Covid-19 Help: Free Online Education Resources

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Most schools are already closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. I have seen a surge of anxious posts on social media regarding the education of our children. As a result, I’ve pulled together as much as I can over the last week, or so, to make it easily accessible you. For more free resources, visit our Freebie Friday page above.

Online Resources

Site Overview Age/Key stage (UK)
Oxford Owl Free eBooks following colour banded scheme Age 3 to 11
Blue Peter Badge Challenges Different challenges for children to work through. Age 6+
BBC Bitesize UK curriculum content All
BBC Learning UK curriculum content All Computer programming All
Duolingo Learn a language for free All
Future Learn Free site – different courses All
Geography Games All
Mystery Science Home science ideas All
Nature Detectives Activities that can be done in garden as a family All
Operation Ouch Engaging science and medical (STEM) videos for all ages – filter by topic All
TED Ed A multitude of different educational videos – something for everyone All
Twinkl Limited time free offer for various resources. Split into Primary and Secondary. Use the Code ZAFTWINKLHELPS – free offer code for the ultimate subscription with over 650,000 resources All
Khan Academy All subjects = Secondary (KS3 +) Maths and computing = all ages All / KS3+
The Imagination Tree Crafts to do at home Babies +
Red Ted Art Arts and crafts for younger children EYFS – KS2
Paw prints Badges Free downloads of craft activities EYFS +
Blockly Educational games that teach programming For children new to computer programming
DK Find Out UK version – lots of games and quizzes. KS1+
Prodigy Maths Games Free online maths KS1+
Scratch Computer programming KS1+
The kids should see this Child friendly science videos that does not underestimate their ability KS1+
TinkerCad Free app for 3D Design, electronics and Coding KS1+
Seneca Excellent to set tasks for GCSE and A Level KS2+
Open learn Free taster courses KS5+ (Adult)
Crash Course Kids Educational videos – filter by age Primary level (EYFS – KS2)
National Geographic Kids Activities and quizzes Primary level and EYFS
Big History Project History tasks Secondary KS3+
Crash Course Educational videos – filter by age Secondary KS3+
CBeebies Radio Listening activities for children Under 5s
Toy Theatre Colourful activities for primary school aged children
Audible All stories are free to stream. All
Vodacom e-school Easy to follow video lessons developed by expert teachers. Grades R-12
Scholastic Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing. Prek – Gr 9
+1+1+=1 Free themed printables Toddler to Kindergarten
123Homeschool4Me Free Worksheets Prek – Highschool
Homeschool Creations Resources, free printables & encouragement for homeschool families Toddler to Highschool
Confessions of a Homeschooler Free printables & Resources Preschool – Grade 12
3Dinosaurs Free printables Toddler – Grade 4
Sparklebox Nearly every resource on the site is completely FREE to download All
Kids Activity Blog List of education companies offering free subscriptions due to school closures All

Keep an eye out for our list of Virtual Museum tours coming up later this week!

If you know of any more websites that offer free educational resources, please leave a comment below so I can add it here.

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