With more people being forced to work and learn from home in recent weeks due to the coronavirus outbreak, many businesses and nonprofits are offering online services to help people get through this difficult time.
Here is a running list of some of those businesses and opportunities:
Amazon Kindle: Two months unlimited reading for free.
Coursera: Free classes from leading universities and companies
Duolingo: Free online platform to learn a foreign language
Fender Music Lessons: Three months of free online music lessons.
Free Ivy League online courses: All eight Ivy League schools offer hundreds of free online classes for the public, ranging from computer science to art and design.
Huntington @ HomeSchool: Free online classes led by Huntington Theatre Company's Education Department.
Rosetta Stone: Free virtual language lessons for students for the next three months.
Scholastic Learn at Home program: Scholastic is offering free online courses for children. Their program offers three hours of learning per day with up to four weeks of instruction in a variety of subjects.
Yousician: Remote music education resource for teachers.
Athletic Evolution Physical Therapy: Telehealth virtual appointments with a Doctor of Physical Therapy through FaceTime, covered by most health insurance companies
Barre3 in Needham: Barre classes. Sign up on MindBody and the classes are on Zoom. Also offering 10 minute meditations live on Instagram.
Booty by Brabants: Virtual workouts on Instagram Live throughout the week.
Boston Health and Wellness: In-Home physical therapy, personal training, yoga and massage with a Doctor of Physical Therapy.
B/SPOKE Studios: Free spin and strength conditioning classes.
Core Power Yoga: Online classes and streaming classes.
Fred Astaire Dance Studios: Virtual dance lessons.
Gold's Gym Anywhere: Online fitness classes.
Headspace: Free meditation.
Healthworks Fitness: Workouts on Instagram Live that stay available for 24 hours after they are posted.
HYP Studios: Free yoga and pilates classes.
Hy-Vee KidsFit: Free fitness classes for kids.
Laughing Dog Yoga: Virtual yoga classes on Zoom and Facebook Live.
Orange Theory: Online workout routines.
Planet Fitness: Free Home Work-ins live on their Facebook page at 7 p.m. every day.
Rev'd On Demand: $5 virtual cycling classes.
Starr Yoga in Roslindale: Yoga, Barre and nutrition classes. Sign up on MindBody and classes are on Zoom.
The Boston Buddha: Andy Kelly provides meditation sessions every morning at 7:30 a.m. on Instagram Live.
The Daily Stryde: Daily emailed workouts for $20 a week.
The Phoenix: Virtual workouts and social connection for people in recovery from substance use and alcohol addiction.
TrillFit in Mission Hill: Cardio dance and sculpt. Videos and daily Zoom workouts.
Urbanity Dance in Boston: Free youth classes on Instagram.
YMCA Stronger Together: Free online workouts.
Yoga Provincetown : Free yoga classes through Facebook Live.
Yoga Sculpt with Sarah White: Daily workouts at 7 a.m. on Instagram Live.
ARTS u0026amp; ENTERTAINMENT
Alastair Moock: Virtual concerts for quarantined students and families via Facebook.
Artcie Studio: Virtual art classes daily at 7 a.m. on IGTV. Their lessons range from simple to complex and are great for all ages and abilities.
Club Passim: Live music from local artists.
Met Opera: Nightly opera streams.
ZOOS, MUSEUMS u0026amp; AQUARIUMS
Harvard Museum of Natural History: Face to Face: Portrait of Museum Animals by Jana Matusz
Peabody Essex Museum: #PEMfromHome includes stories and a deep dive into its collection.
Monterey Bay Aquarium: Ten live web cams.
Museum of Science: A collection of STEM resources designed to bring the museum to you.
New England Aquarium: Virtual visit, including live presentations, new videos and activities to try from home.
San Diego Zoo: Live cams from inside the zoo.
Fridge to Table: Generate recipes by what listing what is already in your fridge or pantry.
In Ayr's Kitchen: Clover founder Ayr Muir live-streams cooking tutorials on weekdays at 3 p.m.
Milk Street Cooking School: Free online cooking classes through April 30.
Virtual Beers with the Brewers: A live stream guided tasting and behind-the-scenes look at local breweries at 7 p.m. in Instagram Live.
ABCya!: Math and reading games
Access Mars: Explore the real surface of Mars, as recorded by NASA's Curiousity rover.
All Kids Network: Crafts and printable worksheets
Arcademics: Math and language games
Bamboo Learning: Voice-based learning through Alexa
Backpack Sciences: Hands-on elementary level science videos
Bedtime Math: Screen-free math activities
Big History Project: Online history classes for ages preteens through adults
Biology Simulations: Virtual experiments to learn about biology and practice data analysis
Bluprint: Creative education resources, including knitting, sewing, baking, drawing, family crafts and more.
Boddle Learning: Interactive math games
BrainBox: Games to help children learn spelling
Breakout EDU: Educational games for kindergarten, first-grade and second-grade students.
British Museum: Virtual tour of the Museum of the World
Bunk History: Digital archive of history
Busy Toddler: Indoor activities for toddlers.
BWS Education: Free SAT and ACT test prep
CanFigureIt Geometry : Interactive geometry tool
Cardi's Reads: Cardi's Furniture & Mattresses reads the "Cat in the Hat."
Carmen Sandiego: Videos, stories and lessons for all subject areas
Chalk Academy: Activities to learn Chinese
ChemMatters: Articles on high school chemistry topics
Christine's Critters: Daily programs on Facebook Live to teach children about different animals.
