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Resources for Parents & Children During School Closures

The impact of a First Responder’s job affects their entire family. Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic can introduce additional stress, health risks and increase already long hours spent away from home. We have compiled a growing list of resources we hope will be of help to our First Responder Families during current school closures. (Updated 7-21-2020)

Note: We have compiled this list to aid families while schools are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. All Clear Foundation is not paid to promote any of these resources and does not validate any claims made.

!zzit
Entertaining & educational videos for all levels and subjects.

123 Homeschool 4 Me
300,000+ FREE printable worksheets from toddlers to teens.

A Better Way to Homeschool
Preschool through 8th grade.

A+ Click
Math and logic problems for ages 5 and up to adult.

AARP
Family Caregiving How-To Video Series

ABCya
Math and reading games.

Access Mars
Explore the surface of Mars on the Curiosity Rover.

ACS – Chemistry for Life
High school chemistry topics.

Action for Health Kids
COVID-19 and at-home resources.

Administration for Children & Families
COVID-19 related resources for our programs that help our nation’s children, families, and communities during this challenging time.

Alcumus
Provides high-performing students with a challenging curriculum appropriate to their abilities.

All in one High School
Every course you could possibly want to homeschool for high school.

All in One Homeschool
Every course you could possibly want to homeschool preschool – 8.

All Kids Network
Crafts, activities, mazes, dot to dot, etc.

Amazing Educational Resources
Variety of resources with descriptions and links.

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Coronavirus/COVID-19 Resource Library

American Psychiatric Association
Authoritative and timely resources in this information hub.

American Psychological Assocation
APA COVID-19 Information and Resources updated by APA for psychologists, health-care workers and the public

American Thoracic Society
Patient and Family Resources on COVID-19

Amphibian Ark
Curriculum Materials, Toolkit and Resources for learning about the Amphibian species.

Anxiety and Depression Association of America
The Pandemic Parenting Guide: How to Improve Your Child/Teen’s (and Your Own) Emotional Well-Being in Times of COVID-19

ArcAdemics
Free multiplayer educational games, math games, language arts games, and more!

Art for Kids Hub
New art lessons are uploaded M-F, every week.

Artsology
Play games, conduct investigations, and explore different forms of art.

Ask Dr. Universe
Ask Dr. Universe is a science-education project from Washington State University.

Association of Child Life Professionals
ACLP advances psychosocial care and the emotional safety of children, youth, and families impacted by healthcare and significant life experiences.

Autism Speaks
Resources for people with autism and their families that may be seeing disruptions in services and coping with the uncertainty of what comes next.

Autism Speaks
COVID-19 information and resources for families

Backpack Sciences
Hands on science videos for elementary kids.

Bamboo Learning
Voice based learning with Alexa.

Banzai!
Exposes students to real-world financial dilemmas to teach them smart money management.

BBC
A variety of learning resources for children of all ages.

BBC History for Kids
Games, quizzes and fact sheets take kids on a journey through time.

Bedtime Math
Math as a fun part of your daily family routine.

Bens Guide
Learn about the U.S. government thru a series of learning adventures with none Benjamin Franklin.

Big History Project
13.8 Billion Years of History. Free. Online.

Biodigital
A human visualization platform that allows students to explore the human body in really cool ways.

Biology Simulations
Biology Simulations helps students to learn about biology and practice data analysis skills.

Blockly
Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.

Boddle Learning
Math for elementary kids through 6th grade.

BrainBox
Magic Spell is a carefully crafted spelling adventure.

Brainscape
Flashcard decks for every subject, entrance exam, and certification imaginable.

Breakout EDU
Educational games K-12.

Bright Horizons
Talking to Children about COVID-19 (novel coronavirus).

British Council
Resources for English language learning across all ages.

British Museum
Virtual tour of the Great Court, discover the ancient Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies.

Bunk
Digital archive of history.

Busy Toddler
Indoor Activities for busy toddlers.

BWS Education Consulting
Test Prep for SAT, ACT, etc.

Campus Difusion
Platform for learning and practicing the Spanish language.

