Kids learn to use computers from such a young age these days. While we might have use a computer once per week at school, for kids in school now using a computer is an everyday thing. It’s not all bad though, there are some fantastic resources that can be found on the internet, and best of all they are free.
These websites make kids feel as though they are playing, yet they are actually learning at the same time. These are the best free educational websites for kids voted by us.
The National Geographic Kids website is packed full with fun online games and activities that help kids explore from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space.
Wonderopolis is a great educational website that answers all of the interesting questions about the world. Every day a new Wonder of the Day answer is posted, including answers such as: Why are flamingos pink, what would you pack for a trip to outer space and why do people get headaches from certain scents.
The Scholastic website contains enough games, stories, printables and videos to keep kids entertained, and learning something new, for ours.
This free website contains so much fun, there is a good chance kids won’t even realise they are learning. There are math games, reading games and even games for parents and kids to play together.
This website includes activities, books, games and videos featuring your children’s favourite Random house characters, including The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Disney Frozen and Horton Hears a Who.
The games on this website are categorized by grade, which makes it easy to find age appropriate activities. The games help kids practice counting, graphing, patterns and more. Kids love this free website.
This fun kids’ website includes games, art activities, stories to read, crafts, recipes, science experiments and more.
This website is perfect for any little astronauts. It’s suitable for kids of all ages, and includes games, videos and printable puzzles and colouring sheets, all of which are space themed.
This well laid out website is perfect for younger, Disney character obsessed children, and it’s on of our favourites. It contains games, videos and printable activities, all of which are Disney character themed. This site will keep the kids busy, and learning, for hours at a time.
Discovery Kids allows kids to choose an area off interest, such as dinosaurs, science, animals, earth, space, food or health, and explore it with educational games, videos and activities. There are also articles that answer some of life big questions in easy to follow formats.
This website has a huge number of games, which can be chosen by grade, age or subject. The games will help kids grow their skills in math, science, reading and spelling.
Do you know any other great educational sites? We would love you to share in comments!