With many schools closed across the country, parents are scrambling to keep kids engaged and entertained while adjusting to remote learning. The sudden change can be daunting, especially for parents working from home themselves, but free resources are available to help ease this transition. From free online classes to free streaming services, Groupon Coupons has rounded up all the resources that will help parents and kids alike thrive from home.
And if your kids have questions about this challenging time, check out tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on how to talk to kids about the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Get a free 2-month subscription to full online curriculum for kids ages 2–8. Courses in Reading, Math, Science, and Art & Colors.
Get free access during school closures to BrainPop’s engaging videos that cover STEM, Social Studies, English, and more for grades K-6.
Get a two-month free trial of HOMER’s learn-to-read program for ages 2–8, which includes 1,000+ lessons, activities, and stories.
Free access to hundreds of games based on PBS characters that cover subjects from dinosaurs to engineering.
Get access to all educational games for grades Pre-K–6 on desktop; 6 games/month on mobile.
Free educational games for grades Pre-K–8 that help develop skills in math, reading, problem-solving, and more.
Free access to hundreds of Amazon Prime kids’ shows and movies with your free Amazon account. No Prime Membership required.
30-day free trial of Hulu. After your trial, plans start at $5.99/month. A Disney+ bundle, which includes Frozen 2, is $18.99/month.
Stream popular PBS kids' shows like Sesame Street, Curious George, Wild Kratts, and more for free when you visit pbskids.org.
Subscribe for free and get instant access to dozens of videos that teach kids ages 3+ yoga, mindfulness, and relaxation.
Get two free weeks of Meditation for Kids. After the trial period, you’ll be auto-enrolled in an annual plan for $69.99/year.
20 days of free projects for grades Pre-K–9 that engage and inspire young minds.
Free dragon-based science lessons based on popular books like Dragons Love Tacos.