Online learning with kids

And here we go. We are officially out of school, teleworking, and “social distancing” for at least three weeks. As I’m thinking you may also be in the same boat as we are, I wanted to share our schedule, plan, and some of our favorite online learning resources to keep the boys engaged and us on our work schedules for the next several weeks.

First up here is our daily schedule:

And their academic and creative idea plan:

Here are some great resources to see if your school has access:

Scholastic Online

ABC Mouse

Adventure Academy

Reading IQ

Home Learning

And check out some of our favorite summer learning ideas (including Pixar in a Box, and dos computer games):

Summer 2014

Summer 2017

Summer 2018

Summer 2019

And for art appreciation days check out some of our classics:

String art

Primary colors

Cubism

Rothko

Raphael

Picasso

And check out for online live posts at different places across the United States:

The Cincinnati Zoo on Facebook Live at 3:00 p.m. EST every weekday.

The National Gallery of Art has virtual tours of different exhibits in the museum.

The Louvre has virtual tours of different exhibits in the museum.

Check out the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s animals live at times listed on their website.

And finally, our library is going to be doing story time on You Tube while they are closed! The boys are too old for this, but story time was the cornerstone of our week from when they were babies to kindergarten.

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