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Family Friendly At-Home Activities

It can be challenging to be stuck at home and finding sources of entertainment for yourself and your family. We’ve compiled a list of fun things that you can do while stuck at home, from taking virtual tours of zoos and museums to free live concerts.

Tune in to Zoos

The Georgia Aquarium features several different webcams that offer a live look at beluga whales, jellyfish, piranhas, otters, and more.

At the Houston Zoo website, take a live look at animals such as giraffes, gorillas, elephants, and rhinos.

The Cincinnati Zoo is hosting Home Safari’s as they go live on their Facebook page every day.

If you like pandas, check out the Atlanta Zoo’s panda page for a webcam and fun panda facts.


Josh Gad, the voice of Frozen’s Olaf, is going live every evening reading children’s books with his fabulous voice acting skills.

Open Library has thousands of books published online that you can read for free, ranging from children’s books to history books.

Music and Arts

Google has partnered with over 2500 famous museums around the world to offer virtual tours here.

The Metropolitan Opera will be streaming some of their most famed encores to the public for free.

Tune in to #TogetherAtHome performances from music stars like John Legend and Chris Martin.

McHarper Manor is live streaming every day with fun kid-friendly art classes.

Get Some Exercise

Planet Fitness is hosting live, home workout sessions for free every day at 4 pm Pacific Time.

Les Mills has made their on-demand workouts free for the time being on their website.

YouTube has millions of home workout videos from fitness experts available for all different fitness levels.

Learn at Home

NASA made its entire online library of images and videos free and open to the public.

Pick up a new skill (or improve your current abilities) by taking an online class through Skillshare.

Ivy League schools such as Harvard and Yale are offering 450 free online classes through Class Central.

Scholastic published an online resource that is updated daily with fun, learning-filled activities for kids.

Khan Academy has made a template schedule for parents interested in schooling their kids at home.

There are many different online puzzle sites such as Sudoku, puzzles, and other brain activities.


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