CanFigureIt Geometry
Easy-to-use workspace created by teachers, where students can practice proofs and deductive reasoning.

Cardinal At Work
Free Online Workshops and Virtual Learning Resources for Children and Families.

Carmen San Diego
Carmen Sandiego videos, stories, and lessons for all subject areas.

Cbeebies Radio
Animation and activities for younger children.

Cells Alive
Learn all about cells.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Household Checklist to protect you and your family during a COVID-19 outbreak

Chalk Academy
Chinese learning activities.

Chemicool
Learn all about the periodic table.

Child Mind Institute
Supporting Families During COVID-19.

Child Trends
Resources for Supporting Children’s Emotional Well-being during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

ChildCare Aware of America
Providing news, resources and FAQs to help families monitor the situation around the coronavirus(COVID-19) outbreak and its impact on child care accessibility and safety.

ChildCare.gov
Links to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) information provided by each state and territory to help families and child care providers stay informed

Children’s Defense Fund
Useful Resources for Children and Families During the COVID-19 Crisis

Children’s Institute
Resources for how to share pandemic information with young children

Children’s National
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources to help you and your family get through this challenging time.

Chrome Music Lab
Music is for everyone.

Cincinnati Children’s
Resources to help parents and families respond to the disruptions of school, work, travel, and every other aspect of life caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

CIRCLE Family Activity Collection
A variety of hands-on activities that families can do at home.

CK-12
Interactive learning activities and practice that adapts to individual student performance.

Classroom Cereal
Grammar practice for middle school grades.

ClickSchooling
Daily recommendations by email for entertaining websites that help kids learn.

Climate Kids
Produced by the Earth Science Communications Team at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Club SciKidz
Daily free science or cooking experiment to do at home.

Coalition for Responsible Home Education
Homeschooling Through COVID-19

Code Academy
Learn to code.

Code.org
K-12 computer science – coding with Star Wars (offline version available).

Common Lit
Reading passages for grades 3-12, with reading comprehension and discussion questions.

Common Sense Media
Navigate social distancing and school closures with quality media and at-home learning opportunities for your kids.

Concord Consortium
Free K-12 interactive STEM – scientifically accurate models and activities.

Conjuguemos
Learn verb conjugations in Spanish, French (+ 7 other languages) with drill practices and multi-player games.

Cool Kid Facts
Educational videos, pictures, quizzes, downloadable worksheets, and infographics.

Country Reports
35,000 pages of online content on the cultures and countries of the world.

Coursera
Free courses from leading universities and companies.

Covonia
GUIDE ON HANDLING COUGHS AND COLDS IN CHILDREN AND BABIES

Crash Course
A variety of courses across a variety of topics for all ages.

Crash Course Kids
YouTube series for grade school science.

Crazy Games
Tons and tons and tons of games some learning some just fun.

Crest Awards
Science awards you can complete from home.

Crypto Club
Immerse yourself in cryptography.

Curriculum Associates
Free printable K-8 Reading and Math activity packs (available in English and Spanish).

Curriki
Digital learning content for preschool through high school.

Dad Worksheets
Thousands of printable math worksheets, charts and calculators for home school or classroom use

Dealhack
compilation of websites, educational institutions, and other businesses that offer free services and programs not just for home-based learning but also for your general well-being

Delta Math
A wide range of math content from middle school through AP Calculus.

Discovery K12
Free Student account for online homeschool platform & curriculum; Pre-K to 12th grade.

District Administration
Updated: 304 free K-12 resources during coronavirus pandemic

Dog On A Log Books
Printable board games, activities and more for phonics and reading.

Dr. Roger’s Math Neighborhood
Higher level math online video series with detailed solutions.

Dr. Seuss
Read, play games, and hang out with Dr. Seuss.

DragonBox
Algebra games for kids.

Dreambox
K-8 online math program analyzes data points to provide the right next lesson at the right time.

Dreamscape
Engaging reading game for Grades 2-8, and all for FREE!

Ducksters
Education for kids all topics.

Duolingo
Learn languages for free. Web or app.

Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center
Resources for Working and Learning from Home During the COVID-19 Outbreak.

EdSource
Parenting during a pandemic: A family journal

Education Reimagined
Distance Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic – Distance Learning Resource Center

Education Week
This Is What Students Want Us to Know About Pandemic Learning

edX
2,500+ online courses from top institutions.

Elemental Science
80+ at home science activities.

Emergency Medical Services for Children Innovation & Improvement Center (EMSC IIC)
Guidance and Resources resources for hospital-based, prehospital, and community based providers from the CDC, ASPR and other experts.

Everyday Earth
Interactive video earth science based curriculum supplement.

Facts 4 Me
Age appropriate research site for elementary-level readers (UserName: read / Password: read).

Families First
COVID-19 Parenting Tips and Resources

Family Caregiver Alliance
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources and Articles for Family Caregivers.

Farm Food 360
Explore Canadian food & farming with 360º Virtual Tours – farm animals, foods, production and processing.

Farmer’s Almanac
Farmer’s almanac for kids… Date, weather, moon phase, etc.

First 5 Association of California
Resources to help families, children and communities in California cope with and understand the COVID-19 pandemic and response.

Fiveable
Resources for AP students including live reviews, live trivia, and study guides!

Fluency and Fitness
Over 900 videos to help your child keep learning at home and burn off some extra energy; Ages 4-8.

Free Children Stories
Free stories for children ages 3-12.

Free Code Camp
450 Ivy League courses that you can take for free.

Fun Fonix
Phonics worksheets for kids.

FunBrain
Math and Reading games.

Funology
Crafts, projects, science, recipes for young children.

Future Learn
Free to access 100s of courses, only pay to upgrade.

Geography Games
Games for learning world geography.

GeoGuessr
Use Google’s Street View and real maps from Mapillary to learn/test geography skills.

GoNoodle
Movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts.

Good and Beautiful
Free, academically sound, full-year language arts courses downloads.

Google Doc Collection of Website Resources
Variety of resources with descriptions and links.

Google Doc Collection of Website Resources
A publicly shared Google Doc identifying Elementary Family Resources

Google Earth
Discover cities around the world, using the world’s most detailed digital globe.

GoZEN
Video to Help Kids Manage Coronavirus Anxiety

Grammaropolis
Work on the 8 parts of speech.

Grid Club
Math games galore.

HealthLine
How Parents Can Help Themselves and Their Children with COVID-19 Stress

HealthyChildren.Org
Parenting in a Pandemic: Tips to Keep the Calm at Home

Highlights
Fun games, recipes, crafts, activities.

HippoCampus
7,000 free videos in 13 subject areas.

iDEA Awards
Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

Innerbody
Interactive models help kids learn more about the internal mechanics of the human body.

Institute on Aging
Friendship Line – A senior intervention hotline offering support for individuals who find connecting within the community challenging

Instructables
3D printing projects and Coding projects, involving math and other K-12 subjects.

Into the Book
Games to get “into the book”.

Iowa Department of Education
Access to educational enrichment options for students, parents and educators during the temporary disruption of classroom learning due to COVID-19

Jigsaw Explorer
Online photograph jigsaw puzzles, from 6 to 1000+ pieces.

Johns Hopkins Children’s Center
Our Child Life specialists have come up with resources to share with children and their caregivers who are affected by COVID-19

Judge Baker Children’s Center
Resources for Families During the COVID-19 Outbreak

KC Chamber (Missouri)
RESOURCES FOR PARENTS, CHILDREN, AND CAREGIVERS DURING COVID-19

Khan Academy
Free schedules, online courses, Lessons & Practice materials.

Kids Health
Coronavirus (COVID-19): How Your Family Can Stay Prepared

Kids Think Design
Kids can explore design careers in fashion, graphics, interior, film, architecture and more.

Kiwi Co
Quick & easy at home projects curated for kids 2 and up.

Kodable
Coding for ages 4-10.

