Enrichment: Fun Extras for You and Your Student

We encourage you to focus your time on the Literacy Program (grades K-4), Academic Program (grades K-8), or BUS Program (grades 9-12) in order to effectively support your student’s needs.

All of the resources below are intended to be supplementary to our programs. We’ve highlighted a few of our favorites, but you can find over a hundred more amazing resources in the searchable directory below.

Our Favorites

  • Khan Academy – Educational videos and practice tests on all subjects, adaptive to your student’s grade level.
  • Freckle – Adaptive math, reading, vocabulary and grammar practice with fun avatars and motivational rewards. School on Wheels can provide a premium account for your student. Click here to register.
  • PBS Kids – Fun educational games and videos for younger students.
  • Teach Your Monster To Read – Immersive game that helps K-2 students learn how to read and write.
  • Varsity Tutors – Practice tests, flashcards, and questions of the day for standardized tests and academic subjects of all levels for older students.
  • BetterLesson – Thousands of teacher-submitted and tested lessons for K-12 aligned with Common Core standards. Registration is free.
  • Scratch – Learn to code through creating animations
  • Code.org – A puzzle-based curriculum in computer science for all ages that includes videos and interactive narrative games.
  • Typing Club – Free online touch typing courses that includes 650 typing games, typing tests and videos.
  • Google Arts and Culture – Take virtual field trips to museums, national parks, castles, the ballet, and more.
  • Enrichment Activities for Group Sites

Resource Directory

Looking for something else? Try our resource directory! You can filter by subject, grade level, and type of resource, or search for a keyword.

