Ideas for Keeping Children Engaged

FenderPlay (Free for 3 Months for First 500,000 People)

  • If you want to channel restlessness into mastering a new instrument, legendary guitar-maker, Fender, has you covered. Lessons include reading music, tabs, playing songs and exercises for acoustic guitar, electric bass guitar, and ukulele, with customized tracks for music genre preference. Learn More

Monterey Bay Aquarium Otter Cam (Free, Livestream)

  • Hours of fun can be spent watching happy otters. Give them a ball and they loose their minds, while swimming backwards. Watch them romp and play in the best aquarium ever. Learn More

Take part in an online art class:

  • Kennedy Center Artist-in-Residence Mo Willems opens up his studio every lunch time to teach kids to doodle! Learn More

Mix up your day with screen-free activities:

  • If you want to cut down on screen time for your kids — to just take a few minutes for yourself — it can be hard to think of fun ways to keep kids engaged and busy. Try these 20 tips for keeping your little ones busy without screens. Learn More

Check out free resources from BrainPop:

  • BrainPOP is offering kid-friendly updates on the Corona virus. Free access for schools AND families impacted by school closures, you just have to submit a request to access it. Learn More

Video games!

  • Here’s a list of video games you should play while you’re stuck inside avoiding the coronavirus. Learn More
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