Stay Active: You may have found yourself watching a little too much TV lately and maybe you are feeling a bit sluggish. Well, now is your opportunity to do some spring cleaning or address that chore you have been putting off! A little chore work done here and there can amount to some nice cardio to help burn off some extra calories. It is recommended that you get at least 30 minutes of physical activity every day. Need more ideas on staying active? Click on the links below:
Activities for Adults:
Travel the World:
Exercise your Brain:
Kids Arts & Crafts:
Take a Virtual Tour:
Stay Connected: Although we are physically distancing ourselves from each other, the wonderful thing about technology is that you can connect with others digitally! Remember to connect with others by doing any of the following activities:
- Call or Facetime with a friend or relative.
- Write a letter.
- Support a local restaurant that offers take out or delivery services.
- Volunteer at a Food Bank, Meals on Wheels or other organization that helps provide much needed services to the community.
- Take breaks from watching, reading, or listening to news stories, including social media. Hearing about the pandemic repeatedly can be upsetting.
- Take care of your body. Take deep breaths, stretch, or meditate. Try to eat healthy, well-balanced meals, exercise regularly, and get plenty of sleep. Make time to unwind.
- Take care of yourself, which can also include speaking with people about your concerns or feelings .
For the Kids
- 15 Minute Family Workout and 15 Minute Family Cardio Workout
- NEW - Kidz Bop Dance Along Video
- Hold a virtual play date through Facetime.
- Teach a young person how to write and send a letter.
- Take a virtual vacation - explore the world using Google Earth. Use Street View to see places like you're actually there.
- Visit a museum and enjoy museums around the world through their virtual tours.
- Math Games
- Science Experiments to do at Home
- Reading and Writing Games
- Leanr About Our Solar System
- Word Searches for Kids
- Online Storytime
- The Very Hungry Caterpillar - In the internationally acclaimed The Very Hungry Caterpillar, a tiny caterpillar eats and eats…and eats his way through the week. Taken from The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Stories collection. Based on Eric Carle’s pictures.
- Laura Berkner Band - Take A Berkner Break: This sweet lullaby for kids by Laurie Berkner is about the 8 planets in our solar system and what makes each of them special - can you name all of them? Learn the planets!
- The Kiboomers - The Kiboomers! Ballet Music. Ballet Songs. Watch and exercise to the ‘Down at the Ballet Class’ video and sing along with the kids!
- Free Educational Materials from Lakeshore - Educational games and toys for kids of all ages.
- Scholastic's New Learn at Home Website - Daily lessons for writing, reading and enrichment activities for all ages.
- Learning at Home Center (Dictionary.com) - For Grades Pre-K to 12. Created and approved by teachers. Includes spelling grammar and word challenges. Also includes fun family activities and writing prompts.
- Lunch Doodles with Mo on YouTube - Short episodes that feature Mo Willems teaching kids how to draw characters. New episodes each day.
- Storyline - Each month a different title is highlighted. A huge selection of books to choose from. The Hula Hoopin' Queen is ready by Oprah Winfrey.
- Storytime from Space - Astronauts ready children's books while in space.
- Dr. Seuss - Read and play games with Dr. Seuss