Sanity Savers! - Westport Moms

Sanity Savers!

As we all try to stay sane – and keep our kids entertained – during this unprecedented time – we have compiled a list of amazing resources out there you are welcome to try! If there are others you think we should add feel free to email us anytime at [email protected]


Foreign Languages

  • Early Lingo – A learning system that includes 6 language options (English, Spanish, French, Italian, German and Mandarin), for ages 0 to 9. Their easy to use app features full-length videos, flashcards, tests and more.
  • Spanish Children’s Stories – well-known children’s stories translated into Spanish

General Academic Programs

  • ABC Mouse – This huge academic platform is offering 800 lessons for ages preschool to 2nd grade, including one month FREE
  • Mystery Doug – short creative questions and activities to keep kids entertained
  • Starfall – This website is popular with both parents and teachers, and schools across the country are using it to remotely teach language arts as well as math.
  • TIME Magazine for Kids – digital library FREE for kids for the rest of this year


  • 16 Card Games from We Are Teachers
  • Khan Academy – Best known for their math apps for ages 2 through college age, this is a popular free tool for free, remote learning worldwide.
  • Prodigy – Kids ages 7 to 13 will love playing these games that don’t feel like math class.



  • Cosmic Yoga – If social distancing is giving your whole family cabin fever, this cheery app (basically a beginning yoga class for kids from 2 to 8) is a must-download.
  • Go Noodle – The characters and dialogue are silly and energetic—and make kids shake out their energy without realizing they’re exercising. Perfect for helping them get focused before getting started on that homeschool pile…



Virtual Tours & Field Trips


  • – Writing Beach offers a unique and engaging way to help children aged 7-14 understand the building blocks of written language while having fun. Learn about sentence structure, grammar, punctuation and strategies that give children a structure they can follow when writing.
  • Write to Pete the Cat Author

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