We’ve put together a list of some online activities, fitness classes, learning resources, live webcams, research tools, and virtual field trips and tours you can use to help pass the time, and continue learning and being active, while we all do our part to help stop the spread of COVID-19 through practicing social distancing and self-quarantine.
Academic Research and Learning Databases
Lili.org offers 150 prime academic research and learning databases FREE for Idaho residents.
Mo Willems invites you to his studio every day for his LUNCH DOODLE complete with a downloadable activity page!
Visit Debbie Ridpath Ohi’s Youtube channel for read-alouds, doodles and learn how she illustrates her books.
eBooks and Audiobooks
Use OverDrive or Libby to borrow eBooks and Audiobooks from the Kuna Library collection through your computer, phone, eReader or Kindle. Download the app of your choice using Google Play or the App Store, login using your Kuna Library card number and choose a book.
Corepower Yoga on Demand offers a variety of free yoga classes.
Life Time offers classes on demand with a variety of workout options including cardio, strength and yoga classes.
Orangetheory At-Home Workout, a new 30-minute workout video each day.
YMCA 360 offers free online classes for all ages including kid’s activities, active older adults, yoga and youth sports performance.
Use the the MyHeritage Library Edition online tool to access historical documents, photos and other resources.
Learn a New Language
Play games while practicing math and reading skills
National Geographic kids
Learn about geography and fascinating animals!
Watch, listen and play games to learn about amazing animals!
Read, play games and conduct cool science experiments online!
Kid Lit TV
Explore the world of children’s literature through author book readings, author interviews, book trailers and drawing lessons from illustrators.
Hang out with your favorite characters all while learning!
Learn at Home provides 20 days’ worth of active learning journeys designed to reinforce and sustain education for students ages 3-13.
Practice phonics skills with read-along stories!
Have some of your favorite stories read to you by movie stars!
Read, play games and hang out with Dr. Seuss and his friends!
Usborne Learning Palette is free for 60 days.
Join Emily on YouTube for music, books, ukulele, and storytime
Spanish Children’s Stories
(Cool) Progeny is offering #operationstorytine through Instagram where your favorite authors and illustrators host story time online!
Tour a Museum
Tour National Parks
Virtual Field TripsVirtual Field Trips
Visit Homeschooling.com to take a virtual field trip to Buckingham Palace, The Great Wall of China, Mars, The San Diego Zoo and much more!
For even more options check out the Facebook Group, “Storytime Underground” where members find links to live singalongs, storytimes, activity sheets and more all through social media.
If you know of an online activity that would be a great addition to our list please send us a link and we’ll check it out!