Leader In Me
COVID-19 Response Center – Resources for Families

Lifespan
Coronavirus, Kids and Signs of Stress

Little Spark Company
Free printables library with activities for children 0-6.

Little Twisters Yoga
Free at-home kids yoga lesson plans.

Magic Tree House
Interactive games based on the book series.

Maker Stations
3 Free Weeks of Maker Stations to keep your children creating at home.

Manga High
Play basic games to reinforce math skills and compete against the computer or others.

Marco Learning
Resources for AP students.

Mary Bridge Children’s – MultiCare
Age-appropriate recommendations to help your child cope during this time.

Massachusetts General Hospital
Guide to Mental Health Resources for Families and Children

Math Celebrity
Step-by-step work and answers for math problems. 2nd grade through college.

Math Chimp
Free online math games, videos, and worksheets – organized by common core standards (1st-8th grades).

Math Playground
Educational resources including math games, logic puzzles and brain builders.

Math Score
Math practice from counting to algebra and geometry.

Math@Work
Math Videos with lessons, real life uses of math, famous actors.

Medium – Kids Listen
19 Great Science Podcasts You Can Listen To With Kids.

Memrise
22 languages to learn.

MET Museum
A wonderful, endlessly detailed way to get kids engaged in the world of art.

Mission US
An interactive way to learn history.

MobyMax
Find and fix learning gaps.

MultiCare
Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Helping Children Cope

MusicTheory
Introductory and intermediate music theory lessons, exercises, ear trainers, and calculators.

My First Garden
Fun and clever gardening – An Urban Programs Resource Network by the University of Illinois Extension.

My Tutor
Homeschooling during COVID-19: How One Family is Doing It

Mystery Science
K-5th Science lessons.

NASA
Space science for kiddos.

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
Online resources to provide information from NAEYC and a few national health and educational organizations.

National Association of School Psychologists
Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19.

National Association of School Psychologists
Resources and guidance from NASP, the federal government, and other agencies, offer guidance and suggestions for graduate educators during the COVID-19 outbrea

National Autism Association
Teaching Tools for Individuals with Autism and Tips for Caregivers and Individuals.

National Down Syndrome Society
Q&A Covid-19 and Down Syndrome

National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health
Videos, toolkits, activities to use at home and more to support parents and caregivers and their children during the COVID-19 pandemic

National Gallery of Art
NGAkids interactives offer an entertaining and informative introduction to art and art history.

National Geographic Kids
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

National Geographic Young Explorers
Mmagazine designed specifically for kindergarten and first grade students.

National Museum of Natural History
This educational website hosted by the Smithsonian Museum takes a deep dive into ocean life.

Nationwide Children’s
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – Health, Wellness, Safety Resources and Information for Patient Families

NCDHHS
Free Online “Check my Symptoms” tool

New York Public Library
Download over 300,000 books from the NYPL for free.

Next Gen Personal Finance
Free resources, games and lesson plans for teaching personal finance.

Nitrotype
Improve typing skills while competing in races with up to 5 typers from around the world.

No Red Ink
Online curriculum that builds better writers.

Nomster Chef
Illustrated recipes designed to help kids age 2-12 cook with their grown-ups.

North Carolina State University – Institute for Emerging Issues
Resources for Parents and Caregivers with Children at Home.

Novel Effect
Read out loud from ebooks with music, sound effects, and character voices responding to your voice.

NPR Goats and Soda
Comic about Coronavirus for Kids

Numberphile
Short videos about numbers that help kids explore complex math topics and make math more fun.

NYU Langone Health
COVID-19 MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES 2020

OpenLearn
Primarily for high school or advanced students.

Oregon Department of Education
Health, Safety & Wellness – Resources and information about student well-being

Overcoming Obstacles
Life skills including social and emotional skills for students in grades K-12.

Oxford Owl for Home
Free resources for grade school children.

Paragraph Punch
Teaches students how to write a paragraph through interactive online tutorial.

Parents Helping Parents
Resources covering Education, Public Health & Policy, Home-Based Learning, Activities & Recreation, Podcasts, Self-Care and Family Health & Wellness.

