A Round-Up of Educational Free Subscriptions and more
As we all become homeschoolers during COVID-19, and figure out ways to help our children learn from home, we thought it would be super helpful for you if we pulled together a list of sites and educational companies that are offering FREE subscriptions, storytime or discounted prices due to school closings.
STORYTIME – READING
Country Singer Dolly Parton will start reading kids’ bedtime stories from, April 2nd- June 4th. You can tune in on her Imagination Library Facebook page at 7 PM Eastern time. All of the books she will be reading are part of Imagination Library.
Courtesy of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Facebook Page
Here is a Round-Up Of Educational Companies Offering Free Subscriptions, Storytime, Ebooks, And More During School Closings
Scholastic Learn at Home: Providing day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing. Activities are adaptable to many different ages and types of learners.
Courtesy of Sesame Street
Sesame Street is offering over 100 e-books to read. Sesame Street is committed to supporting families throughout this unprecedented time with their caring for each other initiative plus relevant new videos, printables, and learning-at-home resources for your family.
Storyline Online – Books read by celebrities
Courtesy Otsimo Special Education App
Otsimo Special Education – Offering more than 100 games, each game is designed with the purpose of teaching children core skills such as motor skills, quantitative reasoning, and concept formation. It offers a personalized learning path for each child depending on how they progress in each game. It also includes AAC (Alternative and Augmentative Communication) which can be used as part of speech therapy for children who struggle with communicating. Otsimo is FREE to use, BUT, you can reach more educational games and features by upgrading to a premium version if desired.
Autism Teaching Strategies: Dozens of free social skills teaching resources. The resources vary in difficulty and can be used for children between ages 6-18.
Learning Activities: This is a “teacher-made” list of sites offering resources for parents.
Special Olympics School of Strength: Introducing a whole new way to exercise featuring WWE Superstar, Becky Lynch. Athletes can work out with these videos five times a week to help stay fit and reach their athletic goals!
Art Projects: The Vero Beach Art Museum has been putting together video demonstration art projects for A+ ART. You can check out the projects by visiting vbmuseum.org and then go to Museum Extras page under A+ ART.
Visit YouTube 360° watch and search through tons of 360° videos on almost anything on youtube. Find exciting videos from National Geographic, Discovery VR, the Science Channel, and more.
More Educational Companies Offering Free Subscriptions
Below is a list of education companies offering free subscriptions due to school closings. We’ve provided direct links for you below. All you need to do is click the link and follow the instructions on that website to sign-up
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