Activities To Do At Home



Adventures in Familyhood: Roundup of family friendly virtual field trips, museums, zoos, aquariums & beyond
Cincinnati Zoo: Virtual Safaris (Weekdays at 3:00 p.m. ET) Facebook, Website, YouTube
Live African Penguin Cam

Live Moon Jelly Cam
Live Shark Cam
Monteray Bay Aquarium: 24/7 livestreams of various exhibits (Live Jelly Cam)


Paris Musees: Online collection of artwork from 14 museums in Paris


Draw Everyday with JJK: Virtual Drawing Tutorials with author-illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka (Weekdays at 2:00 p.m. ET on YouTube)


Amazing Education Resources: Crowd-sourced list
Big Timber Media Distance Learning Bundles (K-12)
Giant List of Ideas for Being Home with Kids (Crowd-sourced list)
The Learning Network: Teaching & Learning with the New York Times
Mindful Kids Online via Mindful Kids: Virtual Mindfulness Exercises for K-12
Wide Open School for Pre-K to 12



Berliner Philharmoniker:Virtual Concert Hall
Metropolitan Opera: Met Opera Livestreams (Daily at 7:30 ET)
NPR: Virtual Concerts
(List updated frequently)


Color Your Flowers: Printable Coloring Book from Alpena natives with Elissa Sweet
Keating Creature School via Jess Keating: Printable creature activity from zoologist and author Jess Keating (New activities added on weekdays)
LEGO via Brightly: Printable activities
Santat Survival School via Dan Santat: Printable activities (lesson plans) from author-illustrator Dan Santat
(New activities added on weekdays)
Talking is Teaching: Printable Family Staycation Kit


NASA: Online Media Library
Science + Language Mini-Lessons via Melissa Stewart: Virtual Mini-Lessons + Printables from author Melissa Stewart


At Home With Emily Arrow: Virtual Storytimes, Sing-a-longs, & Lessons
Harperkids via HarperCollins Publishing: Virtual Storytimes Readalouds (Daily at 12:00 p.m. ET via Facebook)
Live Event Roundup via LivBits: Virtual Storytimes, Readings & Workshops (List updated frequently)
Operation Storytime via Romper: Virtual Book Reading by authors & celebs (Follow #operationstorytime on social media for new uploads)
Read Wonder & Learn via Kate Messner: Virtual Readings & Videos from Authors (List updated frequently)
Stimola Live via Stimola Literary Studio: Virtual Readings & Workshops from various author & illustrators (Full event calendar for ages 3+)
The Spanish Experiment: Virtual Spanish-language Story Readings + Videos
Tumble Book Library: Online access to picture books, graphic novels, and middle grade novels