Awesome Online Activities during the Coronavirus
Updated: Jun 10
If you are looking for fun, educational and cultural resources online, here are some amazing sites for kids of all ages:
Educational websites that are offering their content for free during the pandemic. amazingeducationalresources.com
An app mixing art and music. generativemusic.com/bloom.html
Explore lots of options – science, social sciences, arts and music with videos – games and activities. BrainPop.com
Turn your photos into cool cartoons. net-sigma.com/instatoon/
Improve crafting skills with free arts & crafts video classes. creativebug.com
Online educational source with games and videos. education.com and the accompanying app, Brainzy.
Free classes and activities in math, science and computers. khanacademy.org
Engaging history games. mission-us.org.
Follow an elf through mazes in this puzzle app. monumentvalleygame.com/mv2
Museums and other Cool Places:
Virtual tours are available for major museums, incredible parks and cultural sites through: Google Arts & Culture. You can visit the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, the Guggenheim in New York CIty, Machu Picchu in Peru, Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska and the National Gallery of Art in D.C, just to name a few.
Videos on hands-on science activities. mysteryscience.com
A kids-geared site about animals, science, history and geography. kids.nationalgeographic.com
Daily activities and tips keeping kids busy and engaged. pbskids.org
Learn American sign language with free interactive apps.
The Kid Should See This
More than 4,000 totally wild children’s videos providing entertainment for all ages. thekidsshouldseethis.com
The Shows Must Go On!
YouTube channel featuring a new musical each week, free subscription.
Visit zoo animals on live cams. houstonzoo.org.
This e-book library helps people with reading challenges read and enjoy books - also needs volunteers who can help from home. Bookshare.org
Remember, reading a book is another terrific option, books are a great place to get lost and found.
Hope these sites keep you happy, engaged and entertained during all of our quarantined indoor time.