Resource NameSubjectDescriptionGrade Level
826 DigitalELALesson plans, teaching tools, and writing activities including access to student writing examples.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Lesson Plans
ABCyaELA, Math, Social Studies, ScienceAll subject games, by grade level.Elementary (K-5)Games
Accredited Schools OnlineLife Skills and SEL, OtherOnline database of online post-secondary schools.High (9-12)Resource Directory
Actively LearnELAArticles on different topics with questions dispersed throughout meant to deepen student's comprehension in ELA, social studies, and science.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Reading Materials
Amazing Educational ResourcesELA, Math, Social Studies, Science, Digital Literacy, Art, Life Skills and SELResource directory with over 1,000 educational resources and an online calendar of events with webinars, lessons, and classes.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Resource Directory
Annenberg LearnerELA, Math, Social Studies, ScienceLesson plans including educational video programs – with coordinated online and print materials – for the professional development of teachers.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Lesson Plans
ArcademicsELA, MathMultiplayer educational games in math and ELA for K-8 students.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8)Games
Art for KidsArtArt tutorial videos.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8)Videos
AudibleELAFree audiobooks from Audible.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Reading Materials
Be Internet AwesomeDigital LiteracyTeaches kids the fundamentals of digital citizenship and safety so they can explore the internet with confidence.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Lesson Plans
Better LessonELA, Math, Social Studies, ScienceThousands of teacher-submitted and tested lessons for K-12 aligned with Common Core standards. Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Lesson Plans
Build the WheelSocial StudiesOnline collection of workshops and trainings where community leaders and organizations can gain and share knowledge about community organizing and civic participation.High (9-12)Lesson Plans
CA State Parks PORTS ProgramScience, Social StudiesA variety of live, interactive opportunities for K-12 students to stay connected to CA natural, cultural, and historical resources (including virtual field trips to California State Parks).Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Virtual Field Trips
Camp KindaELA, Math, Social Studies, ScienceVirtual summer camp adventures designed to keep kids in grades K-8 engaged, curious, and having fun—even if they're stuck at home.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Self-Guided Activities
Camp PBS Learning MediaELA, Math, Social Studies, ScienceMedia and activity resources such as fun, educational activities as well as resources to help seed ideas for introducing topics to your students.Elementary (K-5),Self-Guided Activities
Camp WonderopolisELA, Math, ScienceOnline summer-learning destination with fun, interactive STEM and literacy-building topics .Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8)Self-Guided Activities
CheckologyDigital LiteracyTeaches middle school and high school students learn how to evaluate and interpret information and to determine what they can trust, share and act on.Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Self-Guided Activities, Student Creation Tools
City National Virtual ReadingELABooks read aloud, organized by grade levelElementary (K-5), Middle (6-8)Audiobooks, Videos
Code.orgCoding, Digital LiteracyA puzzle-based curriculum in computer science for all ages that includes videos and interactive narrative games.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Self-Guided Activities, Games
Common Sense Distance Learning PlansELA, Math, Social Studies, ScienceLesson plans for grades K-2.Elementary (K-5)Lesson Plans
Cool Math 4 KidsMathMath games for younger students.Elementary (K-5)Games
Cool Math GamesMathMath gamesElementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Games
Cosmic Kids YogaPhysical Education, Life Skills and SELYoga videos for kids.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8)Videos
Dial-a-StoryELARecorded stories you can access through the phone or online via the KC library website.Elementary (K-5)Audiobooks
Discovery MindblownScienceScience videos and gamesElementary (K-5), Middle (6-8)Videos, Games
Draw Every DayArtArt tutorial videosMiddle (6-8), High (9-12)Videos
Education.comELA, Math, Social Studies, SciencePrintable worksheets, games, guided online lessons, and instructions for fun activities in all subjects.Elementary (K-5)Worksheets, Games, Lesson Plans, Self-Guided Activities
eLearnELA, Math, Social Studies, Science, Digital Literacy, Art, Life Skills and SELComprehensive database of online learning sites.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Resource Directory
Emerson CollectiveELA, Math, Social Studies, Science, Digital Literacy, Art, Life Skills and SELResource directory for at-home learningElementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Resource Directory
Explore.org Live CamsScienceLive feeds of wildlifeElementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Virtual Field Trips, Videos
Exploring By The Seat Of Your PantsScience, Social StudiesLive visits with scientists, ecologists, and leaders in a wide range of fields.Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Virtual Field Trips, Videos
FactileELA, Math, Social Studies, ScienceA Jeapordy-style quiz game! They provide pre-made games or even better, you can create your own and tailor it to your student's interests.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Games, Lesson Plans
FreckleELA, MathAdaptive math, reading, vocabulary and grammar practice with fun avatars and motivational rewards. School on Wheels can provide a premium account for your student. Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Self-Guided Activities
Fun BrainELA, Math, Social Studies, ScienceAll subject games.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8)Games
