Looking to provoke creative thinking? Then fire up TED Ed, which is aimed at students of all ages. These short videos are just as thought-provoking and counterintuitive as the full-grown TED, with added interactive features such as quizzes, further readings and discussion boards.
Explore the arts at home! New Victory Arts Break offers ideas for teachers and families to incorporate performing arts into their online learning. Each week will focus on a different art form with a series of free activities for kids guided by New Victory Teaching Artists.
Just because you're staying in doesn't mean an end to storytime! From the Brooklyn Public Library taking its readings to Facebook, to live demonstrations by famous picture-book authors, to a large selection of many of the greatest actors of our time reading some of the best books for kids, to powerful personalities (Michelle Obama! Dolly Parton! Julie Andrews!)you can have an amazing storytime for kids right at home.
These free at-home games from School of Wonder let children take an adventure and use their imaginations and creativity to solve challenges. The first Wonder Mission is a road trip across America that's full of mystery and discover–and that takes 6 hours to complete
The "Nation's Attic" has excellent online resources for students of all ages. The Smithsonian's "Fun Stuff for Kids Online" includes videos, readings, DIY projects and interactive games. The activities are super entertaining, and super educational