25 Free Educational Websites for Elementary School Students

If you’re either a teacher or a parent of young children, you’ll love our list of 25 free educational websites for elementary school students.

Why? Because it covers many subjects, from math to cooking, and it even includes apps to go along with most of the sites. There are practically hours of childhood entertainment just waiting to be found in this simple little list.

But the best part is, it’s educational entertainment. They won’t be frying their brains out playing video games and they won’t be staring at the TV either. The kids who get their hands on these sites can sharpen their brains while having fun. And even though it’s hard to imagine (especially for them), learning can be fun after all. (For more evidence of this, see 6 Best Google Apps for Education.)

25 Free Educational Websites for Elementary School Students

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We used a few different reputable sources to create this list, including articles from Today’s Parent, Aleteia and Care, and they’re all free sites (or sites where you can sign up for a free subscription). Not to mention, they’re clean. The websites that have free corresponding apps were also highlighted with links to the app store. One even has a free corresponding podcast.

Some of the resources are well known such as National Geographic Kids or Highlights Kids. While others are more obscure finds, but just as much of a blast for kids.

If you’re a parent, you’re probably dying for some alone time. You just want to binge on Netflix without interruption. Or at the least, wash that every-growing stack of dishes without constantly being distracted. But entertainment for kids these days is hard to come by.

How do you find entertainment that doesn’t bore them senseless within the first nine minutes? How do you help your little rascals use the internet for good without fearing they’ll end up hijacking your Facebook account and embarrassing you beyond repair? And most importantly- how do you cook a decent dinner without paying oodles for a babysitter every night?

Enter this list of 25 free educational websites for elementary school students. You can kiss the babysitter goodbye.