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April Things to Do – Social Distancing Edition!

This month’s “Activity and Events” post is unlike anything we’ve ever done before. It’s likely that none of us have ever lived through a period of bans and quarantining like we are now. For a social people, this is a huge challenge! With schools closing and kids quarantined with us, it complicates things even further. In this April Activities post, we are sharing our “Social Distancing Edition” – ideas, lists and inspiration for making the most of your time inside or separated from the crowds we normally interact with.

March - Kids Activities

125 Things to Do with Kids During the Quarantine

Perhaps the most comprehensive and interesting list we’ve seen put together presented by Stephanie Osmanksi with Parade. Avoid cabin fever with this (seemingly) exhaustive list of ideas! CLICK HERE for all 125…

April - Workout

FREE Online Workouts

Your daily workout routine is what keeps your straight. Add the social component of working out with and around familiar faces and the gym has immense value for many. The ban has stripped this from our daily lives but that doesn’t mean you can still sweat, tone and work out, sometimes still together! For the most comprehensive and helpful list we’ve found of FREE online workouts while your stuck inside, CLICK HERE…

Search Austin Homes

Harry Potter Digital Escape Room

This online experience puts your and your kids wizardly knowledge and memory to the ultimate Harry Potter test, using lessons, photos and clips from the Potter movies on your quest. The room was created by staff at the Peters Township Public Library in Pennsylvania and is free during the COVID-19 ban. To enter the experience, CLICK HERE…

April - Reading

Let a Celebrity Read Your Kid a Story

Storyline Online has partnered with many celebrities to have them record kids book readings for your family to enjoy! Stories are read by Oprah, Kevin Costner, Al Gore and Chris Pine to name a few. To watch and listed to these free videos, CLICK HERE…

April - Animals

Zoo and Wildlife Web Cams

While all of our zoos, aquariums and wildlife exhibits are closed, we can still see and enjoy watching these animals! The Houston Zoo, San Diego Zoo and National Zoo have great webcams to name a few. You can also see all of Explore.org’s wildlife webcams on their YouTube channel. For a list of even more webcams, CLICK HERE…

April - Weather

Learn about the Weather from a Local Meteorologist

Austin’s own Albert Ramon from KVUE has taken this down time as an opportunity to teach your kids about the weather! He has a number of lesson – with new ones added daily – on his Facebook page. To have your kids learn about the weather from Albert Ramon, CLICK HERE…

 

 

 

 

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