As the summer continues, parents are trying to maintain an impossible balance: Keeping kids entertained and safe, and working from home during the coronavirus pandemic.
If you're looking for some ways to keep kids entertained while sneaking in some educational content, try giving these expert-approved online activities a try!
The 19 activities below are all free to use, but may require parents to create an account on some sites.
1. The Wave Learning Festival
These three-week courses, taught online by college students, teach middle and high schoolers about topics ranging from accounting to standup comedy!
2. Child Mind Institute’s Parenting During the Coronavirus
Parents aren't the only ones having a hard time right now — the pandemic is taking its toll on kids, too. Daily Q&A video sessions with child psychologists can help families navigate this difficult period.
3. The Crayola At-Home Creative Hub
Who needs art class? Get started on some DIY craft projects with step-by-step instructions on projects like a festive wreath. There's easier crafts, too, like printable coloring pages for both kids and adults!
4. JumpStart Academy
With a free math program available all summer long, this course can help children in kindergarten through sixth grade master core math concepts across four main subjects: Operations, Measurement & Data, Fractions & Geometry.