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Activities at Home

When kids are out of school and families are home together, it can be a wonderful way to connect, engage and support each other.

LEARNING

GREAT SCHOOLS

Find out how to set up at-home learning and use the grade-based resources below to fill in the gaps.


online art museums

You can take your child on a field trip right from your living room!  There are 12 World-Class Museums You Can Visit Online, from LA to Paris.


AUDIBLE

For as long as schools are closed, we're open. Starting today, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet. Explore the collection, select a title and start listening. It's that easy.


Creative Curriculum and Ready Rosie

Healthy at Home: A Toolkit for Supporting Families Impacted by COVID-19

With the growing impact of the COVID-19 virus, ReadyRosie is developing this free toolkit as a resource to support families with information and resources for supporting the children in their care.


FUNBRAIN

Funbrain offers hundreds of games, books, comics and videos that develop skills in math, reading, problem-solving and literacy.


NASA Kids Club

Find games of various skill levels for children pre-K through grade 4. These games support national education standards in STEM — science, technology, engineering and mathematics.


Scholastic Learning

Day-by-day projects to keep kids learning, thinking, and growing!


KIDSTV123

Songs for children. Kids songs. Educational songs and videos for children, toddlers and babies.


wonderopolis

Welcome to Wonderopolis®, a place where natural curiosity and imagination lead to exploration and discovery in learners of all ages. Each day, we pose an intriguing question—the Wonder of the Day®—and explore it in a variety of ways.


DISNEY EDUCATION

Disney Educational Productions is committed to providing the tools teachers need to engage, inform, and inspire many different learners. Packed with educator-designed teachers guides and activities, our ultimate collection of award-winning DVDs will make it easier for you to reach - and teach - your students through immersive multimedia experiences.


LIVE STREAMS FROM THE MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM

The Monterey Bay Aquarium (previously) has announced that although the aquarium itself is closed to visitors, the live video streams of their resident animals are still operating. While it’s not the same as an actual in-person visit, it’s a comfort to see that there’s still a great big world still out there.


PROJECTS & ACTIVITIES

fabulous felt hair ties

Transform boring hair ties into adorable DIY hair accessories when you check out this quick and cute hair craft idea.


T-SHIRT DIY FRIENDSHIP BRACELETS

This T-shirt bracelets DIY is a new twist on an old classic. Not only are you making a new kind of friendship bracelets, but you'll recycle a T-shirt too!


EASY T-SHIRT PILLOW

I love a good upcycling project and this 10 minute pillow project is definitely one of my favorites.  


Corn Syrup Painting

This art project gets a little messy, which the kiddos love, and it gives their paintings an extra special shimmer.


Tape Resist Art

An art project that will keep your kids busy and creative — and results in a fridge-worthy masterpiece. Plus, it uses supplies parents may have at home.


Pipe Cleaners & Colanders

This is a great challenge for little ones and helps them improve fine motor skills. You can also try it with strings.


Painting with Water and Cotton Balls

In need of a fun, easy project for your younger kiddos? Just add water. 


Coffee Filter Art

It’s so simple, and you’ll find a million iterations on Pinterest. Children color on coffee filters with washable markers, spray them with water or use eye-droppers of water. And then lay them out to dry. It’s a blast!


KINDERART 

Our mission is to provide FREE art lesson plans that parents and teachers can use in their home and school classrooms.


watercolor painting

These watercolor painting ideas will inspire you and your kids to create and have fun! There are so many creative ideas for kids of all ages, you are sure to find one (or more!) that your kids will want to try.


MUSIC & DANCE

Fun Music Activities for Preschoolers

Want to increase your preschooler's learning power? It really is as simple as turning on the radio or tapping your toes. When a young child listens to music, plays a musical instrument or even dances, lots of things start happening.


MUSIC ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS 

These music activities for kids are designed to encourage kids' interest in music.


Greg and Steve Music Videos

Are you ready to kick it old school? The Kids In Motion YouTube channel from Greg and Steve is full of 80s music, movement and leotards. It’s rad!


Super Simple Songs

Your kiddos already know the songs, so they can jump right in and sing-a-long with the Super Simple Songs YouTube Channel. They also have Spotify and Amazon Music playlists — so no screen needed. 


We All Go Traveling By

Based on the popular book on tape, We All Go Traveling By now has the song and lyrics on YouTube. It’s very popular and catchy.


THE LEARNING STATION 

With combined backgrounds and degrees in early childhood education, child development and music, this trio, has achieved international stature as leaders in the children’s educational music industry.


KIDS BOP

KIDZ BOP is the #1 music brand for kids in the U.S.


LET'S PLAY KIDS MUSIC

The purpose of Let’s Play Music is to share all of the activities that I’ve picked up over the years. Parents often express concern that they don’t know how to engage their kids with music at home. Hopefully this blog will show how easy it is, and the wealth of benefits that playing and participating in musical activities at home can bring to both parents and children.


PHYSICAL FITNESS

FITNESS BLENDER

This is a 25 minute routine that runs through three different games in order to help burn off extra energy and increase bone density, balance, endurance and even strength.


YMCA VIRTUAL FITNESS CLASSES

We know nothing compares to the energy felt in one of our group fitness classes, but our amazing instructors want you to keep MOVING! While we are all staying at home, we might as well still try to stay fit together! 


COSMIC KIDS

Your place for stories, fun, and yoga!


GO NOODLE

GoNoodle videos get kids moving to be their strongest, bravest, silliest, smartest, bestest selves. Over 14 million kids each month are dancing, stretching, running, jumping, deep breathing, and wiggling with GoNoodle.


KIDS WORKOUT 

15 Min workout. Teach a child how to get in shape with exercises. Maurice takes you through a beginning workout for kids of all ages, even teens and adults. It's fun and healthy workout.


FITNESS BLENDER 

This special edition Kids Workout is for all of our Blenders and their little ones. Go at your own pace; take breaks when you need to, and have fun!


KIDS CIRCUIT WORKOUT

Join your KIDS for this TOTAL BODY CIRCUIT to take a break from VIDEO GAMES, RELIEVE STRESS, HAVE FUN, & STAY HEALTHY. No equipment needed!


social emotional learning

cONFIDENT PARENTING, CONFIDENT KIDS

how books and storytelling can help kids deal with their anxiety, especially in these unprecedented times.


FAMILY MEDIA PLAN

When media is used thoughtfully & appropriately, media can enhance daily life.


VIRUS ANXIETY

Resources for anxiety and your mental health in a global climate of uncertainty.


CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): HOW TO TALK TO YOUR CHILD

Your kids are hearing about coronavirus (COVID-19). You want to make sure they get reliable information — and you want them to hear it from you. Here's how to talk about it.


SOMETIMES THERE ARE CHANGES

A pdf book for children on how to cope with changes to their routines.


CHANGES

A Kid’s Guide To Understanding, and Handling Change

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