The best free Windows software downloads for home use, classroom use and homeschoolers for grades kindergarten to grade 12. Your kids are sure to find something to amuse and teach them here!
K9 Web Protection is an Internet filter and parental control software for your home Windows or Mac computer, iPhone, iPad or Android device. It is free for home use, and costs $1.25 per month and computer for educational organizations (June 2012).
Sebran's ABC is a freeware collection of 12 different activities for kids 4-9 years old. It includes counting games, a Hangman game, Memory games, typing games and much more.
GCompris is an educational software package which offers different activities to kids from 2 to 10 years old. Gcompris is part of the GNU project. It is available for both Windows and Linux.
Chase dangerous monsters, wind your way through dark tunnels - all while you learn your multiplication! Timez Attack is a first person shooter game where you use math to fight your opponents instead of weapons!
OOo4Kids is a scaled down version of Open Office for. It has a simple interface and fewer features than Open Office. OOo4Kids is geared towards the 7 – 12 age groups.
A very nice, and free, geography teaching package. Covers all parts of the world. Includes quizzes and map exercises. Runs in several different languages. Each exercise has a high score list.
Tux Math Scrabble is a free math game for kids that is similar to the board game Scrabble, but uses numbers instead of letters. Kids get to compete against the animated penguin Tux.
Childsplay is a suite of educational games for young children (approximately between 3 and 10 years old). Just like Gcompris, it is both freeware and open source, and is available for Linux as well as for Windows.
Tux Typing provides an action-filled experience for kids who want to learn how to type. In the various exercises, letters or words come falling down from space. The task is to type them as quick as possible, earning the highest score with the most typed.
This excellent free Photoshop-look-alike lets you edit and manipulate photos, or create digital art. It supports layers, unlimited undo, special effects, and a wide variety of useful and powerful tools
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