Keep Kids Learning

Even when schools are closed, you can keep the learning going at home with these free online resources. New resources being provided daily, so keep checking back! Special content you would like to see? Email Leilani Perry

Many Central Texas school districts are currently offering online instruction.

AUSTIN ISD Learning Site

BASTROP ISD LEARNING SITE

HAYS CISD LEARNING SITE

MANOR ISD LEARNING SITE

  • NEW!  ABCMouse.com is offering reduced prices for families and free access for schools that complete a form to sign up. Programs include ABC Mouse, Adventure Academy &  Reading IQ  
  • NEW!  6 Ways to create the perfect homework space. This guide will help kids work more efficiently and give them pride in their work-space. When it comes to DIY projects, this one is a total breeze  
  • PBS KIDS for Parents  offers information, activities and tips for parents. Different ways to play and learn for different ages via their helpful ‘Activity Finder’  
  • Nearly 200 educational games like the Cookie Monster Challenge at PBS KIDS Games  
  • Self-paced lessons for grades 2-12 from our friends at PBS Learning  
  • Explore the universe with NASA TV  
  • Operation Don’t Burn the House Down, an editable Google Documents Worksheet created by teachers and moms, listing dozens of activities from math to history  
  • Teachers Pay Teachers—an Etsy-like marketplace of educator-created teaching resources—offers free downloads.    
  • Scholastic Learning from Home offers day-to-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking and growing  
  • Storyline Online offers a selection of videos of famous actors reading children’s books  
  • Astronauts read storybooks to children from space.  
  •  An abundance of educational resources for kids age 4-18 at Khan Academy  
  • 1,000+ printable worksheets, writing prompts and more at Lakeshore Learning  
  • Duolingo helps your children begin, or keep up with their foreign language learning  
  • The Lucky Band makes it easy to keep the music going with daily jam sessions and singalongs  
  • Plentiful selection of projects, recipes and cooking lessons at America’s Test Kitchen  
  • Enjoy virtual geography lessons, learn about world cultures or dive into bilingual education with Encantos

This video explains COVID-19 to children.