Public and private school friends who are now honorary homeschoolers (and our fellow hs-ers, of course), be sure to visit all our resources at Magical Mouse Schoolhouse to find creative ways to learn while you play and keep your kids academically active while their schools are closed. Also available in book format on Amazon.
Available on Amazon.
Here are some freebies and low cost items I’ve come across. As I find more, I’ll update here:
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- FREE Imagineering in a Box
- FREE Smithsonian Institution educational resources
- FREE Harvard courses
- FREE One month from The Great Courses
- FREE general curriculum, all grades, Easy Peasy All-in-One Homeschool
- FREE Scholastic
- FREE Suggested schedule for beginners / temporary homeschoolers (+ freebies)
- FREE printable worksheets Pre-K to Kindergarten
- FREE 4-H resources
- FREE PBS Kids
- FREE 12 Educational Websites (some already included in this list)
- FREE LearningExpress educational resources, practice tests, ACT/SAT prep, computer skills, and more
- FREE Educator resources for at-home learning from PBS
- FREE Fluency and Fitness: Get kids moving while they’re learning math or spelling!
- FREE Disney family workouts
- FREE streaming ballet class
- FREE Metropolitan Opera streaming
- FREE Virtual tour of 12 famous museums
- FREE Art instruction from Bob Ross
- FREE “Lunch Doodles” with Mo Willems, Kennedy Center
- FREE Draw Mickey Mouse with a Disney Parks Artist
- FREE cartoon drawing classes
- FREE 1,000 Disney Coloring Pages
- FREE Coloring pages from over 100 museums
- FREE Mandala coloring pages
- FREE LEGO building challenge
- FREE National Geographic Kids
- FREE NASA Kids Club Stem
- FREE Mystery Doug
- FREE bird study
- FREE Cincinnati Zoo Home Safari
- FREE Squiggle Park
- FREE Storyline Online
- FREE Alphabet worksheets for young readers
- FREE Czech Library releases all 206,000 titles online
- FREE Florida electronic library, 190 million articles, ebooks, videos & more
- FREE digital magazines
- FREE Audible Stories
- FREE Watch an astronaut read story time from space!
- FREE Celebrity Read-along, celebrities read storytime
- FREE @JoshGad #GadBookClub Josh Gad reads bedtime stories on Twitter
- FREE History for Kids
- FREE Kids’ Guide to the Presidential Election
- FREE (with FPEA membership) Florida history bundles
- FREE US History (upper level/college)
- FREE Jamestown-Yorktown lesson plans and activities
GAMES & FUN:
- FREE 80 screen-free games to play
- FREE Highlights for Kids Online
- FREE Virtually ride Disney attractions
- FREE DIY Inside Out Board Game
*Not free, but just $1.99 for 1-month trial, semi-full curriculum K-8:
We wish you all health and safety during this time!
Think outside the textbook with this veteran homeschooling author & editor, and learn while you play!