While you're home...

If you are looking for things to do while you're at home, check out this list

Take care of yourself

Tips for social distancing

15 ways to practice self-care in the time of coronavirus

How to keep coronavirus fears from affecting your mental health

Care for your virus anxiety

Tips to lower your stress

5 ways to care for your mental health

Tips from the United Nations

Astronaut tips

6 Simple habits

Stay active

Classes from the YMCA

Facebook Live events from Planet Fitness



Yoga on demand

Animal Cams

Georgia Aquarium

Atlanta Zoo

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Explore Live

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

The Daily Beast’s list of animal cams

Bird species and the sounds they make

Virtual Travel

101 ways to travel without leaving your house

See the world with Atlas Obscura’s map of strange and wonderful places

Check out Yellowstone National Park

Access Mars with the Mars Rover


National Parks of the USA (Google Earth)

30 National Parks you can visit from home

Take a trip: Slow TV

Read more!

Download FREE books from the New York Public Library

Read aloud

Reading around the world

Patrick Stewart reads a sonnet a day

Visit a Museum/Gallery

Akron Art Museum

American Museum of Natural History

12 museums to visit from your couch

Art Museum of Chicago

Faces of Frida

The Louvre

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

The British Museum

34 more museums!

Virtual field trips

Movies, symphony,

Universal movies are available for home viewing

Watch a play Broadway play

Free Operas from the Metropolitan Opera

Seattle Symphony

Christmas movies in March, from Hallmark

Shakespeare: plays from the Globe Theatre in London

Free Oscar winning movies

Other ideas

100 things to do while stuck inside due to a pandemic

Hogwarts Digital Escape Room

House Beautiful’s 10 Historic Homes to visit

Stella’s Best Leaf Jumps of All Time


Free colouring books from museums and libraries

Good news from around the world

For Kids

Overwhelmed? Here’s a spreadsheet of ideas

Talking with kids about the coronavirus (available in multiple languages)

Educational Companies with free subscriptions

Authors reading their books aloud

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Biology lessons for kids

Kids Yoga videos

Websites with read aloud activities

16 card games that help with math skills

Kids workout

At home outdoor education

Spanish children’s stories

Virtual marine biology camp

Amazon streaming kid shows

Simple recipes with only a few ingredients

Super easy recipes

From Bon Appetit