10 eLearning sites to keep kids busy during Corona Virus Quarantine

10 eLearning sites to keep kids busy during Corona Virus Quarantine

By : Gunjan Katna
Motivation 27/03/2020 02:56am
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Stuck at home with kids! 

The widespread school closures have left parents to scramble ways to smoothly transit school life of kids to at-home life. To maintain the learning curve and to keep kids occupied, parents are anxiously looking for some fun activities that are engaging, involving  and at the same time enlightening. Presently, we’re very fortunate to live in an age of digital learning and entertainment where we can use the technology judiciously and rationally and can make best out of it. 

Here’s a list of some websites that offer online lessons, fun games, printables and videos to keep children occupied during the time schools remain closed.

1. For the students of class 3 to 6, Edulytic.in provides multiple tests covering all the subjects viz. English Grammar, Hindi Grammar, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Computers, and General Knowledge. Numerous tests are designed for each topic in each subject to assess the understanding of student concepts. 

2. KhanAcademy.org an online learning resource offers lessons, exercises and quizzes for students ages 4 to 18 years.

3. BrainPop, a lesson-planning tool, is a great resource for parents of both big and little kids. It has a wide range of school activities ranging from STEM to social studies.

4. ABCmouse.com is offering a free 30-day trial of its comprehensive early learning academy for children aged 2-8 and includes educational games and activities designed by teachers.

5. Free Audio Books offers 450 free audio books including many children's classics. The Wizard of Oz, Grimm's Fairy Tales, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Mark Twain, The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis, The Swiss Family Robinson, Gulliver's Travels, Anne of Green Gables, Aesop's Fables, The Wizard of Oz series, and much more. You can download audio files straight to your computer or mobile device.

6. Along with movement exercises for little kids, elementary-age children can access GoNoodle's free resources, like mindfulness videos, downloadable learning resources, and ideas for off-screen activities.

7. Take a virtual field trip! More than 2,500 museums around the world have made their collections accessible online through Google Arts and Culture.

8. A lot of artists, designers, creators, and musicians are using technology to give mini-lessons. Children’s book author and illustrator, Mo Willems, has launched a brand new daily series on YouTube Lunch Doodles. Each daily episode is accompanied by a downloadable activity page. 

9. Vocabulary.com isn’t a fancy website full of images, but it does allow  parents to create quizzes to help students learn new words.

10. Metkids is an extensive virtual tour of the museum, which provides kids with a dose of art and culture. Kids can learn about a particular period or collection and explore art via the “Time Machine,” starting as early as 8000-2000 BC to present time with fun facts and videos.

Among the websites listed above, some of them are designed to cater to a younger group while others are suitable for the older students. Learn with these websites and enrich the days of your kiddos with unlimited fun and  organized learning experience.

Happy Learning!

 



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