If you’re like us, you might be scrambling to find innovative ways to keep your kids occupied and engaged at home—there are only so many times you can do the same Eiffel Tower puzzle, right? Fortunately, many websites and apps are available to bring academics, exercise, fun and crafts into your home for kids of any age. So, if you need some help figuring out what to do with your kids all day, here is our list of some of the best online offerings, most of which are free.
15 Online Classes for Kids, Whether They’re in Pre-K or Taking the SATs
For 5-year-olds And Up
The publishing and education company has put together a 20-day Learn at Home guide of activities. There are offerings for pre-K through ninth grade, and the projects include a mix of books to read, videos to watch and crafts to do. Choose your child’s grade level and then read through the list of daily activities in reading, math, science and social studies.
For 10-year-olds And Up
From evolution to cybersecurity, young scientists can busy themselves in a multimedia experience that includes games, videos (including interviews with real scientists) and at-home lab experiments that keep STEM students occupied for hours. We tested the Polar Lab, where players search for evidence to learn about earth’s climate in the past, present and future. Users are encouraged to collect data, answer questions and earn stickers as they move through the action-packed story. Not bad for a science class.