Online Learning Resources
Learning doesn’t have to end when the school bell rings. From YouTube videos to lesson plans and beyond, these online resources give your kids the reins on their self-guided, continuing education at home. All you need is reliable internet and school’s back in session.
If you have a young reader that can’t get enough books, Storyline Online keeps the stories coming. Storyline Online revamps the old-fashioned story time with minimal animation. Plus, celebrities serve as the narrators reading the children’s books aloud.
You’ve got questions and History Matters has answers. Journey to the past with these fast-speaking, short animated videos. Each video takes on a historical question and answers it in a matter of minutes — and they are entertaining for a wide range of ages.
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Explore the planet scientifically and geographically with National Geographic Kids. It’s “Try This” series has multiple tutorials for at-home experiments that will have your kids shouting “cool!” More recently, National Geographic Kids has also explored animals in and out of the ocean.
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To help with the trickiest math equations, MashUp Math jumps to the rescue. The math vlog not only provides explanations to standard equations, but also has a variety of ways to make calculations fun by applying them to everyday life items and activities.
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Get up and get moving with Cosmic Kids Yoga! From space adventures to Frozen, these children’s yoga classes are themed to keep things interesting. Shorter videos are available at as little as 3 minutes and longer sequences go up to 30 minutes to help your kids get the exercise they need.
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Arts & Culture
Pick up a pencil and start drawing! Many illustrators offer online drawing tutorials and challenges for the budding artists in your home. One of those artists, Jarret J. Krosoczka, goes beyond the copycat tutorials by teaching techniques including how to draw expressions, body language, head turns, and more.