Feeling like you are at your wit’s end when it comes to finding things to do with your kids during this pandemic? Here at Bottle and Heels we see you, we hear you, and we understand exactly where you are coming from! That’s why we’ve put together a BIG list of resources for you, for your kids, for your husband, for your sanity to help you get through this quarantine.
- Mystery Science – for a starter list of kindergarten through fifth grade science lessons.
- Prodigy – for first through eighth grade math lessons built into an interactive battle-style game.
- Reading Eggs – for a homeschool reading curriculum with online reading lessons.
- ABCmouse.com – for a full, online curriculum for kids between two and eight years old.
- Khan Academy Kids – for free lessons divided by grade levels and subjects.
- Online G3 – for classes geared toward accelerated learners.
- Savethechildren.org – for tools and tips specific to COVID-19, plus weekly learning activities organized by age.
- Scholastic Learn at Home – for a twenty-day plan with daily projects during school closures.
- PBS SoCal At-Home Learning – for at-home learning tips and pre-K to twelfth grade programming and activities.
Virtual Field Trips:
- WebExhibits – for an online interactive museum that covers science, the humanities, and culture.
- The Boston Children’s Museum, the Louvre, the British Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Smithsonian, and many other museums – for virtual tours and online kid-friendly activities.
- The Georgia and Monterey Bay Aquariums, the San Diego Zoo, Zoo Atlanta, and the Houston Zoo – for live animal cams.
- Yellowstone National Park and the Great Wall of China – for virtual field trips.
- Arcademics – for free, multiplayer educational games for kindergarten through eighth grade students.
- National Geographic Kids – for online games, science experiments, and quizzes.
- All Kids Network – for free worksheets and printable crafts, activities, and mazes.
- Audible – for hundreds of audiobooks that have now been made free for newborns through eighteen-year-olds (you don’t need to be a member or log in for access).
For the Grown-ups: