Grades 1 - 2

YouTube playlists feature a variety of videos for ELA, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. The playlists will be continually updated to provide grade-appropriate material for the four main content areas.
Google Expeditions lets users explore virtual field trips.You can dive 20,000 leagues under the sea, travel to the North Pole, and more without leaving the website.


Bedtime Math provides a daily math problem for different age groups, generally pre-K, K–Grade 2, and Grade 2 and up, although specific ages aren't listed. The site's intent is to make math a regular occurrence for families.
Founded by a middle school math teacher, Hooda Math offers more than 500 free online math games.
XtraMath is a free program that helps students master addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division facts.
Zearn is an online math curriculum with tasks to be completed, including a variety of fluency warm-ups that promote general number sense and lesson-specific skills, as well as guided practice with interactive video lessons that feature enthusiastic human teachers and school-age children.
i-Ready Instruction provides students with lessons based on their individual skill level and needs, so your child can learn at a pace that is just right for them. These lessons are fun and interactive to keep your child engaged as they learn. grade 1 / grade 2


The comprehensive Footsteps2Brilliance curriculum contains over 1,000 interactive books, songs, and games that can be read in either English or Spanish.
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Well-known children's stories translated into Spanish and spoken by a native Spanish speaker. Great for kids... and adults too! Read along in Spanish or English.
A collection of books that represents outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world.
Story Time from Space is a project of the Global Space Education Foundation. We send children’s books to the International Space Station. While in space, astronauts are videotaping themselves reading these books to the children of Earth.
Unite for Literacy provides free digital access to picture books, narrated in many languages.
WorldStories is a growing collection of stories from around the world. The collection includes retold traditional tales and new short stories in many languages.
The Read with Me eBooks instructional approach guides parents and teachers in ways to talk with children when they read storybooks together. The suggestions in these books help the children stay engaged and learn from the story.
Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.

Personalized reading comprehension exercises forK-12 and ESL students.
Students can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet. Explore the collection, select a title and start listening.
i-Ready Instruction provides students with lessons based on their individual skill level and needs, so your child can learn at a pace that is just right for them. These lessons are fun and interactive to keep your child engaged as they learn. grade 1 / grade 2
KidLit TV has shows, radio, crafts and activities, book read-alongs for kids. Some of the TV shows include Storymakers, a talk show that highlights authors and illustrators, Read Out Loud, when the authors at KidLit TV do read-alongs, and Young at Art, where kids can learn art skills used in book illustrations.


Every lesson begins with a mystery that hooks your students, and then a narrated unforgettable story told with stunning images and videos and punctuated with opportunities for discussion. Every lesson concludes with simple hands-on activities designed to use supplies you already have (or are easy to get).
National Geographic Education focuses heavily on science, world events, and history. It contains a vast amount of multimedia content -- including videos, photos, games, and at-home activity suggestions.
At home for a while with your kids? Don't want their brains to go stale? We've got you covered. Here are quizzes, videos, science experiments, and even at-home classroom resources.
The Exploratorium is a public learning laboratory exploring the world through science, art, and human perception. Our mission is to create inquiry-based experiences that transform learning worldwide.
PhET Interactive Simulations project at the University of Colorado Boulder creates free interactive math and science simulations. PhET sims are based on extensive education research and engage students through an intuitive, game-like environment where students learn through exploration and discovery.® is a nonprofit dedicated to expanding access to computer science in schools and increasing participation by women and underrepresented youth. Our vision is that every student in every school has the opportunity to learn computer science.
Let your creativity take flight with engineering activities, games, and even videos.
The world’s largest live nature cam network.
Instructional videos of simple science experiments you can do at home with your children. Complete with jokes and trivia!


Plimoth Plantation offers powerful personal encounters with history built on thorough research about the Wampanoag People and the Colonial English community in the 1600s.
The Smithsonian, National Museum of Natural History virtual tours allow visitors to take self-guided, room-by-room tours of select exhibits and areas within the museum from their desktop or mobile device. Visitors can also access select collections and research areas at our satellite support and research stations as well as past exhibits no longer on display.


GoNoodle helps teachers and parents get kids moving with short interactive activities. Desk-side movement helps kids achieve more by keeping them engaged and motivated throughout the day.
Although students have to forgo their school physical education classes for now, they can burn some energy at home using trainer Joe Wicks's virtual PE classes.
De-stress and do yoga… with the kids? It’s possible with Cosmic Kids Yoga! Have an enjoyable and relaxing time through easy-to-follow guides on poses and mindfulness.
OPEN has one mission: to improve the effectiveness of physical education for every child. We help all students by providing rigorous, outcomes-based curriculum tools.


Interactive lessons for remote learning that are self-contained and self-paced.
Khan Academy is an educational YouTube channel with videos that teach viewers about multiple learning subjects at many different levels. The exceptional content is taught by educators using electronic tools that allow them to illustrate science, history, math, and other concepts as they lecture.
E-LEARNING FOR KIDS is an educational website with lessons organized by skill topic. A search engine allows kids to further sort lessons by popularity and grade levels from kindergarten through sixth grade. They select any lesson they wish and are guided through the lesson with visual and audio prompts.
TypingClub is a highly engaging site where kids can learn how to touch-type (using all of one's fingers to type on a keyboard, without looking at the keys). From basic lessons on lowercase letters to using capitals, numbers, and even symbols, almost every aspect of standard keyboarding is covered.
Even when schools are closed, you can keep the learning going with these special cross-curricular journeys. Every day includes four separate learning experiences, each built around a thrilling, meaningful story or video. Kids can do them on their own, with their families.
Wonderopolis®, a place where natural curiosity and imagination lead to exploration and discovery in learners of all ages. Each day, we pose an intriguing question—the Wonder of the Day®—and explore it in a variety of ways.
Engage. Empower. Inspire. Authentic journalism to motivate curious minds.
Search the extensive database for activities and videos to incorporate into your experience at home from the Children's Museum Houston
Take a journey around the globe, or around the block! Open your eyes to the majestic and magnificent world around you with a virtual field trip.
VFT's are topic based interactive and educationally rich experiences captured during real expeditions with scientists doing current research. Some are built with adaptive feedback and adaptive pathways. (Look for the designated icons). This adaptivity allows for non-linear experiences with varying pathways, as well as individual feedback, that is tailored to the users input and responses.
New knowledge-building lessons every day - written materials for math (Grades K–12) and daily instructional videos for English language arts (Grades K–8), math (Grades K-12), and science (Grades 3–5).
Enjoy the Museum from home and explore the digital resources.