Extended school closures have presented parents with the new challenge of learning to juggle work life, with keeping kids occupied in a productive way and ensuring the wellbeing and mental health of everyone in your home.
We have compiled some great resources that can help fill your kids days during the corona virus outbreak and allow you to have some much needed "me" time or give you a break while you get some work done.
Supporting Kids Through the Corona Virus Crisis
How Kids Can Fight COVD-19
Understanding Coronavirus and How Germs Spread
Supporting Teenagers and Young Adults During the Corona Virus Crisis
How We Talk to Kids About Covidd-19? Be Realistically Reassuring
Explaining Covid-19 to Children
A Comic Exploring the New Coronavirus
10 Ways Youth are Leading the Way Against Covid-19
Hockey Themed Activities for the Hockey Fan in your home
Make a Cardboard Hockey Stick.
Use recycled cardboard and a few other simple supplies to make our fun Cardboard Hockey Stick craft.
MAKE A TABLE TOP HOCKEY RINK
Your kids will have fun making and playing with this fun hockey rink from Handmade Charlotte.
MAKE MINI HOCKEY STICKS
Today’s Parent shows you how to take simple craft sticks and turn them into mini hockey sticks.
PLAY BALLOON HOCKEY
Creative Connections For Kids shows you how to use things around the house for a fun game of balloon hockey.
CAN YOU COMBINE HOCKEY WITH SCIENCE?
Of course you can! If your sports loving kids are looking for a fun science fair idea, this project is perfect!
MAKE A STANLEY CUP SURPRISE TREAT
LEARN MORE ABOUT SLEDGE HOCKEY:
TAKE A VIRTUAL RIDE ON A ZAMBONI:
TOP 10 JOHNNY GAUDREAU PLAYS FROM 2018-19:
FIND YOUR FAVOURITE TEAM'S HIGHLIGHTS HERE:
INDOOR ICE SKATING:
RELIVE THE MAGIC OF THE HITMEN'S 2019 TEDDY BEAR TOSS:
Hockey Themed Activities to Keep the Kids Learning at Home:
Theatre Crafts and Resources
Harry Potter at Home
Get sorted for Hogwarts, create your own Aragog, make a wizard's hat and more!
Plastic Spoon Puppets.
Plastic spoon puppets are a simple and fun craft project for kids. This craft uses items you already have in your home.
The Phoenix Theater Company
Next Stages is both a creative escape and a compliment to at-home learning. Whether you're a teen looking to blow off some steam in a dance class, a budding storyteller who's ready to show off their amazing skills, or an experienced actor— they have something for you.
12 Fun & Creative DIY Masks for Kids
Become a superhero fighting good, an adorable wooodland critter, a fierce dinosaur, quirky monster, or a magical creature.
How To Make A Poster Board Puppet Theatre For Pretend Play
Create this easy puppet theatre for rainy day, dramatic pretend play!
The instructions are super easy to do and follow AND it includes a free printable kit.
How To Make a Dog or Dragon Marionette
This tutorial will show you How to Make a Dog or Dragon Marionette Puppet, a lovely recycled project that kids are going to love.
Bean Bag Acting Warm-Up for Kids:
Emotional Animals Game-Teach Kids about Emotions:
Broadway Theatre - New York (12+)
Shakespeare; The Globe Theatre London tour:
Storybook Theatre Online Talk Show-Every day starting on Monday, March 30th @ 2pm MST
Drama Games for Kids
Warm Up Exercises:
How to Write a Monologue
Free Lesson Plan from "Teaching Playwriting":
Introducing Preschool Children to Acting & Drama:
Age appropriate plays for children ages 7-17:
Monologues for Kids:
Drama Games and Activities for Kids
Kid Friendly Theatre Songs & Clips
Kid Friendly Broadway Playlist:
When I Grow Up - Matilda the Musical:
Broadway's 'Frozen' cast performs 'For the First Time in Forever':
'Circle of Life' in 360º | THE LION KING on Broadway:
Disney On Ice:
Calgary's Storybook Theatre YouTube Channel:
Disney On Broadway:
Join them every Thursday at 7pm UK
time for some of the best British theatre, free to stream for a week:
27 Modern Movie Musicals to Watch:
Music Crafts & Activities
Music Crafts & Activities
DIY Essential Instruments
Make Mini Recycled Banjos
Music Games for Kids Online
Simple Musical Crafts: 12 Rainy Day Projects
Paper Strip Music Note Craft
The Science of Sound
Jazz for Kids
Music Games & Videos for Kids
19 Amazing Music Games And Activities For Kids:
Ideas for Musical Games:
Karaokee For Kids:
7 Cool Sound Science Experiments for Kids:
Music Production for Kids Online
A Free Live Online mini course for kids ages 8 - 15 who are brand new to the world of music production.
Rap Opera for Kids
The History of Hip Hop for Students
More Music Resources
11 wonderfully creative ways to teach children music theory: https://www.classicfm.com/discover-music/latest/teach-children-music-theory/
Nightly Opera Live Stream:
Kids Meet an Opera Singer
One Voice Children's Choir:
Opera Study Guides (Vancouver Opera):
A Music Lesson: Instruments and musical figures for kids
Evolution of Music - Pentatonix Performance
The instruments of the orchestra:
Activity Sheets-Music Related:
Online Musical Games:
The Ten Best Classical Music Cartoons:
Musical Notes! Learning about music for Kids:
Nursery rhymes and other songs:
20 Amazing Music Venues Around the World:
Grand Ole Opry Backstage Tour & Performances:
Life skills & Cooking Classes
Art Crafts and Activities
Little W Studio offers Free kids art classes on Zoom
Create a Time Capsule
Carla Sonheim Drawing Lessons