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    Have fun while learning and growing at home.

    If you’re stressed about finding ways to keep your kids engaged and learning at home, you’re not alone. To help you out, we’ve put together a list of fun and entertaining games and resources that encourage STEM learning and reading at home.

    JetBlue Foundation.

    Founded in 2013 as a company sponsored 501(c)(3) non-profit, the JetBlue Foundation was created to help students place aviation top-of-mind as a career choice by igniting interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs.  Here are some fun resources provided by our partners to help encourage STEM learning at home. Visit JetBlue Foundation for a more comprehensive list, including parent and teacher resources.

    • Science Buddies offers fun, hands-on STEM activities! Materials are easy to find, most activities take an hour or less and the STEM learning is limitless.
    • Ultimate STEM Guide for Kids: 239 Cool Sites about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.
    • New York Hall of Science at-home resources encourage open-ended exploration, imaginative learning, personal relevance, deep engagement and delight for all age ranges.
    • Hiller Aviation Museum at Home allows families to explore the world of flight from the comfort of home!
    • Museum of Discovery and Science offers Scientist Discovery right at home! This resource offers access to high-quality, award-winning documentary films for viewing on streaming platforms.
    • Orlando Science Center has compiled a list of activities and resources to help make the most of your time with the ultimate playlist for curious minds.

    Since 2011, JetBlue’s award award-winning literacy initiative is designed to encourage kids’ imagination to take flight through reading.  Here are some free fun resources to help encourage reading and learning at home. Visit Soar With Reading for even more resources.

    • Search for your local library to access free downloadable eBooks and audio books for your entire family.
    • First Book offers free at-home activities for Pre-kindergarten through Grade 8 in both English and Spanish.
    • Scholastic Learn at Home offers daily courses for students from Pre-kindergarten to Grades 6 and higher.
    • Candlewick Press resource guide is filled with downloadable links to information, fun things to do and more!
    • Little Bee Books offers a variety of free activities for kids of all ages.
    • Story Time From Space: Astronauts on the Space Station read stories and conduct science experiments for children as the world rotates below.
    • Story Online streams videos featuring famous actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.
    • Audible offers kids a collection of free audio books, including titles across six different languages.

    Leader in Me offers countless resources to help you make the best of at-home learning, including:

    • Bite-Sized Leadership Lessons providing best practices and strategies for teaching leadership skills at home.
    • Adventurous and entertaining illustrated cartoons to help kids learn about the 7 Habits of Happy Kids.
    • Activity blogs with downloadable worksheets.
    • LiM talks that provide insights and training to help you develop and strengthen your leadership skills at home.

    Conquer boredom and exercise the brain by checking out these entertaining and interactive games.

    Free online games available now:

    Downloadable games from the App Store or Google Play, or for purchase:

    With classrooms closed, it can be tough to get the support and opportunities your child needs. Use some of the resources below to help with homework, dive deeper into topics, or explore new concepts.

    • JetBlue Jr. offers an educational video series for kids with bite-sized courses on everything from vocabulary to physics.
    • JetBlue created this fun coloring book to inspire the minds and creativity of the next generation of aviators. Download, print and enjoy!
    • LinkedIn Learning all Crewmembers have free access via HelloJetBlue.
    • Iona College provides online tutoring for grades 2–12.
    • Khan Academy online tools for students across all grades and in diverse subject matters.
    • Shmoop* varied content to help with schoolwork needs (high school focused).
    • Princeton Review* get some help with upcoming entrance exams and school applications.
    • Duolingo learn a language at any level of expertise.
    • edX offers college courses from 140 higher education institutions.
    • Free Family Resources includes games, art, music, and much more!
    • At-home fun explore these 50 ideas.
    • The San Diego Zoo kids’ website includes videos, activities, and games.
    • Busy Toddler 40 + indoor activities.
    • Nomster Chef illustrated recipes get kid chefs excited about cooking and encourage literacy, math and science.
    • Smithsonian kids brings zoos and museums to your home with live video, learning lab and more.
    • Climate Kids by NASA covers a wide range of topics including weather, climate, atmosphere, water, energy, plants and animals.
    • Aviation-focused fun resources for kids, courtesy of United.
    • In-person, traditional games with a modern twist.

    Note: Websites with an asterisk (*) have some content which requires a paid membership; JetBlue does not endorse any of these products.