Wondering How To Keep Your Child Engaged During Lockdown? Here’s How


Bhubaneswar: Parents must be having a tough time engaging with the high energy levels of children during the lockdown. Here is a list of online material, which will entail fun and edutainment for children.

A list of some such tools are (some of these are collated from social media):

  • Online resources:
    • BrainPop
    • Curiosity Stream
    • Tynker
    • Outschool
    • Udemy
    • iReady
    • Beast Academy (Math)
    • Khan Academy
    • Creative Bug
    • Discovery Education
  • YouTube channels:
    • Crash Course Kids
    • Science Channel
    • SciShow Kids
    • National  Geographic Kids
    • Free School
    • Geography Focus
    • TheBrainScoop
    • SciShow
    • Kids Learning Tube
    • Geeek Gurl Diaries
    • Mike Likes Science
    • Science Max
    • SoulPancake

These include, lots of board games, library books (and Kindle), tinkering/upcycling with household junk, etc.

Other materials include:

World Book Online has just made a collection of over 3,000 ebooks and audiobooks available for free for children to access at home. There are books suitable for all ages. https://worldbook.kitaboo.com/

Last but most excitingly for all those missing books and wanting to  re-live the past.  Someone has assimilated all comics and graphic novels collections into one! It contains the following –

  • Asterix – All books
  • Calvin & Hobbes – All strips
  • Craig Thompson – All books
  • Dilbert – 1994 to 2002
  • Garfield – 1978 to 2008
  • Guy Delisle – 2 books
  • Joe Sacco – All books
  • Sarah Andersen – 2 books
  • Tintin – All books


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