Popular Apps and Websites for Children to Learn during Lockdown

Popular Apps and Websites for Children to Learn during Lockdown

Popular Apps and Websites for Children to Learn during Lockdown

The coronavirus pandemic outbreak has forced all of us indoors. With all educational institutions closed to avoid the spread of COVID-19, children are finding it hard to while away their time. With strict social distancing in force, children can’t go out and can’t play with friends.

Several websites and apps now provide learning collaterals for free in order to help children learn engagingly and effectively.

Here’s a list of apps and websites that can help your child learn at ease at home.


UMANG is all in one app that provides several government services. Now it has made more than 10 million ebooks, videos, and audio files for free for children. Most of these concern primary and secondary school subjects. You can also access NCERT’s E-Pathshala. Use the app to prepare your child for the next academic year. It’s being said that while the lockdown might be lifted by May first week, schools will only reopen by July or August. So, it’s better that you equip your child in advance.  The app is available for free download on both Android and Apple platforms.

  • Vedantu

Bangalore-based interactive online tutoring platform Vedantu has launched Vedantu Learn Live Online to stream free online classes for all subjects for CBSE, ICSE, NTSE, and Olympiad. Vedantu is also offering free study materials to all those that signup now. All classes and content of Vedantu from standard 1 to standard 12 will be free, at least until the lockdown is in progress. Vedantu app is available for free download on the Apple and Android platforms. You can also watch their free classes on the web.

  • National Geographic Kids

The popular infotainment TV station has an online presence on Youtube as well as its own website where all of its TV series and other popular content on animals, world, space, and more are available for free. Visit https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/ to play interactive games and watch videos. This will improve your child’s overall general knowledge.

  • Worldatlas.com

Worldatlas.comis a comprehensive source on continents, countries, answers, travel, society, politics, economics and more. It’s free to use and has a huge selection of topics on just about everything your child needs to know right from the beginning of the earth to the latest pandemic and everything in between.