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1. Spice Up Indoor Play

It’s recommended that children ages 6 and older get at least an hour of physical activity each day, and play is one-way kids can stay active and healthy. Here are some creative ways to make indoor play fun and engaging, while keeping kids moving. Learn more. 

 

2. Mindfulness at Home

Mindfulness, or the ability to be present and composed when confronting the challenges of our busy lives, can benefit anyone of any age. Practicing mindfulness can help relieve stress and anxiety in children while promoting happiness. Learn more.

 

3. STEAM at Home

Children are learning about Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math, or STEAM for short, from the day they are born, by exploring their surroundings to understanding cause-and-effect relationships. Learning and practicing STEAM fosters a child’s ingenuity and creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. It also helps to build their resiliency and self-confidence. Learn more.

 

4. Homemade Play-Dough

The BEST homemade playdough recipe – make in less than 5 minutes for under a $1 and have it last for months! It is so soft and squishy and cuts perfectly with cookie cutters. Learn more.

 

5. 5-Minute Superhero Workout

Enjoy a fun, quick 5-minute workout with your child as you battle imaginary enemies with jabs, punches, kicks, and slices! Learn more.

 

6. 12 Bursts

Stay active with 5-minute bursts of daily physical activity you can do anytime, anywhere. Learn more.

 

7. Crafts for Kids

Explore process art with kids to explore creativity and the joy of making without focusing on the end result! Learn more.

 

8. Scavenger Hunt

Looking for a way to spice up our neighborhood walks for the little one who tends to become bored and want to be carried? Learn more.

 

9. Card Tower

Learn how to build a Card Tower. Learn more.

 

10. Virtual Museum Tours

Stuck at Home? These 12 Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours You Can Take on Your Couch. Learn more.

 

11. National Park Tours

The exhibit allows you to take 360-degree tours of some of the most remote and beautiful U.S. National Parks. Learn more.

 

12. PBS Kids

Is your child’s school closed due to coronavirus concerns? PBS KIDS’ new weekday newsletter offers activities and tips you can use to help kids play and learn at home. Learn more.

 

13. Sarah’s Music Room

Y-USA presents Sarah's Music Room, a 20 minute music class for kids. Learn more.