Staying away from public places and events offers an opportunity to enjoy fun, interesting and educational activities from your own home.
Digital technology offers a world of exciting resources, including virtual tours of exciting places, workshops, fitness activities, entertainment, performances, ideas for art projects for adults & kids, webcams of animal antics & others.
Many are free. A few involve fees.
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- From home, download e-books & other digital resources from Broward libraries
- NSU Art Museum in Fort Lauderdale offers a virtual tour, including an exhibit entitled Happy!
- meerkat webcam from ZooMiami
- Livestream programs on Facebook from Historic Stranahan House in Fort Lauderdale 11 a.m. week days, including story times, virtual tours and educational programs
- Flamingo Gardens botanical gardens & wildlife sanctuary in Davie is offering videos on Facebook
- Otter webcam & other online entertainment & fun from Mote Marine Laboratory in Florida
- Miami Jewish Film Festival films
- Online music lessons on Skype & FaceTime from Penny Lane Music Emporium in Fort Lauderdale, 954-566-8141
- Young At Art offers downloadable art activities & ideas & posts some participants’ artwork on Instagram & Facebook
- Museum of Science & Discovery in Fort Lauderdale offers videos on YouTube
- iHeart Living Room Concert for America, featuring Elton John, Alicia Keys, Tim McGraw & others, 9 p.m. March 29 on FOX, iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide, iHeartRadio app information online
- Audible is offering free stories in 6 languages for kids while schools are not open
- Space Out! Online videos, activities & apps from NASA
- National Parks video
- Google Earth
- Opera online
- Virtual tours of famous museums
- Broadway Show Tunes for free
- “Baseball” documentary mini-series for Free
- Free e-books
- iPad apps for kids of all ages
Educational activities online
- NASA STEM activities for grades K-4
- Free educational websites
- Free online gardening classes
- From home, download books & other digital resources from Broward libraries
- Free online access to computer science courses for grades 6-12 in the U.S. as part of #AmazonFutureEngineer program, register online
Activity ideas online
- Free fitness apps
- Free Virtual Access for YMCA, includes BODYPUMP, Studio SWEAT, hip-hop cardio for Kids & other exercise videos
- Planet Fitness offers free workout videos
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