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Kids: Online Experiences and Learning: Free Online Courses, Stellar Sites, and More

DIY and Tinkering

Instructables: Teachers

"Make this" projects geared to different age groups. Also try the main site, Instructables, for DIY projects from knitting to gadget-making, crafting to engineering.

 

The Arts

 Google Arts & Culture--go exploring!

 

 

 

Classics for Kids --learn about composers, instruments, and musical terms; play rhythm and other games, and more.

 

Always-Free Online Classes

Khan Academy: online course on more than you can imagine! Choose "Courses" to see a list of current offerings. Also try Khan Academy: Kids, designed for 2-7-yr-olds.

 

 

CODE.ORG: Courses

 

 

 

 

Duolingo -- User-friendly language learning courses in a wide variety of languages, from Arabic to Welsh.

 

 

General

exploratorium: tools for teaching and learning--a wealth of resources on a variety of subjects, with a lean towards STEAM

Curated Video Collections & Educational YouTube Channels

 "The Kid Should See This" --a collection of videos for curious minds of all ages. 

 

 

  CRASH COURSE KIDS : "Science with a Side Of Awesome" is this YouTube channel's motto. Many will be ready for the channel geared towards older kids (with far more content and on more subjects): CRASH COURSE.

 

Authors Everywhere! Children's authors and illustrators provide read-alouds, writing tips, art demos, and more to do at home. New videos added regularly.

 

Coding and Modeling

TINKERCAD --free online 3D modeling software

 

 

 SCRATCH 

Programming language

 

Science, Math, and Engineering

Science Buddies --tons of shorter STEM activities as well as science projects in all branches of science, beginner to expert.

 

Science Friday: Educate --STEM experiments, projects, and lesson plans searchable by grade and duration

 

A+ Click --online math and logic, brainteasers, and more

 

 

 NASA Space Place (in English) 

[sitio en Espanol]

 

 

Jet Propulsion Lab --Launch rockets, build robots, explore your world and beyond! Activities, toolkits, and contests.