Keep the Kids Busy with these Free Online Resources

Keep the Kids Busy with these Free Online Resources

Juggling working from home and the kids? I know...it's a nightmare at times!!

Here are free online activities and resources by Britt + Co, from virtual excursions to online story time from their favourite authors, to keep kids busy and learning while allowing you to get your productivity on. Check them out!

Virtual Activities

  • Go on virtual field trips to iconic places around the world.
  • Take a virtual field trip to the firehouse! These virtual sing-along princess parties are so much fun!
  • Travel to the Louvre in Paris, France to see amazing works of art with this virtual field trip.
  • This virtual tour of the Great Wall of China is beautiful and educational!

Printables

  • Print these free coloring pages from Brit + Co's Pattern Play Coloring Book.
  • Download free coloring books from over 100 museums worldwide.
  1. ​Arts and crafts
  • America's Test Kitchen has an online cooking school for kids! Homemade pretzels? Yes please!
  • Creative Bug has tons of arts and crafts classes for kids of every age.
  • Prolific illustrator and children's book author Mo Willems partnered with the Kennedy Center to do Lunch Doodles for kids and we can't get enough!
  • Try more than 50 fun indoor activities for kids from our friends at Up Parent.
  • We love The Dad Lab's free kids science experiments, creative projects, and fun activities.
  • Try a mix of free craft and sewing classes from The Paint Box Art Studio.
  • Busy Toddler has super fun activities and creative projects for kids.
  • There's no end to the list of creative and engaging projects on Mommy Poppins!

  1. Streaming Shows
  • Stream almost anything, shows and movies, on Sling for free.
  • You can host Netflix Parties for virtual family movie nights! Try a Netflix party for free with this Google Chrome extension and a Netflix subscription.
  • Curious what the animals around the world are up to? Tune in to the Cincinnati Zoo safari broadcast.
  • Flip between live cams of all different animals at the San Diego Zoo.
  • Explore Mars and it's surface on the Curiosity Rover. Their 360-mode offers a digital view too!
  • Kids are fascinated by the live cams at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.