With a new normal that feels anything but normal, keeping kids educated and engaged is essential. Try these virtual assists to inspire, motivate and activate young brains and bodies, allowing for guilt-free screen moments everyone will enjoy.
With a new normal that feels anything but normal right now, keeping kids educated and engaged is essential. Here are some free virtual learning ideas to inspire, motivate and activate young brains and bodies.
Lions and tigers and bears and … llamas? Zoos, farms and nature preserves are still caring for their animals, so why not try an interactive science class? Locations like Newtonville, Ontario’s Haute Goat farm gives a glimpse into the lives of llamas and goats, with occasional special guest appearances by barn cat “JeffandSue.”
For more exotic animals, you may want to check out Wild Earth Safari’s live feed. The feed streams from two incredible reserves in South Africa and Kenya, and offers amazing access to African wildlife.
P.E. with Joe may be perfect if your kids need to burn off excess energy or get their day moving in the right direction. Joe, an exuberant UK-based gym teacher streams from what appears to be his living room, provides the perfect morning wake-up routine for kids who need to start the day off feeling good.
Are your young athletes missing high school weight training classes and dodgeball? They might be motivated to work out alongside the trainers who train their favorite athletes. Check out the Twitter or Instagram feeds of your kids’ NHL, NFL, NBA or MLS teams.
If your kids like superheroes more, consider Chris Helmsworth’s (aka Thor) lifestyle site, Centre. He now offers six weeks of free workouts, as well as health/nutritional tips, as a fun incentive to get us all moving.
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