• Valerie Carter

Awesome Online Activities during the Coronavirus

Updated: Jun 10, 2020

If you are looking for fun, educational and cultural resources online, here are some amazing sites for kids of all ages:


Educational websites that are offering their content for free during the pandemic. amazingeducationalresources.com


An app mixing art and music. generativemusic.com/bloom.html


Explore lots of options – science, social sciences, arts and music with videos – games and activities. BrainPop.com


Turn your photos into cool cartoons. net-sigma.com/instatoon/

Creative Bug

Improve crafting skills with free arts & crafts video classes. creativebug.com


Online educational source with games and videos. education.com and the accompanying app, Brainzy.

Khan Academy

Free classes and activities in math, science and computers. khanacademy.org

Mission US

Engaging history games. mission-us.org.

Monument Valley

Follow an elf through mazes in this puzzle app. monumentvalleygame.com/mv2

Museums and other Cool Places:

Virtual tours are available for major museums, incredible parks and cultural sites through: Google Arts & Culture. You can visit the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, the Guggenheim in New York CIty, Machu Picchu in Peru, Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska and the National Gallery of Art in D.C, just to name a few.

Mystery Science

Videos on hands-on science activities. mysteryscience.com

National Geographic

A kids-geared site about animals, science, history and geography. kids.nationalgeographic.com

PBS Kids

Daily activities and tips keeping kids busy and engaged. pbskids.org

Sign Language

Learn American sign language with free interactive apps.


The Kid Should See This

More than 4,000 totally wild children’s videos providing entertainment for all ages. thekidsshouldseethis.com

The Shows Must Go On! 

YouTube channel featuring a new musical each week, free subscription.

Virtual Zoo

Visit zoo animals on live cams. houstonzoo.org.


This e-book library helps people with reading challenges read and enjoy books - also needs volunteers who can help from home. Bookshare.org

Remember, reading a book is another terrific option, books are a great place to get lost and found.

Hope these sites keep you happy, engaged and entertained during all of our quarantined indoor time.

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