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Helpful Sites to Keep You and Your Kids Busy During COVID-19 Isolation

Many of us are hunkered down at home in attempts to flatten the curve of Coronavirus infections in our cities in towns. Many children are being kept home for extended March breaks, and adults are working from home, or off from work. Below are some links to free resources to keep you and your family busy.

 

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Education

Varsity Tutors – Virtual School Day: K-12 live classes every day of the week covering math, science, reading, listerature, writing, and enrichment curriculum. 

 

Scholastic Learn at Home: A variety of learning resources for kids from Pre-K to Grade 6+. New content added daily.

 

Sightwords: Free resources for teaching children to read and additional resources for learning to count and do basic arithmetic. 

 

Edhelper: free activity books and workbooks for K-12

 

Class Central: this site gives you access to thousands of free university online courses with a wide range of topics available. 

 

Google Arts & Culture: Get lost in the abundance of content here. Virtual tours of popular museums, historic locations and landmarks, zoom into high definition photos of famous artwork, explore the history of different clothing in various cultures, learn more about the history of spots, etc. etc. – the list goes on and on! 

 

Open Culture – a mix of audiobooks, online courses, movies and textbooks

 

Houston Zoo Livecams – check out the Giraffes, Gorillas, Elephants, Rhinos, Chimps or Leafcutter Ants at the Houston Zoo with their live cams.

 

Free Online Concerts

 

Health

Online COVID-19 Screening and Consultation for Ontarians: Covered under OHIP, talk to a doctor from your phone, tablet or computer for a free COVID-19 screening. 

 

List of Free Workout Apps

 

Streaming Services

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