Chrome Music Lab: Hands-on experiments to learn music
cK-12: Science, math and social studies resources
Classroom Cereal: Printable grammar practice
ClickSchooling: Daily recommendations via email for entertaining websites that help your kids learn
Club Sci Kidz: Daily free science or cooking experiments to do at home
Common Lit: Reading passages for grades 3-12, with reading comprehension and discussion questions
Conjuguemos: Vocabulary, grammar, listening activities and games in Spanish, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, Korean and Latin.
Country Reports: 35,000 pages of online content on the cultures and countries of the world
Curriculum Associates: Free printable K-8 Reading and Math activity packs, available in English and Spanish
Curriki: Digital learning content for preschool through high school
Delta Math: Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking and growing
Diana Katsikaris's WOFH: Daily workouts from home for kids on Zoom at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Difusión: Resources for practicing Spanish
Discovery K12: Online homeschool platform and curriculum for pre-K through grade 12
Dog on a Log Books: Printable board games and activities for phonics and reading
DreamBox: K-8 online math program
Dr. Roger's Math Neighborhood: Higher-level math video series
Everyday Earth: Interactive videos of an earth-science-based curriculum
FarmFood 360: Eleven virtual tours of farms, from minks, pigs and cows to apples and eggs.
Fiveable: Resources for AP students including live reviews, live trivia and study guides
Fluency and Fitness: Educational brain breaks to help students review essential literacy and math skills, while getting some exercise
Focus Martial Arts, Woburn: Offering a free online karate class for kids.
Funbrain: Math and reading games for kids.
Go Noodle: Movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts
Goodnow Library: Virtual story time for toddlers.
Great Wall of China: Virtual tour of the Great Wall of China
Highlights Kids: Fun games, recipes, crafts, activities
Hippo Campus: 7,000 free videos in 13 subject areas
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: Math Videos with lessons, real life uses of math and famous actors
Instructables: 3D printing and Coding projects
Into the Book: Activities that encourage children to be strategic readers
Izzit Org: Entertaining & educational videos for all levels and subjects
Khan Academy: Practice exercises, instructional videos and personalized learning for all ages
Little Spark Company: Free printables library with activities for children
Little Twisters Yoga: Free at-home yoga lesson plans for kids
Macro Learning: Resources for AP students
Maker Stations: Three free weeks of maker stations
Math Celebrity: Virtual math tutor with step-by-step problem solutions
Math Playground: Elementary math games, logic puzzles and educational resources
Mathscore: Math practice, from counting to algebra and geometry.
Mindful Poetry Moments: Poetry and music
Minni Space: Virtual art studio for online learning and playing.
Museum of Science: Virtual free STEM programs and presentations.
Music Theory: Introductory and intermediate music theory lessons, exercises, ear trainers and calculators
Mystery Science: K-5 science lessons
National Geographic: Geography and animals.
New England Aquarium: Virtual presentations and activities on Facebook every day at 11 a.m.
Nitro Type: Improve your typing skills while competing in fast-paced races
Nomster Chef: Illustrated recipes hat get kid chefs excited about cooking
PBS Kids: Play with favorite show characters and learn too.
Playmada Games: Chemistry games
Seussville: Read, play games and hang out with Dr. Seuss.
Starfall: Phonics skills for kids.
Storyline Online: Kids books read by famous people
Squiggle Park: Engaging reading game for grades 2-8
Teachers Pay Teachers: Free printables for preK through second grade
The Great Courses Plus: Classes for older teens or adults
The Louvre: Travel to Paris, France to see amazing works of art at The Louvre with this virtual field trip.
The Painting Place Craft Kits: Drop by to pick up craft kits to do at home.
Wahlburgers: Get one free kids meal when you purchase any burger, sandwich, Wahlbowl or salad and use the code KIDSFREE.
Yellowstone National Park: Virtual tour of different trails at Yellowstone
Zoo New England: Daily videos at 1:30 p.m. with Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo's staff and animals.
123Homeschool4ME: Printable worksheets from toddlers to teens
FURNITURE u0026amp; HOME
Adams Furniture, Everett: Taking online orders and arranging for pickup at their warehouse. Home furnishing, bedding and mattresses.
Bernie & Phyls: Taking online orders.
Blinds To Go: Design consultants are providing online services.
Cardi's: Taking online orders with free garage shipping on orders of $499 or more and free store pickup at the Swansea store.
Kam Appliances: Online orders.
Mr. Awnings: Virtual appointments for retractable awnings.
Murphy & Sons Roofs, Inc.: Roofing and gutters replacement.
New England Spas: Online orders and virtual tours for new and returning customers.
Olyn Roofing: Roofing and home contractors available in the greater Boston area.
Window Nation: Virtual consultations for replacement windows, doors and siding.
Window World of Boston: Replacement windows, doors and siding.
DMG Brokerage: Free property consultations.
Lamacchia Realty: Resources to help people understand how coronavirus impacts the real estate industry.
FINANCIAL RESOURCES u0026amp; INVESTMENT ADVICE
Citizens Bank: Financial resources, including fraud prevention tips and a perspective on the market.
JobGet: Helping people who have been displaced connect with new employers to get back on their feet.
Next Gen Personal Finance: Free personal finance resources.
RESTAURANTS u0026amp; BREWERIES TO GO
Restaurants offering take out and/or delivery service