20 Learning Activities to Keep Kids Busy
To help keep the peace, here are some learning activities that are simple and fun for your child to try. These activities are free, except for the board games and some of the apps, and may even help keep skills up while your child’s school is closed.
Discover DIY math tools for grade-schoolers.
Get started making an accomplishments box.
Learn how to create a strengths chain with your child.
Try some meditation apps for kids.
Download Reading Rockets’ five-day space adventure toolkit.
Build emotional smarts with GreatSchools’ feeling words game.
Download Common Sense Media’s apps to inspire outdoor play.
Watch famous actors read kids’ books out loud.
Play animated math games for grades 4–8.
Explore a world of wonders, like why don’t cats like water.
Use “how to” videos to make things like time capsules, shadow puppets, and chocolate pizza.