Best free online education sites for kids

 Every summer, parents across Canada hear the same two words about a million times: “I’m bored!” 

We’ve got the perfect list to occupy your kids and educate them at the same time!  Here it is (from

PBS Kids:

One-stop shop for a wealth of fantastic PBS Kids educational content

Bottom line: Amazing collection of valuable learning resources covers an impressive array of topics.


Fast-paced games reinforce math facts

Bottom line: A solid resource for practicing math skills, but might be frustrating for struggling students.

National Geographic Kids

Kid-friendly science and social studies info via videos, games, and more

Bottom line: Large collection of approachable, fun multimedia resources about animals, habitats, countries, and cultures.


Excellent free resource for all things reading and writing

Bottom line: A language arts teacher's dream; lesson plans, professional development, and all-around quality support.

Class Dojo

Exemplar bridge between home and school also aids learning

Bottom line: With thoughtful implementation, ClassDojo can help teachers and parents support students' growth through goal-setting, formative assessment, communication, and celebration.


Quality Common Core-aligned lessons with great modeling for teachers

Bottom line: An innovative way to enhance lessons and tailor learning for individual needs.


Creative sandbox opens the door to coding in any subject area

Bottom line: Scratch draws students of all types into coding and lays a foundation for future learning.


Social storytelling site helps kids create, publish storybooks

Bottom line: A great fit for teachers looking to develop students' writing and digital citizenship skills through storybook creation.


Whimsical, kid-friendly intro to the wide world of art

Bottom line: A wonderful, endlessly detailed way to get kids engaged in the world of art.


Site for reviewing and sharing books makes reading a social adventure

Bottom line: This safe, simple social network lets kids share their reading success with friends, creating healthy competition and confidence. "

Original date of publishing: July 12, 2021

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