Child Education and Activity Resources

The following is a list of supplemental education resources for children:

  • Audible has launched a new site with tons of free audiobooks for ages 0-18
  • Children separated from loved ones may enjoy connecting together via Caribu, a video-conferencing app that integrates activities like coloring, connect-the-dots, reading stories and playing games. 
  • From the Guggenheim to the Louvre, more than 500 museums from around the world are offering FREE virtual walk-throughs through Google’s Arts and Cultures page. It’s a great way to educate kids of all ages about different art.
  • Sesame Street - Younger children will love everything about Sesame Street's online home. They can choose from hundreds of the show's video clips and play games that help them learn letters, animal sounds, rhymes, colors, and more.
  •  Cincinnati Zoo is hosting Home Safari Facebook Live at 3 pm, with special guests Fiona the hippo.
  • Mad Science of the Mid Hudson is also sharing simple at-home science experiments using things you probably have lying around the house.
  • Scholastic is one of the more unique educational websites for kids. This site, from the publishers of the educational books you find in schools, contains activities broken up by grades. Pre-K learners all the way up to seniors in high school can find learning activities geared toward them.
  • PBS - Each of the educational shows your children watch on PBS has its own learning section through Try sing-a-long songs, sorting and counting games, watch videos, and more.
  • PBS- How to Talk to Your Kids About COVID-19
  • CoolMath - calls itself "an amusement park of math and more." Children can play online math games that help them with addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, money and more. CoolMath is geared toward ages 13 and up, but sister site is appropriate for ages 3 through 12. includes math games for preschoolers.
  • Get a taste of nature with Tenafly Nature Center's animal and nature crafts videos. 
  •  FunBrain - One visit to Fun Brain and you'll want to bookmark it for your kids. Math, reading, online books and learning games are just some of the site's many treats. Fun Brain caters to preschoolers through 8th graders.
  • CosmicKids - Online Yoga for Children
  • Duolingo is a free online language learning program that's built to feel like a game. Users can learn over 30 languages as they compete with each other as they learn. Lessons are "bite-sized" which means they can be picked up in 5 minutes at a time.
  • In need of a free music session? Jam with Jamie is using its platform to bring people together through the magic of music. Enjoy virtual jam sessions for kids—both live streams and pre-recorded classes and other surprises from their talented performers across the nation.
  • COVIBOOK: Printable book to help kids understand coronavirus in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and more languages.
  • Story Online – Videos of celebrities reading children’s books 
  • 30 Virtual Field Trips