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29.03.2020

31 Fun Things To Ask Your Family Members While You're Quarantining Together

You finally have time to listen to one of Uncle Joe's signature stories.

https://apple.news/AR3gondZ9T6y7DP0XMp1yvA 

Quarantined Sportscaster's Play-By-Play Of Dogs' Mealtime Is The Content We Need

Andrew Cotter's commentary is the next best thing to sports announcing during the coronavirus pandemic.

https://apple.news/Ag3aSkzpcRJyY7HVWKP7JpA

This Virtual Tour of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park Will Make You Feel Like You're on an Epic Island Hike

You deserve a virtual trip to Hawaii.

https://apple.news/AqB3S2fLuQQyOGaPcMW6tbg

Don't work from home alone. Try these virtual desktop buddies :)

https://mashable.com/article/desktop-companion-virtual-pets/

10 Recipes That Turn a Bag of Frozen Veggies Into Dinner

https://www.thekitchn.com/dinner-ideas-frozen-vegetables-23018458

Bring Virtual Animals into Your Home With This Google Feature

https://www.apartmenttherapy.com/google-ar-animals-36739964

How to draw Olaf and Sven from Disney’s Frozen | The Disney Blog

https://thedisneyblog.com/2020/03/28/how-to-draw-olaf-and-sven-from-disneys-frozen/?platform=hootsuite

Baby Shark Releases Coronavirus Version of Hit Song For Hand Washing Time

https://comicbook.com/2020/03/28/baby-shark-coronavirus-version-hand-washing-time/

Opinion: An Appeal To Youth To Face Coronavirus With Self-Sacrifice, Not Selfishness

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/03/29/822642383/opinion-an-appeal-to-youth-to-face-coronavirus-with-self-sacrifice-not-selfishne

28.03.2020

Virtual round dance singing keeps people connected

https://www.eaglefeathernews.com/news/virtual-round-dance-singing-keeps-people-connected

'Animal Crossing' Is the Game We All Need Right Now

https://www.wired.com/story/rave-animal-crossing-new-horizons

Spreading the Word to Stay Safe: Picture

http://cdn.flipboard.com/content/thephotodesk/thephotodeskgalleries/items/1585243936000.html

London’s National Theatre Starts Streaming Its Most Famous Productions For Free

https://www.forbes.com/sites/sarahturner/2020/03/28/londons-national-theatre-starts-streaming-its-most-famous-productions-for-free/

Wild animals wander around lockdown cities across the world. Watch

https://www.hindustantimes.com/it-s-viral/wild-animals-wander-around-lockdown-cities-across-the-world-watch/story-qQ6yfHNnbdGO123V2OBjhI.html

49 Games You Can Play With Only Two People

https://www.buzzfeed.com/melanie_aman/games-you-can-play-with-only-two-people?origin=flipboard

How long coronavirus survives on surfaces - and what it means for handling money, food and more

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/03/this-is-how-long-coronavirus-lives-on-surfaces

Are we flattening the coronavirus curve? Click here daily to compare Canada to countries around the world

https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2020/03/28/are-we-flattening-the-coronavirus-curve-click-here-daily-to-compare-canada-to-the-countries-around-the-world.html

'I Went Grocery Shopping With A Doctor To Learn How To Do It Safely During Novel Coronavirus'

https://www.womenshealthmag.com/health/a31928732/coronavirus-grocery-shopping/

Best apps for life under lockdown | ZDNet

https://www.zdnet.com/pictures/best-apps-for-life-under-lockdown/

Get your Disney theme park fix with these virtual roller coaster rides

https://mashable.com/article/virtual-disney-rides-youtube/

Take a world tour from your couch with these apps

https://www.androidpolice.com/2020/03/28/a-virtual-vacation-with-google-earth-and-street-view-may-be-just-what-you-need-right-now/

5 Disney Recipes to Bring the Magic Home While the Parks Are Closed

https://www.travelandleisure.com/food-drink/cooking-entertaining/disney-world-recipes-make-at-home

Sesame Street Just Made 110 Ebooks 100 Percent Free

https://www.fatherly.com/news/sesame-street-coronavirus-ebooks-free-kindle-apple-nook/

Canadian children's writers & illustrators are sharing readings of their books online | CBC Books

https://www.cbc.ca/books/canadian-children-s-writers-illustrators-are-sharing-readings-of-their-books-online-1.5500364

