Resources for kids
We've been working hard to find as much content to keep the kids entertained whilst they are off school. We'll update this page regularly, so please keep coming back to check for updates.
As the situation continues, many children may be feeling confused and worried. The BBC has created a video to help, on their children’s CBBC Newsround webpage, entitled: Coronavirus: Here's some advice if you're worried about it:
Daily lessons are here!
Staying safe online - advise to parents
While we are self-isolating and socially distancing due to Coronavirus, we will all become more reliant on communicating online, read through this advice for parents, guardians and carers to make sure you and your family stay safe online.
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The learning and teaching program created by teachers, for teachers, where all kids can love learning math.
XtraMath® is a Seattle 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to math achievement for all. Our goal is to develop effective, efficient, adaptive, and intrinsically rewarding supplemental math activities.
GoNoodle® engages 14 million kids every month with movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts. Available for free at school, home, and everywhere kids are!
We are a non-profit so if you are able, please consider making a donation so we can handle the increased demands of this crisis and continue to serve hundreds of millions of students, parents and teachers affected by school closures globally.
Can a game change how you feel about math? At MIND Research Institute, we believe every student has the potential to deeply understand, and truly love math.
Reading comprehension instruction that works.
At Starfall, children have fun while they learn.
Spring has sprung a fresh crop of stories about the season & StoryTeller is reading them to you! Pack a light jacket. Maybe an umbrella. And goloshes. That's a fun word: GALOSHES!!!!
The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning and Daytime Emmy-nominated children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams imaginatively produced videos featuring celebrated actors including Viola Davis, Allison Janney, Chris Pine, Wanda Sykes, Justin Theroux, and Betty White reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations, helping to inspire a love of reading in children.
Peekaboo is a cheerful destination with colourful animation for all the Happy Children of the world! Specially designed for kids as they explore the World of Kids Educational Videos, Classic English songs, Phonics Songs, Lullabies and more! Come join us and meet Dr. Binocs only on Peekaboo Kidz.
Nat Geo Kids makes it fun to explore your world with weird, wild, and wacky videos! Videos featuring awesome animals, cool science, funny pets, and more, are made just for curious kids like you. So pick a topic you love and start watching today!
SciShow Kids explores all those curious topics that make us ask "why?" Every Tuesday and Thursday, Jessi and her robot rat Squeaks answer your questions and explain fun, complex science concepts for young, curious minds.
TED-Ed’s commitment to creating lessons worth sharing is an extension of TED’s mission of spreading great ideas. Within TED-Ed’s growing library of TED-Ed animations, you will find carefully curated educational videos, many of which represent collaborations between talented educators and animators nominated through the TED-Ed website (ed.ted.com).
Welcome to WordWorld, the first preschool series where words are truly the stars of the show! Come along for an adventurous romp into a vibrant world of words with the WordFriends—animals whose bodies are made up of the letters that spell the word they are.
I'm Emily, the Chief Curiosity Correspondent of The Field Museum in Chicago, former volunteer of the University of Montana Zoological Museum, and I'd like to share some of the amazing things we have in the collection with the Internet!
Smithsonian Channel™ is where curiosity lives, inspiration strikes and wonders never cease. This is the place for awe-inspiring stories, powerful documentaries and amazing entertainment. As a joint venture, Smithsonian Channel combines the storytelling prowess of Showtime Networks with the unmatched resources and rich traditions of the Smithsonian Institution. We create award-winning programming that shines new light on popular genres such as: air and space, history, science, nature, and pop culture. This is Smithsonian Channel. It's brighter here™.
Khan Academy is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the mission of providing a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. Our interactive practice problems, articles, and videos help students succeed in math, biology, chemistry, physics, history, economics, finance, grammar, and many other topics.
Kids Learning Tube educates kids through music and animation in a fun and unique approach to learning.
Our goal is to make fun, exciting learning videos for elementary students. We are called Homeschool Pop because our lead narrator and writer is a homeschool dad. (Pop is a fun way to say "dad"). But, just because "homeschool" is in our name, doesn't mean only homeschoolers watch our videos! We hope our videos are a blessing to your family or classroom. Thank you for giving us the honor and privilege of teaching your student(s)!
Five minutes of today’s top stories, current events, politics, science, entertainment, sports and more — all nonpartisan and age-appropriate.
Eleven-year-old Holiday is pulled from the icy waters of Alaska with no memory of who she is or where she came from. Are her mom and dad really who they say they are?
It's a podcast for kids about the world.
The fantasy adventure continues! Listen to all episodes now for free on Spotify.
Eleanor Amplified is an adventure series for the whole family. Listen together as our hero, the world-famous radio reporter Eleanor Amplified foils devious plots and outwits crafty villains, all in pursuit of the big story… Like all the public media shows you love, Eleanor Amplified is entertaining and informative.
Hosts Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz guide curious kids and their grown-ups on a journey into the wonders of the world around them. We'll go inside our brains, out into space and deep into the coolest new stories in science and technology.
Created and produced by parents of young children, WBUR's Circle Round adapts carefully-selected folktales from around the world into sound- and music-rich radio plays for kids ages 4 to 10. Each 10- to 20-minute episode explores important issues like kindness, persistence and generosity. And each episode ends with an activity that inspires a deeper conversation between children and grown-ups.
Lee, Peter, Rachel, Meghan, Nimene, and Loofah are back with another season of the podcast. Get ready for space travel and brand new stories from kids! BONUS, this season features lots of celebrity special guests, including Alex Brightman, Jeremy Sisto, Lauren Lapkus, and Paul F. Tompkins!
But Why is a show led by you, kids! You ask the questions and we find the answers. It's a big interesting world out there. On But Why, we tackle topics large and small, about nature, words, even the end of the world.
Brains On! is an award-winning audio show for kids and families. Each week, a different kid co-host joins Molly Bloom to find answers to fascinating questions about the world. Our mission is to encourage kids’ natural curiosity and wonder using science and history…but there’s no age limit on curiosity, and episodes of Brains On can be enjoyed by anyone.
Our vision is for young people to flourish through our mentoring and adventurous activities programmes. We want them to grow in character, develop resilience, embrace challenge, awaken latent motivation and go into their community contributing positively.
Lego are streaming live lego building classes and you can access previous sessions on their Facebook page under 'Events'.
A free information book explaining the coronavirus to children, illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler: https://nosycrow.com/blog/released-today-free-information-book-explaining-coronavirus-children-illustrated-gruffalo-illustrator-axel-Scheffler/