***NOTE TO CAREGIVERS***
All listed resources were free at the time of posting unless otherwise noted.
If you have free or low-cost virtual activities you’d like to see added,
please let me know!

STORIES

VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS

  • AGH at Home – activities and collection content from the Art Gallery of Hamilton.
  • Canada’s National Ballet School – dance along videos, activities, and artist studies by age group.
  • EduHam at Home – access to source material, interviews, and behind-the-scenes goodies from Hamilton, and opportunities to create and showcase new musical performances.
  • Google Arts & Culture Collections – famous museums around the world offer online exhibits from their collections.
  • Scamper Theatre Kids – imaginative play, acting out picture books, and dance parties!
  • Theatre Fun With Sam Corey – Samantha is offering virtual theatre and movement classes for kiddos! I can personally attest that Sam is a lovely human and excellent with kids. COST: $10 per household, per class. Currently on pause, going live again Summer, 2021.
  • Time to Colour – a collection of downloadable Indigenous colouring pages from Woodland Cultural Centre. Ohhhh, it’s so beautiful!

EDUCATION & COOL PLACES

  • Amazing Educational Resources – a mega-worksheet full of links to free and trial educational resources being offered by companies like Epic, Prodigy, and so many others.
  • Mystery Science – 20 science-at-home lessons created for grade school kids (free trial).
  • NASA Media Library – the entire online collection is now available for free!
  • Skype a Scientist – fill in a form to be matched with a scientist for a live Q&A.
  • Virtual Field Trips – a growing list of places like national parks and and museums, including live animal cams! I heartily recommend Polar Bears & the Tundra, a grouping of free 30 minute videos and accompanying educational materials by Discovery Education.