Virtual tours online

Field Trips: (San Diego Zoo; Yellowstone National Park; explore the surface of Mars and the Curiosity Rover; Monterey Bay Aquarium live cams; Virtual Farm Tour: FarmFood 360; panda cam at Zoo Atlanta; animal cams at Houston Zoo; and, Georgia Aquarium) The Great Wall of China Visit the museum’s … [Read more...]

Music lessons online Free lessons on learning music theory and piano Join for free, for lessons and songs … [Read more...]

For Mind and Body websites

Emotional ABCs: (social-emotional learning resources and programs) Emotional Health Activities: (30 activities to download and use, for parents and students) Movement and mindfulness videos Mindfulness and relaxation apps for kids with anxiety: (15 apps for overcoming stress and anxiety) Mindfulness Resources for Teens: … [Read more...]

Educational materials online Online resources for arts and culture, learning, well-being, music, literature, prayer and more Learn a language, for free Etymology explains the history of what words mean and how they sound, whether 600 or 2,000 years ago, through a dictionary and stories Free art lessons: (has a link to lesson plans and supply … [Read more...]

Documentaries online Thousands of documentaries on topics that include biographies, crime, economics, environment, history, mystery, nature, philosophy, society, sports, and more Offers archaeology, business, celebrity, countries, evolution, human rights, lifestyle, music, space, spiritual, and more … [Read more...]

DIY (Do It Yourself) websites Covers dance and entertainment, food and drink, love and relationships, arts and crafts, and more Topics include science, tech, money, adventure, animals and more For anyone who likes to make things – electronics, crafts, cooking and more How-to instructions in 19 subjects, including cars, family life, home and garden, … [Read more...]

Books online Choose from free ePub and Kindle eBooks for download or reading online Free audiobooks to listen to on computers, iPods or other mobile devices Includes poems, poets, quotations and poetry eBooks   … [Read more...]

Drive-thru prayers

Want to get out for a drive? Help show the hospitals, hospital staff, patients and their families that the community cares and appreciates them. "Flash our Love" will take place from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., on these upcoming dates: • March 31:  Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 State Road 54 in New Port Richey • April 1: AdventHealth Dade City, 13100 Fort King Road • April 2: Morton Plant … [Read more...]

Screen-free things to do

Create a scavenger/treasure hunt. Make up your own or use ideas listed below: Indoor scavenger hunt. Make a list of what your kids can search for throughout the house, such as: A toy with wheels, a book with the first letter of your name in the title; a pair of matching socks; four things that are green; something very soft; a toy smaller than your hand; something round; a book with numbers in … [Read more...]

Free online activities Practice math and reading skills while playing fun games. Get educational ideas. Sign up to read the blog for a list of 100 activities to do at home with kids. Offers links to educational websites for kids, including Make Me Genius, The Magic School Bus, Cool Math, The KIDZ Page, NGAkids Art Zone, BBC … [Read more...]