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Online Activities to help keep the kids occupied

Online activities to help keep the kids occupied.

  1. Kids can send Dr. Universe any question they may have about history, geography, plants, animals, technology, engineering, math, culture, and more. https://askdruniverse.wsu.edu/
  2. Geography and animals. https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/
  3. Taronga Zoo Live TV :  https://taronga.org.au/taronga-tv
  4. The San Diego Zoo has a website just for kids with amazing videos, activities, and games. Enjoy the tour! https://kids.sandiegozoo.org/
  5. This Virtual Tour of the Great Wall of China is beautiful and makes history come to life. https://www.thechinaguide.com/destinati…/great-wall-of-china
  6. Explore the surface of Mars on the Curiosity Rover. https://accessmars.withgoogle.com/
  7. Alaskan Wildlife cams http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=viewing.webcams
  8. Learn all about earthquakes https://earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/kids/ 
  9. From rainbows to tornadoes and winter storms to tsunamis, meteorologist Crystal Wicker breaks down the fascinating world of weather. http://www.weatherwizkids.com/
  10. This educational website hosted by the Smithsonian Museum takes a deep dive into ocean life. https://ocean.si.edu/
  11. Foreign languages https://www.duolingo.com/
  12. Interactive video earth science based curriculum supplement.  https://www.everyday-earth.com/
  13. Space science for kiddos https://www.nasa.gov/kidsclub/index.html
  14. NGAkids interactives offer an entertaining and informative introduction to art and art history. https://www.nga.gov/education/kids.html
  15. News and more for kids https://www.youngzine.org/
  16. This NASA initiative covers a wide range of topics including weather, climate, atmosphere, water, energy, plants, and animals. https://climatekids.nasa.gov/
  17. A human visualization platform that allows students to explore the human body in really cool ways. https://human.biodigital.com/login?returnUrl=/dashboard
  18. Learn all about cells https://www.cellsalive.com/
  19. All sorts of learning here if you dig in https://www.google.com/earth/
  20. A wonderful, endlessly detailed way to get kids engaged in the world of art. https://www.metmuseum.org/art/online-features/metkids/
  21. Tests kids’ geography skills. Using images from Google’s Street View, it plops players down in the middle of the street and asks them to figure out where they are. https://www.geoguessr.com/
  22. Fave kids books read by famous people https://www.storylineonline.net/
  23. Work on the 8 parts of speech https://www.grammaropolis.com/
  24. Online curriculum that builds better writers. https://www.noredink.com/
  25. Novel Effect makes storytime a little more fun for kids (and grown-ups too!) As you read out loud from print books (or ebooks!) music, sound effects, and character voices play at just the right moment, adjusting and responding to your voice. https://noveleffect.com/
  26. Interactive games based on the book series https://www.magictreehouse.com/
  27. Indoor Activities for busy toddlers https://busytoddler.com/2020/03/indoor-activities/…
  28. Free at-home kids yoga lesson plans.  https://littletwistersyoga.com/online-store/
  29. Movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts. https://www.gonoodle.com/
  30. Kid-friendly workouts https://app.sworkit.com/collections/kids-workouts
  31. ReadWorks is an online resource of reading passages and lesson plans for students of all levels K-12.  https://www.readworks.org/
  32. Phonics and learning to read https://readingeggs.com/
  33. Phonics skills https://www.starfall.com/h/
  34. Play with fave show characters and learn too https://pbskids.org/
  35. Read, play games, and hang out with Dr. Seuss https://www.seussville.com/
  36. Crafts, activities, mazes, dot to dot, etc, https://www.allkidsnetwork.com/
  37. ClickSchooling brings you daily recommendations by email for entertaining websites that help your kids learn. https://clickschooling.com/
  38. Online digital coloring pages https://www.thecolor.com/
  39. Free Printables for PreK-2nd Grade. https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/…/Lite…/Price-Range/Free
  40. Free videos from around the world from grade 3-12 https://www.projectexplorer.org/
  41. Spelling 1-4 grade  https://www.spellingtraining.com/
  42. 2,500+ online courses from top institutions https://www.edx.org/
  43. 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. https://www.coolkidfacts.com/
  44. Lets kids play instruments online. Instruments include the guitar, piano, pan flute, drums, and bongos. https://www.virtualmusicalinstruments.com/
  45. A large selection of fun songs to help teach preschool and kindergarten students https://www.songsforteaching.com/preschoolkindergarten.html
  46. Music is for everyone  https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/Experiments
  47. QuaverMusic is offering free access to general music activities to all impacted schools, including free student access at-home https://www.quavermusic.com/info/at-home-resources/
  48. The Theta Music Trainer offers a series of online courses and games for ear training and music theory.  https://trainer.thetamusic.com/en
  49. Introductory and intermediate music theory lessons, exercises, ear trainers, and calculators. https://www.musictheory.net/
  50. Fractions practice http://www.mathchimp.com/freddysfractions.php
  51. Math and logic problems for ages 5 and up to adult https://www.aplusclick.org/
  52. Enter your math problem or search term, press the button, and they show you the step-by-step work and answer instantly. 2nd grade through college. https://www.mathcelebrity.com/online-math-tutor.php
  53. Elem Math games, logic puzzles and educational resources. https://www.mathplayground.com/
  54. Math practice https://xtramath.org/#/home/index
  55. Daily free science or cooking experiment to do at home. http://www.clubscikidzmd.com/blog/
  56. Chemistry https://www.playmadagames.com/
  57. An online physics problem and video bank designed for conceptual, standard, honors or AP1 physics. https://www.positivephysics.org/home
  58. Science projects that can be completed with or without Internet access https://sciencespot.net/Pages/classhome.html
  59. Just explore, have fun, and learn some science along the way. https://thehappyscientist.com/
  60. Keyboarding practice  https://www.typingclub.com/ or https://www.typing.com/
  61. 22 languages to learn https://www.memrise.com/
  62. Online photograph jigsaw puzzles. You can set the pieces from 6-1000+ https://www.jigsawexplorer.com/

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Monday, April 27, 2020