Parks & Recreation Virtual Activities

Below are ideas you can do on your own, from home, outdoors, at a park, or online to keep yourself active and entertained in a safe and socially distant manner.

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ACTIVITIES TO KEEP YOUTH ACTIVE FROM HOME
HOSTED BY OUR SPORT SPECIALIST, ERIC FLETCHER

 

Home youth fitness activity

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4cANSmRCJM

 

Backyard games activity

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UH8sbzWdyrE

 

Backyard sports activity

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0URoYUKWePU

 

Catching and Reaction activity

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=arJ2qZsv0QM

 

Backyard Foot Golf

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6yQcPIdFrI&t

 

One Handed Catching Challenge

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBO_YYBlodc

 

Basketball Shooting Challenge

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6Ahiws4dlQ&t=6s

 

Youth Tennis Tips with our Tennis Coach

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fP3sfwzMj8s 

 

More Youth Tennis Tips with our Tennis Coach

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_B5QVgGDGJI

 

Coloring Pages of Wildlife at Wintergaden

Wildlife at Wintergarden Coloring Pages

Kids printable activity sheets  (Mazes, coloring, crosswords, etc.)

http://www.printactivities.com/

 

Virtual Trips Around the World

Art Museum Virtual Tours

https://artsandculture.google.com/partner?hl=en

Virtual Tours of National Parks

https://totallythebomb.com/heres-33-national-park-tours-you-can-take-virtually-from-the-comfort-of-your-home?fbclid=IwAR3OvfDTpZsLrSox-ImH4E41j-7uYeg_7mLymq-T1E2lcf-FdYjCM7GwhoI

Virtual Tour of Mars

https://accessmars.withgoogle.com/

Google Virtual Tours from around the world

https://artsandculture.google.com/search/streetview?project=streetviews

Travel the world with Google Earth

https://www.google.com/earth/

Virtual Field Trips

https://www.weareteachers.com/best-virtual-field-trips/

Virtual Tours of famous sites

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/travel/a31784720/best-virtual-tours/

Virtual Disneyland Rides

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLC2EC53DD506354AB

Virtual Tours of famous sites

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/travel/a31784720/best-virtual-tours/

 

FUN MUSIC THEMED ACTIVITIES

How to make instruments out of everyday items

https://www.learningliftoff.com/make-homemade-music-with-these-6-diy-instruments/?fbclid=IwAR0S0U2KafUGjcx40GOdTXcDt2FX_nGEc2aFlLpHr0TF3A4rNd-gTNX8Edo

 

Play virtual Instruments

https://www.virtualmusicalinstruments.com/?fbclid=IwAR0rm7xPZRqcdgjas6NtIlAP1f_mwxjZOcYycdCA-DnoNXAb2EuB17aRNkA

 

Chrome Music Lab

https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/Song-Maker/

 

ARTS, CRAFTS, & FUN DO-IT-YOURSELF PROJECTS

Zoo Related crafts with everyday items

https://iheartcraftythings.com/50-zoo-animal-crafts-kids.html?fbclid=IwAR0zIAL0r97_tRglaTNuxkBY5KW0_FCIoW-g-7ZL1Yq24dnwXEFA_dM_A4Q

Homemade Bird Feeders

https://www.thesprucecrafts.com/bird-feeders-for-kids-to-make-2764688

Homemade Kite

https://www.budgetdumpster.com/blog/how-to-make-plastic-bag-kite/

Plastic Bag Crafts

https://www.budgetdumpster.com/blog/5-recycled-plastic-bag-projects/

How to create your own cartoons tutorial

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0thYMtZj_O2jV6nS-RY7Fw

Learn how to make your own comic book

https://jarrettlerner.com/activities/?fbclid=IwAR27VDYhk4DZVrVh1uSclIsiwpZiyM8V2z50aqvk1cQImI9JKWtLHGsQUt8

Art for Kids

https://www.youtube.com/c/ArtforKidsHub/videos?view=0&sort=dd&shelf_id=8

Face Drawing tutorials

https://www.youtube.com/user/facedrawer/playlists

Animal games, scavenger hunts, & Crafts

https://switchzoo.com/?fbclid=IwAR095fQUzejBWgdlwuSDtCoFadmcHAiHixOiUBxR59JXUvlvksh4Ppm_axw

Crafts for toddlers and preschoolers

https://blog.prepscholar.com/preschool-crafts-for-toddlers

Origami Projects

https://origami.me/diagrams/

Metropolitan Museum of Art Kids activities

https://www.metmuseum.org/art/online-features/metkids/

Art Hub for Kids

https://www.youtube.com/user/ArtforKidsHub

Virtual Art Instruction Videos

https://thevirtualinstructor.com/

 

MORE WAYS TO KEEP KIDS ACTIVE

KidzBop Dance Along Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHd2s_saYsQ&fbclid=IwAR3afAKOZr9dtlgcfecnYzLaQgPY4H7wUS5mc7bUFf59cdHEkAizFqmdTvk

25 Minute Workout from home for kids

https://www.fitnessblender.com/videos/fitness-blender-kids-workout-25-minute-fun-workout-for-kids-at-home

Activity Ideas for 2-4 year olds

https://activeforlife.com/49-fun-physical-activities-to-do-with-kids-aged-2-to-4/

Kids workouts inspired from famous movie and cartoon characters

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvuT1Bjs2VSF0Yqahj8VAKBwyYFnLJIDa

Shadow Ball Stations Activity Ideas

https://openphysed.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/MMNOW05-ShadowSportspdf.pdf

Self Passing Challenges & Games

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-RneuGZEumk&feature=youtu.be

Sidewalk Chalk Obstacle Course

https://playtivities.com/sidewalk-obstacle-course/

Indoor Obstacle Course with Tape

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7t3G3nJlArg

FITNESS BOARD GAMES
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/syquevusi19himv/AAANOynBRRXSWBPlKghX_Rjua?dl=0&preview=Monopoly+PDF.pdf

 

FITNESS ACTIVITIES FOR ADULTS

GO4LIFE workout ideas for Older Adults

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8E8iCYG16ho&fbclid=IwAR0ihq5vyaDdcu9LAeTLnRM1NhHlRtlHjhnwRTQbnrv6hoF5F8QT7bHCI8U

 

Silver Sneakers at home workouts for older adults

https://www.youtube.com/user/TheSilverSneakers?fbclid=IwAR3YaRVL8F0mRT5pJniXBbYEkJzBiZu9waPeNU40BOOYHMmxydNUrChNXE8

Chair Workouts for Seniors

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBx06e-L9mh7Nihmoj7bk1q3NkkkY_SR2

7 Day Home Workout Challenge-No equipment Needed

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2ov72VWpiOoBQgKS_faEPo1GGkSAk80p&fbclid=IwAR2wMqZLajy7gXoe9EKPVUWDZv6uklioc_rL-VyK7wvhaoPLTZ2tdltR5cM

Bottle Flip Fitness Game

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZd8oJv6LlM&feature=youtu.be

 

SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS & ACTIVITIES

Science Mom at home science experiments and lessons

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-QcZISbFb9EiIEQ41cVhxw

STEM Activities from NASA

https://www.nasa.gov/stem/foreducators/k-12/index.html?fbclid=IwAR2ziaZS6cme6LWBDy5qERMnirq1aXpiFLguegswPpL5bwDQAbV9YH1ks9k

Learn coding and animation

https://scratch.mit.edu/

Cleveland Museum of Natural History

https://www.cmnh.org/athome