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Education.com - Free premium resources to help parents and teachers alike. You can get grade-specific bundles of resources, independent study packets and guided lessons. Education.com also has games that teach children skills like sight words, counting, coding, spelling and rhyming. It’s perfect for children in preschool through fifth grade. 

Greatschools.org has math, spelling, reading, counting and science worksheets available for free for children in Pre-K to 5th grade. You will need to have access to a printer in order to take advantage of all the free resources. 

ABCmouse is offering a free month trial of their services. The site has a full online curriculum with more than 850 lessons across 10 levels that is perfect for children ages two to eight. As your child completes one lesson, they are automatically guided to the next one and can win tickets and rewards. Kids can learn reading, arts, colors, math and science in over 9,000 activities provided for free. 

Scholastic Learn at Home by Scholastic is offered to students who have been affected by COVID-19 school closures. The site has learning material for students in Pre-K to 9th grade. Each day, students get a few new tasks, such as reading a book or article, watching a video and completing a few activities. 

CircleTime helps children have fun while learning. You can either participate in the classes with your child or have them follow the expert instructor by themselves. Options include storytime yoga, interactive storytime, sing-along and playing with colors. If you want to cook or bake with your child, CircleTime has classes that walk you through a few simple recipes. For parents with babies, there are “Baby and Me” yoga classes available as well. 
  
All Kids Network has worksheets, color pages, hidden pictures, mazes, and dot to dot pictures available for free. Included on the site are more than 1,000 craft ideas that you can do together with your child on the weekends or during a work break. 

San Francisco's Exploratorium Learning Toolbox offers activities to help kids understand the science behind viruses, how they affect the human body, and how we can protect ourselves against infection.
  
Khan Academy is a free online learning resource offering lessons, exercises and quizzes. It has daily schedules for organizing at-home learning for students ages 4 to 18 years. On weekdays, Khan Academy also offers daily livestreams on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter to help parents and educators best utilize the website's tools and resources. No kids, no problem; Khan academy offers adult learning as well. 

PBS Learning Media offers tools to help support learning at home, including educational videos and games from favorite series, and related skill-building offline activities. 

The American Museum of Natural History in New York City offers online learning materials for science fans of all ages. Their Ology science website provides games and activities for kids and covers a range of science topics, including archaeology, paleontology, astronomy and marine biology.
  
National Geographic Kids offers free educational videos, games, and activities that center on wildlife and preservation for kids of all ages. 

NASA Kids’ Club helps children in Pre-K to 4th grade learn the ins and outs of NASA's missions using hands-on educational games. There is also a "Now in Space" slideshow that introduces budding astronauts to the crew currently orbiting Earth on the International Space Station.

National Emergency Library - A temporary collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers, and libraries are closed

Museum of Modern Art Free Online Courses for Art Lovers and People Trying to Understand It - MoMA of New York teaches a wide range of art techniques

450 Free Ivy League University Online Courses - Princeton, Harvard, Brown and more

Dan Brown Teaches Free Class on Writing Thrillers - ’Da Vinci Code’ author offers this free course