Core Knowledge Language Arts
The Core Knowledge Foundation provides free, downloadable materials in various subject areas, including language arts. Activities are provided for Pre-K to Grade 5.
Virtual Field Trips
Over 30 Virtual Field Trips with Links
Daily Newsletter from PBS Kids
PBS Kids’ new weekday newsletter offers activities and tips you can use to help kids learn and play at home.
Starfall has a variety of games and activities for reading as well other subjects.
Nessy has activities for kids and guidance for parents of students with dyslexia.
Storytime from Space
Hear astronauts read stories from the International Space Station!
Bananagrams is a fun word-building game for the whole family, and now they have a free app, so you can play electronically.
Junior Ranger Program
The Junior Ranger program of the National Park Service has downloadable books and activities to engage children and help them learn about the natural world around them.
Mystery Science offers a set of science lessons, now made free during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Khan Academy Kids
Khan Academy Kids offers a free app with fun, educational activities for kids ages 2-7.
Reading Rockets has a wealth of information to help parents address their child’s needs in all areas of literacy.
Stuck in Your House? These 12 Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours You Can Take On Your Couch
Travel the world from home!
Tween Tribune is a free web site from the Smithsonian Institution with reading resources on many topics written by kids and professional journalists.
Fully accessible apps for users who are blind, visually impaired, deaf, dyslexic, or have other reading difficulties, now made free during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Big List of Children’s Book Writers Doing Virtual Author Activities
This resource from We Are Teachers details a wealth of online read-alouds and activities for students of all ages.
Scholastic Learn at Home
Scholastic has a wide range of free, learn-at-home activities for students of all ages.