The current Covid-19 worldwide health emergency has brought us together while keeping us away from each other. Many kids are finding themselves in a 'home school' situation for the first time. Along with the assignments issued by their school, we've put together a list of websites that offer kids (and their parents) additional opportunities to learn, have fun and more!

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Crayola IDEAworks
Happening Now
The Frankin Institute
Philadelphia 

Discover the next evolution of Crayola ingenuity in the blockbuster museum experience, Crayola IDEAworks: The Creativity Exhibition. In its exclusive limited run in Philadelphia, the exhibition inspires visitors of all ages to develop and expand their creative skills through a multitude of activities that will stimulate the senses while empowering creativity and imagination.

Crayola IDEAworks showcases the ways that anyone can be creative. By combining one’s strengths and increasing self-confidence, anyone can create the ultimate opportunity to display ingenuity, inspiration, and expressiveness.

Featuring a fusion of cutting-edge technology with state-of-the-art exhibits, Crayola IDEAworks sets the new standard for an interactive educational entertainment. Families of all ages, you don’t want to miss your chance to dive into your tailored experience at Crayola IDEAworks: The Creativity Exhibition. Creativity is innately inside all of us—we just need to ignite it! For more info, fi.edu/exhibit/crayola-ideaworks

Naturepalooza 2021
A Family Earth Day Celebration
SATURDAY APRIL 24
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
Philadelphia
 PA - FREE 

Celebrate Earth Day at the 10th annual signature family-friendly festival, with a new COVID-safe twist. Hike along our trails, stopping at various activity tables on the mission to become a Planet Protector. Learn about the importance of planting native, make a bird feeder and other wildlife-friendly crafts to take home, and explore the Schuylkill Center's ponds to discover what macroinvertebrates or water bugs can tell us about the health of local waterways. Registration is required. Due to COVID, space is limited. Masks are required throughout the program. The event will be rescheduled in the case of inclement weather. To learn more and register, visit schuylkillcenter.org

Kindie Artists LIVE Online Concerts 

Amelia Robinson - friend of Kids Corner and Kindie artist (Mil's Trills) - has worked tirelessly to create a list of dates, times and url links of online performances/shows from Kindie artists all around the world! When you need a break and want to enjoy some great entertaining (and educating!) events, this is your one stop shop!

For more info, visit: playtimeplaylist.com

Philly Zoo @ 2
Weekdays at 2pm

The Philadelphia Zoo is bringing the Zoo to you! Visit Philadelphia Zoo on Facebook as they take you up close and personal with Zoo animals during this behind the scenes series. Philadelphia Zoo's Director of Educational Programs Dani Hogan will host this on-going weekday series, which will also feature special guests and Zoo keepers sharing their expertise around Philadelphia Zoo. For more info, facebook.com/philadelphiazoo

Scholastic at Home 

Even when schools are closed, you can keep the learning going with these special cross-curricular journeys. Every day includes four separate learning experiences, each built around a thrilling, meaningful story or video. Kids can do them on their own, with their families, or with their teachers. Just find your grade level and let the learning begin!

For more info, visit: classroommagazines.scholastic.com

Wow in the World!

Join hosts Guy Raz and Mindy Thomas on a journey away from your screens, inside your brain, out into space, and deep into the coolest new stories in science, technology, and innovation.

For more info, visit: tinkercast.com

More Music & Fun 

Our friend Beth at Sugar Mountain PR has created a page that offers links to even more Kindie performers offering online concerts, stories and interactive performances. Click thru the link below and explore!

For more info, visit: sugarmountainpr.com

Explore the American Revolution Online

you can explore the Museum of the American Revolution and its content from anywhere with free digital resources for all ages, including a Virtual Museum Tour, a Virtual Field Trip, a rich archive of Read the Revolution book excerpts, a digitized collection of the Museum's art and artifacts, and more.

For more info, visit: amrevmuseum.org

Story Pirates - podcasts and more...  

Lee, Peter, Rachel, Meghan, Nimene, and Loofah are back with another season of the Story Pirates podcast. Get ready for space travel and brand new stories from kids! BONUS, this season features lots of celebrity special guests, including Alex Brightman, Jeremy Sisto, Lauren Lapkus, and Paul F. Tompkins!

For more info, visit: storypirates.com

PJ Library 

Our friends at PJ Library have created a wonderful resource page for families while together at home. Additionally, every school day, PJ Library will post a “Read Aloud” session featuring a picture book. Watch for these at 11am and 1pm Eastern Time on Facebook and Instagram.

For more info, visit:  pjlibrary.org