If you’re looking for some educational activities for your kids while they’re home from school, don’t miss this round-up of free educational games, apps, magazines, books, and more!
Due to the COVID-19 quarantine causing schools to be closed across the country, many educational companies are offering amazing freebies and deals to aid parents with at-home education for their kids!
Here are some of the top deals we’ve seen so far, but we’ll keep adding to this list as more pop up!
Free Educational Activities for Kids
All of these freebies require Internet and access to a computer, phone, or tablet. (If you don’t have Internet, check out this deal to get free Internet access!)
Also, some of these freebies are limited time trials and you’ll be charged monthly after your trial is up. Just remember to cancel the auto-renewal before your trial is up so that you don’t get charged. It’s super easy!
Free ABCmouse 30-Day Trial — This online learning academy specializes in full curriculum for children ages 2-8. This is often one of the top purchased iOS kids education apps!
Free Adventures in Odyssey 4-Week Trial — This is a RARE offer to get free access to over 900 episodes of these popular, kid-friendly audio dramas. My kids have loved these over the years, and we’ve listened to thousands of hours of them! And no credit card is required for this free trial.
Free Access to Rosetta Stone — Students can get 3-month access to Rosetta Stone right now! Just fill out the form to get started.
Free ReadingIQ 30-Day Trial — This is an online digital library for kids that offers thousands of books for all reading levels. This app helped Silas fall in love with reading and I can’t sing the praises of this reading app enough!
Free BrainPOP Access for Families — This amazing online program offers all sorts of fun content to facilitate learning across many subjects — including math, science, health, music, and more.
Free Scholastic Online Education Programs — This site features daily projects to keep kids learning, reading, and thinking. Just choose your grade level and get started!
Free Teach Your Monster to Read App — This award-winning iOS app is a phonics and reading game that’s helped millions of children learn to read. It’s regularly $5, so this is a great deal!
Free Adventure Academy 30-Day Trial — This educational MMO game features thousands of enjoyable learning activities that elementary and middle school aged kids can discover on quests through an interactive virtual world.
Free Monarch Homeschool 30-Day Trial — This is a full online curriculum for at-home learning featuring multiple subjects, automatic grading, and so much more. Use coupon code MON30MSM in the promo code box during the sign-up process to get this deal — no credit card required.
Free Ranger Rick Magazine Digital Subscription — This is a perfect freebie for kids who love the outdoors and animals! Each issue is packed with full-color photos of animals and stories of adventure.
Step2 Facebook Live Crafts — Step2 is leading craft activities for kids on Facebook Live video every weekday at 3 p.m. ET. Crafts are made from supplies you most likely already have on hand at home.
Free Audible Books for Kids and Teens — While schools are closed, Audible will be offering free stories to students. There are some great titles to choose from, including children’s books, classics, modern series, and popular teen titles.
Free Homeschool Curriculum & Resources — Be sure to check out our weekly round-up of the best free homeschool curriculum and educational resources! We update this list every Tuesday.
Free Thinkster Math One-Month Trial — This online math program offers a free skills assessment, diagnostic report, and personalized math worksheets for your child. And they’re offering one month for free to all students right now — no credit card required.
Free Reading Eggs 30-Day Trial — This multi-award winning app helps children become more fluent and proficient readers with just 15 minutes of use each day! And they’re offering a free 30-day trial right now, no credit card required.
Looking for even more ideas?
These offers aren’t completely free, but they’re still really great deals if you’re looking for some unique ways to keep kids entertained while they’re at home!
Annie’s Creative Girls Club Craft Kits for $1.99 Each + Shipping — If you have a creative kid who loves crafts, don’t miss this great deal! I recently received these craft kits in the mail and was SO impressed with everything you get for this discounted price!
KiwiCo Box for $11.97 shipped — These themed and educational activities are SO much fun, and my kids have loved them over the years! You can get a great deal on your first box right now.
Amazon FreeTime Unlimited 3-Month Trial for $0.99 — This is an all-in-one subscription for kids that offers unlimited access to over 13,000 kid-friendly movies, books, educational apps, TV shows, and games. And this deal for new customers is a $29 savings!!
Hooked on Phonics One-Month Trial for $1 — Sign up for this deal to get access to 100 award winning videos, more than 275 interactive games, and 100+ fully illustrated stories!
Dr. Seuss Books just $1.19 each, shipped — If you have a young reader on your hands, don’t miss this deal to grab five Dr. Seuss books for just $5.95 shipped! It’s like paying $1.19 per book!
Do you know of any other free educational games, activities, or programs being offered for kids right now?
Psst! Are you a parent looking for some activities for yourself? If you love reading, sign up for a free Audible trial or free Kindle Unlimited trial! If you’re looking for workouts, don’t miss this free Daily Burn membership or free Peloton app! Or if you enjoy music, check out the free Amazon Music HD subscription or free Sirius XM Streaming subscription!
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