Climate Kids - This NASA initiative covers a wide range of topics including weather, climate, atmosphere, water, energy, plants, and animals. It also explains how connected different aspects of the earth’s climate are by showing the impact that one has on all the others. In addition to games, activities, and videos, your child can learn more about green careers, too.
FunBrain - A leader in free educational games for children for over two decades. Trusted by parents and teachers alike, Funbrain aims to expand your child’s math, reading, problem-solving, and literacy skills through games, books, comics, and videos.
Smithsonian Kids - No need to travel to one of the Smithsonian’s zoos or museums — this website brings your child everything from live video of the National Zoo to the Smithsonian Learning Lab right to their screen.
Cool Kid Facts - Cool Kid Facts gives your child access to educational videos, pictures, quizzes, downloadable worksheets, and infographics. They can use these to learn about geography, history, science, animals, and even the human body. A Free Resource For K-12 schools, homeschoolers, teachers and everyone who loves to learn!
Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government - This interactive website, hosted by the U.S. Government Publishing Office, allows children to see the ins and outs of the U.S. government by taking a series of learning adventures with none other than Benjamin Franklin. It even has a glossary of all the terms that kids need to understand how our government works.
Cool Math 4 Kids - Your child can practice their addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and fractions. Lessons and quizzes give them the math skills they need to play fun and interactive games.
Find Your Blue - This educational website hosted by the Smithsonian Museum takes a deep dive into ocean life. Tweens can explore the ocean’s many creatures and ecosystems while
edX - Founded by Harvard and MIT, edX is a global nonprofit that is transforming traditional education by removing the barriers of cost, location, and access. Every course is completely free and is provided by premier educational institutions like Columbia, Brown, and Cornell.
Weather Wiz Kids - From rainbows to tornadoes and winter storms to tsunamis, meteorologist Crystal Wicker breaks down the fascinating world of weather.
NASA Kids Club - Your future astronauts can take on missions that will teach them first-hand what it’s like to be in space.
National Geographic Kids - As kids start to learn about the world around them, it’s challenging for parents to keep up with their curiosity. Luckily, there’s National Geographic Kids. This site is great for parents and kids to sit together and watch videos, play games, and learn about their favorite animals.