Learning at Home
Children learn and grow from everything around them. During COVID-19, you may need to keep your child out of care due to health concerns, illness, or exposure. You can help your child keep learning at home. Here are free educational tools and tips for helping your child learn at home.
This sheet has lots of fun game ideas to play with your child. It is divided by age. Find activities for birth to age five.
Social and emotional development is very important for young children. Children may be feeling stress due to worries about COVID-19 or being apart from friends and family during the pandemic. This website has resources and activities to support your child’s social and emotional development.
Vroom helps families add learning to mealtime, bathtime, bedtime, or anytime. It offers 1,000+ fun, free activities.
Additional resources with free subscriptions and applications:
- Free Educational Sites: A list of websites with fun activities for kids, including NatGeo and Brainpop!
- Age of Learning with access to ABCmouse, Adventure Academy, and Reading IQ
- Reading Rockets – When School is Closed: Resources to Keep Kids Learning at Home
- National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) – Selecting Apps to Support Children’s Learning
- Learn more about the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework (ELOF)
- PBS Kids Resources
- Zero to Three Educational Resources (Birth to 12 months)
- Ready Rosie: Free toolkit with information and resources for supporting children
- Sesame Street: Watch Sesame Street clips and play fun, educational games for free!