I have received a lot of emails filled with great ideas on things to do while social distancing and am super happy to share them all with you! This is a “living article” in that I will be adding resources as I receive them!
Social distancing has been the #newnormal for the past two weeks, if not longer. In the beginning, it is somewhat refreshing. I was digging the not needing to run around doing errands or plans at all!
After a little while, the novelty wears off and you’re wondering what there is to do. I mean, how many times can you check your social media accounts?!
Things to Do While Social Distancing
If you happen to have any things that are not listed here, please comment below with the details and I’ll add them to the list!
TOUR NATIONAL PARKS
…from the comfort of your couch! I’m so excited because I don’t know when I’d make it to all of these parks in real life (bucket list item)! Click on the park name and enjoy!
EDUCATIONAL & FUN VIDEOS AND ACTIVITIES
Below are some educational and fun things to do while social distancing!
The boys and I are really having fun with the different play ideas and challenges that Genius of Play offers on their website – and it’s FREE! They also offer some cool downloadable activity sheets and grewat advice from some of the leading child experts!
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden launchED #MyFairchild, a multifaceted online resource for those seeking home horticulture knowledge, wellness tips and activities, kids crafts and DIY educational videos. Learn, reconnect and grow with the garden via #MyFairchild and follow along on Facebook at @FairchildGarden, Twitter at @FairchildGarden and Instagram at @fairchildgarden, or log onto www.FairchildGarden.org for regular posted updates.
PJ Library is offering a plethora of sounds and activity ideas on their “Resources for Quarantined Families”, including Storytelling games to play with kids, printable games and much more.
The PJ Library Facebook Page is also hosting a daily schedule of craft demonstrations and sing-a-longs, virtual field trips, and more for kids. Virtual field trips include a “trip” to London’s Royal Opera House to check out some incredible live performances, a trip to Tel Aviv with the Sesame Street crew and even the PJ Library warehouse! There are even Zoom Video craft sessions for adults, too.
Amazon Future Engineer classes are awesome and FREE! I think I’m going to try my hand at coding as well!
Palm Beach Culture has shared virtual cultural experiences, tours & classes perfect for the whole family to enjoy. While this page will be updated daily, please refer to each organization’s website for the most accurate times and dates!
I can’t wait to check out some of the museum virtual tours on this Good Housekeeping list! The museums, zoos and amusement parks are scattered throughout the world. If I could only get some passport stamps along the way!
Download and print these super fun scavenger hunts perfect for the whole family!
About the Movie: Adapted from the novel by Jack London, The Call of the Wild vividly brings to the screen the story of Buck, a big-hearted dog whose blissful domestic life is turned upside down when he is suddenly uprooted from his California home and transplanted to the exotic wilds of the Canadian Yukon during the Gold Rush of the 1890s. As the newest rookie on a mail delivery dog sled team–and later its leader–Buck experiences the adventure of a lifetime, ultimately finding his true place in the world and becoming his own master. As a live-action/animation hybrid, THE CALL OF THE WILD visual effects and animation technology in order to bring the animals in the film to life. Watching a movie is one of my favorite things to do while social distancing!
Dole Food Company At-Home Resources Page: This page features the most useful family-friendly resources developed over the years PLUS new materials including nutrition tips; healthy recipes that kids will like and can help prepare; free printables; at-home games and activity ideas; and research-backed suggestions from Melanie Marcus, MA, RD, Dole Health and Communications Manager.
ACTIVITIES TO DO WITH YOUR DOG!
The American Kennel Club, along with the AKC Museum of the Dog, has created free printable activities and coloring pages for kids to utilize while currently at home.
Coloring Sheets & Crafts: Download Museum Exterior Coloring Page Here: AKC Museum of the Dog
POLO LOVERS DON’T HAVE TO MISS OUT ON THE ACTION!
If you’ve been missing live games, continue to tune in to watch new content and content from the USPA Vault. Now available every day, watch it live only at Global Polo TV.
MONDAY – Global Polo Productions
TUESDAY – The Best of Polo
WEDNESDAY – Game of the Week
THURSDAY – USPA Vault
FRIDAY – In case you missed It
Please read the full details that go along with the memberships – some are totally free forever, and some are for a certain time span.
I’m a member of FemCity, a fabulous networking group for women. They are now offering a free 60-day membership and I feel like now is a better time than ever to check out what FemCity has to offer. I have met so many amazing, motivating, and strong women through this organization and want to share the love!