The At-Home Activity and Learning MEGA Link List

The At-Home Activity and Learning MEGA Link List

With many families forced to stay at home, there is a big surge for online resources for education and entertainment.  We have been compiling a list and categorized them as best as possible below.  As we find new and helpful links, we will update this page.


Coronavirus And The Church

The purpose of this site is to assist churches and ministry leaders as they prepare for and respond to the effects of the Coronavirus in their congregations and communities.

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Helping Children To Stay Safe

Here are some resources that you can use to help the children that you are in contact with, as well as some information that as adults gives you some background data, compiled by The Additional Needs Blogfather.

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COVID-19 Special Education Resources

Think Inclusive has compiled an amazing list of news articles, blog posts, videos, webinars, and other information that we think are useful during this time of great uncertainty .

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Disability Ministry in a Pandemic

Key Ministry’s disability ministry round table with fantastic discussion and resources during a time of a pandemic.

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Activities for Kids

Bible & Faith

Cooking & Exercise

  • Illustrated recipes designed to help kids age 2-12 cook with their grown-ups. Recipes encourage culinary skills, literacy, math, and science. https://www.nomsterchef.com/nomster-recipe-library
  • Kid-friendly workouts — choose from Strength for Kids, Agility for Kids, Flexibility and Balance for Kids, Warm-Up for Kids, Cooldown for Kids, Stand Up and Move for Kids, OR create your own custom kid workout. https://app.sworkit.com/collections/kids-workouts
  • At home OT, PT, and ST resources designed to build skills in children through movement and play. https://www.theottoolbox.com/
  • Guide to gardening for kids https://web.extension.illinois.edu/firstgarden/

Foreign Language

Museums, Farms & Zoos

Math, Science, and History

Music & Art

National Parks & Science Centers

Reading, Writing, and Typing

  • Reading comprehension: https://www.commonlit.org/
  • Math and reading games: https://www.abcya.com/
  • Games to get into reading: https://reading.ecb.org/
  • Phonics skills: https://www.starfall.com/h/
  • Seuss Seussvile: https://www.seussville.com/
  • Favorite children’s books read by famous people: https://www.storylineonline.net/
  • Educational brain breaks to help students review essential literacy and math skills, while getting in some exercise. Find over 900 videos to help your child keep learning at home and burn off some extra energy. Our site is best used for ages 4-8. https://fluencyandfitness.com/register/school-closures/
  • Reading game (Grades 2-8) that combines strategy, engagement, and imaginative reading passages to create a fun, curriculum-aligned literacy game. https://www.squigglepark.com/dreamscape/
  • A safe research site for elementary-level readers. They are offering — free 24/7 access (USERNAME: read | PASSWORD: read (case sensitive): https://www.facts4me.com/
  • Free typing lessons: https://www.nitrotype.com/
  • Online curriculum for writers: https://www.noredink.com/
  • Teaches students how to write a paragraph through interactive online tutorial http://www.paragraphpunch.com/
  • Novel Effect makes storytime a little more fun for kids (and grown-ups too!) As you read out loud from print books (or ebooks!) music, sound effects, and character voices play at just the right moment, adjusting and responding to your voice. https://noveleffect.com/
  • Science and math labs and simulations https://phet.colorado.edu/
  • ReadWorks is an online resource of reading passages and lesson plans for students of all levels K-12. https://www.readworks.org/
  • The Shurley English program for grades K-8 provides a clear, logical, and concrete approach to language arts. https://www.shurley.com/
  • Sight reading and sight singing practice exercises. https://www.sightreadingfactory.com/
  • Course sets (Levels 1–5) that combine and thoroughly cover phonics, reading, writing, spelling, literature, grammar, punctuation, art, and geography—all in one easy-to-use, beautiful course. https://www.goodandbeautiful.com/

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