Stuck at Home? Check Out These Fun and Free Educational Resources

We’re at home with three preschoolers for the foreseeable future. Thanks, Coronavirus, self-quarantine and social distancing. It is weird not to be talking about travel, but that seems irresponsible right now. So let’s keep up the travel fun, from home. Please keep reading for all of the fun, free and educational resources I’ve found. Come back often as I’ll be updating this list every day.

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  1. Cincinnati Zoo – Daily Live Safari via Facebook Live – 3 PM
  2. Museum Tours – Visit the top 12 museums worldwide from the comfort of your couch
  3. Virtual Camp – Join Badlands Play for their daily camp videos for the whole family
  4. Metropolitan Opera Live Streams – Ready to try out the opera from the comfort of your own home. Now is the time.
  5. Become a Junior Ranger (from home) – We did this in person at Harper’s Ferry Historic National Park, but we’re excited to try some of these “at home” programs. You can even mail it in for a badge.
  6. Animals Around the World – Thanks to Explore.org, we can all enjoy these fun feeds from around the globe
  7. Lunchtime Art Classes – Mo Willems invites you to his studio every day for his lunch doodle.
  8. Houston Zoo – Fun animal updates with the zookeepers
  9. Shark Story Time – Join the fun people at Atlantic Shark Conservancy for a shark story and Q&A every day at 10 EM EST
  10. Visit the Animals – check out the animal live cams at the Monterey Bay Aquarium
  11. Art Class – take a virtual tour of the Guggenheim in NYC
  12. Visit DC – virtually tour the exhibits at the Natural History Museum
  13. Sky Lantern Festival – create your own once-in-a-lifetime travel memory from home
  14. DC Museums – check out these resources for a virtual visit to DC museums
  15. Machu Picchu – this virtual tour is super cool. Add in these educational resources to make it a learning experience.
  16. Virtual Escape Room – Join Harry Potter on this escape experience. Hurry! It’s only available for a limited time.
  17. National Park – love this sky high live stream of Yosemite National Park

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