Homeschool Help

 

Nikon Photography Classes
Nikon, is offering Free Online Classes for the month of April!
Each class is taught by a professional photographer and provides in-depth lessons to help you get better at taking photos. Some courses cover Nikon-specific products, but many of them teach you the fundamentals of photography, such as a course that teaches you how to photograph your children or pets or the basics of making a music video. So even if you don’t own a Nikon camera, many of these classes might still be worth a watch

 

Scholastic
Scholastic, The company that we’ve use for book fairs has an amazing online resource to help teach your children. They’re offering Day-by-Day Projects to keep kids reading, thinking, & growing for grades K-9

 

Fun Brain
FunBrain is an educational browser game website for children
Grades k-8 and adults. Offering Games, Video Books & More!
It was on this site that Diary of a Wimpy Kid was first published before being turned into a successful book series and movie franchise.

 

Utica Zoo
The Utica Zoo is offering new digital content each weekday, they call it Uti-kaZoo. content includes everything from spider monkey videos, to lessons & activities about pets vs wild.
PLUS it’s local!

 

Reading & Arts Center

Located in NY Mills. The store is closed. However you can order books, educational materials online & they will ship or curbside deliver your order.
It’s a local spot that has a lot to offer so DEF check out their Facebook or website for more

 

Great Wall Of China

Go On A Virtual Tour of The Great Wall Of China! Across 3,000 miles of the Great Wall of China without even having to stop to catch your breath with this virtual tour. You can explore some of the more famous sections of the wall, & you don’t have to push past huge tourist groups for the best views!

 

Cool Math

CoolMath.com is a free website that is loaded with strictly math games for all elementary levels. It has skill and drill activities like fluency facts, and also have other games for number sense and foundational skills

 

Write Think

ReadWriteThink.org  is a reading and writing based website for children to use. The focus is on a multitude of different genres including fiction, non-fiction, realistic fictions, news, biographies, etc. Not very “game-like”, but very educational and good to keep critical thinking and reading skills up to par while out of school.

 

Science For Kids

Science For Kids is a Free online science network. The website is packed with articles, worksheets, & even a quiz on each section. You’ll find cool games, videos, worksheets, & lots more to help you understand the many different topics

 

PBS Kids

PBSKids.org This website is free to use. An account is not needed. This website is more for “fun” things. It has educational games, videos, book read aloud, and shows that are on the PBS network. 

 

Learn To Play Guitar

With everything happening in the world, music has the power to connect us. Fender, the company behind everyone’s favorite guitars is offering 3 months of guitar, bass or ukulele lessons to the first 100,000 people who sign up for “Fender Play”. Click Here for more.

 

Online Art Class:

The Folks at BB Designs in New Hartford are taking care of art class for you! Each day they offer a new online painting class through their facebook page. This week, they’re offering, Trolls, Fortnight, Baby Yoda & More. They post all the supplies you’ll need in advance & it’s a great for both Parents & Kids. Visit BB Designs on fb for more info. 

 

Starfall:

This is a website & an app that allows children have fun while they learn. Specializing in reading, phonics & math – educational games, movies, books, songs, and more for children K-3 PLUS It’s free!visit starfall.com or search StarFall in the app store

 

Elementary Relief Pack:

Not sure what to cover with your elementary student? HaveFunTeaching.com is giving away free “relief packs” for grade K-5. Each pack will cover Writing, Phonics, Science, Math, Reading, English & Social Studies. Just choose the grade, download the zip file, & open the pdf

 

Virtual Family Learning at The Utica Zoo:

What Describe’s A Bird? A Mammal? What’s the difference between a Reptile & an Amphibian? The Utica Zoo can help with “Virtual Family Learning” online at UticaZoo.org