Free Homeschool Resources for Kids of All Ages

By DeVry University

If you didn't realize it before, you probably do now: teaching is a big job. Between homework assignments, projects, tests, lunch and "recess," your day can fill up pretty quickly. But how can you ensure that you're doing the most effective job? And what happens when you – the parent – get stumped on a topic?

E-learning for extended periods of time can feel a lot like homeschooling. And, fortunately, there are a lot of free homeschool resources available online to help you create a successful learning environment and learning plans. We’ve rounded up our favorites and sorted them by grade level so you can easily find what you need and get back on track towards success.

Preschool & Kindergarten

Elementary School

Middle School

  • Art – Advance your drawing techniques with video tutorials from the Art for Kids Hub.
  • Design – Explore all areas of design with KidsThinkDesign.org – including graphic design, architecture, fashion design, film, animation and more.
  • Foreign Language – Join online language lessons designed for 11-14 year olds with Busuu.
  • History – Explore popular topics including the Civil War, the Holocaust and more with History.com.
  • Math – Work through various problems from fractions to geometry with Mathtutor.
  • Science – Choose from 100 chemistry experiments with The Homeschool Scientist.
  • Trending Topics – Browse articles, quizzes and games on topics including tech, history, diversity and more with Scholastic.
  • Writing & Grammar – Get step-by-step instructions on how to write an essay from National Geographic or find the errors in these printable short story worksheets by Classroom Cereal.

High School

  • Art – Advance your drawing techniques with step-by-step tutorials from Rapid Fire Art.
  • Chemistry – Dive into chemistry topics with articles from Science News for Students.
  • Foreign Language – Learn new words and double check your work with Google Translate.
  • History – Explore popular topics including WWI, immigration and more with History.com.
  • Math – Get detailed instruction on high school math topics from pre-algebra to geometry with Math Planet.
  • Science – Choose from 100 chemistry experiments with The Homeschool Scientist.
  • Test Prep – Prepare for the ACT and SAT with study guides and practice tests from BWS Education Consulting.
  • Writing – Learn how to organize your ideas and write an effective essay with Education Corner.

Parks, Museums & Landmarks

Kids of all ages can visit some of the world’s most famous places with these virtual tours and resources:

COVID-19 Resources for Kids

In addition to traditional homeschool resources, you might be looking for ways to educate your kids on the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are a few that we found helpful:

  • Brain Pop – Learn more about the Coronavirus with videos, quizzes, worksheets and more.
  • National Geographic – Share the facts on COVID-19 in a kid-friendly way.
  • Scholastic – COVID-19 resources for parents and kids, broken down by grade level.

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