Satellite data shows air pollution drop in Europe amid COVID-19 lockdowns

https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/air-pollution-coronavirus-covid-19-european-space-agency-1.5513190

27.03.2020

Must-watch videos of the week

https://apple.news/AFsnNql4rQr2hrgWzGkfBIw

Comic: How To Turn Your Home Into A School Without Losing Your Sanity

https://www.npr.org/2020/03/27/816575527/comic-how-to-turn-your-home-into-a-school-without-losing-your-sanity 

You Can "Send" Your Kids to This Free Virtual Marine Biology Camp

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/a31941338/free-virtual-marine-biology-camp-for-kids/

Healthy Smoothie Recipes

http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/17989/drinks/smoothies/?did=34042&esrc=nwewtw070516

This ‘Singing Surgeon’ Is Bringing People Joy During the Coronavirus Pandemic

https://parade.com/1015647/lindsaylowe/singing-surgeon-coronavirus-video/

I Can't Stop Cooking (and Eating) These Spicy Salty Kale Crisps - Sunset Magazine

https://www.sunset.com/food-wine/kitchen-assistant/spicy-salty-kale-crisps

During self-quarantine, learn a foreign language without leaving the house

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/travel/during-self-quarantine-learn-a-foreign-language-without-leaving-the-house/2020/03/26/0ebc47b4-6de9-11ea-a3ec-70d7479d83f0_story.html

How teenagers can protect their mental health during coronavirus (COVID-19)

https://www.unicef.org/kosovoprogramme/stories/how-teenagers-can-protect-their-mental-health-during-coronavirus-covid-19

If you haven't tried Netflix Party to watch movies with friends, tonight's your night

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/if-you-havent-tried-netflix-party-to-watch-movies-with-friends-tonights-your-night/

How TED-Ed is helping families, students and teachers navigate the COVID-19 pandemic

https://blog.ted.com/how-ted-ed-is-helping-families-students-and-teachers-navigate-the-covid-19-pandemic/

The great websites that have kept my kids busy and learning at home this week

https://inews.co.uk/news/education/coronavirus-home-schooling-self-isolation-websites-kids-occupied-resources-2519873

Saskatchewan online classes

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/sask-online-classes-crafts-fitness-1.5509467 

26.03.2020

Children’s Video/Story about Social Distancing

https://youtu.be/DA_SsZFYw0w 

Wanted: Stories With Happily Ever Afters - Here's Where To Start Looking

https://www.npr.org/2020/03/26/821005625/wanted-stories-with-happily-ever-afters-heres-where-to-start-looking 

10 Meditation Apps For Kids That Will Help Them to Process Emotions and Stay Calm

https://www.popsugar.com/family/meditation-relaxation-apps-for-kids-47340420

Amazon Is Making Social Distancing Easier for Families, with a Free Month of Educational Books Shows for Kids

https://www.purewow.com/news/amazon-freetime-unlimited

12 Brain Games That Will Help You Get Smarter During Self-Quarantine

https://www.readersdigest.ca/culture/brain-games-that-will-help-you-get-smarter/

Kid's Diary About COVID Homeschooling Goes Viral: "It's Not Going Good"

https://www.fatherly.com/news/homeschooling-journal-covid-19-ben/

6 questions to ask yourself daily for a healthier quarantine mindset

https://www.mnn.com/health/fitness-well-being/stories/daily-quarantine-questions-healthier-mindset

Patrick Stewart Is Reading Shakespearean Sonnets Online - Nerdist

https://nerdist.com/article/patrick-stewart-reading-shakespeare-sonnets/

The Virtual Tour of the Sistine Chapel Is Absolutely Breathtaking

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/a31926083/virtual-tour-vatican-sistine-chapel/

'One big virtual love-in': how children's book authors are creating online sanctuaries

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2020/mar/26/one-big-virtual-love-in-how-childrens-book-authors-are-creating-online-sanctuaries

Free and family friendly: What to watch while you stay at home

https://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/free-family-streaming-covid-19-stay-at-home-1.5509556

Billboard 100, list of concerts available online

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLy6KhzSWAM0MHOYGTKz3Yug3aDkcqME0B 

25.03.2020

Need Help Cooking Through The Coronavirus Pandemic? Chef Amanda Freitag Has Tips

https://www.npr.org/2020/03/25/820207565/need-help-cooking-through-the-coronavirus-pandemic-chef-amanda-freitag-has-tips

