EDUCATIONAL WEBSITES

  • Sesame Street in CommunitiesAGES 0-6. Activities, lessons, and videos on topics like washing hands, eating well, exploring emotions, and family bonding. En Español.
  • Khan Academy: ALL AGES. Online courses on everything from preschool math to pre-college prep. Topics include ELA, history, science, and more. En Español.
  • NYC Department of Education: ALL AGES. Daily study schedules, activities, and lessons by grade level. Also includes resources for students with special needs.
  • National Geographic Kids: AGES 6-14. Games, videos, experiments, fun facts, and brain boosters on topics like science, space, animals, and history.
  • Wide Open School: ALL AGES. An online hub for learning resources, sorted by grade level and themes including daily schedules, emotional well-being, English-language learning, math, science, and special needs.
  • PBS KIDS: AGES 2-8. Full episodes, games, and art activities sorted by learning themes, plus daily activities and tips for parents. En Español. 
  • Scholastic Learn at Home: AGES 4-15. Daily stories, articles, and videos built around grade-level appropriate ‘learning journeys.’
  • NASA Space Place: AGES 5-14. Activities, games, crafts, videos, and other resources about space and earth science. En Español.
  • Brain Pop: AGES 4-16. Videos, games, readings, and interactive activities about health, the sciences, and more. En Español. 
  • Duolingo: AGES 13+. Short and fun lessons for learning languages like Spanish, French, Chinese, and more. En Español.
  • Nick Jr.: AGES 2-8. Complete episodes, music videos, and games about Nick Jr. characters. En Español.
  • Brainzy: AGES 4-11. Reading and math-themed games, songs, videos, and read-along storybooks.
  • Math Playground: AGES 5-12. Math and learning games sorted by grade level and subject matter.
  • Highlights Kids: AGES 5-12. Crafts, recipes, jokes, games, fun facts, podcasts and more, plus the chance to submit student artwork and writing for publication.

ARTS EDUCATION

  • Drawing Coach: ALL AGES. Step-by-step lessons plus tips and techniques on how to draw cartoon animals, portraits, landscapes, and more.
  • Make Beliefs Comix: ALL AGES. Create-your-own comic strip and cartoon starters for kids of all ages.

GET ACTIVE!

  • GoNoodle: ALL AGES. Dance parties, yoga sessions, games and mindfulness activities for the whole family.
  • Cosmic KidsAGES 3-8. Yoga and mindfulness adventures for young children with fun themes like Frozen, Minecraft, and Pokémon.
  • KIDZ Bop Daily Dance BreakAGES 6-12. Dance lessons choreographed to popular songs, live-streamed every weekday at 3 PM.  
  • P.E. with Joe: AGES 8+. Fun, 30-minute workouts for the whole family. New sessions streamed live every weekday at 9 AM.
  • Glenn Higgins Fitness: AGES 8+. Short, kid-friendly workout sessions led by characters from movies like Black Panther, Avengers, and Star Wars.
  • Kidboomers: AGES 2-6. Preschool dance songs and nursery rhymes like the Wiggle Song, the Dinosaur Stomp, and Shake Your Sillies Out.
  • Brain Breaks: AGES 2-6. Preschool dance songs meant to get young children dancing, singing, and moving.

GET CODING!

  • Scratch: AGES 8-16. Learn to code by creating and sharing your own stories, games and animations.
  • Code.org: AGES 4-18.  A huge collection of coding games, lessons, and projects, designed to teach students of all ages how to create their own games, apps, and websites.
  • Microsoft MaceCode Arcade: AGES 8+. Students learn to code by creating their own retro video games using Blocks and JavaScript.

“FIELD TRIPS!”

  • Exploratorium: ALL AGES. Explore the museum’s interactive science and technology videos, exhibits, and games.
  • Cincinnati Zoo: ALL AGES. Take a new virtual safari every day at 3 PM.
  • The Met OperaALL AGES. Watch a new opera performed every night at 7:30 PM.
  • Nature Works Everywhere: ALL AGES. Take a virtual hike through rainforests, grasslands, and desserts.
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium: ALL AGES. Visit sharks, penguins, and jellyfish in real time.

FAMILY WELLNESS & SELF-CARE

  • NYC Well: Free, confidential mental health and substance misuse support, including online counseling. Available 24/7 in 200+ languages on your phone, computer, or tablet. En Español.
  • Parent Toolkit: Resources designed to support parents through every stage of child development. Includes resources on topics like financial literacy and social-emotional learning. En Español.
  • PBS KIDS for Parents: Parenting resources, tips, and advice, plus ideas for at-home family activities.
  • Mind Yeti: Guided mindfulness and meditation sessions designed for parents and kids to calm their minds, focus their attention, and connect to the world around them. En Español.
  • Headspace: Free guided meditations for kids and adults, mindful exercises, and other resources. En Español.
  • First Aid for Feelings: AGES 4-10. A free, printable workbook to help kids cope during the COVID-19 pandemic. En Español.

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