COVID-19 Information for At-Home Learning
Educational Opportunities for Kids in Grades 4-6
With K-12 schools currently closed, parents and guardians may be looking for ways to help enhance their children’s learning during this time at home. The following resources* provide learning opportunities for kids in the grades 4-6 age range:
- All Kids Network – Activities and printables, such as coloring pages, mazes, worksheets and more.
- Art for Kids Hub – Art lessons for kids of all ages.
- Author and Illustrator Debbie Ridpath Ohi – Art supplies from your fridge? Watch a video to find out more.
- Author Jarrett Lerner – Fill in the blanks on these comic books to create your own story.
- Ben’s Guide to the U.S. Government – Learn all about the U.S. government.
- Chrome Music Lab – Play music right from your computer.
- Duolingo – Learn a foreign language at home.
- Great Lakes Science Center – Daily videos with challenges that support STEM learning.
- Have Fun Teaching Relief Packs – Downloadable worksheets, activities, videos and more for students in preK-grade 5.
- InfOhio – A digital library of resources for Ohio's preK-12 students.
- Innovating the Future Virtual Field Trip – Boeing and Discovery Education’s behind-the-scenes tour of Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.
- Khan Academy – Instructional videos and exercises for students of all ages in a variety of subjects.
- Let's Keep Reading – Check out this list of authors, illustrators, artists, and others who are providing activities for kids during ordered school closures.
- Mystery Science – Free science lessons for students in grades 1-5.
- NASA Kids’ Club – Games and information about NASA and its missions that support STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) learning.
- National Geographic Kids – Explore the world! Learn about amazing animals, the United States, Native Americans, outer space and more.
- NeoK12 – Educational games and videos.
- New American History – History lessons for grades 4-12
- Ohio Digital Library – Check out and download e-books. Read aloud to each other, read silently, or take turns reading to each other.
- Ohio History Connection – Learn about Ohio’s rich history from the Ohio History Connection.
- Ohio’s Learning Standards – These learning standards explain the knowledge and skills Ohio’s students in prekindergarten through grade 12 need to know and be able to do.
- PBS Learning Media – Videos and activities for a variety of academic subjects.
- Scholastic Learn at Home – Stories, videos, and learning activities.
- Statistics in Schools (SIS) program – Learn about the importance of the 2020 Census with activities and videos provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
- Super Teacher Worksheets – Free worksheets for kids on a variety of subjects.
- TEDEd – Educational and entertaining videos on a variety of topics, including the arts, health, science, social studies, technology and more.
- Worksheet Fun – Free printables for math.
- YouTube Learning – Educational videos for students of all ages.
* Links are provided as a courtesy. Contents of each site are the property, thoughts and opinions of their respective owners.
For answers to your COVID-19 questions, call 1-833-4ASKODH (1-833-427-5634).
If you or a loved one are experiencing anxiety related to the coronavirus pandemic, help is available. Call the Disaster Distress Helpline at 1.800.985.5990 (1.800.846.8517 TTY), connect with a trained counselor through the Ohio Crisis Text Line – text the keyword “4HOPE” to 741 741, or call the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services help line at 1.877.275.6364 to find resources in your community.
Medium.com: The Best 20 Websites Where You Can Learn Science For Free: https://medium.com/@mashster/the-best-20-websites-where-you-can-learn-science-for-free-715c4e7db79d.
Over 30 Virtual Field Trips with Links: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SvIdgTx9djKO6SjyvPDsoGlkgE3iExmi3qh2KRRku_w/preview?fbclid=IwAR3gpqIMy-ZT_C-AHMKluL45Rak8QH2UBt7wUXTrynhgXM08salOwJMyzpw&pru=AAABcQi6hjw*N71SBHujaJhjXNM3goD7-A.
Travel + Leisure: Stuck at Home? These 12 Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours You Can Take on Your Couch: https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours.
Today.com: How to Homeschool During the Coronavirus Crisis with Free Resources:
- Stay home when you are sick
- Avoid contact with people who are sick
- Get adequate sleep and eat well-balanced meals
- Wash hands often with water and soap (20 seconds or longer)
- Dry hands with a clean towel or air dry your hands
- Cover your mouth with a tissue or sleeve when coughing or sneezing
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, mouth with unwashed hands or after touching surfaces
- Clean and disinfect "High-Touch" surfaces often
- Call before visiting your doctor
- Practice good hygiene habits