Are you looking for activities that will keep your kiddos learning and moving, plus keep your family entertained throughout this time? APM has you covered!
Below is a list of online resources and our favorite at-home activities to help you navigate the next few weeks during the #stayathome Coronavirus epidemic.
|EDUCATIONAL & LEARNING
|A resource for families with children of different ages & areas of interest
|Scholastic at Home
|Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking & growing
Lessons, exercises and quizzes; daily schedules; daily livestreams
|YouTube channel offering engaging educational videos suitable for high school students. The channel features a wide range of subjects, from anatomy to world history.
|Crash Course Kids
|Bi-weekly show from the producers of Crash Course all about grade school science
|5th grade through middle school
|Minecraft Builders Club
|Weekly videos and online gatherings for builders (also paid courses using Minecraft to teach Math, science, history & more)
|Ages 7 & up (majority of classes for middle schoolers)
|Free resource with music, language lessons, courses & more
Language learning podcasts
|Online viewing of 15 Broadway musicals to watch at home
|Smithsonian Air & Space
|Virtual tours of the museum, and educational podcasts, games and activities about aircraft and spacecraft. And educators can turn to the museum's K-12 learning resources for STEM lessons, activities and videos on topics such as flight, planetary science, space, and engineering and technology.
|Google Arts & Culture
|Virtual access to 2500 museums plus virtual tours of National Parks in the U.S.
|Stuck at Home Science
|Activities for families using household supplies
|Art for Kids Hub
|Workshops, readings, activities, art projects, writing games, writing advice, and moreoffered by children’s book writers and illustrators
|Author of “Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus” author with daily video sessions to learn to draw, doodle and explore new ways of writing
|All ages (most appropriate for younger kids)
|A list of educational and entertaining activities to keep them occupied.
|Free Guided Meditations
|Free guided meditations specifically designed to help deal with coronavirus related stress and anxiety
|Virtual Tours of National Parks
|Links to various virtual tours from Google and National Parks Service
|Online health & fitness videos on demand
|25 Ways To Get Kids Moving At Home
|Infographic from American Heart Association on 25 ways to get kids moving at home
|At Home Workouts for Kids
|Fitness Blender Kids Workout - 25 Minute Fun Workout for Kids at Home
|Celebrity Chefs Cooking Tips
|11 celebrity chefs share their tips for cooking during the coronavirus pandemic
|Cooking channels for kids
|Cool Mom picks for the best YouTube cooking shows for kids—for screen time that just might help mealtime
|Delish Virtual Cooking
|Delish.com is offering virtual cooking classes for parents and kids during the coronavirus outbreak