CAP4Kids (Children’s Advocacy Project for Kids) Columbus is a website that has made it easy to quickly connect kids and families to 1,000+ resources around the community. Their mission is to help bridge the gap between local social service agencies and the families that need their help. Now … [Read more...] about Children’s Advocacy Project: CAP4Kids Community Resources
If your kid loves technology and learning, or is just brimming with creativity, check out the FREE Apple Camps at Home this Summer via Online Webex Session. These FREE three-day camps are for kids ages 8 to 12. Each project takes about an hour, but Campers can create and work at their own … [Read more...] about Free Apple Camp at Home for kids
The Ohio History Center is having their first at-home Historian in Training program geared toward kids ages 3-6. They'll send the at-home Historian in Training kit to your home full of activities to celebrate that galaxy far, far away. A historian is curious and never stops learning. A historian … [Read more...] about At -home Historian in Training with Ohio History Center
Whether you Wine with DeWine, whine about DeWine, or just wait for the recaps, it hard to keep up on what's open in Ohio and when things will reopen. Ohio is in the process of reopening slowly in phases of Responsible RestartOhio. "Reopening Ohio is a risk, but it's also a risk if you don't move … [Read more...] about What’s reopening in Ohio: entertainment, attractions, amusements, and water parks
Summer reading programs are a great incentive to keep kids reading during the Summer months. Students who read over the summer break tend to avoid the "Summer Slide", or Summer learning loss. Students should be reading at least 10-20 minutes each day, and adults should be reading to non-readers for … [Read more...] about Over 15 Free Summer Reading Programs
Half Price Books is hosting a virtual “Feed Your Brain” Summer Reading Program to encourage kids of all ages to keep up with reading during these summer months. Virtual Feed Your Brain Summer Reading Program Kids 14 and under should print off a Feed Your Brain Reading Log from the … [Read more...] about “Feed Your Brain” Virtual Summer Reading Program with Half Price Books
The Boys & Girls Club of Central Ohio wants to make sure that youth of Central Ohio have access to programming - even when they are at home. Their Virtual Club Experience (VCE) is a FREE online program for kids ages 6-18 offering fun, educational and meaningful programs. VCE … [Read more...] about Boys & Girls Club Virtual Club Experience
Kids can learn to code, create and play at free youth workshops with Microsoft stores! These free programs get kids of all ages coding games and apps, creating digital art, powering up their study skills - and they'll have so much fun they won't know they are learning. Stores are currently … [Read more...] about Virtual: Free youth workshops at Microsoft stores
Public libraries are a huge resource for free and cheap events and resources in any city, but the Columbus Metropolitan Library wants to reward everyone just for reading this summer. The Summer Reading Challenge runs from May 30 though August 1 to encourage people of all ages to read, from … [Read more...] about Online Summer Reading Challenge at Columbus Metropolitan Library
The Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library is working to improve early childhood literacy across Ohio by joining forces with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to provide books to babies and young children in Ohio. They are providing books to children each month starting at birth in the hopes that … [Read more...] about Free books for kids with The Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library
Barnes and Noble wants to reward your kids for summer reading with a FREE book for completing the Barnes and Noble Summer Reading Program. Barnes and Noble Summer Reading Program Download and print a Reading Journal from the website for each child in grades 1-6. Kids are encouraged … [Read more...] about Free book: Barnes and Noble Summer Reading Program
Polar Bears International is bringing the polar bears and the Arctic to you with special webcast series, “Chill out with Polar Bears,”. This will unique learning opportunity will give students and adults the chance to find broaden their horizons to the Arctic from their own … [Read more...] about Chill Out With Polar Bears webcast, live chats, and more!
Anyone else missing the Columbus Zoo lately? Springtime is such an amazing time to visit the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, so its a huge loss to our community while its temporarily closed. While you can't visit the animals in person, you can check out the many Columbus Zoo Virtual programs to get your … [Read more...] about Columbus Zoo Virtual Adventures, Columbus Zoo School, and more!
Teaching kids at home can be hard - especially if you are also working at home and trying to maintain some level of cleanliness in your household. But you can do this! There are so many free educational resources to help! Most schools have prepared work for students to complete at home. That … [Read more...] about Updated: Fun and Free Educational Resources for Kids
Even if you aren't Ivy League material, you can take a course at Yale for free! The Science of Well-Being is Yale University's most popular class in the history of the University, with over 2 million people already enrolled. It's the ultimate self-help course, and now is the perfect … [Read more...] about Take Yale’s most popular course for FREE: The Science of Well-Being