“Big Magic” I don’t write my books. Yes, those are my hands typing. Yes, those…
So, you’re stuck in quarantine…
So, I am going to assume a lot of you guys are homebody introverts who are kind of cool with an excuse to stay home and read more books (so many free books around now! Yay!) But maybe you are going to go a little stir crazy. Or your kids are. Here is a list of ways to try to combat that for them and you :)
The Louve: https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne#tabs
Women’s History: https://www.womenshistory.org/
Boston Children’s Museum: https://www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org/museum-virtual-tour
National Parks/ETC Tours:
NATIONAL PARK/ ETC TOURS:
Great Wall of China: https://www.thechinaguide.com/destination/great-wall-of-china
Houston Zoo Animal Cams: https://www.houstonzoo.org/explore/webcams/
FUN ONLINE LEARNING
- Adventure Academy (personal fave here)
- Khan Academy
- Scholastic /learnfromhome
- Highlights Kids
- BBC History for kids
- Fun Brain
- The KIDZ Page
- How Stuff Works
- Code. org
KindleUnlimited has a ton of kid books too!
Your library might be closed, but their ONLINE library probably isn’t!
Have an astronaut read books from space: https://storytimefromspace.com/
Do you guys remember media class? When they made us listen to old radio shows? Like “War of the Worlds? or, yes, even “Dragnet?” I had so much fun with that class. Your kids (or you!) might too:
War of the Worlds: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xs0K4ApWl4g
Mystery Theatre: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWO7sjvI2XI&list=PL6U_Lk_PlFCU2qwytcNP_2AtEfQCYY3XL
7 Day Free Trial of Broadway HD: https://www.broadwayhd.com/subscription
TAKE A CLASS (ADULTS)
Free workouts can be found OnDemand, on Youtube, etc, with no equipment required. Long walks with the doggo. Bike ride, etc.
Online Movie Night With Friends!
- Facebook Watch (only public domain titles)
- Discord (screen share up to 50 people)
Online Board Games With Friends!
Digital Happy Hour!
- Facetime, Google Hangouts, Skype, FB Messenger, etc
Start a Bookclub or do a Readalong or Buddy Read!
- Facetime, Hangout, Skype, Messenger, etc to discuss the book when you’re finished.