Staying at home is very important during this time of COVID-19 pandemic to help slow down the spread of the virus and flatten the curve. With everyone in the family at home for sure, it will only take a few days or hours until someone is bored and doesn’t know what to do. Luckily there are quite a lot of free online activities or free websites that everyone can use during this time to entertain and to be productive by learning something new.
List of Free Online Activities While You Stay at Home
Amazon Prime includes access to their Prime video and music collection. If you don’t have Amazon Prime, you can start with a 30-day Free trial.
Netflix – Get Free one-month trial.
Hulu – Free One-month trial.
Sling TV – Free 14-day trial
Disney Plus – One week trial
HBO Now – 7 days free
AT&T TV Now – One week free
Redbox – Free Live TV
Audible – If you love audiobooks, you can get Free 30-day trial.
Story Weaver – Storybooks in different languages.
For Pre-schoolers (3-4 years old)
123 Homeschool for ME – Free printable worksheets from preschool to 8th Grade
British Council – Free online games, stories and activities for young children
For Elementary (Grades 1-5) (5-10 years old)
Code It – Fun coding lessons for kids
Duo Lingo – For learning a new language
For Middle School (Grade 6-8) (11-13 years old)
Adventure Academy – 1st month free
Sandbox – Uses OK Go’s music videos to inspire students to explore various STEAM concepts. Integrates art, science and math.
DIY.org – Motivates kids to learn new skills. With free trial.
Google CS First – Free computer science curriculum.
Nanowrimo – Free fun creative writing lessons.
For High School (Grade 9-12) (14-18 years old)
For College and Advanced Learning
Coursera – Some courses are free.
Udemy – They offer select free courses
Canvas Network – Course catalog for teachers
Remember staying at home and social distancing are the best thing that we can do for ourselves and our community during this pandemic. Stay safe and healthy.
If you know of other free things to access now, please comment below.