Subject: Social Studies

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Find a video series for any history topic you can think of!

Find a video series for any history topic you can think of!

The Penny Hoarder has compiled a list of 9 great youtube channels that cover and an extremely vast amount of history topics. You’re bound to find resources for whatever your learner has been studying in class on one of these channels! Start searching here.

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Videos, activities, and lesson plans

Videos, activities, and lesson plans

If you’re trying to introduce a new topic and need a fun way to get kids interested, BrainPOP is a great place to start! BrainPOP features animated videos that are informative, engaging, and fun! Parents and kids, alike, will enjoy exploring the content on this site, organized by topic and featuring resources for all sorts...

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Fun Trivia to Review Any Subject

Fun Trivia to Review Any Subject

If you want to keep your child or student engaged while reviewing concepts they’ve already learned, Kahoot! is a platform you have to try! Kahoot! is a platform that provides students with trivia games about any content you could think of. Kahoot! offers users the ability to use trivia games already created by other users...

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Teach your learner how to be an engaged citizen

Teach your learner how to be an engaged citizen

iCivics is an online learning platform geared towards kids k-6 to teach them how to be a more engaged citizen. Through fun and engaging games, they learn about voting, elections, government and more! Get started at https://www.icivics.org/

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a crash course in world history

a crash course in world history

Learning doesn’t have to stop just because your child isn’t in the classroom. There are several online resources available for any subject. The popular Youtube series Crash Course by John and Hank Green offers multi-part video series’ on topics ranging from chemistry and biology to literature and history. For a quick tour through World History,...

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Visit the great wall of china

Visit the great wall of china

Teach your leaner about what of the world’s greatest architectural marvels and take them on a virtual journey through the 13,000-mile long wall along with several great supplemental readings. Begin your tour here: https://www.thechinaguide.com/destination/great-wall-of-china

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Take a tour of Yellowstone

Take a tour of Yellowstone

Going a bit stir crazy hanging out in your house for days on end? Maybe it’s time for an immersive, outdoor-ish, activity. The parks at Yellowstone have built out a wonderful online virtual tour, replete with facts, history, interactive maps, and the most beautiful photography one could imagine. Step right into the parks, play some...

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Legends of Learning: Free premium educational games

Legends of Learning: Free premium educational games

Backed by Ivy League-level research, this online gaming platform isn’t Minecraft or Fortnite, but your kid might not know the difference… it’s a legit learning experience. With great educational games–numbering in the thousands–to chose from, your at-home learner will be engaged for weeks with these resources. The Legends of Learning platform has been a popular...

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EDHelper: Free Daily gradeschool worksheets

EDHelper: Free Daily gradeschool worksheets

The folks at EdHelper have been making beautiful and engaging worksheets for a long time. They’ve been kind enough to open up some of their best resources to all the folks affected by Covid-19 as you scramble to practice some in-home learning. Here’s how they describe themselves: ” Let us give you a helping hand...