Online Family Activities

Summer Learning Games

Anything remotely school-related is a total summer-break bumme. This list of the best summer learning games has titles that are just as engrossing as other at-home games and is teacher-approved. - Common Sense Media 

Read Along is an Android App that helps kids independently learn and build their reading skills with the help of an in-app reading buddy named Diya. As kids read out loud, Diya uses Google’s text-to-speech and speech recognition technology to detect if a student is struggling or successfully reading the passage.. 

State Facts for Students

Bring data close to home by helping students collect, analyze, and compare kid-friendly information about their own state.


Only in your state

Since launching in 2015, OnlyInYourState's team of travel writers has penned over 100,000 articles highlighting the hidden gems, little known attractions, and natural wonders of each of our 50 unique states. 

Derry Cooperative School District has created an awesome staycation website for Spring Break, Works will for the summer too!.

Read the comic to find out how you can make one yourself — including how to fold your zine and what to write about. 

Wide Open School

A free site powered by Common Sense editors that helps families build weekly schedules and find activities for their kids.  Divided by grade levels pk-5 and 6-12

Daily math practice doesn't have to be -- and, in fact, shouldn't be -- drill-and-kill. Summer is a great opportunity to make learning more fun with apps that add a gaming element to key skills such as addition, subtraction, fractions, and more. These apps let kids avoid the "summer slide" in a fun -- and totally painless -- way.

How to inspire deep, critical thinking through game-based learning. - Common Sense Media

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For parents of 3-to-8-year-olds

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