Check out These 30 Free Educational Resources Kids Can Use At Home

Learning doesn't have to stop even if school is unexpectedly out

By Jennifer Hill and Barbara Evangelista January 14, 2021

Kids at home is another challenge for everyone and we're all looking for fun and educational things for them to do.

So I rounded up some educational resources that kids of all ages could use at home. I was impressed with some of the great online programs I found, as well as some awesome printable websites! 

Many of these sites contain mostly worksheets.  For well-rounded online lessons and interactive activities organized by grade level, you can also start with iXL and Khan Academy

Here is a list of free educational resources for you to explore and use with your family:

Grades Preschool - 5th grade

  • Worksheets and      Printables
  • Epic! Digital Library for Kids 12 and Under [Free for 30 days, then $8 a month]
  • Great Schools Worksheets for Preschool through 5th Grade
  • JumpStart Printable Worksheets for All Subjects and Ages
  • Kidzone Worksheets for Children
  • Vooks A World of Animated Storybooks [Free for teachers, parents can get a one-month trial free, then $5 per month]

Grades K-5

  • K5 Learning Reading and Math for K-5 [14 day free trial, then $15 per month]
  • Mystery Science Open-and-Go Lessons that Inspire Kids to Love Science [Offering a free login for selected lessons]
  • TLS Books Educational Worksheets for Preschool through 6th Grade

Grades K-8

Middle School

Grades K-12

  • Breakout EDU Digital Learning Games
  • Busy Teacher Printable Worksheets and Lesson Plans [Organized by topic, then choose level.]
  • CK-12 The Smarter Way to Learn [Math, social studies, science]
  • Common Core Sheets Worksheets for All Subjects and Ages
  • Easy Teacher Worksheets Printables for All Subjects and Ages [Organized by subject matter.  No grade information listed]
  • IXL Personalized Learning with Comprehensive Pre-K-12 Curriculum and More
  • K12 Reader Reading Instruction Resources, Printables, and Articles
  • Khan Academy Online Courses, Lessons, and Practice
  • Math-Aids Dynamically Created Math Worksheets
  • Math Worksheets [Grouped by math topic, but no grade/age information]
  • Math is Fun Math Worksheets [Grouped by topic, but no grade/age information]
  • SoftSchools Printable Math and Phonics Worksheets, Math Games, and Grammar Quizzes
  • Spelling Words Printable Spelling Worksheets
  • TeAchnology Printable Worksheets for K-12
  • Twinkl Interactive  Activities and More [Free month trial]

I hope that if you find your kids home unexpectedly this gives you resources to keep them learning!