Learning doesn’t have to be through simply textbooks, or even boring! Here are some free learning sites for kids and adults. A combination of lessons, games, and worksheets – the possibilities of knowledge are endless!
Popular Free Learning Sites for Kids and Adults
Blue Manor Academy – Get free character-building eBooks!
IXL – Dynamic, adaptive learning for grades K-12. Math, language arts, science, and social studies included.
Typing Club – Free typing lessons for kids.
Bible.org – Free Bible lessons, mainly learning towards adults
Learn with Essential Skills Advantage – Frugal lessons for auditory, visual, and tactile learned in K-6
Hoffman Academy – Learn to play the piano for free online!
Google Cultural Institute – Discover exhibits and collections from museums around the world.
Khan Academy – Free math and science videos for grades K-12. They have also began adding videos in other categories such as economics and history.
Livemocha – Learn any foreign language with these free online lessons.
Coursera – Hundreds of online courses for upper-level learning.
Starfall – ABC alphabet and phonetic lessons for kids for each letter of the alphabet.
Reading Bear – Learn to read with these free phonics resources; including 50 presentations and over 1,200 vocabulary items.
The Poached Egg – Free Christian Apologetics
Cool Math 4 Kids – Cool online math games for kids!
LibriVox – A collection of free public domain audiobooks.
BBC Bitesize – “Bitesize” BBC news for K-8 school students, including free learning lessons for everything from foreign languages to science.
Code – For ages 8+, learn how to code for free, in these hour lessons.
BBC Skillswise – English, grammar, and math lessons for adults.
NIV Adventure Bible – Free Bible trivia and games online.
Spelling City – Practice spelling and vocabulary for free!
Adventures in Odyssey – Character-building Christian-based radio podcasts, plus videos and games.
Teach Your Monster to Read – Learn letters, sounds, and sentences with these free lessons.
TED – Free inspiring videos and stories.
Oxford Owl – Free math and language videos, plus 250 free eBooks, for ages 3-11.
Project Gutenberg – Free eBooks in the public domain; there are over 50,000 free books!
Xtra Math – Master basic math problems for elementary and middle school.
Storybird – Create artful stories and meet other self-starting artists in a similar genre.
More Free Learning Sites
Nick Jr Games – Free Nick Jr-inspired games for preschoolers. Activities range from educational to general fun, fine-motor skill building games.
Jump Start – Free educational games for K-5.
Sheppard Software – Games and lessons for grades K-12, although focusing mostly on elementary-aged children. Lessons include math, phonics, history, health, and geography.
Cookie – Learning (math, science, and language) lessons for elementary school.
PBS LearningMedia – Social studies, math, science, and language lessons for all ages.
Turtle Diary – Kids educational games in math, language, and science for K-5.
Fact Monster – A free, kid-friendly resource and reference site.
Mind Games – Free online mind games and brain puzzles – Sudoku, puzzles, memory challenges, and word games.
Worksheet Works – Hundreds of free worksheets, from math problems to Sudoku puzzles.
Lesson Pathways – Free curriculum for grades K-5.
Ambleside Online – Free homeschool curriculum designed with Charlotte Mason in mind.
Archive – Free public domain books, movies, software, and music.
Fisher Price – Free online games for toddlers and kindergarteners.
BBC History – History for kids, from Ancient history to WWII history.
MobyMax – Personalized learning curriculum for grades K-8.
Old Fashioned Education – An old fashioned, Christian-based curriculum.
Mensa for Kids – Educational videos for K-12, plus some games.
Discovery K-12 – Online homeschool curriculum that isn’t aligned with Common Core.
CK-12 – Free online textbooks in math and science courses.
Fun 4 The Brain – Free math games for kids.
Math Worksheet Wizard – Thousands of free math worksheets for kids, grades K-4.
Kids Math Games – Kids math puzzles and games including Sudoku, counting, and problem solving.
Top Marks – Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division for ages 5-11.
Hooda Math – Games for grades K-12; multiplication, fractions, and more!
Execulink – Worksheets, games, and quizzes for high school students.
Anatomy Arcade – Study the different parts of the body with these arcade games.
Birds – Bird lessons and videos for middle and high school students.
Reading and Writing
Free Typing Game – Free typing games and activities.
Typing.com – Free typing lessons and activities. You can also keep track of your progress and earn “badges.”
Read Write Think – Activities for hands-on writing, from poetry to acrostic puzzles.
Book Adventure – Take reading comprehension quizzes on popular books for grades K-8.
Vocabulary – Grow your vocabulary with these personalized resources and drills; aimed at middle school and high school students.
ABCya! – Free learning educational games for grades K-5.
Progressive Phonics – Free phonics books for kids.
MRCPL – Sight word, picture word, and sentence building games for kids.
Storyplace – Free preschool educational stories.
Toondoo – Create your own books and comic strips!
123 Teach Me – Learn Spanish free online with games, vocabulary, and lessons.
SpanishTown – Listen, enjoy, and learn Spanish.
Headventure Land – Free Latin lessons for kids.
Mango Languages – Free through your local library, Mango offers many practical foreign language lessons for visual and auditory learners.
iTalki – Free worksheets for many different foreign languages ranging from Hebrew, Italian, Hungarian, Greek, and Chinese.
Hello Kids – Free coloring pages and drawings for kids.
How to Draw – Free drawing tutorials for kids.
Arty Factory – Free art and design lessons, plus, art history lessons.
NGA – National Gallery of Art offers an introduction to art, plus art history.
Noteflight – Create your own sheet music for free.
Classics for Kids – Introduce kids to classical music!
Blank Sheet Music – Print blank sheet music to create your own music.
Zebra Keys – Free online piano lessons designed for ages 13+.