With schools closing over the coronavirus, parents will be looking for different ways to keep entertain the kids over the next couple of weeks.
A few Georgia attractions are helping parents out, even if families can’t visit them in person.
Fernbank Museum of Natural History is providing “virtual destinations" while their museum is closed. They are providing educational and entertaining content for those to enjoy from home, including educational videos, fun facts, behind-the-scenes photos, quizzes and more. You can show how you are “Museuming at Home” by tagging them @fernbankmuseum and using #MuseumAtHome.
Science Adventure: Cloud in a Bottle
For today’s #MuseumAtHome science adventure, Fernbank educators Doug and Eliese will demonstrate how to make a cloud in a bottle!Posted by Fernbank Museum on Monday, March 23, 2020
The Georgia Aquarium and Center for Pupperty Arts have set up digital learning for kids to enjoy from home.
UPDATE #2: Thank you all for your overwhelming support! We did not expect such an amazing turnout. Until we can increase...Posted by Center for Puppetry Arts on Tuesday, March 17, 2020
The aquarium has web cameras with several different views of aquatic life from its exhibits, including beluga whales, otters, sea lions, penguins and Ocean Voyager tank.
Meanwhile, the Center for Puppetry Arts will offer workshops and virtual museum tours along with the puppet shows it puts on every day for children in Atlanta. A schedule of events is posted on the center’s website.
In the City Camp is offering a virtual camp activity calendar here.
We can't wait to see you this afternoon for ITC Virtual Camp. At 3:30, we'll have a "sushi" snack and share what we know...Posted by In the City Camps on Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Captain Mike’s Dolphin Tours on Tybee Island will stream their tours at 2 p.m. on Facebook Live.
The Children’s Museum of Atlanta is posting daily at-home activities for kids to do. Check their Facebook page daily for updates.
#AskProfessorLabcoat YOUR science questions! And check out our blog to find out how much the Earth weighs 🌎and why we should wash our hands 🧼for 20 seconds! 🤗https://childrensmuseumatlanta.org/blog/Posted by Children's Museum of Atlanta on Tuesday, March 24, 2020
At least one attraction will be open in north Georgia. The North Georgia Zoo will be open by reservation only to groups of 10 or less people. In the meantime, the zoo began hosting Wildlife Wonders at 1:00 p,m. Mondays-Fridays via Facebook LIVE. Educational program presenters offer an up-close look at some of the zoo’s most interesting animals, and followers can learn all about them - where they live, what they eat, funny behaviors and more.
Your kids are out of school, are you looking for an activity that doesn’t expose them to large groups of people? North...Posted by North Georgia Zoo (home of Wildlife Wonders and Paradise Valley Farm!) on Tuesday, March 17, 2020
You can reserve a Wildlife Walk (tour exotic animals), the Petting Zoo (30-40 baby animals in the Petting Zoo as of now), or a Hands-On Animal Experience (Wolf Experience, Otter Experience, Fennec Fox Experience). Tours will be limited to 20 people, animal experiences limited to 10. Again, you must click here to make your reservation.
The High Museum of Art offers a ton of free resources to teachers or parents at home with kids for things to do at home.
PJ Library Atlanta is offering virtual story time and activities Tuesday through Thursday. Click here to see what they offer and how to stream.
We're bringing fun, crafts, stories, Q&As, scavenger hunts, food demos, and so much more every morning and every...Posted by PJ Library Atlanta on Sunday, March 15, 2020
Author and illustrator Mo Willems will offer a daily live stream doodle session at 1 p.m. every day for the next few weeks to keep kids engaged and entertained.
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