Online Resources For Kids

Online Resources For Kids
 
We have been sent so many suggestions for other fun and educational things for kids to do online while they are isolating at home. We have started to compile all these great suggestions into one list for you. 

Online museums/galleries

Art Gallery of NSW Art Gallery at Home https://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/art/channel/virtual-visits/

The Museum of Contemporary Art have uploaded multiple online exhibitions https://www.mca.com.au/

Australian National Maritime Museum have uploaded a range of online experiences including games https://www.sea.museum/

Natural History Museum London has a virtual tour https://www.nhm.ac.uk/

Australian Museum have a range of resources including animal factsheets and virtual experiences from the museum https://australian.museum/learn/teachers/learning/

New York’s Museum of Modern Art and Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum- https://artsandculture.google.com/partner?hl=en

The Louvre https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne

The Getty has a wide range of exhibitions online, virtual tours and other resources available http://getty.edu/art/

The British Museum- located in the heart of London allows virtual visitors to tour the Great Court and discover the ancient Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies- https://britishmuseum.withgoogle.com/

A wonderful detailed way to get kids engaged in the world of art- https://www.metmuseum.org/art/online-features/metkids/

 

Zoos/animals 

Livesteams of animals and keeper talks from the Australian Reptile Park https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLQD_qJVx0NfDYVbEWMGWFdv6Wr_yLsHt_ 

The San Diego Zoo has a live webcam for animals https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/live-cams

Melbourne Zoo also has live webcams https://www.zoo.org.au/animal-house

Live video of the National Zoo and Smithsonian Learning Lab https://www.si.edu/kids

For budding Marine Biologists- take a deep dive into ocean life https://ocean.si.edu/

Online live wildlife cameras around the world https://www.wirefence.co.uk/wildlife-webcam/

Collection of wildlife teaching materials https://www.buyrope.co.uk/wildlife-resources/

The world around us and beyond 

Explore the surface of Mars on the Curiosity Rover- https://accessmars.withgoogle.com/

Geography with National Geographic- https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/

This NASA initiative covers a wide range of topics including weather, climate, atmosphere, water, energy, plants, and animals- https://climatekids.nasa.gov/

Listen to astronauts read stories from space- https://storytimefromspace.com/library/

Virtual Tours of Buckingham Palace: https://www.royal.uk/virtual-tours-buckingham-palace


Creative kids 

Think Design explores careers in fashion design, graphic design, interior design, book design, product design, film and theatre, architecture, animation, and environmental design- http://www.kidsthinkdesign.org/

Movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts- https://www.gonoodle.com/

 

Online learning

ABC Educational resources- https://education.abc.net.au/home#!/home

Kids News- https://education.aec.gov.au/teacher-resources/

Maths as a fun part of your daily family routine http://bedtimemath.org/

Maths games galore https://gridclub.com/

Lots of science experiments that you can do at home https://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments/

Work on the 8 parts of speech https://www.grammaropolis.com/

Scratch teaches students all about coding https://scratch.mit.edu/

Coding for 4-10 year olds- https://www.kodable.com/

 

Musical kids 

Music is for everyone https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/Experiments

A large selection of fun songs to help teach preschool students- https://www.songsforteaching.com/preschoolkindergarten.htm

Lets kids play instruments online. Instruments include the guitar, piano, pan flute, drums, and bongos- https://www.virtualmusicalinstruments.com/