10 Best Educational Facebook Pages To Keep Your Child Educated and Entertained During Lock Down
Being confined to home can be tough for anyone especially, for parents. It can be chaotic to keep kids educated and entertained during this lockdown.
Mercifully, there are few educational brands who are focused towards sharing their best educational resources through their Facebook pages. Below are the best educational Facebook pages that have various resources that might help you survive this pandemic without going crazy.
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Simonkids/
Get the scoop on the latest & greatest books for kids (board books, picture books, chapter books, and middle grade) from Simon & Schuster! They have an exclusive Read With Series where famous book authors and storytellers read a book with you virtually.
DC Public Library:
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/dclibrary/
Though the libraries are closed due to COVID 19, DC public library is lending a hand to parents to keep their kids engaged at home. They are organising few exciting events on their Facebook page like virtual storytime, Watch party, virtual yoga classes and more. Check out their page and have fun with your kids listening to new stories.
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/PBSKIDS/
Let PBS KIDS Facebook Page can be your children’s guide through this lockdown period. PBS KIDS offers all children the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television, digital content and community-based programs. PBS Kids Facebook page is full of fun yet interesting learning facts for kids. Do not miss the “Mondays with Michelle Obama!”. As part of the PBS KIDS Read-Alongs on Facebook and YouTube, Michelle Obama will read some of her favourite children’s books. The read-along will be available for viewing anytime afterwards.
Smithsonian Center for Learning And Digital Access:
Find learning resources and more from across the Smithsonian at
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/smithsonianeducation/events/
Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian is the world’s largest museum, education, and research complex, consisting of 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park, and nine research facilities. Smithsonian Education is produced by the Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access with contributions by educators from across the Smithsonian. You can catch up on some exciting webinars like Fossil Friday, Webinar For Families, Science How and more on their Facebook page.
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Education.comFanPage
Education.com is the go-to website for involved parents and teachers. The Facebook Page of Education.com has al the resource from Pre-K – 5th grade in all the different ways they can learn. So parents and teachers can always have what they need to boost each kid’s unique potential. Explore more than 30,000 games, lessons and activities they are adding to their Facebook page and website.
Child Mind Institute:
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ChildMindInstitute/
During this uncertain time, it is essential to answer your children’s question and let them know that it is crucial to stay safe throughout this period.
Child Mind Institute is conducting live sessions with psychologists and offering other help to families and kids to cope up with the COVID crisis. They have beneficial information about supporting our children through this COVID-19 pandemic with various resources, articles and other live sessions with the mental health experts.
New York City Ballet:
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/nycballet/
If your kid loves Ballet, then its worth to check out the Newyork City Ballet Facebook Page. NYCB is committed to promoting creative excellence and nurturing a new generation of dancers, choreographers and audiences. NYCB is conducting remote ballet classes called learn remotely from NYCB artists at no cost. WednesdayWithWendy, a series of ballet-inspired movement classes taught by NYCB Associate Artistic Director Wendy Whelan on Instagram Live, every Wednesday at 5 PM; a series of live virtual Ballet Essentials interactive educational workshops led by NYCB artists, every Monday and Thursday at 6 PM; and Ballet Breaks workshops for movers aged 3-8 years old and taught by NYCB artists, every Saturday at 11 AM.
Children’s Theatre Company:
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/childrenstheatremn/events/
Children’s Theatre Company (CTC) is the nation’s largest and most acclaimed theatre for young people and serves a multigenerational audience. It creates theatre experiences that educate, challenge, and inspire for more than 275,000 people annually. If you kid has a knack for theatre performance and storytelling, you should check out their FB page especially the Write On series.
Parenting while being home all day is even harder, but it can be made fun with the help of Camp Hello Bello series of videos posted on their Facebook page. You will have singing, dancing, storytime, and everything else to help fill the hours with some extra creativity. And it’s all free to everyone.
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/PlayToLearnPS/
Young children need lots of time and plenty of opportunities to PLAY and LEARN. To bring a whole new preschool experience virtually to your kids, PlayTo Learn has come forward in sharing ideas and resources with preschool teachers around the world. Though the content is not based out Of India, the study material can be more similar to our Indian preschool early education curriculum.