Online Educational Resources

We’ve put together a list of useful educational websites to help you and your children stay mentally active during the current covid-19 crisis.

Maths

www.ixl.com
Ages 5 to adult
IXL maths helps students’ master essential skills at their own pace through fun and interactive questions, built in support and motivating awards. Skill sets from reception to year 13.

www.abcya.com
Ages 5 to 12
Educational games for reception through year 5, that will keep kids engaged and having fun.

www.education.com
Ages 5 to 12
Games, worksheets and lesson plans for use at home or in school. Worksheets, lessons, lesson plans and games.

www.themathsfactor.com
Ages 4 to 12
Let Carol Vorderman teach your child Maths during this difficult period FREE for everyone (usually about £2 per week) to support children’s continued learning at home for the duration of the UK Schools closure period.

www.topmarks.co.uk
Ages 5 to 12
Topmarks gives children the opportunity to learn online, through safe, fun and engaging games and activities. Learning is fun with this range subjects including; English, history, languages, maths and more.

www.funbrain.com
Ages 6 to 15
Educational games with math, grammar, science, spelling, history.

www.arcademics.com
Ages 6 to 11
Fun and free educational games for kids, featuring multi player learning games, math games, language arts games, and much more.

www.coolmath4kids.com
Ages 4 to 12
Math and Games for Kids, Teachers and Parents.

English

www.ixl.com
Ages 5 to adult
IXL maths helps students’ master essential skills at their own pace through fun and interactive questions, built in support and motivating awards. Skill sets from reception to year 13.

www.abcya.com
Ages 5 to 12
Educational games for reception through year 5, that will keep kids engaged and having fun.

www.education.com
Ages 5 to 12
Games, worksheets and lesson plans for use at home or in school. Worksheets, lessons, lesson plans and games.

www.topmarks.co.uk
Ages 5 to 12
Topmarks gives children the opportunity to learn online, through safe, fun and engaging games and activities. Learning is fun with this range subjects including; English, history, languages, maths and more.

History

www.topmarks.co.uk
Ages 5 to 12
Topmarks gives children the opportunity to learn online, through safe, fun and engaging games and activities.

Languages

www.topmarks.co.uk
Ages 5 to 12
Topmarks gives children the opportunity to learn online, through safe, fun and engaging games and activities. Learning is fun with this range subjects including; English, history, languages, maths and more.

www.open.edu/openlearn/languages/free-courses
We offer nearly 1000 free courses across 8 different subject areas. Our courses are available to start right away, with a choice of 8 different languages.

www.duolingo.com
Free mobile app or web and a few minutes a day, everyone can Duolingo. Learn 30+ languages online with lessons based on science.

www.openculture.com/freelanguagelessons
Lessons in 48 languages, including Spanish, French, English, Mandarin, Italian, Russian and more. Lessons with dialogues, drills, exercises, and narratives will teach you the basics.

Science

www.abcya.com
Ages 5 to 11
Educational games for reception through year 5, that will keep kids engaged and having fun.

www.education.com
Ages 5 to 12
Games, worksheets and lesson plans for use at home or in school. Worksheets, lessons, lesson plans and games.

www.topmarks.co.uk
Ages 5 to 12
Topmarks gives children the opportunity to learn online, through safe, fun and engaging games and activities.

www.natgeokids.com/uk
Ages 4 to 12
Loads of Fun Discovering Facts, Stunning Photos, Science, Animals. Helps With Homework.
Types: Animals and Wildlife, Science and Nature, Archaeology and Geology, Geography and History.

Geography

www.topmarks.co.uk
Ages 5 to 12
Topmarks gives children the opportunity to learn online, through safe, fun and engaging games and activities.

www.natgeokids.com/uk
Ages 4 to 12
Loads of Fun Discovering Facts, Stunning Photos, Science, Animals. Helps With Homework.
Types: Animals and Wildlife, Science and Nature, Archaeology and Geology, Geography and History.

Social Emotional

www.education.com
Ages 5 to 12
Games, worksheets and lesson plans for use at home or in school. Worksheets, lessons, lesson plans and games.

www.commonsense.org/education/top-picks/emotional-intelligence-apps-and-games
Songs and activities help kids express, recognize, understand emotions. Interactive program with practice activities.

www.centervention.com/social-emotional-learning-activities
Free social emotional learning activities and lesson plans that include characters from their online social skills games.

Computer Programming

www.education.com
Ages 5 to 12
Games, worksheets and lesson plans for use at home or in school. Worksheets, lessons, lesson plans and games.

www.crunchzilla.com
Ages 5 to 15
Interactive tutorials where kids and adults can play games with code, experiment, build, and learn.

www.tynker.com
Ages 5 and up
Programming and CAD games. Free access to premium coding courses during school closures!

https://codecombat.com
Ages 5 to 15
Learn typed code through a programming game. HTML, Python, Javascript.

www.w3schools.com
W3Schools is an educational website for learning web technologies online. Content includes tutorials and references. HTML, CSS, Python, Javascript and many more.

www.freecodecamp.org
Learn to code with free online courses, programming projects, and interview preparation for developer jobs. A great way to learn how to build websites and apps.

www.tinkercad.com
Kids. Teachers. Hobbyists. Designers.
Types: Toys, Prototypes, Jewelry, Planters, Home Decor, Minecraft Models.

Crafts

www.highlightskids.com
Ages 5 to 12
Play games and discover new jokes, surveys, answers to science questions, and fun crafts and recipes.

www.easypeasyandfun.com/crafts-for-kids
Kids Crafts Ideas with Popular Materials

www.happinessishomemade.net
50+ Quick & Easy Kids Crafts that Anyone Can Make!

Cooking with Kids

www.highlightskids.com
Ages 5 to 12
Play games and discover new jokes, surveys, answers to science questions, and fun crafts and recipes.

www.sitters.co.uk/blog/15-fun-cooking-activities-for-kids.aspx
Get the kids stuck in with these fun cooking activities for kids. 15 fun cooking activities for kids.

www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/collection/kids-cooking
Kids’ cooking recipes. 67 Recipes. Get fussy little eaters into the kitchen and turn them into little chefs with easy and fun cooking projects.

Educational Fun Games, Puzzles, Stories and Activities

https://pbskids.org
Ages 4 to 10
Educational games and videos from Curious George, Wild Kratts and other PBS KIDS shows

www.nickjr.co.uk
Ages 3 to 9
Play, learn, watch and have fun with Nick Jr. UK games, videos and activities.

www.sesamestreet.org/games
Ages 2 to 5
Play free preschool learning games about letters, numbers, STEM and more with all of your favorite Sesame Street friends!

www.poptropica.com
Ages 6 to 15
A virtual world in which kids explore and play in complete safety. Engaging quests, stories and games.

www.almanac.com/kids-stuck-home
Ages 5 to 15
Sharing free stories and links to fun activities for stuck-at-home families everywhere.

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