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Take a Virtual Field Trip

March 21 - June 30
Ontario Canada
Free

Choose from over 30 virtual field trips! San Diego Zoo - https://kids.sandiegozoo.org/ Yellowstone National Park - https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/photosmultimedia/virtualtours.htm Mars! - https://accessmars.withgoogle.com/ Monterey Bay Aquarium - https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals/live-cams Zoo Atlanta Panda Cam - https://zooatlanta.org/panda-cam/ Houston Zoo Animal Cams - https://www.houstonzoo.org/explore/webcams/ Georgia Aquarium - https://www.georgiaaquarium.org/webcam/beluga-whale-webcam/ Tour a Canadian Farm - http://www.farmfood360.ca US Space and Rocket Museum in Alabama - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Qe5RqyMNhc Discovery Education Virtual Field Trips […]

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360-Degree Views of U.S. National Parks

March 21 - June 30
Ontario Canada + Google Map
Free

The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks is a new Google Arts & Culture exhibit and interactive documentary timed to launch in celebration of this month’s NPS Centennial. The exhibit allows you to take 360-degree tours of some of the most remote and beautiful U.S. National Parks. Instead of featuring much-documented vistas like Yosemite or the Grand Canyon, for example, the […]

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Learn with The Language Sprout!

March 23 - June 30
Ontario Canada + Google Map
Free

The Language Sprout Facebook page is offering a unique opportunity for families everywhere. Each day they will be offering FREE storytimes, activities, and games in Spanish, French, Mandarin, English, Portuguese for kids 0 – 103!

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Visit the Georgia Aquarium!

March 31 - June 30
Ontario Canada + Google Map
Free

Georgia Aquarium is a non-profit organization committed to inspiring awareness and preservation of our ocean and aquatic animals worldwide. Their website has live camera feeds of beluga whales, jellyfish, African penguin, California sea lion, underwater puffins, piranha, southern sea otter, ocean voyager, gators, African penguins,    

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Visit the San Diego Zoo

March 31 - June 30
Ontario Canada + Google Map

Did you know that the San Diego Zoo has live webcams and videos of all your favourite animals such as Pandas, Giraffes, Poollar bears, Owls, Koalas, Ape, Baboons, Tigers, Condors, Elephants, and even Penguins!

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Visit the Monterrey Bay Aquarium

March 31 - June 30
Ontario Canada + Google Map

Did you know that the Monterrey Bay Aquarium has live webcams and videos of your favourite animals such as the Sea Otter cam, the open Sea cam, the Moon Jelly cam, and much more!

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Practice for Your G1 Test Online

April 1 - June 30
Ontario Canada + Google Map
Free

You might not be able to book a DriveTest right now, but you can still practice for your Ontario driver's licence written test online thanks to the Hamilton Public Library

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40 Science Websites for Kids

April 1 - June 30
Ontario Canada + Google Map
Free

Science is all about exploring how things work. It’s often best learned through hands-on experiments and observation. This makes it a fun and easy subject area for kids to dive into while at home. Parents don’t need chemistry or biology degrees to help their kids learn science. Curiosity and playfulness go a long way when it comes to science. A […]

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Ripley’s Aquariums at Home

April 1 - June 30
Ontario Canada + Google Map
Free

Explore Ripley’s Aquarium at home and learn all about the amazing animals of our world waters! Use the calendar below to meet our Aquarium staff educators, who will be your guide to live feedings, educational encounters, storytime, and much more! Scroll a bit more and discover downloadable animal activities and crafts! Every day the schedule is different, click the link […]

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Free Big Screen Features from The Royal Ontario Museums

April 1 - June 14
Ontario Canada + Google Map
Free

We’re bringing three educational and entertaining big-screen features to your living room with a little help from our friends at Giant Screen Films and D3D Cinema. To June 15, enjoy Dinosaurs Alive!, Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs and Wild Ocean at no cost on @Vimeo. Each family-friendly film has a run time of approximately 40 minutes. The best part? Each […]

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Take a 360 Degree Tour of a Canadian Farm

April 1 - June 30
Ontario Canada + Google Map
Free

Canada's farmers from coast to coast to coast have put together beautiful 360-degree virtual tours of dairy cow farms, grain, egg farms and more! Get a look at where your food comes from.

