Keeping Kids Entertained at Home


Spending all of your time at home has everyone looking for new ways to entertain their kids. Thankfully, many places are sharing resources online, many of which are both entertaining and educational. We’ll share some of our favorites here. Please share others we may have missed in the comments or on our social posts!

Roseville Parks and Rec is sharing daily activities on their Facebook page. Recent activities shared include balloon volleyball and a video teaching you how to nature journal. 

Stages Theatre Company is sharing videos on their website including sing and dance alongs, how to create your own play, and more.

The Science Museum of Minnesota has an online learning hub with do-it-yourself science experiments you can implement at home.

The Minnesota Vikings have created and shared a Vikings-themed activity book for kids.

The Minnesota Twins have a kids page on their website that includes coloring pages, learning through baseball worksheets, and more.

The Minnesota Wild have kids coloring and activity pages on their website.

The Minnesota United also have a kids activity book on their website.

Learn through short musical videos on topics such as grammar and American history with the complete Schoolhouse Rock series on youtube.

Take the American history learning a step further with a virtual field trip to the American Revolution Museum.

Attend virtual marine biology camp every Monday and Thursday hosted by Oceans Initiative on Facebook.

The San Diego Zoo is helping you learn anything you’ve ever wanted to know about animals with online facts, games, and videos on their website.

Take P.E. classes with Joe every weekday morning on his youtube channel The Body Coach TV.

Have story time with celebrities as they read children’s books on Storyline Online’s youtube channel.

The Library of Congress is working with Captain Underpants author Dav Pilkey to release drawing class videos and clips of him reading aloud.

Audible has made a selection of audiobooks for kids available to listen for free. Choose from lists for all ages from littlest learners to teens.

Cook a new favorite dish with Epicurious’s list of Best Cooking Videos for Kids.

Explore a variety of new subjects at your own pace with Youtube’s Learning Hub.