We all appreciate teachers, but if you have children at home and you are stressing over completing homework packets and other assignments on the computer, take a deep breath. It’s going to be ok.
In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, many companies and organizations began to roll out virtual opportunities for young and old alike to let their imaginations run wild.
For example, did you know…
The Cincinnati Zoo is offering free Safari Facebook Live sessions at 3 p.m. daily. During this session, the Zoo will feature an animal and provide an activity to do from home. Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/cincinnatizoo
The BalletNova Center for Dance, a studio in Falls Church, Virginia, is hosting virtual dance classes for all ages and abilities. To learn more about the classes and schedule, please visit https://www.facebook.com/pg/BalletNovaCenterForDance/posts/?ref=page_internal
You can take virtual tours of some of the world’s most famous museums. Here’s a list:
Some of the world’s most famous museums offer virtual tours. These tours are interactive and enhance a child’s learning experience while doing class work at home. NOTE: Parents/Guardians may want to view these tours to make sure they deem it appropriate for their child.
Google has 30, yes 30, virtual field trips online. See them HERE.
So, before you think about throwing the computer out the window, use it to escape, even for just a short amount of time, during these difficult times.
Be aware, not afraid.