GeoGuessrDigital Literacy, Social StudiesWith basic version, student is dropped in a random place on Google Maps Street View and must use the map to guess where they are. They are awarded points based on how close their guess is to the location.Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Games
Google Applied Digital SkillsDigital LiteracyVideo lessons on middle and high school skills such as writing resumes, research, presentations, etc.Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Lesson Plans, Self-Guided Activities
Google Arts & CultureSocial Studies, ArtExplore landmarks and art in VR!Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Virtual Field Trips, Self-Guided Activities
Google Earth Carmen San DiegoDigital Literacy, Social StudiesUse Google Earth to solve a mysteries and learn geography.Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Games, Self-Guided Activities
GutenbergELAFree ebooksElementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Reading Materials
I'm a PuzzleOtherOnline jigsaw puzzlesElementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Games
JigsawPuzzles.ioOtherStart a puzzle and invite other users.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Games
JPL STEM lessonsScience, MathLesson plans, videos, and activities from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Lesson Plans, Videos, Self-Guided Activities
K12 ReaderELAPrintable worksheets for reading, writing, and spelling activities.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8)Worksheets
K5 LearningELA, MathFree math and reading worksheets for K-5.Elementary (K-5),Worksheets
Kanopy KidsELAEducational videos and stories (must have library card)Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Videos
Khan AcademyELA, Math, Social Studies, ScienceEducational videos and practice tests on all subjects.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Self-Guided Activities
KQED Above the NoiseDigital Literacy, Social StudiesInformative videos and discussion boards on current events.Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Videos, Student Creation Tools
KQED LearnDigital Literacy, Social StudiesSafe space to practice productive commenting and media literacy.Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Videos, Student Creation Tools
KQED TeachDigital LiteracyLesson plans in digital literacy and digital skills.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Lesson Plans
Know HowDigital LiteracyBrief and engaging video tutorials on Scratch; Google tools like Docs and Slides; and digiital citizenship skils such as safe internet browsing and writing emails. Made specifically for School on Wheels students!Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Videos
Krisp AppOtherAn app that reduces background noise of other participants during video chats.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Tutor Tools
LAPL E CardELA, Math, Social Studies, ScienceOnline learning through LAPL.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Self-Guided Activities
Learning Keeps GoingELA, Math, Social Studies, Science, Digital Literacy, Art, Life Skills and SELComprehensive learning resources and information for parents and teachers.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Resource Directory
Lion King ExperienceArtImmersive arts education program with theater making and performing art lessons through the lens of the Lion King.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8)Lesson Plans
Little Bins For Little HandsSciencePrintable science worksheets and instructions for fun at-home science experiments.Elementary (K-5)Worksheets
Lunch DoodlesArtArt tutorial videos - simple doodles that can be done by younger children.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8)Videos
Many BooksELAFree ebooksElementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Reading Materials
Math GamesMathMath games for K-8Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8)Games
Math PuzzlesMathFun yet challenging math puzzles explained by a seasoned math tutor. New puzzles added every month!Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Videos, Self-Guided Activities
Mel Science ExperimentsScienceGuided at-home science experiments.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Lesson Plans
Microsoft MakeCodeCodingUse block coding and more advanced coding languages to create games and program computer simulators.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Self-Guided Activities, Games, Student Creation Tools
Microsoft WorkshopsCoding, Digital Literacy, Art, Social StudiesInteractive virtual workshops for students about coding, game design, digital literacy, and more.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Virtual Field Trips, Tutor Tools, Self-Guided Activities
MinecraftCodingCreate a virtual world and invite other playersElementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Student Creation Tools, Games
Multiplication.comMathFlashcards, worksheets, games, tons of resourcesElementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Worksheets, Games
Museum Virtual Field Trips 1Social Studies, ArtVirtual field trips to a wide range of museumsElementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Virtual Field Trips
Museum Virtual Field Trips 2Social Studies, ArtVirtual field trips to museums.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Virtual Field Trips
NASA Kids ClubScienceScience videos and gamesElementary (K-5)Videos, Games
NASA STEM at homeScienceScience activities for students grades K-4 to do at home, including games, books, puzzles and how-to videos.Elementary (K-5)Lesson Plans, Self-Guided Activities
National Council of Teachers of MathematicsMathLibrary of 1500+ “problems of the week."Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Self-Guided Activities
National Geographic Immersive ExperiencesScience, Social StudiesRecorded virtual field trips to other planets, volcanoes, the deep sea, and more. Plus, live visits with National Geographic explorersMiddle (6-8), High (9-12)Virtual Field Trips, Videos
National Geographic KidsScienceGames, videos, quizzes, and homework help on topics such as animals, science, and planet earthElementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Games, Videos, Self-Guided Activities
