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FREE Typing Games for Kids {and Adults!}

With online and distance learning, knowing how to type is more important than ever. Check out our favorite free typing games for kids and start playing today! Why Is Typing Practice So Important? When was the last time you sent a handwritten letter or responded to someone with a note versus an email or text? …

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Free Brain Teaser Digital Escape Room

Ready to test your skills? Try this free brain teaser digital escape room! It’s perfect for students in grades 4-8! Loading… Want to complete this Digital Escape Room directly in the Google Form? Click HERE to access it! Answer key The answer key is located in the Freebies Library. If you’re not already a member, …

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20+ Virtual Field Trip Ideas

Whether you’re doing distance learning or don’t have the school budget to take a big field trip, these virtual field trip ideas are a great alternative to visiting places in person. What Are Virtual Field Trips? Traditional field trips require a lot of planning and preparation. Virtual field trips, on the other hand, are quick, …

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Preschool Learning Games

When working with preschoolers, games should be both fun and educational. Finding ways to enjoy learning is so important when children are young and impressionable, plus finding preschool learning games can make you feel a little better about giving them some extra screen time. ​ Preschool Learning Games The internet is full of free online …

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Online Reading Game for Kids

Online reading games help engage reluctant readers and teach them the skills they need to become more proficient, fluent readers. I know, because that’s what has helped my kids. They keep my kids on task and excited about reading – even when they would rather be doing anything other than their reading lessons! The key? Finding an …

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4 Minecraft YouTube Channels for Kids

Today’s technology savvy kids have learned to navigate the Internet and hunt down what they need faster than a cheetah chasing a poor, unsuspecting gazelle on the nature channel. It’s impressive really. And also slightly scary. Since parenting is also another word for “try to monitor your child’s every move on the Internet”, it is …

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Tech Tuesday: 7 Must-Have Apps for Middle Schoolers

These preteens aren’t engaged by rudimentary games and scoff at cartoon characters for kids. Instead, the best apps for them are the ones that introduce critical thinking and challenge their skills. Here is a list of the best apps for middle schoolers, including many apps to help them out at school – no matter if …

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Homeschool Tech Tuesday: Hour of Code

Get them involved in The Hour of Code, of course! From December 8th-14th, more than 10 million students across the world will be spending an hour learning to code. In fact, in 2013 more than 15 million students spent an hour coding…in one week. That makes a tech loving, homeschooling mama’s heart happy. HOMESCHOOL TECH …

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Using Minecraft Safely – Monitored Servers

Today I found this amazing article called “How to Set Up a Minecraft Server for Your Kids” from Whitney over at Mommies with Style. It’s all about setting up your own Minecraft monitored servers in about 5 minutes. 5 minutes. I know, right?! But she swears it’s possible and the best part is you don’t have to …

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7 Ways to Use Minecraft When Homeschooling

In our homeschooling, we use Minecraft for a variety of lessons, because it is an activity that our children enjoy and can be worked into different subject areas. Here are seven ways that we use Minecraft when homeschooling, but there are probably many more that you could think of if you really wanted to connect it to …

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Free App of the Week – BrainPOP

With topics ranging from science to history to math to current events, there has never been a day when we haven’t learned something from watching the daily video. While BrainPOP’s full site requires a subscription*, the app and the Featured Movie of the Day are both free. With fun, interactive learning as the purpose behind …

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