Distance learning is underway and news Tuesday from the governor of South Dakota is an order for school buildings to remain closed until May 1. So therefore a lot of families will be cooped up at home for the next few weeks, finding new ways to learn and play.

So, mom, what are creative ways to keep your kids entertained while stuck at home?

Please share your ideas below, but here are a few websites for kids, and find fun games, printables, and more that help make learning, including early skills, fun.

Funbrain Jr., is a part of Family Education Network and just an example.

Starfall is a great educational site for young children learning their ABC’s or starting to read. The activities are interactive and simple, and make learning fun.

Here’s great way to really challenge kids and perhaps yourself to create something new with their LEGO bricks!

You can also look to online creators DAILY for new ways for kids to get creative. A lot of artists, designers, creators, and musicians are using technology to give mini-lessons.

Science-sparks.com has a ton of free science experiments. Often you can do these experiments with materials that you have around your house. You and your kids get an explanation of why the science works, how it works.

 

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