While we’re all trying to keep our distance, there is no denying that learning at home 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 build new skills and knowledge.
- Virtual Circle Time (For ages 0-5). Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10am-10:30am (FB Live)
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. Tutorials on how to build a Lego Frog and a Fish.
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.
- Get Hands On At Home: Family-friendly crafts and activities – and recipes too – to try at home. Something new each week!
- Online Exhibits: A new exhibit every week.
- Online Learning: Designed with teachers in mind, these curriculum-linked online teaching modules are ready to be shared with students and can be completed at home. New learning module added weekly.
TRCA is offering At Home with Nature: TRCA E-learning: Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) is introducing fun, e-Learning videos, activities, and resources that will help families deepen their understanding and appreciation of nature, ecology, and cultural heritage — all from the comfort of home!
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.
- Museum Games! Fun for all ages.
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), and Dirty Pour Clock Kit
CJ Shelton (Artist): Drawing together – a Facebook group for sharing and learning
Maggiolly Art located in Orangeville Presents: Kids Virtual Art Classes. Virtual step-by-step art classes designed for students aged 6-12! Join artist instructor Ricky Schaede as he guides you through three exciting art projects. You can use materials you have at home, or you can purchase materials kits for these projects online!
Also, accepting orders via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Porch pickup and delivery within Orangeville available.