Summer break is almost here! The kids will spend a lot of time indoors and will be looking for things to do. If the kids are bored and you are out of ideas and tricks to keep them happy, consider allowing some educational screen time. Here’s a list of educational websites for kids that you can allow your children to play on this summer. Find your favorites and bookmark them!
Educational Websites for Kids
ABCmouse.com – award winning website with educational games for kids 2-8 online with a full online curriculum for preschool through 2nd Grade with 9,000+ learning activities. For a limited time, get your first month free! Or, get two months for $5!
Adventure Academy – You’re invited to join the ranks of young scholars at Adventure Academy, a fully immersive virtual universe for those seeking knowledge and adventure. Gain access to hundreds of hours of educational activities teaching essential skills in math, language arts, science, social studies, and much more! For a limited time, get your first month free! Or, get two months for $5!
GoNoodle – Hundreds of videos that activate kids’ bodies and brains.
NASA Kids’ Club – a place to play games and learn about NASA
Starfall – teaches children to read with phonics
PBS KIDS – includes learning games with your favorite PBS characters
Young Ocean Explorers – connecting hearts and minds with the importance of enjoying and caring for our oceans
National Geographic Kids – awesome games, funny videos and amazing facts
Amazing Space– Space telescope education program
Dr. Seuss’ Seussville – is the place for children of all ages to play and learn with Dr. Seuss. Find information on Dr. Seuss books plus you’ll find games and activities
Funbrain – created for kids ages preschool through grade 8, offers more than 100 fun, interactive games that develop skills in math, reading, and literacy, plus find popular books and comics
Camp Wonderopolis – built for learners of ALL ages, but it is especially targeted at grades 2 – 8 and is a fun, engaging way to keep kids learning over the summer months. Includes 42 individual scientific lessons that can be explored at your own pace, on your own schedule
Crayola – Our go-to website for themed printable coloring pages as well as craft ideas and lesson plans
ABCya! – a teacher-created website which provides fun and educational games and apps for kids
Scholastic Kids – for kids about books, reading, authors, games
Prodigy Math Game – free, curriculum-aligned math game for Grades 1 – 8. My daughter is currently using this program at school for math (4th grade).
Sesame Street – games, videos, playlists, muppets, and art
Bonus PC Game:
Charlie Church Mouse Early Elementary – my daughter begged me to find Charlie Church Mouse when she was in early elementary. They played it at school often.
Do you have any educational websites for kids you’d like to add to the list?