ART, MUSIC, & P.E.
These ten reputable, parent-approved YouTube channels offer FREE art lessons for kids and teens of all ages! With lessons from K-12 art teachers, professional artists and cartoonists, art nonprofits, and more, there's something for everyone here!
Loop, climb and dive on these virtual Disney Rides! You can encourage kids to lean and duck along with the ride's twists and turns to keep them active. For extra realism, try misting your kiddos with a spray bottle of water during Splash Mountain!
Before bedtime, listen to stories from Princesses and Heroes! Until quarantine is lifted, Party Perfection will be posting stories on their Facebook page around 8:30pm a few nights a week!
GoNoodle's free videos get kids moving to be their strongest, bravest, silliest, smartest selves. Over 14 million kids each month are dancing, singing, stretching, running, jumping, deep breathing, and wiggling with GoNoodle!
The Kitchen Table Classroom, a free art website run by a 20-year-veteran art teacher, offers a wide variety of online art activities for kids. There are printable crafts (parents can print out woodland animal masks to put together or a DIY unicorn headband kit) as well as painting classes, tutorials, and drawing courses.
This art project is a real HOOT for kids, as they turn a paper plate into an adorable owl craft!
This 10-page printable PDF download includes: "Indoor Games & Activities" to get your children moving, "I'm Bored" list of indoor activities for children (both alone and with their siblings), "Things I Can Do" for teens and older children, "Stay-at-Home Resource Lists" including growth mindset movies, TV shows, and books, and "My Daily Learning Projects" template for children (all ages).
Make this paper chain with your kids, adding one link for each day your family is at home with notes on each date for interesting things that occurred. This is a fun and easy daily craft project, and a unique way to remember this time in history and our families' lives.
(Library card required)
More resources coming soon - please stay tuned!