ABCMouse.com is essentially elementary school right in your living room. The site's 9,000+ activities and full curriculum—math, science, reading and art—keeps students engaged, and their good grades are proof. Subscriptions are $9.95 per month and new users are entitled to receive the first month for free. Ages 2–8.
The truth is that not all online classes are created equal: Learning from home can be as fun as it is educational if you know where to look.
Our curated list of the best online classes for kids includes amazing sites such as the Smithsonian's Learning Lab, TED Ed, Kahn Academy and Learn at Home from Scholastic. It also has performing arts programs from the New Victory Theater and Tada! Original Youth Theater, plus activities from the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Children's Museum of Manhattan and more.
Looking for more online resources? We have more than 36 comprehensive guides of fun things to do at home. From the best virtual storytimes, to the best board games, to the 50 best animated movies to watch as a family, we're here to help you enjoy your time in.
Be sure to catch our weekly storytimes with the New York Public Library—Monday through Friday at 10am.