling, Studyladder gives you an instant, easy platform and way to homeschool as a complete novice, from day 1.
Study Ladder includes games, videos and printable work sheets for your kids from age 4 to 12.
Bored of Boredom provides free individual and group tutoring and enrichment opportunities in both academic and non-academic subjects. The students in our program are mainly Pre-K to 8th grade, but we offer individual tutoring for high schoolers.
Through the inspiring interactions outlined in the kid-grit: Knowledge is Power Guide, you and your kids are going to get to know each other more deeply… share ideas, problem-solve … and spend true “quality time” together. The activities may be a little out of everyone’s comfort zone, or it could be right in your lane. Either way, jump right and in! Explore new ways to connect with your family through our holistic approach to mindfulness, body awareness, connection/community, and digital consciousness.
Incredibly useful, buys time for the parents and keeps kids engaged in learning. If they stuck on a topic, they can search Study.com for a short, simple lesson which will quickly explain things for them.
Reading Eggs is the multi-award winning reading program for ages 2 to 13 that uses scientific research to help your child learn to read, in just weeks!
The program is designed by experts to deliver fast and proven results to prepare your child for school in the best way possible.
Storybooks brought to life. Encourage the love of reading with a streaming library of kid-safe, read-aloud, animated storybooks.
Provides useful materials to acquire digital skills fast: from the first steps on the Internet, to the introduction of programming and development of mobile applications.
Build a deep, solid understanding in math, science, and more.
Programming, electronics and robotics for children.
Coding lessons for kids.
E-learning platform for children of all ages.
Talented and Gifted learning academy was created to help identify and nurture the talents of every child from the earliest stage! Hone writing and reading skills, develop a mindset for math, sharpen visual perception and hand-eye coordination – all through engaging gameplay!
- Over 5,000+ learning activities: GAMES, VIDEOS, WORKSHEETS;
- PERSONALIZED learning plan that adapts to your child;
- Designed by experts in early education;
- Progress tracking and reporting;
RADAR Kids is an art & tech playground. Here the little ones have the opportunity to interact with creative technologies that are surprising and truly fascinating to them, such as virtual or augmented reality, artificial intelligence or video-mapping, in an immersive and interactive space.
Funbrain offers hundreds of games, books, comics, and videos that develop skills in math, reading, problem-solving and literacy.
Watch and learn real conversational language from native speakers. Get a personalised learning experience that gives you just the right level of challenge to keep you motivated. Memrise’s courses have one thing that textbooks don’t: real-life language. Our team of in-house linguists are not only experts but also passionate about teaching you the language they speak themselves in everyday life. To add to the richness, our courses are packed with thousands of video clips of native speakers speaking in their native language, in their hometown. So you can learn to understand authentic voices and accents, as well as taking in the scenery and getting a sense of the culture.
Build confidence in reading and pronouncing English words with super space spies Sam and Pam! This interactive storybook app offers eight stories and each story focuses on a different set of sounds. This app is designed to develop the reading skills of young learners.
UpToTen has been building prize-winning early-learning games and activities since 1999. Your child will love the reassuring, friendly world that our unique games inhabit. S/he will have enormous fun whilst building independence on the computer. You can use UpToTen learning games to help your child develop whilst playing. Aimed at both preschool and primary age kids – up to ten!
A collection of over 900 free math video lessons.
Math Facts is fun with Monster Math, the educational game that improves over 70 math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and fractions. Kids of grade KG, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th really enjoy math.
Over 200 million students and education experts help each other solve the toughest homeworks.
- Test your anatomy knowledge with over 2,000 quiz questions
- Search for and explore over 2,000 anatomical structures
- Rotate, peel away layers and highlight structures in 3D
- Discover real anatomy from 20 different dissection specimens
- Access your learning at any time from any screen
Interactive puzzles with EU countries and also a huge map suitable for printing and coloring.
Kids can learn about stars (including star patterns, or constellations), planets, and spacecraft such as Hubble and the International Space Station. They also can use the virtual planetarium to view real-time locations of these objects in the sky, which encourages kids to freely explore space anywhere at any time.
Astronomy and space science that is the largest application area of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) as a interdisciplinary field that makes use of other basic sciences that such as physics, mathematics, chemistry and biology, while exploring the universe, use and develops technology in a wide range of fields from photo plates to CCDs and from observatories to space telescopes and other spacecraft.
Games for easy learning maps and geography.
Resources, training, and support to assist caregivers, teachers, and students as they face new learning challenges.
Younger children will love everything about it. They can watch hundreds of the show’s video clips and play games that help them learn letters, animal sounds, rhymes, colors, and more.
