It’s a trying time as COVID-19 causes school and business closures and the cancellation of activities all over the world. We’ve compiled this ongoing (and continuously updated) list of activities, resources, and free offerings out there to take advantage of while your kids are home. (Here’s a link discussing how to talk to your kids about COVID-19, too.)
Be sure to check out AmazingKids360.com for free online content! If you are affiliated with a NinjaZone gym already, you have free access to 100s of classes and skill videos in the area of ninja, gymnastics, dance, yoga, and MORE!! Contact your local gym to see how you can get access.
- Move it Mornings – Ninja classes for kids ages 5+
- Baby Ninja Live! – Parent and tot class for kids under 3
- Quarentime with Science Mom and Math Dad – Engineering challenges and science lessons
- Art Breaks with Ms. G-H
- Home Safari Facebook Live with the Cincinnati Zoo – every day at 3:00
- Skype a Scientist – live science chats
- Learn Card Tricks
- Games and Activities About the Rainforest
- Play the drums – REALLY! I know!
- San Diego Zoo
- Artrageous with Nate – get creative with 100 different episodes
- Games, Quizzes, and Videos about the Environment
- Georgia Aquarium Live Cams
- Learn a Language
- Barred Owls – check back to see how the eggs are doing, due to hatch in April!
- Houston Zoo Live Cams
- Monterey Bay Aquarium Live Cams
- Read a comic book – Dr. McNinja
- Online coloring pages
Visit New Places
- Yellowstone Virtual Tour
- Jackson Hole and Grand Teton National Park Live Cams
- San Diego Zoo Live Cams
- EarthCam – live cams from all over the world!
- Venice, Italy Live Cam
- Banzai Pipeline – one of the most infamous surf breaks in the world
- Explore.com – TONS of live cams of animals and locations all over the world
- Virtual Farm Tour
- Visit Mars!
- See art from the Louvre in Paris
TV and Streaming Services
- 20 Screen-Free Things to Do With Kids
- Make Your Own Home Cinema
- Have an Indoor Treasure Hunt
- 15 Fun Card Games for Kids
- Cook something yummy together
- Mess-Free Crafts
- Ninja Training and Obstacle Courses At Home