FREE Websites to use for Interactive Manipulatives

Websites for Online Manipulatives for Online Learning

We know that many of our students benefit from using hands-on manipulatives when completing tasks and learning new material... This makes teaching online and the thought of returning to schools with restrictions around items in our classroom/ shared supplies super tricky...

During online / distance learning, I started using interactive manipulatives online with my students! They might not be the traditional "hands-on" materials, but they really helped to support my students! Keep reading to see ideas for using online interactive materials and free websites!
Ways to use online interactive manipulatives: 
I'm not creating an extensive list of ideas for using online manipulatives, but just a few a good starting points to get your wheels turning about ways to use them with the materials you already use!
  • When using online materials (worksheets, task cards, Google Slides, etc.) students can split their screen to show the task/ activity & the interactive manipulatives at the same time. It could look something like this >> the interactive clock is on one side and the time task cards are on the other side of the screen:

    Websites for Online Manipulatives for Online Learning
    You can grab these time tasks cards for free here! 

  • You can also use online interactive manipulatives with printed worksheets, task cards, etc. This is a great solution when going back to the classroom and needing to reduce the amount of physical materials in the classroom and shared classroom supplies!

    Websites for Online Manipulatives for Online Learning

    Websites for Online Manipulatives for Online Learning
Free websites for interactive manipulatives:
These are my favorite online interactive manipulatives! They are all FREE and don't require you to make a free account or even give up your email address!
I hope these help you with interactive manipulatives during remote / online learning and when (hopefully!) going back to school in the fall!