An educational websites for kids. This site, from the publishers of the educational magazines you find in schools, contains activities organized by grade level. Kids from pre-K all the way up to high school can find learning activities geared toward them.
Each of the educational shows your children watch on PBS has its own section on this site. Find sing-a-long songs, sorting and counting games, bonus videos, and more.
An amusement park of math and more. Children can play online math games that help them with addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, money and more. CoolMath is geared toward ages 13 and up, but sister site CoolMath4Kids.com is appropriate for ages 3 through 12. CoolMath Games offers “brain training” games for all ages.
From the publishers of TIME magazine, TIMEforKids.com is loaded with fascinating articles, photos, and videos, covering politics, the environment, entertainment, sports, health, and more. TIME for Kids isn’t as interactive as most of the other sites on this list, but it tackles subjects that are in the news in a kid-friendly way.
When your child wants to know why the sky is blue, how a tornado forms, or who invented the Chia Pet, head on over to How Stuff Works . The articles answer questions about cars, culture, entertainment, science, money, technology, and more. Games, quizzes, and videos round out the learning experience.
Starfall.com has been online since 2002. It’s ad-free and offers learning games and activities for kids in pre-K through grade 3, covering math, reading, writing, and music, plus seasonal options.
Has more than 5,000 pages of learning games and activities. Online coloring pages, jigsaw puzzles and word games are just a few categories on this massive site. Each holiday has its own section of activities and games to enjoy with your children.
Students may have questions about COVID-19, from its biology to how it spreads and how it is detected and treated. This presents a rich opportunity to teach key concepts in biology through the lens of an ongoing real-world context. The relevance of biology to students’ lives has never been so clear!
Discover camps, classes, drop-ins, workshops, and more. Find a wide variety of live and on-demand activities such as art, coding, sports, STEM, academics – and book it all here.
A collection of various creative activities – drawing, painting, cutting techniques, etc.
Making ceramics has never been more simple and fun! Become a true artist and create “one of a kind” pottery items and share them with your friends! Throw the clay on the wheel, release all your artistic talents and take benefit of dozens of materials available in order to create your own design! Even when you glaze and fire your very first pot you will feel accomplished and relaxed as pottery is the best way to relieve your everyday stress and find your inner peace. An amazing, therapeutic and uplifting experience you can enjoy with your family and friends!
Designed to eliminate the overwhelming guilt you get tossing your children’s brilliant artwork into the garbage, now has another purpose, too: you can order printed out books of their creations. Instead of just hiding the child’s crumpled up drawings and precious finger-paint covered handprints that school sends home – what is now, like every day? – under cereal boxes and empty bags of chips, you can assure yourself that you’ve found a more efficient means of saving these items instead. You snapped a photo of them. Artkive Turns Your Kids’ Artwork (And More) Into Printed Books.
Print. Color. Play
Use the Quiver Apps and let 3D augmented reality take your coloring to the next level.
Creative ideas for all ages, captured in videos.
Whether it is a sumptuous castle or the car of the future, on the LEGO website there are a multitude of instructions and ideas for different types of constructions.
Chrome Music Lab is a website that makes learning music more accessible through fun, hands-on experiments. Many teachers have been using Chrome Music Lab as a tool in their classrooms to explore music and its connections to science, math, art, and more. They’ve been combining it with dance and live instruments.
Mazaam is a new educational game that immerses children 4 to 6 years old in a world populated by funny animals. The challenge? Reunite sea lion families, feed eagles or help boisterous squirrels get to bed… While listening to music! While playing, your child visits five playful worlds and discovers masterpieces of classical music. Your child improves musical, cognitive and social skills while exploring the fundamentals of music: tempo, timbre, pitch, intensity and harmony of sounds.
Play the world’s favorite dance video game without a videogame console! All it takes to turn any room into a crazy dancefloor is an internet-connected screen and a smartphone to use as a controller.
A suite of digital workbooks to help students learn the fundamental skills of music theory faster, better, and more accurately than before so they can spend more time pursuing the creative mission of music making and music study.
Access a daily program of recipes, activities, arts & crafts ideas, cartoons and evening stories.
Whether it’s keeping little ones entertained or finding something different to do rather than watch another TV boxset, we all need a bit of help to get through this. Regular updates with creative activities, brain-teasing quizzes and other fun stuff to do our little bit to keep you going.
Parenting webinars with the most famous doctors and parenting specialists in Romania.
Video edutainment program developed by behavioral therapy specialists, designed to help parents who work from home.
It’s never too early for children to discover the wonderful world of opera. Here you can find videos, activities and lesson plans to give an insight into how opera productions come together while inspiring curious minds with brilliant music, unforgettable characters and extraordinary adventures.
European culture channel.