Paw Print Badges
Free challenge packs with activities and other downloads.

PBS Kids
Play with fave show characters and learn too.

PBS Learning
PreK-12 digital media service with more than 30,000 learning materials.

Pebble Go
Curricular content hub specifically designed for K-3 students.

PhET Project – University of Colorado
PhET provides fun, free, interactive, research-based science and mathematics simulations.

Playmada Games
Game-based learning experiences for high school science students.

Positive Physics
An online physics problem and video bank designed for conceptual, standard, honors or AP1 physics.

Pre-School Express
Preschool age crafts and activities.

Pre-School Inspirations
Toddler and preschool age ideas.

Prevent Child Abuse America
Coronavirus Tips & Resources for Parents, Children, Educators & Others

Prodigies Music
Music curriculum for kids ages 1-12.

Prodigy
List of Resources for Families and Educators During COVID-19.

Prodigy Maths
Math platform for 1st-8th graders.

Project Explorer
Free videos from around the world from grade 3-12.

Psychology Today
How Parents Can Help Their Children During the Pandemic

PTA.org
Resources, tools and information to support our families and teachers who are navigating working, teaching and learning at home.

Quaver Music
General music education for grades Pre-K to 8.

Quizlet
For students to practice and master whatever they are learning.

Reading Eggs
Phonics and learning to read.

ReadWorks
Online resource of reading passages and lesson plans for students of all levels K-12.

Red Ted Art
Easy arts and crafts for little ones.

RedT Kids Marketplace
Critical Thinking resources for K-6 students.

Renaissance Magnet School of Expeditionary Learning
Blog Archive of Author ‘Read-Alouds’ (2011-2020).

Robert Munsch
The Official Robert Munsch Site – Books, Poems, Stories and other fun kid’s stuff.

RockAlingua
Music Based Spanish Learning.

Rose & Rex
a list of resources to help keep children engaged, calm and happy despite school closures and social distancing.

San Diego Zoo
Amazing videos, activities, and games – just for kids!

Scholastic
Day-by-day projects for grade school children (PreK to 6th Grade+).

Scholastic Magazine
Learn At Home Day-By-Day Projects

Science Spot
Science projects that can be completed with or without Internet access.

Scootpad
Adaptive curriculum in Math and ELA for Grades K-8.

Scratch
Learn to program your own interactive stories, games, and animations.

Seneca
Large amount of free content for all grades.

SEPUP, UC Berkley
Simulations, scientist profiles and resources for middle school science and high school biology.

Shurley English
Clear, logical, and concrete approach to language arts for grades K-8.

Sight Reading Factory
Sight reading and sight singing practice exercises.

Smart Music
Music practice transformed.

Smithsonian
Free stuff for Kids from the Smithsonian.

Songs for Teaching
Large selection of fun songs to help teach preschool and kindergarten students.

Spelling City
Vocabulary Words and Reading Comprehension for grades K-12; Free with code VSCFree90.

Spelling Training
Easy Online Spelling Practice and Games for grades 1-4.

STAND for Children
A list of no-cost resources that we hope can be helpful to your family during this challenging time.

STAND for Children
Information to support you and your family if you are facing food insecurity, job loss or concern for your child’s educational development.

STAND for Children – Louisiana
Financial & Family Resources During COVID-19

StarFall
Reading, language arts and mathematics for Pre-School through 3rd Grade.

State of Alaska
Alaskan Wildlife cams.

Steve Spangler Science
Science experiments that you can do at home.

Storyline
Favorite children’s books, read by famous people.

Super Simple
Resource include free flashcards, coloring pages, worksheets and more for children ages 2 to 13.

Supercharged School
Daily lessons and educational activities that kids can do on their own.

Switch Zoo
Play games and learn all about animals.

Sworkit Youth Initiative
Kid-friendly workouts include Strength, Agility, Flexibility and Balance.

Teachers Pay Teachers
Free Printables for PreK-2nd Grade.

Ted Ed
All sorts of engaging educational videos.

The Artful Parent
Free art activities.

