PDSC Learn at Home Library
Here are a few of our favorite boredom-busting resources for kids of all ages.
Virtual Museum Experiences
Ultimate Guide to Virtual Museum Resources -extensive list of resources
Children’s Museum Virtual Activities -extensive list of resources
Ology: a Science Website for Kids -American Museum of Natural History
Virtual Field Trips - Thanks for the suggestion, Sophie & Ethan!
Galaxy Zoo – Help classify galaxies by shape, Zooniverse.org
Activities & Experiments
Play Pictionary with a robot -Google
Dress up a T.Rex -American Museum of Natural History
Birds and the Sounds they make, interactive chart
Wonder of the Day –daily question, discussion and exploration
30 Days of Families Learning Together –daily activity prompt for the whole family
Mystery Science -Fun lessons to do at home
SciShow Kids -youtube channel for early learners
FAB Lab with Crazy Aunt Lindsey –STEAM videos for children
Periodic Table of Elements in Pictures and Words -interactive chart
Science Sparks posts fresh, fun and budget friendly activities daily. This is a great one to follow on social media.
The Action Lab, youtube science videos posted regularly
Tembe Elephant Park, South Africa –Live Webcam of watering hole. Keep your volume up for a symphonic treat.
Earth & Space Science
The Hidden World of National Parks: 360 Degree Tours -Google
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) -lots of activities!
Birthday Hubble Photo -NASA
Space Calendar 2020 -Space.com
Health & Fitness
Talking about Health Emergencies -Sesame Street in Communities (Resources for parents of preschoolers)
Talking about coronavirus and social distancing with Rayshell the Crab and Earl the Squirrel, Tiny Trees Preschool (for early learners)
Kicking Boredom -Videos from a local martial arts instructor
Games, Stretches and Interactive Activities -Playworks
Get the Kids Outside -Another great one to follow on social media.
Language & Literacy
Art & Culture
You can Draw with Jarrett Lerner
Google Arts & Culture museum tours
Arts & Crafts - Thank you for the suggestion, Erin & Trey! :)
Crochet, Knitting and Fashion Activities -Thank you for the suggestion Michelle!
Hour of Code, code.org
Bedtime Math, lots of great screen-free ideas
Toy Theatre, interactive educational games
Long Live Math at Home, Carnegie Learning Library (middle and high school)
More classes & activities
Best Science sites for middle and high school students -Weareteachers.com
Virtual booth: NOAA Education
TEDEd: Subscribe for daily lessons by age-group (all subjects)
450 Ivy League Courses you can take for FREE -Codecamp.org
Download free museum coloring book pages -Openculture.com