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Virtual Tour of the Great Wall of China

April 1 - June 30
Ontario Canada + Google Map

As China's most famous attraction, the Great Wall of China is an essential stop on all tours in China. Commonly considered a wonder of the world, the Great Wall boasts a history of over 2,000 years and stretches more than 3,000 miles across several provinces of northern China, making it one of the most impressive ancient structures on the planet. […]

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Access Mars: Take a Virtual Tour of Mars

April 1 - June 30
Ontario Canada + Google Map

Learn about the Curiosity mission by clicking info points, move over the terrain, and travel to different sites with a map.

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Sing Along with Emily Arrow

April 2 - June 30
Ontario Canada + Google Map

I'm Emily Arrow and this is my ukulele named Bow! I create music & books for young people // Portland, OR // www.EmilyArrow.com Many of my songs and videos are inspired by beloved picture books because I love books! Singalong at home, in the car, in the library, or classroom.

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Highlights Kids Online

April 2 - June 30
Ontario Canada + Google Map

Highlights magazine is online, too! Their website is perfect for kids and offers craft ideas, recipes, games for kids, plus a science-based discovery page where all of those questions kids have are answered! Plus, podcasts and videos. 

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Visit National Geographic Kids Online

April 2 - June 30
Ontario Canada + Google Map

National Geographic Kids is online, too! Their website is perfect for kids and offers animal insights, videos and games for kids, plus science experiment ideas. 

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Dav Pilkey Weekly Reading and Drawing

April 3 - June 30
Ontario Canada + Google Map
Free

Each Friday, in partnership with Scholastic, the Library will launch a short video of Dav Pilkey drawing, reading aloud, and following his mantra—Always Be Creative! Check here and on the Library’s social media channels for the latest video.

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Fun Stuff for Kids and Teens from Smithsonian

April 3 - June 30
Ontario Canada + Google Map

Meet the residents at the zoo, discover fun facts, and learn about conservation status. Fun games and apps for learning about science. Explore some of the Smithsonian’s most treasured objects and become creators as well. Discover more than a million resources, create personal collections and educational experiences, and share your work.

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Dog Man Virtual Escape Room

April 7 - June 30
Ontario Canada + Google Map
dog man digital escape room

Due to huge popularity, we found even more Digital Escape Rooms available for free! You can complete this escape room as a family or individual, you can compete against friends and try it multiple times. Just make sure you have fun!    

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Pokemon Digital Escape Room

April 7 - June 30
Ontario Canada + Google Map

Due to huge popularity, we found even more Digital Escape Rooms available for free! You can complete this escape room as a family or individual, you can compete against friends and try it multiple times. Just make sure you have fun!

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Alice in Wonderland Digital Escape Room

April 7 - June 30
Ontario Canada + Google Map

Due to huge popularity, we found even more Digital Escape Rooms available for free! You can complete this escape room as a family or individual, you can compete against friends and try it multiple times. Just make sure you have fun!

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Hogwart’s Digital Escape Room

April 7 - June 30
Ontario Canada + Google Map
hogwarts harry potter digital escape room

Due to huge popularity, we found even more Digital Escape Rooms available for free! You can complete this escape room as a family or individual, you can compete against friends and try it multiple times. Just make sure you have fun!

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Spy Apprentice Digital Escape Room

April 7 - June 30
Ontario Canada + Google Map
digital escape room

Due to huge popularity, we found even more Digital Escape Rooms available for free! You can complete this escape room as a family or individual, you can compete against friends and try it multiple times. Just make sure you have fun!

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Star Wars Digital Escape Room

April 7 - June 30
Ontario Canada + Google Map

Due to huge popularity, we found even more Digital Escape Rooms available for free! You can complete this escape room as a family or individual, you can compete against friends and try it multiple times. Just make sure you have fun!

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Sherlock Holmes Digital Escape Room

April 7 - June 30
Ontario Canada + Google Map
sherlock holmes digital escape room

Due to huge popularity, we found even more Digital Escape Rooms available for free! You can complete this escape room as a family or individual, you can compete against friends and try it multiple times. Just make sure you have fun!

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Marvel’s Avengers Digital Escape Room

April 7 - June 30
Ontario Canada + Google Map
marvels avengers digital escape room

Due to huge popularity, we found even more Digital Escape Rooms available for free! You can complete this escape room as a family or individual, you can compete against friends and try it multiple times. Just make sure you have fun!

