Here are the free educational subscriptions offered due to school closings

Posted at 5:44 AM, Mar 16, 2020

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — As schools all over Western New York remain closed due to the spread of coronavirus, some educational companies are offering free subscriptions to families.

According to the kids activities blog, dozens of companies are offering their services for free.

The blog offers additional tips such as taking virtual field trips, five-minute crafts, and active games to help kids who are bouncing off the walls.

You can find the complete list of services here.

Ashley Tundo operates the Buffalo Mom Squad Social Media pages. She says she has been flooded with posts about parents looking for things to do with their kids. Or how to work from home but also make sure kids are doing their school work.

Tundo says many parents are looking at different websites and she is sharing what local businesses are doing. This is a place for parents across Western New York to get advice and share with other moms what they are going through.

Dana Marciniak, a mom of two boys and owner of 85 West Communications says she is trying to make a plan for the next five weeks. She is breaking up the days into projects, life skills, and academics. Teaching them the skills they need for the classroom but also taking this time to learn about life skills as well.