Online Learning Links





The following links provide a wealth of information on which to base open-ended educational activities for your children. Activities from fun Games and Recipes to Yoga and Dancing Lessons.

 

Check them all out here.

  1. Virtual Field Trips- https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SvIdgTx9djKO6SjyvPDsoGlkgE3iExmi3qh2KRRku_w/mobilebasic
  2. Visit museums. Google Arts and Culture partnered with over 2,500 museums and galleries around the world to offer virtual tours of their spaces. Some of the options include New York’s Museum of Modern Art and Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum  https://artsandculture.google.com/partner?hl=en
  3. The Louvre, based in Paris, is also offering its own virtual tour online for free- https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne
  4. The San Diego Zoo has a live webcam for animals- https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/live-cams
  5. Melbourne Zoo also has live webcams https://www.zoo.org.au/animal-house
  6. Explore the surface of Mars on the Curiosity Rover- https://accessmars.withgoogle.com/
  7. This iconic museum located in the heart of London allows virtual visitors to tour the Great Court and discover the ancient Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies- https://britishmuseum.withgoogle.com/
  8. Geography with National Geographic- https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/
  9. Children’s books read by famous- people https://www.storylineonline.net/
  10. Crafts and activities- https://www.allkidsnetwork.com/
  11. Fun games, recipes, crafts, activities- https://www.highlightskids.com/
  12. Online history classes for all ages preteen through adults- https://school.bighistoryproject.com/bhplive
  13. Educational games K-12- https://www.breakoutedu.com/funathome
  14. 35,000 pages of online content on the cultures and countries of the world- https://www.countryreports.org/
  15. Illustrated recipes designed to help kids age 2-12 cook. Recipes encourage culinary skills, literacy, maths and science- https://www.nomsterchef.com/nomster-recipe-library
  16. Young Explorers is a magazine designed specifically for young children. Children can listen to the magazine being read to them as they follow along with the highlighted text- https://ngexplorer.cengage.com/ngyoungexplorer/index.html
  17. Type in any city, state, or country to view an archive of historical photographs and other documents. It’s a unique way to help children learn about history-http://www.whatwasthere.com/
  18. Help children learn to appreciate the arts by providing them with the opportunity to play games, conduct investigations, and explore different forms of art- https://artsology.com/
  19. Live video of the National Zoo and Smithsonian Learning Lab right- https://www.si.edu/kids
  20. This NASA initiative covers a wide range of topics including weather, climate, atmosphere, water, energy, plants, and animals- https://climatekids.nasa.gov/
  21. Kids Think Design explores careers in fashion design, graphic design, interior design, book design, product design, film and theatre, architecture, animation, and environmental design- http://www.kidsthinkdesign.org/
  22. Movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts- https://www.gonoodle.com/
  23. Kid-friendly workouts — choose from Strength for Kids, Agility for Kids, Flexibility and Balance for Kids, Warm-Up for Kids, Cooldown for Kids, Stand Up and Move for Kids, OR create your own custom kid workout- https://app.sworkit.com/collections/kids-workouts
  24. Mo Willems, the author of ‘Don’t let the Pigeon Stay up Late’ is uploading daily drawing lessons-
  25. https://youtu.be/MjaYnyCJDdU
  26. Maths as a fun part of your daily family routine- http://bedtimemath.org/
  27. Music is for everyone- https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/Experiments
  28. Projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing- https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html
  29. Learn a language-  https://www.duolingo.com/
  30. Yoga and mindfulness for kids- https://youtu.be/0ImHIWzP49M
  31. Online classes for kids- https://outschool.com/#abk7vott3k
  32. Short videos and texts that answer various burning questions for children. There are vocabulary challenges and comprehension questions- http://wonderopolis.org/
  33. Learn to code- https://www.codecademy.com/
  34. Listen to astronauts read Story Time From Space- https://storytimefromspace.com/library/
  35. Maths games galore-  https://gridclub.com/
  36. Lots of science experiments that you can do at home-
  37. https://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments/
  38. Work on the 8 parts of speech-  https://www.grammaropolis.com/
  39. Google Earth. All sorts of learning here- https://www.google.com/earth/
  40. Scratch teaches students all about coding- https://scratch.mit.edu/
  41. A wonderful, endlessly detailed way to get kids engaged in the world of art- https://www.metmuseum.org/art/online-features/metkids/
  42. 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/
  43. Short videos about numbers that help kids explore complex math topics and make math more fun- https://www.numberphile.com/
  44. Help kids learn to appreciate the arts by providing them with the opportunity to play games, conduct investigations, and explore different forms of art- https://artsology.com/
  45. Lets kids play instruments online. Instruments include the guitar, piano, pan flute, drums, and bongos- https://www.virtualmusicalinstruments.com/
  46. A large selection of fun songs to help teach preschool students- https://www.songsforteaching.com/preschoolkindergarten.htm
  47. This NASA initiative covers a wide range of topics including weather, climate, atmosphere, water, energy, plants, and animals- https://climatekids.nasa.gov/
  48. Coding for ages 4-10- https://www.kodable.com/
  49. For budding Marine Biologists- take a deep dive into ocean life. https://ocean.si.edu/
  50. Science podcasts to listen to with your kids- https://medium.com/kidslisten/19-great-science-podcasts-you-can-listen-to-with-kids-6fe46ac506b8#.rb23iuaw6
  51. Red Tent Art- step by step instructions on art projects including origami, Easter, 3D cards, clay pots, etc- https://www.youtube.com/user/redtedart
  52. ABC- Educational resources- https://education.abc.net.au/home#!/home
  53. Boost writing confidence with Storybird- http://storybird.com/
  54. Kids numbers- http://www.kidsnumbers.com/
  55. Maths Frame- http://www.mathsframe.co.uk/default.aspx
  56. Make your own animated videos with Go animate- http://goanimate.com/
  57. Prezi (make your presentations zoom) http://prezi.com/
  58. Create interactive avatars to showcase children’s learning- Voki:  http://www.voki.com/
  59. Go Geocatching- https://geocaching.com.au
  60. The Kid Should See This- https://thekidshouldseethis.com
  61. Electoral System of Australia - https://education.aec.gov.au/teacher-resources/
  62. Kids News- https://education.aec.gov.au/teacher-resources/
  63. Carson Ellis' Art Club- Carson Ellis, author and illustrator will be posting art assignments on her Instagram page every weekday morning. They’ll be designed for kids and grownups alike. If you want to share them, you can use the hashtag #quarantineartclub. She’ll also provide individual hashtags for each exercise so everyone can see each other’s work. https://instagram.com/carsonellis?igshid=1urg2g0rg5r4b
  64. Lady Gaga’s former backup dancer, Mark Kanemura, is hosting virtual dance sessions on his Instagram page- https://instagram.com/mkik808?igshid=xp9gywx8gc02
  65. And don’t forget to fly a kite! #24 https://www.google.com.au/amp/s/www.mykidstime.com/things-to-do/101-things-to-do-with-kids-that-will-cost-nothing-but-time/amp/