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If you or your kids need some ideas of what to do, here is an excellent list.


Below are a few examples of what’s on the list:

Things to watch:

YouTube Stay Home With Me channel

YouTube creators are performing everyday tasks or taking on crafts and activities and sharing how they do things.


'Quarantine soirées': classical music and opera to stream at home

From The Guardian “With concert halls and opera houses closed due to coronavirus, organizations and musicians across the world are live-streaming concerts from their homes, or from empty halls, and opening up their digital archives so that everyone can still access music”.

Here Are All the Live Streams & Virtual Concerts to Watch During Coronavirus Crisis (Updating) | Billboard

Ongoing updates of musical events from Billboard.

Movies and shows

359 free movies to watch on YouTube

A curated list of free movies by Phandroid (some are private and most are available in the US only)

Art, Culture and Museums

5 National Parks You Can Visit Virtually |Travel + Leisure

Take virtual tours of five of America's National Parks.

10 of the world’s best virtual museum and art gallery tours

Collected by The Guardian

Draw and color

Take free drawing classes from famous illustrators

Illustrators have stepped up to create virtual resources and free classes for kids, parents and anyone else who needs a creative break in the midst of the pandemic.

Download Coloring Pages – The New York Academy of Medicine Library

The New York Academy of Medicine has an on going yearly collaboration with over 100 museums, libraries and galleries that offer free printable coloring sheets from their collections. A diverse and wide selection of pages to print and color.

10 Best Free Online Mandala Makers

Online mandalas are fun to create and some sites let you print them out.

Get moving

These fitness studios are live-streaming workout classes for free during the coronavirus outbreak

A list from CBS News that includes Planet Fitness and Gold’s Gym among others. Most are free for a limited time.


How to Help Librarians and Archivists From Your Living Room - Atlas Obscura

If you’re cooped-up and curious, use your free time to decipher handwriting, tag images and more.

Galaxy Zoo — Zooniverse

Galaxy Zoo is a crowd-sourced astronomy project which invites people to assist in the morphological classification of large numbers of galaxies. It is an example of citizen science as it enlists the help of members of the public to help in scientific research.

The Science of Well Being

Yale's most popular class ever is available free online:


 Source:  Gizmo  

Please note: Unfortunately, I cannot take any responsibility for use of the software, directions or links suggested. I have no interest - financial or otherwise - in the software or sites listed. Use at your own risk. 

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