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30+ Free Online Resources for Parents Homeschooling Their Kids
Ideas, activities, lesson plans & more from local and national sites
We know that balancing working from home and working to ensure your children are still learning, active and engaged is not going to be easy. But as parents, we can rise to the challenge.

To help you navigate this unprecedented time, we’ve rounded up more than 30 free online resources for parents homeschooling their kids right now. Keep checking back as we update this list with both local and national resources.

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(BPT) – You’ve been there before — you wake up and immediately feel the pulsing in your head, you get to work and can feel the pounding pressure mounting as you move between looking at your computer screen and meetings, you’re gearing up for a fun day out with your …

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THURSDAY 9 Freddie Long Band at Alive at Five Come out and enjoy a live performance from the Freddie Long Band. This part introspective pop/rock singer/songwriter, part bluesy soul man/classic rocker is ALL heart. His music will not disappoint. FREE, 5 p.m., Carroll Creek Amphitheatre, Frederick, MD. FRIDAY 10 Shrek …

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April 11, 2020

Wish Hero 5K
at West Potomac Park in Washington

Walk For Wishes
at National Mall – JFK Hockey Fields in Washington

Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra
at Center for the Arts in Fairfax

April 18, 2020

Infant Investigators: Barnyard Dance
at Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center in Washington

Twos Travelers: Waterfalls
at Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center in Washington