As a parent, you want your child to have the best education possible, and online learning resources can make it easier to supplement their classroom instruction. From interactive games and activities to virtual classrooms and online tutoring, there are so many options available to support your child’s academic development. Find some great websites below that we think are a great fit for Ontario kids!
Ontario Online Learning Portal: Find supplementary resources for elementary and secondary students to practice math and literacy skills and learn at home.
Black Creek Pioneer Village History at Home: Designed for teachers and parents looking for resources to teach children at home. Self-contained online learning lessons are ready to share with students and can be completed at home.
At Home with Nature: TRCA E-Learning: Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) offers fun e-Learning videos, activities and resources to help families deepen their understanding and appreciation of nature, ecology, and cultural heritage.
TVO Learn: Learning that aligns with the Ontario curriculum, from Kindergarten to Grade 12. The site provides free resources to support your child’s learning, and help parents understand curriculum requirements of each grade. Resources can be used on their own or as a supplement to existing learning at school, online, or at home.
Outschool: A huge library of fun, social, and safe learning for kids ages 3-18 yrs led by passionate teachers. Outschool has a large selection of art and music classes for kids. Classes from $10.
Varsity Tutors: Take advantage of a wide range of live online classes and interactive summer camps. from a leader in online education. The Free programs are geared to parents and students looking for home schooling help and virtual educational summer camps.
Brain Pop: Offering free access to families, schools and teachers during COVID closures. Ofering fun animated movies explaining literacy, math, science, social studies and more for kindergarten to grade 12.
Raddish Kids: An online learn-to-cook culinary club for kids that delivers cooking kits each month. Although they are based in the states, they offer no-hassle monthly delivery to Canada. Radish also offers FREE (no membership required) Bonus Bites online library of cook-along videos, kitchen skills and tips and more!
Scholastic Learn at Home: A curated a free digital learning hub designed to support virtual learning plans: Scholastic Learn At Home allows open access to daily learning journeys divided into four grade spans—Pre-K–K, Grades 1–2, Grades 3–5, and Grades 6–9+, covering ELA, STEM, Science, Social Studies, and Social-Emotional Learning.
Scratch Jr: Coding for young children. With ScratchJr, children ages 5-7 can program their own interactive stories and games, and learn to solve problems, design projects, and express themselves on the computer.
Tumble Math: A comprehensive collection of animated math picture books for elementary students.
TVO Mathify: Free 1:1 online math tutoring with Ontario Certified Teachers for grades 6-10.
National Geographic Kids: Free educational videos and activities for kids from National Geographic. Games focus on wildlife and world geography.
SplashLearn: A fun Kindergarten to Grade 5 Math Learning Program for kids. Learning is presented as fun game-based activities to keep children engaged.
NASA Kids’ Club: Space sciences for kids Kindergarten to grade 4! Learn about the planets, play fun educational games like driving the Mars Rover, learn all about NASA’s missions and the astronauts currently in space, and much more! This fun site has loads to see and do for any child interested in the universe.
StarFall: a free service to teach children with language arts and mathematics for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, and third grade.