In these difficult times, laughing, telling jokes and sharing funny videos and stories are so important. Laughing makes you feel good and relaxes the whole body. It’s also good to keep busy, so we have listed some fun activities to pass the time.
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Things to Do to Keep You Busy
3 Proven Stategies That Will Get You Playing Piano More Quickly
AI Song Contest – ends May 10, 2020 Listen to the submissions and give your review. What do you think of the song and the lyrics? Is it original? And how do you rate the Eurovisionness? The audience’s points count for 50 percent. A panel of AI experts assesses all entries for the use of artificial intelligence. Their points count for the other 50 percent.
Apollo 13 in Real Time A real-time interactive journey through the Apollo 13 mission. Relive every moment as it occurred in 1970.
Art At Home with the Vancouver Art Gallery
Explore is a site with live cams on birds, oceans, African wildlife and more. This link connects to the site’s live cam on a great horned owl. There’s also a live cam on the Aurora Borealis.
Formula 1 launches Virtual Grand Prix Series to replace postponed races
Getty Museum challenges people to recreate Famous Artwork in quarantine and the results are hilarious!
Watch members of the Rotterdam Symphony Orchestra play the last movement of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, each from their own homes to maintain social distance
Legoland Has Released Free Lego Activities and Printables For Kids To Do While Stuck Inside
On Earth’s 50th BDay, “Travel” At Home
Royal Academy Family Projects to Do (UK)
South Carolina Aquarium is live streaming every day at 10am (EST) talking about regional wildlife. Then, use their Virtual Passport (link inside the article) to document the travels/experience/learnings. There’s also a link the article to other virtual visits, colouring sheets, and curriculum offerings that are prerecorded.
Some fun DIY activities from the Royal Academy
The National Film Board of Canada has hundreds of free films