Online Educational Resources

When museums, libraries and field trips aren't an option.

Take a look at this list of virtual museums, movies, live streaming, and printable sources!

 

New Link April 28th

2020 Summer of Storytelling, Creation Quest

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Maine History Project Fair, Homeschoolers of Maine 

Activities, Inside

Not Your Normal April Vacation, The Eddy School

April 10 Zoom Spring Birding for Kids & Families, Maine Audubon 

100+ Indoor Activities for Kids, The Best Ideas for Kids

Celebrate St Patrick's Day, Woman's Day

16 Math Cards Games, We are Teachers

Exercise Brains & Bodies, (Free for 21 days), fluencyandfitness.com

Toddler Activities, mothercould.com

Top 10 Secrets to Teaching Kids Music

Engineering Activities for Kids (when Under Quarantine), Lindsey Nelson

P.E with Joe | Daily LIVE workouts for kids

25 Ways to Learn at Home with Lego

 79 Easy Toilet Paper Roll Crafts, RedTedArt

The Coolest Cardboard House EVER!, Tales of a Monkey, a Bit, and a Bean

Messing Around in the Maine Outdoors Activity Guide

March 31st was National Crayon Day! Here are some activities!

Educational Tools & Activities for Kids!, ME Dept. Inland Fisheries & Wildlife

Activities, Outside

130+ FREE Outdoor Learning Activities, Outdoor Families Online

At Home Nature-based Activities, Cathance River Education Alliance

50 Simple Outdoor Activities for Kids, notimeforflashcards.com

Disc Golf is safe outdoor fun right now, WKBN Sports article

Maine Disc Golf Courses List

Maine Inland Waterways Open for Fishing (no recreational license required)

National Park Service to Waive Entrance Fees, CNN.com

Keeping a Nature Notebook, ME Fish & Wildlife

Sound Mapping; Me Fish & Wildlife

Build a Bird Nest

Books, Audio & Live Book Reading 

10 Audiobooks the Whole Family Will Love, Northern Nester

Operation Story Time, Cool Progeny

Free Public Domain Audiobooks, LibriVox

Bible Stories, Your Story Hour

Stories Read aloud, Storyline Online

Shark Story Hour (Facebook Live), Atlantic White Shark Conservancy 

"Down to the Sea With Mr. McGee," Chris Van Dusen on Youtube

Astronauts Reading Stories From Space, scarymommy.com

Audio Books, Audible

Books, Print

Free eBooks, Project Gutenberg

Free Library Books, Open Library

Field Trips & Tours, Virtual

Mrs Fahrney's List, Google doc

Alpaca Farm Tour, Northern Solstice Alpaca Farm

How Crayons are Made on Youtube, Mr Rogers

Virtual Disney Rides, Romper.com

Virtual Zoo Visits, New England Aquarium

33 National Park Tours, Totally the Bomb

The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks, artsandculture.com

Virtual Farm Tours While You're Stuck at Home, Americandairy.com

Huge List of Virtual Field Trips, howtohomeschoolforfree.com

Historic Homes Virtual Tours, housebeautiful.com

Seattle Symphony, (Free Temporarily)

Jerusalem Virtual Tours 

Virtual Field Trips links, Educators Association of Virginia

Films, Educational 

Art for Kids Hub, Youtube

Educational Films, Netflix

Educational Films, Hulu

Educational Films, Amazon Prime

15 Broadway Plays, Playbill

Interactive Sites, Free

45+ Free Educational Websites for Kids, From ABCs to ACTs

Animals & Plants, San Diego Zoo

Schoolhouse Rock

Lessons and Classes

Free Writing Lessons (Coupon code FUN2WRITE ends 3/15), Polliwog Pages

12 Art Lessons on Youtube, homeschoolhideout.com

Learn about Presidential Elections, freekidsguide.com

Virtual Career Exploration, Virtual Job Shadow

Scholastic Learn at Home, Scholastic 

50 Youtube Channels for Home Learning, teachingpacks.co.uk

Free, Virtual Marine Biology Camp, Oceans Initiative

Step by Step Painting Tutorials

Free Election Day Unit Study, Sonlight

Imagineering in a Box’, Disney and Khan Academy

Literature and Study Guides, Free, bibliomania

Free Kids Drawing Lessons, creativeblog.com

Online Education, Switched-on Schoolhouse

Smart Videos for Curious Minds, The Kid Should See This

Downloadable Unit Studies, Homeschoolers of Maine

University Students Give Free Tutoring To K-12 Students, GoPeer

Online Classes, Heritage Learning

Three Months Free Foreign Language Software, Rosetta Stone

Free Photography Classes (April), Nikon

Livestream & Webcams

Mo Willems Doodles, Washingtonian

Nightly Met Opera Streams, Operawire

Creation Museum Facebook Live, Answers in Genesis

Meteorologist Weather Courses (Free), Hayley LaPoint from WOKQ

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Zoo Livecams - Melbourne Australia

Animal Webcams, Georgia Aquarium 

Interactive Learning Livestreaming, Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration

Museum, Virtual

Rock Garden, Maine Mineral Museum

Paris Museum Images, Kottke.org

Depot Museum, Pittsfield Historical Society

Chinese & Taiwanese Artist in Maine, Colby Museum of Art

The Museum of the World, British Museum

10 Iconic Museums, The Points Guys

Forgotten Workers: Chinese Migrants and the Building of the Transcontinental Railroad, Smithsonian Exhibitions

My Computing Device, Smithsonian Exhibitions

Superheroes, Smithsonian Exhibitions

Habitat, Smithsonian Gardens

Louvre Museum, louvre.fr

12 Museums You Can Visit Virtually 

NASA Media Library

Aquariums of the Pacific

Podcasts

The Amazing Maine Podcast

Favorite Podcasts for Children & Homeschool Families, MyLittlePoppies.com

Wow in the World, npr 

Printables

Printable Coloring Pages & Worksheets, Education.com

Science & Education Coloring Pages, Supercoloring.com

Worksheets, All Grades, All Subjects, Great Schools

Free Bible Activity Pages, busybooksandmore.net

Free Printable Disney Coloring Pages

30+ Free Printable Scavenger Hunts for Kids, Buggyandbuddy.com 

400+ Pages of Printable Worksheets for Kindergarten, planesandballoons.com

Animal Tracks of Maine

STEM Learning

X-STEM Videos, USA Science Festival

USA Science Festival Videos

Women in STEM, USA Science Festival

Strategies & Ideas

14 Strategies For Working From Home Around Children Without Endless Screen Time, The Federalist

50+ Free Educational Resources to Use Online, thehomeschoolmom.com

Can Kids Have Play Dates or Hit Up the Playground While Social Distancing?, Popsugar

Getting Started in Homeschooling, Homeschoolers of Maine

Knitting and Crocheting Can Help Lower Stress, Southern Living

9 Ways to Love Your Neighbor During a Pandemic, thegospelcoalition.com

How to set up the Zoom App, Scattered Solutions on Youtube

15 Hacks for Working from Home, youneedabudget.com

Subscriptions

List of Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions Due To School Closings, Kids Activities Blog

Adobe Creative Cloud (2 months free), petapixel.com