The wonderful thing about kids activities is that so many of them them can be done inexpensively or for free. Oftentimes, you can use things that you already have around your house to educate and entertain kids.
(I know that many of you kids and parents who might normally be at a school or workplace are unable to because of Coronavirus precautions. You are working through establishing some new routines and new ways to keep the learning and fun going. The following activities have been selected because they are not complicated or expensive.)
Kids Activites Collections
33 Crazy Good Bubble and Bubble Wrap Crafts-Inexpensive activities that will be a big hit with the kiddos.
38 Cool Sand Crafts To Try–Bring the beach and the sandbox to the kids, no matter where you are.
99 Amazing Paper Plate Craft Projects–Easy projects, simple supplies, and hours of fun for kids.
12 Cheap Fizzing, Popping, and Erupting Kids’ Science Experiments-When only lots of action will do.
15 Kids’ Water Activities That Don’t Require Pool-On thoese warm days, no need to leave your yard to enjoy playing in the water.
Aquarium of The Pacific-Penguin Habitat, Shark Lagoon, Sea Jellies, and Tropical reefs. Love the accompanying webcam resource kit.
Smithsonian National Zoo-Lions, Elephants, Naked Mole-Rats, and Giant Pandas, oh my!
And for many more animal webcams, check out Explore.org.
National Geographic Kids-Tons of educational resources including easy experiments, detailed, kid-friendly animal of the planet profiles, and weird fact videos.
PBS Kids-Videos, games, storybooks and more kids activities.
National Museum of the United States Air Force-360 degree self-guided tour of whole museum.
Scholastic’s Interactive Ellis Island Tour–Learn all about this important American gateway.
The Hidden World of the National Parks-Google Arts and Culture offers this narrated video vovage through stunning national parks and online artifact exhibits.
Also, through Google Arts and Culture check out virtual tours of the Eiffel Tower, Hubble Command Center, London Tower Bridge, Machu Picchu, and The Pyramids of Egypt. Lots of online art exhibits from around the world are available at your fingertips.
Don’t forget to grab your KEY to my Free Printables Vault full of all sorts of printable goodness.