5 Guilt-Free Websites for Kids


Some may say “educational screen time” is an oxymoron, but I promise it isn’t! If your kids like watching shows such as Daniel Tiger, Elmo’s World, or National Geographic, they will enjoy the games and resources their websites offer too!

My son was struggling with daily activities such as night-time routines and adjusting to a new baby in the house. I downloaded the Daniel Tiger for Parents App on my phone so we could watch videos and sing songs about responsibility, self-control, and kindness and I couldn’t believe the difference in his attitude! He became more confident in himself and his abilities. Of course, it takes consistency and sometimes we fall off a bit, but every time we remember our resources, we’re able to ride the happy train again.

Below is a list of websites that not only offer games to play, coloring pages to download, and educational videos to watch, some even offer activities for emotional support, social awareness, self-control, and more! (These resources are also great for homeschoolers)

NASA Kids’ Club

Games of various skill levels for children pre-K through grade 4. These games support national education standards in STEM — science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Watch videos, build space-inspired crafts, solve puzzles, color the galaxy, read with an astronaut, and so much more!

PBS KIDS for Parents

On this site, you will find age-appropriate content and community-based experiences that support learning for young children including shows, online games, coloring pages, crafts & experiments, recipes, and more!

*BONUS CONTENT* – search resources for topics such as emotional support, social skills, math, science, and more by age.

National Geographic KiDS

On this site, kids learn about the world and how it works, empowering them to succeed and make it a better place. Activities include puzzles, ad-libs, educational videos, recipes, eco-friendly crafts and so much more!

Sesame Street in Communities

On this site, you will find resources for topics ranging from STEM, daily routines, parental advice, and everything in between about raising children and being a parent through online games, educational videos, articles, stories, and more.

*BONUS CONTENT* – search resources for topics such as autism, grief, health, milestones, and more by age for appropriate content – even for adults!

John Deere for Kids

On this site, you will find activities and educational videos centered around agriculture and its importance in our community by watching agricultural videos, playing with downloadable activity books, FarmCraft (an online game), and more!

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