👋 Welcome to the Remote Life Resources Guide! 

This is a public, collaborative list of helpful links for anyone working (and living) remotely and looking for great ideas and accessible resources for staying happy, healthy, and safe during this crazy time. Whether you’re home alone, working alongside a roommate, a spouse, or your kids — we’ve got something for you. 

All new ideas are welcome, so please consider suggesting new resources or sections in the comments. We’re all in this together 💪.

This doc is maintained by the team at Justworks, but is open to the internet. So don’t share anything you’re not comfortable making public. Stay connected with us on Instagram for more updates and access to new resources.

Table of Contents

🏃Virtual Fitness Classes

  • Yoga
  • HIIT & Boxing
  • Dance Cardio
  • Pilates + Barre
  • Running
  • Other

🐵Activities for Kids

  • Brain games
  • Getting the energy out
  • Ideas for babies + toddlers
  • Schedules and structure
  • Explaining what is happening

🗓 Structuring Your Day

  • Time management
  • Ways to take a break

🧠 Keeping Your Mind Active

  • Brain games for adults
  • Learning something new
  • Mindfulness
  • Weekly playlists

💙 How To Help Others

  • Donate to COVID-19 relief efforts

🏃Virtual Fitness Classes

Yoga


HIIT & Boxing


Dance Cardio 


Pilates + Barre

  • GoChlo Pilates – Pay what you want Zoom classes
  • Blogilates – YouTube 
  • Physique 57 –  Online and app streaming (7 day free trial, then $24.99/mo)
  • The Bar Method – Online and app streaming (14 day free trial, then $24.99/mo)
  • Barre3 – Online and app streaming (15 day free trial, then $29.99/mo)


Running
 


Other

  • Les Mills – Online streaming
  • Nike Fitness App – App streaming 
  • All In by Teddi Mellencamp – Online streaming (free with code ALLINHOME through 3/31)
  • Booya Fitness – Online streaming (30 day free trial, then $8.99/mo)
  • NEOU – App streaming (14 day free trial, then $14.99/mo)
  • Studio Live – Online and app streaming (7 day free trial, then $15/mo)
  • Exhale – Online and app streaming (30 day free trial, then $19.99/mo)
  • JetSweat – Online and app streaming (7 day free trial, then $19.99/mo)
  • Obe – Online and app streaming (7 day free trial, then $27/mo) — Right now offering one month free! You can use code SWEATSANDCITY 
  • The Class by Taryn Toomey  – Online and app streaming (14 day free trial, then $40/mo)
  • The Assembly SF – Online streaming ($10/class for non-members)
  • Sweat with Kayla  – App streaming (One month of free access and then $19.99/mo)
  • ACTIVE by Popsugar – Online streaming
  • Classpass – App streaming (free for members)
  • Millionaire Hoy Pro – Online and app streaming (30 day free trial, then $19.99/mo)
  • Sersana – Daily free class on IGTV (Spanish)
  • Wellory – Free text messaging with a nutritionist, text COVID19 to 69922
  • Fitness Blender– Online workout videos (free)

 

🐵 Activities for Kids


Brain games

  • KiwiCo – Monthly subscription boxes with STEAM-driven projects ($20 a month), ages 0-14.
  • Khan Academy Kids – Free, fun educational app for kids 2-7. They created daily schedules and curriculum while your kids are home.
  • Homer – Educational app for kids ages 2-8 (free 30-day trial available, $9.99/month)
  • Kodable – App that teaches kids the basics of coding, for ages 4-10 (free 7-day trial, $6.99/monthly) 
  • Tynker – Coding app for ages 5+ (free during school closure)
  • Epic! – Digital library app, reads to kids as needed ($7.99/month)
  • BrainPop – Video-based educational app (free access during school closures)
  • Participate in a reading challenge
  • TodoMath – Math app for grades Pre-K to 2 ($69.99/year)
  • Prodigy – Math app for grades 1-8 ($8.95/month)
  • Splash Learn – Math app for grades K-5 (free version available)
  • MentalUp – Games for attention, concentration, memory, logic and more, for kids ages 4-13 (free version available)
  • YouTube Learning – Huge educational video library covering a broad array of topics (free)
  • Scholastic Learning From Home – Day-by-day educational projects for grades Pre-K – 6 (free)  
  • Mystery Science – Easy science lessons for grades K-5 (free during school closure)
  • National Museum of Mathematics – Great line-up of virtual events (free and paid options)
  • ABCmouse.com – free online curriculum for kids ages 2-8 with code AOFLUNICEF
  • Adventure Academy – online curriculum for kids ages 8-13 (first month free), or start here with code SCHOOL7771
  • Prodigies Music – web and app streaming music curriculum (3 weeks free, then $13.99/mo)
  • Vooks – web and app streaming read alouds of children’s books (30 days free, then $4.99/mo)
  • NYPL: In the coming days, NYPL will be announcing a partnership with an online tutoring service, giving all PreK–12 students in NYC access to private tutors via chat “after school.” The chat service will be available from 2 PM to 11 PM every day, including the weekends, in English and Spanish. 
  • Education.com – printable worksheets and lessons plans for preschool – 5th grade (currently 50% off, $42/year)
  • KidPass – Live online classes for kids of all ages, includes reading, math, coding (30 day free trial, then $49/mo) 
  • Listen to an educational podcast – try Wow in the World! if you like science, Stories Podcast or Circle Round to hear a story, or Noodle Loaf to learn about music.
  • Explore #Metkids – a digital feature made for, with, and by kids


