An Incomplete List of Things to do When Stuck at Home

I know a lot of people are at home right now and wondering what they can do with their time. I’ve made a pretty big list just for that! If you have any ideas for things to add, share them in the comments!

Stay safe, friends!

Okay! Here is my very long, but incomplete list of stuff you can do at home! I really hope this helps!

From Many Libraries
Libby/Overdrive – Hoopla – RBDigital – cloudLibrary
Check out ebooks, magazines, music, comics and audiobooks (Libby is called Overdrive on some kindles).
Check out movies and documentaries.
Mango Languages
Start learning a new language.
Brainfuse – live homework help
Great Courses – online lectures
hoonuit – computer tutorials
LearningEpressLibrary – test prep
NewsBank – newspapers
Look on library sites for “Virtual Library” this will take you to what your library has available. “Research” or “Databases” will help you find scholarly materials. Also, some libraries have access to Genealogy research materials.

Download the Google Arts and Culture app on your Android or iOS device to take a virtual tour of these places. Some views are also available on home computers.
Virtual Museum, Park, and Historical Site Tours
Online Museum Collections

Other People & Companies

Indigenous Cinema,title&year=1917..2018

Baking Tutorials by Bread Ahead Bakery in London

Museum of Modern Art in New York (every exhibit since 1929)

Lunch Doodles with Mo Williams (children’s author)

Cincinnati Zoo Home Safari with activities for kids to do at home!
Coloring Books From OpenCulture
150 Free Coloring Books from Great Libraries, Museums & Cultural Institutions
Transcribe for Last Seen a crowd sourcing project to transcribe the “Information Wanted” advertisments taken out by former slaves and others during and after the Civil War. 
Virtual Therapy Dog Visit from Elizabeth Walden
Paris Museumes Collections have 100,000 images from their collections online
100 Activities To Do At Home During School Closures

Virtual Storytime!
These are great sources for those with kiddos to entertain.
Storytime with Riki on Twitch (self plug)
Audible Stories – Free Audiobooks for All Ages 

Storytime Online
Storytime from Space
Heights Libraries
King County Library System
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County
Meredith Library

Think Indigenous Online Lessons for K – 8

Scholastic Learn at Home
Families, Administrators, Teachers, Estimadas familias (en español)

Teaching Books

Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions due to School Closings

Distance Learning and Ideas

List of Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions Due to School Closings

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