Keep the Kids Busy at Home

Lots of fun things for the kids to do at home.

While we’re all trying to keep our distance, there is no denying that keeping the kids busy is top of mind. Luckily, we’ve got solutions for you!

Check back often for offerings from around York Durham and Headwaters that will be sure to keep the kids entertained.

York

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre is offering a Master Build video for kids – Follow along to build at home with the pieces they have! You can download it here.


The Chef Upstairs is offering virtual cooking classes – Teen cooking class and kids cooking class. Stay tuned for upcoming virtual adult cooking classes here


Canada’s Wonderland has Rollercoaster cams that can take you on crazy rides from your couch! Also The Peanuts Gang Family Resource Gallery – Lesson Plans Grades K-8


McMichael Canadian Art Collection – Visit the McMichael Canadian Art Collection Online – One of Canada’s most renown collections of art. Also, join the McMichael for an Art Venture Online.


Latcham Art Centre wants you to send in your art for their virtual community sketchbook! Also, join them for a virtual tour of our exhibition!


Crock A Doodle in Stoufville has all kinds of fun craft kits to go. Give them a call at 905-640-1284 to find out more about their offerings.

Crock A Doodle in Unionville, Markham has DIY Craft Kits available.

Crock A Doodle in Georgina has DIY Craft Kits available


Too Good General Store in Unionville has just added pillowcase paint kits and soapstone carving kits for some at home crafts to their website.


Black Creek Pioneer Village in Vaughan is offering Visit the Village Virtually. Take a virtual stroll around their 19th century Village using Google StreetView. Access Black Creek app available to tour the village and a collection of fun videos highlighting different aspects of life at the Village can be found on YouTube.


TRCA is offering Gardening Webinars – Gardening in a Changing Climate: Designing Your Yard with Native Plants | April 14 Landscaping for Birds | May 5

TRCA is also offering Facebook Livestreams: At Home with Nature Facebook LiveStream, Signs of Spring, Wed. April 8 at 2pm (for ages 6+) | Meadowy Magic, Thurs. April 9 at 2pm (adults)


ClearWater Farm in Georgina is offering Nature-based Learning for Kids. ClearWaterKids.org, an online interactive farm with videos, tips, and games, launches on Earth Day – April 22.


Electric Moon Theatre company is offering virtual theatre classrooms! Due to popular demand they will now be running their new virtual theatre class WEEKLY! Registration will open up every Monday for the following week. Time: 10am-11am Ages: Grades 1 to 7 – Students will be grouped according to age (pending registration numbers) with a maximum of 10 per class. Online workshops will be customized to the ages of participants and will include musical theatre, acting and theatre games. Cost: $80 (for all 5 Classes)


Sharon Temple National Historic Site and Museum in East Gwillimbury is offering “Learn From Home” programs. These programs utilize Ontario’s Ministry of Education curriculum to create educational connections related to Social Studies/History, Mathematics, Language and The Arts. Keep checking back – new programs will be added throughout the coming weeks.


Redefined Finds in Stouffville is selling DIY Craft Kits with Curbside Pick up (Pillow Stencilling, Paint Pouring Resin, Transfer Art, Pencil Caddy, Hook Board, Bracelet Making, String Art), Dirty Pour Clock Kit and EASTER KIT JUST ADDED!


Glama Gal Kids Spa (various locations) is offering curb-side pick up for DIY Spa Kits, Surprise boxes and so much more. Click here to order!

Durham

Lynde House Museum in Whitby is offering an online jigsaw puzzle


Pickering Museum Village in Pickering is offering a Virtual Tour and Online Collections


Visual Arts Centre of Clarington in Bowmanville is offering Online Exhibitions


Blue Heron Books in Uxbridge is offering Free Delivery and Online Orders.


Meta4 Gallery in Port Perry is selling ART SUPPLIES! You can order online and they will either ship or deliver free to you door.


Bistro ’67 in Whitby is offering online cooking classes.


Foundry Kitchen and Bar in Port Perry is posting some of their cook from home recipes through their Instagram!

Headwaters

Museum of Dufferin in Mulmur is offering an Online Learning HUB


Credit Valley Conservation is offering Watershed Science Online

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