Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

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.




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




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.