Fun Resources to Bust Boredom!

Fun Resources to Bust Boredom

Online Learning

TED-Ed
TED-Ed is TED’s youth and education initiative. Access their library of original animated videos and interactive lessons.

Khan Academy
Free lessons across subjects, including: math, science & engineering, computing, arts & humanities, and more!

BBC Languages
Lessons in 40 different languages.

Virtual Tours

Google Treks
Travel the globe without leaving home.

Virtual Field Trips for Kids
Virtual tours including museums, national parks, aquariums, zoos, landmarks, and much more.

Ireland
Tour thousands of locations around Ireland virtually, including castles, gardens, and more.

Machu Picchu
Have a guided 360 degree tour around the grounds of Machu Picchu.

Dairy Farm Tours through the American Dairy Association
Take a tour through Dairy Farms at home.

Expeditions App
Free virtual Reality Augmentation app for all ages, to take virtual trips around the world to hundreds of destinations.

Art Collections and Museums

Google Arts and Culture
Explore 3,434 museum views from around the world, historic sites, and more.

Art Institute of Chicago
Visit the Art Institute of Chicago online. View over 44,000 pieces of art.

British Museum of London
Enjoy 4 million pieces fro the British Museum of London.

Louvre Museum, Paris
Visit the Louvre's galleries and art online.

History Connected
Explore artifacts from across time and every continent.

Metropolitan Museum
Videos on art, artifacts, and artist provided by the Metropolitan Museum

Guggenheim Museum
Discover modern and contemporary art from the Guggenheim Museum.

Dali Museum
View the galleries of the Dali Museum.

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Includes gallery tours of the exhibits in the National Museum of National History.

Zoos and Aquariums

St. Louis Aquarium
Watch otters, sloths, and the aquarium daily with live streams.

St. Louis Zoo
Enjoy Penguin & Puffin Coast from home!

Edinburgh Zoo
Koala, Tiger, Penguin, Panda, and Rockhopper Penguin live streams available.

Georgia Aquarium
Watch beluga whales, jellyfish, and other animals live.

Music

Live Concerts
Watch live concerts online.

Metropolitan Opera Live
Watch the Metropolitan Opera Live. Dates confirmed through early April.

Berliner Philharmonic
Providing free access to all concerts and films head at the theater online.

Billboard Artists
List of bands and artists providing concerts for free, available online.

Learning to Code

Code.org
Coding classes available from grades K through adulthood.

iDEA
Free mini courses including coding, virtual reality, and more.

Blockly Games
Educational games that teach programming. Designed for children who have not had prior experience with computer programming.

Coloring

The Spruce Crafts
Checkout this collection of free, coloring pages for adults.

Hattifant
Coloring pages with a variety of themes and intricacies.

Recipe Ideas

Allrecipes
Discover recipes, videos, and how-tos uploaded by other at-home chefs.

Food Network
Recipes from your favorite chefs on Food Network.

Tasty
Creative, easy recipes accompanied by video how-tos.

Delish
Yummy recipes for all ages-including a section exclusively for kids.

Taste of Home
Access thousands of recipes, from classics to innovative, new favorites.

Epicurious
Recipes, guides, and how-tos from breakfast to dessert.

Betty Crocker
Advice and recipes you need, from everyday dinners and desserts to special occasion feasts.

Free eBooks and Audiobooks

National Emergency Library
A collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers, and libraries are closed.

AudioBookCloud
All ages audio book database

RomanceBookCloud
A huge collection of steamy Romance novels for the older crowd!

TumbleMath
Grades K-6 math ebook database

TeenBookCloud

Grades 7-12 ebook database