Indigenous voices sing out for healing during COVID-19 pandemic

https://montreal.ctvnews.ca/indigenous-voices-sing-out-for-healing-during-covid-19-pandemic-1.4864812

Helping kids cope with the COVID-19 pandemic

https://newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/discussion/helping-kids-cope-with-the-covid-19-pandemic/?cauid=100502&geo=national&linkId=84568984&mc_id=us&placementsite=enterprise

How to Get the Most Out of Storytime: Tips from a Children’s Librarian

https://bookriot.com/2020/03/25/how-to-get-the-most-out-of-storytime/

Ideas for things to keep the kids busy, entertained and learning during the lockdown

https://www.thesouthafrican.com/lifestyle/keep-the-kids-entertained-at-home/

 

5 ways to talk to your kids about COVID-19 - Futurity

https://www.futurity.org/how-to-talk-to-kids-about-covid-19-fear-communication-2315412-2/

 

Principal warns of behavioural changes parents can expect from kids

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-8149439/A-principal-warns-parents-expect-kids-coming-weeks.html?ito=rss-flipboard

These satellite photos show how COVID-19 lockdowns have impacted global emissions

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/03/emissions-impact-coronavirus-lockdowns-satellites/

The Great British Chefs 30 Day Challenge: kids - Great British Chefs

https://www.greatbritishchefs.com/features/30-day-challenge-kids

11 Great Games to Educate and Entertain Your Kids at Home

https://www.wired.com/story/best-educational-games-for-kids

Neighborhood 'bear hunts' are an adorable cure for kids' social-distancing boredom

https://mashable.com/article/coronavirus-teddy-bear-hunt-children/

Aching to go hiking to see the sunrise? Here are 5 national park live webcams to brighten your lockdown time

https://www.zoomtventertainment.com/travel/article/aching-to-go-hiking-to-see-the-sunrise-here-are-5-national-park-live-webcams-that-will-brighten-up-your-day/569114

 

24.03.2020

Calling All Wizards! You Can Do a Virtual Harry Potter Escape Room For Free

https://www.popsugar.com/family/free-virtual-harry-potter-escape-room-47332200

 

The 10 best Broadway shows you can stream for free online while self-isolating

https://www.insider.com/best-broadway-shows-you-can-stream-for-free-online-coronavirus-2020-3

 

Yale's massively popular 'happiness' course is available free online

https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/23/health/yale-happiness-course-wellness/

 

More than 40 online services you can get for free from home during the coronavirus pandemic

https://www.cleveland.com/entertainment/2020/03/more-than-40-online-services-you-can-get-for-free-from-home-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic.html

Tips for homeschooling, NPR

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7 of the Best Educational Comics for Your New Homeschooling Journey

https://bookriot.com/2020/03/24/educational-comics-for-homeschooling/

 

The best video chat apps to turn social distancing into distant socializing

https://techcrunch.com/2020/03/23/the-best-video-chat-apps-to-turn-social-distancing-into-distant-socializing

Literally 1,001 Ideas To Entertain Bored Kids (& Save The Entire Household)

https://www.romper.com/p/1001-ideas-for-bored-kids-to-save-the-entire-household-22620637

These are the best homeschooling resources on the web

https://www.realhomes.com/news/best-free-online-homeschooling-resources-teach-your-kids-at-home-with-these-helpful-websites

Online learning websites that'll level you up during the coronavirus lockdown

https://sea.mashable.com/tech/9719/online-learning-websites-thatll-level-you-up-during-the-coronavirus-lockdown

 Here's How To Keep Yourself Busy At Homehttps://flipboard.com/@buzzfeed/here-s-how-to-keep-yourself-busy-at-home-5inuoovmgls25d1

23/03.2020

What To Do With Babies, Toddlers, Kids And Teenagers At Home

https://graziadaily.co.uk/life/real-life/activities-children-at-home/

10 Kid-Friendly Snacks To Make Ahead Of Time While You're Stuck Inside

https://www.romper.com/p/10-kid-friendly-snacks-to-make-ahead-of-time-during-the-pandemic-22639762

Amazon Prime Video is streaming kids movies and TV for free, no Prime membership required

https://techcrunch.com/2020/03/23/amazon-prime-video-is-streaming-kids-movies-and-tv-for-free-no-prime-membership-required/

Free Online Drawing Lessons for Kids, Led by Favorite Artists & Illustrators

http://www.openculture.com/2020/03/free-online-drawing-lessons-for-kids-led-by-favorite-artists-illustrators.html

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