Here are several links of activities that you and your family can do while practicing social distancing.
- Canadian children’s writers & illustrators are sharing readings of their books online
- Stuck at Home? These 12 Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours You Can Take on Your Couch (Video)
- You Can Virtually Tour These 500+ Museums and Galleries From Your Couch
- 20 Virtual Field Trips to Take with your Kids
- No travel required: 10 iconic museums you can tour online
- The Ultimate Guide to Virtual Museum Resources, E-Learning, and Online Collections
- 5 Art Museum Websites with Fantastic and Free Educational Resources
- St. Catharines Museum will post activities on their Facebook Page HERE.
- Bata Shoe Museum is releasing daily colouring sheets on their website HERE.
- Brockville Museum highlighted their digital collections on Twitter HERE.
- Osgoode Township Museum offered “to-go” kits of activities that had been prepared for March Break
- Bytown Museum showcased their virtual tour HERE.
- Home for coronavirus: What to do with your kids during the outbreak
- Virtual Field Trips & Armchair Travel, curated by the Town of Newmarket
Several Ontario museums are also available for 3D virtual tours, including:
Find a Trail in Ontario
Ontario Trail Maps:
Here you will find on-road and off-road cycling routes, cycling loops with descriptions, hiking and walking trails, and much more in a set of easy-to-read full colour regional maps.
Other topics to research and share with your community:
- Homeschooling (Khan Academy and its ilk)
- Exercising at home
- Board Games
- Structured outdoor games (Remember Relievio? Hopscotch, Skipping, etc. Channel your own kid-hood!)
- Age- and grade-appropriate workbooks or other school-oriented items that you can print off from the internet.
- Recipes children can do with supervision
- Of course, e-books, audiobooks, videogames, e-magazines, etc.