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Between remote lessons with their teachers, keep kids' minds occupied with these free activities:

  • The city Department of Education's guide: The DOE's landing page for remote learning is full of tools, sample schedules and more, tailored to the instruction your child will receive from their teacher. Visit the DOE website »
  • Kid-friendly reading about the new coronavirus: TIME for Kids magazine has a new issue that explains the novel coronavirus pandemic in child-friendly terms. You can read it online for free »
  • Free online tutoring from the New York Public Library: K-12 students can get free, one-on-one tutoring in English and Spanish every day from 2 to 11 p.m., thanks to the New York Public Library's Brainfuse program. The tutoring is just one part of a suite of virtual programs the library offers. Find out more »
  • Online "mommy and me" classes from Circletime: New users can get free enrichment classes for kids up to the age of 8. Topics include yoga, cooking, art and music. Check it out »
  • Online technology courses and projects: The Mouse Learning Network, a STEM educational organization, is offering free access to its online courses for the rest of the school year and do-it-yourself projects for kids to try from home. Visit the website »
  • Free, daily learn-at-home activities from Scholastic: The children's publishing company will release four new activities every day for kids studying at home. Take a look »