Getting the energy out

  • GoNoodle – Movement and mindfulness videos (free)
  • Cosmic Kids Yoga – YouTube channel with yoga-based workouts (free)
  • Yogi Beans – Online streaming (14 day free trial, then $14.99/mo)
  • Scavenger hunts (free printouts)
  • Go on a treasure hunt – Tell them to hide something and create a treasure map for you to find it. Block off 30 min. so you can go on the treasure hunt together.
  • Headspace for Kids – Meditation (2 week free trial, $69.99/year)
  • 7 minute workout for kids – High intensity interval training for kids ages 7-13
  • Move This World – Move This World has created a resource library filled with exercises and activities that families can use to support social emotional learning and to prioritize their wellbeing. As a part of the resource library, Move This World has released free video showcases featuring SEL videos that students can engage in independently or with family members.


Ideas for babies + toddlers


Schedules and structure


Explaining what is happening


🗓 Structuring Your Day

Time Management


Take a break

 

🧠 Keeping Your Mind Active

Brain games for adults


Learning something new


Mindfulness


Weekly Justworking Playlists


💙 How to Help Others

Donate to COVID-19 Relief Efforts

  • United Way Community Response FundThe Fund supports communities struggling in the wake of the COVID-19 by supporting local United Ways and 211, the go-to information resource in times of crisis.
  • Center for Disaster PhilanthropyHelp CDP support preparedness, containment efforts, response and recovery activities for those affected by COVID-19 and for the responders.
  • Feeding America COVID-19 Response Fund – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Feeding America is committed to serving communities and individuals facing hunger across America, wherever they are. 
  • No Kid Hungry – The coronavirus is closing schools nationwide, and millions of vulnerable children are losing the school meals they depend on. For some, it’s the only food they’ll receive in a given day. No Kid Hungry has a plan to ensure that every kid gets three meals a day.
  • The CDC Foundation – This nonprofit organization for the CDC is raising funds to help respond to the public health threat when federal and state funding is not available. The foundation said it will use the funds to support state and local health departments in the US as well as support the global response including logistics, personal protective equipment, and critical response supplies. 
  • The Seattle FoundationHosted by Seattle Foundation in partnership with a coalition of leaders from across philanthropy, government and business, the Fund will provide flexible resources to organizations in our region working with communities who are disproportionately impacted by the outbreak. 
  • Covid-19 Projects looking for volunteers – Volunteer or post a volunteer opportunity to help those affected by Covid-19.
  • Corona Financial Help Spreadsheet – Find those in need and venmo them directly.
  • Baby2Baby – On the ground charity providing essential items to children and families impacted by COVID-19 and LAUSD’s closure.
  • Meditate to Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts – Practical meditation raising funds in support of United Way’s COVID-19 Relief efforts.
  • The Covid-19 Solidarity Response Fund is a secure way for individuals, philanthropies and businesses to contribute to the WHO-led effort to respond to the pandemic.
  • Support vulnerable communities affected by coronavirus by donating any amount to the Goodnation Coronavirus Response Fund
  • Donate to ROAR (Relief Opportunities for all Restaurants) to support NYC Restaurant Workers
  • Meals on WheelsVulnerable seniors are at the greatest risk amid COVID-19. Local Meals on Wheels programs are on the front lines every day, focused on doing all they can to keep older Americans safe and nourished in communities across the country.