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Goldilocks and the Three Bears Digital Escape Room

April 7 - June 30
Ontario Canada + Google Map

Due to huge popularity, we found even more Digital Escape Rooms available for free! You can complete this escape room as a family or individual, you can compete against friends and try it multiple times. Just make sure you have fun!

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Virtual Dissections and Labs

April 7 - June 30
Ontario Canada + Google Map

Dissections. Does the word make you cringe? Feel a little sick to your stomach? Fill you with dread? For many reasons dissections can cause concerns for educators, but they are a very important part of a child’s education. Understanding how things work from the inside, is vital to developing a strong understanding of biology, physiology and anatomy. Thankfully there are […]

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Telus World of Science at Home Experiments

May 22
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until May 31, 2020

Ontario Canada + Google Map

Telus World of Science in Edmonton, Alberta has a page of experiments with videos using household items.

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Ongoing

Ann Arbour with Kids Virtual Play Date

March 21 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 9:00 am
Ontario Canada + Google Map
Free

Every day, the team at Ann Arbour with kids is live-streaming a craft, activity or tour. Follow along here: https://www.facebook.com/A2WithKids/

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Indy With Kids Virtual Play Dates

March 21 @ 10:00 am - June 30 @ 10:30 am
Ontario Canada + Google Map
Free

We'll take you on daily adventures and playdates from the comfort and safety of your home. Tips, ideas and more things to do during social distancing.

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Carnegie Science Center’s Three Things

March 23 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 9:00 am
Free

Carnegie Science Center is here to help you get through these weeks of social distancing! Stave off the quarantine blues with CSC’s Three Things, a daily roundup of things to READ, WATCH, and DO, posted daily at 8 am on Facebook and Twitter.

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Daily Science and Math Lessons from The Science Mom and Dad

March 23 @ 10:00 am - June 30 @ 12:00 pm
Ontario Canada + Google Map
Free

Daily Science and Math Lessons from The Science Mom and Dad on FB Live: a daily show from 10 to noon central time, featuring science and math lessons, crafts and games. Hosted by Science Mom and Math Dad, this two-hour live stream is a wonderful way to put some fun learning into your quarantine. For ages 7-12.

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Houston Zoo Live Facebook

March 23 @ 10:00 am - June 30 @ 11:00 am
Ontario Canada + Google Map
Free

Their keepers and staff are working tirelessly to ensure their animals have continued care, while also bringing the Zoo to you! Join them daily at 10:00 am (11:00 am CST) for a live Facebook event featuring a different animal.

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Read Aloud with Peter H. Reynolds

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - June 30 @ 12:30 pm
Ontario Canada + Google Map
Free

Peter H. Reynolds, author of ‘The Dot’ (and many more) will read aloud at 12:00 noon (Eastern time?) each day on Facebook. He’s also given teachers permission to read his books aloud on social media platforms while they are teaching their students from a distance.

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Drawing Webcast with Jarret J. Krosoczka

March 23 @ 2:00 pm - June 30 @ 2:30 pm
Ontario Canada + Google Map
Free

Jarret J. Krosoczka, author of the “Lunch Lady” graphic novel series and the National Book Award finalist “Hey, Kiddo,” is hosting daily drawing webcasts on YouTube at 2 p.m. EDT for all ages.

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Live Book Readings with Mac Barnett

March 23 @ 3:00 pm - June 30 @ 3:30 pm
Ontario Canada + Google Map
Free

Mac Barnett, The author of The Mustache, Oh No, and various Jack books will be reading books every day at 2:00 pm (central) on Instagram.

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Bedtime Story with the New Britain Police Department

March 23 @ 7:30 pm - June 30 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating indefinitely

Ontario Canada + Google Map
Free

Families are invited to join New Britain Police in Connecticut for a bedtime story at 6:30 p.m. (local time) on Facebook Live, each weeknight while school is out.

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Read Aloud with Peter H. Reynolds

April 2 @ 12:00 pm - June 30 @ 12:30 pm
Ontario Canada + Google Map

Peter H. Reynolds is the author and illustrator of many books, check out the who lineup here: http://www.peterhreynolds.com/

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2:00 pm

Stay at Home Storytime with Oliver Jeffers

May 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until June 30, 2020

Ontario Canada + Google Map

Oliver Jeffers, the author of many children's stories such as The Day The Crayons Quit, is reading live on Instagram every other day. 2pm EST up on my stories for 24 hours, and on my website too.

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