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Online Classes and Learning for Kids and Families

Find classes and other online activities to keep your kids engaged and learning while home from school.

How to keep the kids productively busy while they are out of school and stuck at home. 

Virtual tours and cams


Tour museums from home and watch special presentations from local institutions or ones across the globe.

National parks

Insider compiled a list of 32 national partks that offer virtual tours. 

Philadelphia Orchestra concerts

Livestreaming of Philadelphia Orchestra concerts on demand

Zoo cams

Check in your favorite creatures at local zoos or discover new one across the country.

Activities, classes


Mindy Flexer will be offering online art classes from her Philadelphia art studio for kids starting March 31.

Camp activities

Eden Village Camp is holding virtual camp activities (crafts, baking, singing) multiple times each day. 

Character development 

Doylestown-based Travis Manion Foundation, offer Facebook Live lessons for elementary and middle school kids focused on character development weekdays at 1pm


Kennedy Center sponsors Mo Willems Lunch Doodles  weekdays at 1pm


Jarrett J. Krosockza conducts daily YouTube drawing lessons.

Ben Clayton's drawing lessons for kids on Faceook.

Entrepreneurship for kids 

Children's book author and MBA Lowey Bundy Sichol talks to kids about business and entrepreneurship each Wednesday


Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is offering daily gardening tips.

Sing, dance, act

Wolf Performing Arts Center in Bryn Mawr is offering activities and exercises from its staff and community on its Facebook page.


The Center for Art and Wood in Philadelphia has created an online studio called the  Wood Shed that is offering virtual studio tours, artist talks, craft tutorials and a young artist speaker series.

Books and Reading

Readings by authors of children's books

A big list of children's authors who will be doing readings and activities for kids can be found here.

Free audiobooks from Audible

Audible is making a collection of audiobooks for kids free to stream.

Educational resources from Philadelphia Free Library

Most local libraries will have online offerings The Philadelphia Free Library also has a site dedicated to learning at home for elementary school, middle school and high school.

Schoastic's books with activities, lessons

Each day Scholastic Learn at Home offers a set of books, videos and activities tied to theme in the books, divided into age groups


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