National Geographic Resource LibraryScience, Social StudiesLesson plans, videos, photos, and articles on a wide range of science and social studies topics.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Tutor Tools, Lesson Plans, Videos, Resource Directory, Reading Materials
NearpodELA, Math, Social Studies, Science, DIgital LiteracyCreate interactive lessons and presentations for students.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Lesson Plans
New York Times Learning NetworkELA, Social StudiesArticles and videos on current events.Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Reading Materials
Nova LabsScienceScience activities and games that use videos to guide students as they answer scientific questions or design solutions to current problems.Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Games
OER CommonsELA, Math, Social Studies, ScienceOver 30,000 high-quality Common Core aligned lessons.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Lesson Plans
PBS Digital BackpacksELA, Math, Social Studies, Science, Art, Life Skills and SELComplete printable kits with at-home learning activities for K-5 students.Elementary (K-5)Lesson Plans, Self-Guided Activities
PBS KidsELA, Math, Social Studies, ScienceAll subject games and videos, including social-emotional games.Elementary (K-5)Games, Videos
PBS Learning MediaELA, Math, Social Studies, ScienceLesson plans and videos in every subject.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Lesson Plans, Videos
Peace Corps Educator ResourcesSocial StudiesLesson plans on world issues and social studies.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Lesson Plans
Pro ProfsELA, Math, Social Studies, ScienceEducational games.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Games
ProdigyMathAdventure math game.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8)Games
QuillELASupplemental writing activities to help students develop their sentence construction and grammar skills (~10 to 15 minute sessions).Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Lesson Plans
Read Write ThinkELAEnglish reading and writing lesson plans, worksheets, and interactive apps for all grade levels.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Lesson Plans, Worksheets
San Diego Zoo Live CamsScienceLive streams of animals at the San Diego ZooElementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Virtual Field Trips
Scalar LearningMath, Test PrepLive streams and tailored videos for bolstering math skills and taking the ACT and SATHigh (9-12)Videos, Self-Guided Activities
ScratchCodingProject based learning for coding. Students can create animations and games while learning coding skills.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Self-Guided Activities, Student Creation Tools
Sizzle and PopPhysical Education, Life Skills and SELPhysical activities, complete with instructional cards, to use during breaks in your tutoring sessions.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Games, Tutor Tools, Lesson Plans
Social Media Test DriveDigital LiteracyPractice digital citizenship skills through a social media simulation. Best for grades 4 and up.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8)Games, Self-Guided Activities
StarfallELA, MathEducational game for grades K-3.Elementary (K-5)Games
Storyline OnlineELABooks read aloud by actors.Elementary (K-5)Audiobooks, Videos
Storytime at HomeELABooks read aloud by librarians.Elementary (K-5)Audiobooks, Videos
Storytime from SpaceELAVideos of astronauts reading from space.Elementary (K-5)Videos, Reading Materials
Super SimpleELA, Math, Social Studies, Science, Life Skills and SELVideos, printable activities, activities, and more for early elementary studentsElementary (K-5)Videos, Worksheets, Lesson Plans
Teach Your Monster To ReadELAImmersive game that helps K-2 students learn how to read and write.Elementary (K-5)Games, Self-Guided Activities
Teach@HomeELA, Math, Social Studies, ScienceDaily at-home activities for elementary students.Elementary (K-5)Lesson Plans
Teaching ToleranceSocial StudiesLesson plans for students from K-high schools with programs that emphasize social justice and anti-bias.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Lesson Plans
ThrivelyLife Skills and SELAssessments to help students determine their unique strengths, interests, and aspirations.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Self-Guided Activities
Typing ClubDigital Literacy, ELAFree online touch typing courses that includes 650 typing games, typing tests and videos.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Self-Guided Activities, Games
USC WorldMedScienceMonthly science and health-centered short videos with interactive activities.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Videos, Tutor Tools, Lesson Plans
Valley Oaks Math ActivitiesMathPrintable math worksheets, videos, and online games Middle (6-8)Worksheets, Videos, Games
Varsity TutorsELA, Math, Social Studies, Science, Test PrepPractice tests, flashcards, and questions of the day for standardized tests and academic subjects for older students.Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Test Prep
ViewSpaceScienceA collection of digital interactives and videos on space topics including the latest developments in astronomy and earth science.Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Videos, Self-Guided Activities
We Are TeachersELA, Math, Social Studies, ScienceResource directory for at-home learningElementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Resource Directory
WritableELAComprehensive writing assignments for grades 3-12Elementary (K-5) Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Lesson Plans
Write the WorldELAWriting prompts and resources designed to develop the writing strategies and communication tools essential for success in school, career, and lifeMiddle (6-8), High (9-12)Lesson Plans
Zinn Education ProjectSocial StudiesLesson plans and articles on people's history organized by theme, time period, and reading level.Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)Lesson Plans

If you have any additional suggested resources for our volunteer tutors, please reach out to us at partnerships@schoolonwheels.org.