Youth Resources

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Visual and Performing Arts

Daily Doodle- lessons by Mo Willems. 
FreeKidsCrafts - Lots of categories of idea, templates and print outs.
Crafts by Amanda - Free arts and crafts ideas
Coloring pages-
Artsology - Helps kids learn to appreciate the arts by providing them with the opportunity to play games, conduct investigations, and explore different forms of art.
Kids Think Design - Explores careers in fashion design, graphic design, interior design, book design, product design, film and theatre, architecture, animation, and environmental design.
Music-Chrome Music Lab
Ballet Music / Dances for Kids - The Kiboomers!
Kids music - The Laurie Berkner 
Kids BooksKids Books on Youtube 
Music & dance- Mini Me Music
Nursery Rhymes & Kids Songs- Little Baby Bum (YouTube)
All Kids Network - Crafts, activities, mazes, dot to dot, etc.
Highlights Kids - Fun games, recipes, crafts, activities.
Maker Stations - 3 Free Weeks of Maker Stations to keep your children creating at home! Each challenge includes simple instructions using materials around the house, QR code video resources, and a student recording sheet.

Fitness and Movement

Fitness Blender for Kids - Free fitness videos
Cosmic Kids Yoga - Kid friendly videos
Little Twisters Yoga - Free at-home kids yoga lesson plans
87 Energy-Busting Indoor Games & Activities
Fluency and Fitness - Educational brain breaks to help students review essential literacy and math skills, while getting in some exercise. Find over 900 videos to help your child keep learning at home and burn off some extra energy. Our site is best used for ages 4-8.
Go Noodle - Movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts.
The OT Tool Box - At home OT, PT, and ST resources designed to build skills in children through movement and play.
Walkabouts AdobeStock_321830433

STEM and Educational Resources

Scholastic Learn at Home 
Bed Time Math - Math as a fun part of your daily family routine
Conjuguemos - Vocabulary, grammar, listening activities and games in Spanish, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, Korean, and Latin.
Instructables - 3D printing projects and Coding projects, involving math and other K-12 subjects
Science Spot - Science projects that can be completed with or without Internet access
The Happy Scientist - Just explore, have fun, and learn some science along the way.
Climate Kids - This NASA initiative covers a wide range of topics including weather, climate, atmosphere, water, energy, plants, and animals.
PBS Learning- PreK-12 digital media service with more than 30,000 learning materials
Banzai - Exposes students to real-world financial dilemmas to teach them the importance of smart money management.
Math -Dreambox
CK-12 Foundation- CK-12
Over Coming Obstacles - Life skills curriculum for students in grades K-12. Their resources include strategies for teaching social and emotional skills.
Kids Think Design - Explores careers in fashion design, graphic design, interior design, book design, product design, film and theatre, architecture, animation, and environmental design.
Nomster Chef - Illustrated recipes designed to help kids age 2-12 cook with their grown-ups. Recipes encourage culinary skills, literacy, math, and science.

Aquatic Fun

SwimOutlet- live at-home dryland workouts! Starting Monday, @erynkrouse will be hosting a fun IG Live workout from 10-11am PST! Miles McGriff @milesaheadfitness will be on Tues, Thur, & Fri. AND @lexiekellyswim will be on Wed Time to get your dryland workouts on!

Museum @ Home 

Smithsonian Institute: Take a virtual trip to the Smithsonian Institute.
Getty Museum: With more than 6,000 years worth of creative treasures, the Getty is one of the best places for art on the west coast of the US. virtual tour. As with several of our selection, Google Arts and Culture offers a “museum view” tool to look inside gallery spaces, with clickable artworks presenting further information.
Natural History Museum, London: From the diplodocus to the dodo, botany to butterflies, giant crystals to specimens in jars … the Natural History Museum’s vast collection has long been a favorite of both Londoners and tourists. Get lost in the corridors and gallery spaces – one treat is Dippy the dino, who despite recently going on tour still makes an appearance in the entrance hall in this interactive online guide.
NASA: Both Virginia’s Langley Research Center and Ohio’s Glenn Research Center offer online tours for free. Also, you can try some "augmented reality experiences" via The Space Center Houston’s app.
National Women’s History Museum: Have a late International Women’s Day celebration with online exhibits and oral histories from the Virginia museum.
Metropolitan Museum of Art: Though the Met Gala was cancelled this year, you can still have a peak at the The Costume Institute Conversation Lab, which is one of the institution’s 26 online exhibits.

Nature and Virtual Travel @ Home

Google Earth - Take a Virtual Vacation or explore the world!
Yellowstone National Park: Virtually discover Yellowstone National Park 
England: Tour England through this 360 video.
Colonial Williamsburg: Take a live look at Colonial Williamsburg.
The Environmental Nature Center - Educational videos geared towards school-aged children.
Nat Geo Kids - Learn about geography and animals from National Geographic.
Gardening - Guide to gardening for kidsIMG_7835

Zoo and Aquariums @Home

Oakland Zoo: With what may be the most live cam options, this zoo lets you switch between elephant, sun and black bears, and condors in one sitting.
San Diego Zoo: With what may be the most live cam options, this zoo lets you switch between koalas, polar bears, and tigers in one sitting.
Monterey Bay Aquarium: It can be Shark Week every week thanks to live online footage of Monterey Bay’s Habitat exhibit.
National Aquarium: Walk through tropical waters to the icy tundra in this floor-by-floor tour of the famous, Baltimore-based aquarium.
Aquarium of the Pacific - A collection of webinars, live-cam footage and classes for all ages.IMG_0245