Digital resources are a-plenty when navigating at-home time. We hope you find these resources as helpful as we do. Keep checking back for new updates! Oh, and they are for kids and grownups, too.
Writing and Art
The following drawing tutorials courtesy of accomplished authors and writers:
Pencils and Plums features a free 120 page ebook called 2500+ Drawing Ideas. Plus, it has hundreds of printable drawing pages for both elementary kids and older kids.
Uncover easy and simple ways to set up a home that supports creativity, and it’s my hope that TinkerLab will shorten the learning curve for you.
Cartooning with author Gene Yuen Lang
Easy Drawing Tutorials with Grace Lin
Drawing Tutorials with Vashti Harrison
How to draw every day with Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Peter H. Reynolds, author of “The Dot” and more reads his books live on his Facebook page.
Children’s book author Tammar Stein hosts a writing workshop on YouTube.
Bringing Hogwarts to You – Virtual Harray Potter Classroom
Books to read, books that read to your little ones.
Little kid version of Kahn Academy below.
Math, social studies, etc.
free books while school’s on pause
SoftSchools.com provides free math worksheets, free math games, grammar quizzes, free phonics worksheets, and games. Worksheets and games are organized by grades and topics. These printable math and phonics worksheets are auto generated.
General STEM resources:
Virtual coding classes for ages 6-13
Cassini (20 year space exploration)
Art, science engineering and design projects with household materials for kids.
Digital Adventures has developed and launched a K-12 live-stream online learning platform that teaches kids the essentials of programming, problem solving, and collaborating in a virtual, remote setting
STEM for Preschool – 2nd Grades:
STEM for Middle Schoolers:
Make rubber-band powered “moon rovers”
STEM for High School students:
Make an Easter-themed Stop Motion Video
Build a model of a space landing module
Make a Robot Hand with drinking straws
Design and build a model playground
Do Yoga With Me – Yoga and Meditation
Down Dog – Yoga, LIT and Barre
Beachbody on Demand – enough said 🙂
Glo.com – Yoga, Mediation, Pilates
Keep the kids having fun and engaged with these 50 Plus Easy Indoor Activities for Kids using simple household items and recycled materials.
Activities for Preschoolers and Pre-K Learners
Couldn’t decide if this should go in the fitness subcategory or this one…
TerraClues is the ultimate Google Maps scavenger hunt game!