The China Guide
This Virtual Tour of the Great Wall of China is beautiful and makes history come to life.

The Color
Online digital coloring pages.

The Great Course Plus
Free trial of classes for older teens or adults

The Happy Scientist
Materials, videos and resources across a variety of science topics for all ages.

The Homeschool Scientist
Engineering challenges with things you have at home.

The Imagination Tree
Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.

The Journal
Free Resources for Schools During COVID-19 Outbreak.

The Kennedy Center – Live with Mo Willems
Live Doodle Classes or streamed on YouTube.

The Kids Should See This
Wide range of educational videos.

The Louvre
Travel to Paris, France to see amazing works of art at The Louvre with this virtual field trip.

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network
PANDEMIC FLU FACT SHEET: A Parents’ Guide to Helping Families Cope with a Pandemic Flu

The New York Times
How to Keep Children’s Stress From Turning Into Trauma

The OT Toolbox
Resources, tools, ideas, and activities geared toward motor function and development.

The Story Starter
Randomly generates 356,300,262,144 story starters.

The United States Mint
Play games, learn fun facts, and find out how to turn coin collecting into a hobby.

The Village
Expanded Covid-19 Resource Center providing a full range of behavioral health, early childhood and youth development and support services for children, families and adults

The Well
Program combines mindfulness prompts and classical music.

Theta Music Trainer
A complete system of online courses and games for ear training and music theory.

Thrive Global
Pandemic-fatigued? 4 Reasons Moms Are Feeling Mentally Overloaded

Tinkercad
Free, easy-to-use app for 3D design, electronics, and coding for all ages.

Today
How to homeschool during the coronavirus crisis with free resources.

Toy Theater
Educational online games.

Turle Diary
Online games, videos, experiments, puzzles, coloring sheets, and more for Pre-K thru 5th Grade.

Turnaround For Children
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Resources

Turnaround For Children
[PODCAST] Coronavirus: Keeping Our Children And Ourselves Safe, With Pamela Cantor, M.D.

Typing Club
Learn touch typing for free!

Typing.com
Learn Keyboarding, Digital Literacy, & Coding.

Tyto Online
Middle schoolers can observe, experiment and collect evidence to observe phenomena.

U.S. Department of Labor
The U.S. Department of Labor has resources to help workers and employers prepare for the COVID-19 virus (also known as novel coronavirus).

UCLA Health
Dementia and Alzheimer’s Caregiver Tips amid Covid-19

United Family Network
Membership is 100% free for qualifying families who are struggling and/or experiencing hardship.

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Resources for Parents to Help Children Cope.

University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital
Coronavirus (COVID-19) At-Home Toolkit for Families – Resources to help parents and children during the COVID-19 pandemic

USA Volleyball – TeamUSA.Org
Articles that may help you work better with your family during this time.

USGS – Earthquake Hazards Program
Learn all about earthquakes.

Virtual Field Trips
Over 30 Virtual Field Trips with Links.

Virtual Musical Instruments
Learn and create music by playing instruments online using a computer keyboard and mouse.

Virtual School Activities
Collection of sites to live webcams, virtual tours/trips, and other miscellaneous fun educational sites.

Weather Wiz Kids
Resources, activities and information on Meterology and all things weather – including weather safety.

What Was There
Tie historical photos to Google Maps and tour familiar streets to see how they appeared in the past.

Wonderopolis
Learners of all ages can ask questions and use their curiosity and imagination to explore and discover.

World Health Organization
Helping children cope with stress during the 2019-nCoV outbreak

XtraMath
Help kids master basic math facts – online or via mobile app.

Yale School of Medicine
Child Study Center – Scholastic Collaborative: Coronavirus Resources and support for families and educators

Yellowstone National Park
Tour Yellowstone National Park!

Youngzine
News and more for kids.

Youth.gov
Resources on topics affecting youth and how supportive adults can help.

Zearn Learning
K-5th grade math learning and content, including paper-based materials that can be used without a device.

Zero to Three
Tips for families including age-appropriate responses to common questions, a guide to self-care, and activities for young children experiencing social distancing.