Boredom Busters!

Activity Ideas to Keep Kids Busy at Home

Here are some links to lists of activities that kids and families can do at home for free to stay busy throughout the year.
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Group Games & Activities

Here is a link to a site that has loads of directions for free activities that would be fun for adults or kids. Many of these activities can be used as team building exercises and could also be done in a video chat environment.
https://www.playmeo.com/

Free Online Yoga and Exercise Classes

Cosmic Kids YouTube Yoga Classes for Kids
GoNoodle: Movement and mindfulness videos GoNoodle.com
Free Online Toddler Frozen Dance Class
Fitness Blenders: Free 25-minute fitness videos for kids
Swordkit: Kid-friendly workouts (strength, agility, flexibility, balance, warm-ups and cool-downs, and more.

Virtual Field Trips

Here are links to some lists with resources to places that can be visited virtually through webcams and interactive online experiences.

40 Virtual Field Trips for Kids to Get Them Learning About the World
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Virtual Experiences

Google Arts and Culture
Google Arts & Culture puts the treasures, stories and knowledge of over 2,000 cultural institutions from 80 countries at your fingertips.
https://artsandculture.google.com/

Art Selfie
Art Selfie is a playful way to discover art.
Install the app, take a selfie, and search thousands of artworks to see if any look like you
https://artsandculture.google.com/camera/selfie

Online Games

Drawing Games

Here are links to free multiplayer drawing and guessing games.

skribbl io
https://skribbl.io/
Drawasaurus
https://www.drawasaurus.org/
letsdraw.it
https://letsdraw.it/

Sites with Multiple Online Games

Here are links to free games that you can play online alone or with your friends like cards, scrabble and chess

Pogo.com
Playingcards.io

Free Video Games

Here are links to free video games that you can play online alone or with your friends

Steampowered.com

Resource Sites

Here are links to lists of online resources of online games and activities

Sheppard Software
Sheppard Software hosts hundreds of free, online, educational games for kids.

10 Free Online Educational Game Sites
Here are 10 game hubs that teachers and students can use for learning and fun.