If you’re looking for something for your kids to read, you can find a collection of free digital books on the Gutenberg Project’s website. These books are typically classics, and are available in a variety of digital formats. Of course, this isn’t just for kids, there are books for adults too. The Gutenberg Project hasContinue reading “Free Children's Books”
Google and the British Museum collaborated to create an amazing, interactive site that you can use to go back in time, and explore the museum’s collections from all over the world. It’s an incredibly interactive experience, and you can decide which theme to explore, and which time period interests you more. On a related note,Continue reading “Museum of the World – Tour the British Museum with Google”
Why settle for Earth-bound tours when you can roam around Mars. Google and NASA collaborated to create the Access Mars: A WebVR Experiment experience so you can visit the red planet. You can even use self-isolation as part of your pretend trip to Mars. You can find loads of images, and other information from theContinue reading “Access Mars with Google”
Yellowstone National Park is a pretty spectacular national park in the United States. I’ve never visited in person, and I’m grateful for the wealth of content available online. The park also offers virtual tours, too. Although not necessarily in one of the tours, this video should give you a taste of what to expect: ImageContinue reading “Virtual Tours of Yellowstone National Park”
The San Diego Zoo has a great site for kids that includes photos of the animals in the zoo, a variety of live cameras of various habitats, games, and much more. It’s a fun way to explore a zoo without leaving home. I really like how you can learn more about animals based on theirContinue reading “San Diego Zoo Kids”
Elizabeth Kay has a great video series of fun activities you can do with your kids in the garden. You can find her video series on her Facebook Page, and more information about her on her site. You can also find Elizabeth on Instagram:
Looking for a cooking or baking activity for you and your kids? Raddish has a collection for you: At Raddish, we believe the heart of the home is in the kitchen. And our team of parents, chefs, and educators know the kitchen is the perfect place to cultivate academic skills outside the traditional classroom — including math, science,Continue reading “Raddish”
Jewish kids can head to the Torah Live site for dozens of Torah story videos, including a daily story for kids between 4 and 10. The site is available in multiple languages, including English and Hebrew. unsplash-logoTorah image by Tanner Mardis
Open Culture has links to colouring books from 113 museums that you can download, and pass along to your kids to work on. The collections are pretty diverse, and even include old anatomy diagrams, and intricate maps.
Scholastic Learn at Home provides 20 days’ worth of active learning journeys designed to reinforce and sustain educational opportunities for those students who are unable to attend school. You can learn more by visiting the site.