We’ve just added some local summertime activities to our list and updated our online list to include even more stories, crafting and gardening resources!
Local Activities *NEW
Grab & Go Lunch Kuna School District offers free lunches to children ages 1-18 on M-F from 11 am – 12 pm at
- Ross Elementary School, 610 N School Ave
- Reed Elementary School, 1670 Linder Road
- Kuna High School, 637 E Deer Flat Road (west side student parking lot)
CHILDREN MUST BE PRESENT TO RECEIVE MEALS
Movies on the Greenbelt! Grab your blanket, chairs and snacks then head to the Kuna Greenbelt behind City Hall to enjoy a free Friday night family movie.
July 3, 2020 Aladdin, Rated PG
July 10, 2020 Maleficent 2, Rated PG
July 17, 2020 A Dog’s Journey, Rated PG
July 24, 2020 Abominable, Rated PG
July 31, 2020 Jumanji 1, Rated PG 13
August 14, 2020 Jumanji 2, Rated PG 13
Second Saturday Summer Concert Series Saturday, July 11, 2020 from 6:30 pm – 9 pm on Kuna Greenbelt behind City Hall featuring the music of Captain Snafu. The Kuna Arts Commission and Kuna Parks & Rec Department host this concert series with a family friendly atmosphere featuring local music, food and beverage and beer/wine.
The Market at Linder Farms where you’ll find fresh, local products including delicious donuts! The Market is open every other Saturday from 9 am – 1 pm.
June 27, 2020
July 7, 2020
July 25, 2020
August 8, 2020
August 22, 2020
Academic Research and Learning Databases
Lili.org offers 150 prime academic research and learning databases FREE for Idaho residents.
Burton Avenue if you have a cutting machine then check out Burton Avenue for craft ideas, SVG files and you’ll even find great free SVG files!
Silhouette School another wonderful resource for those with a Silhouette cutting machine. Check out Silhouette School for tips, tricks, shortcuts and great craft ideas.
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.
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.
Kids Gardening is a resource for parents and educators that creates opportunities for kids to learn and grow through gardening.
Floret Farms offers inspiration, tips, workshops and a wide range of resources for growing and arranging cut flowers.
Garden Answer find videos on a variety of garden topics including tours of beautiful gardens that are sure to inspire you!
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!
Join Emily on YouTube for music, books, ukulele, and storytime
Mary Chapin Carpenter Songs from Home Episode 1, tune in to enjoy a songs from the country/folk singer who is accompanied only by a guitar, her entertaining dog Angus, and her almost always sleeping cat, White Kitty. As of 6/30/2020 there are 26 episodes.
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 Trips
Homeschooling.com allows you 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!