Activities To Do While Home From School

This page of our blog will have photos, links and resources that might be helpful to you while we are home.  It may change as new resources become available.

Stay up to date with Burlington Public Schools Resources -

This link will take you to the BPS list of suggested resources and activities - 

Our school days are typically jam packed with a wide variety of topics and activities.  
We take movement breaks often and love to play and dance.  See the post about 
dances on the main part of the blog(posted March 15, 2020).

The Burlington Science Center is putting together a variety of
 Burlington Quarantine Community Science and Engineering Challenges!  
For ideas on how you can disinfect the restlessness, check this link and watch 
for posts on the Science Center instagram and FB account.

Get outside and enjoy nature every day!  Try these local hiking areas and maybe 
you will see your teachers out walking too!:

Mill Pond Reservoir and Conservation Area - Burlington - This 140-acre conservation
area around a reservoir features wooded trails, wetlands & more.  Turn the volume
way up and listen to all the frogs communicating in the video above! Mrs. Hoyt hiked 
the area on March 15 - many great signs of Spring!

Mary Cummings Park - Burlington
 210-acre park with rustic trails, natural habitat strewn with wildflowers & areas for sports.

Willards Woods - Lexington  - 
This 100-acre conservation area offers trails through meadows, wetlands & pine groves.

Horn Pond - Woburn
     You can walk or bike all the way around!

This might be a great time to explore science! 

Additional Science exploration opportunities:

The San Deigo Zoo has a page dedicated to kids. - There are stories to read, games 
to play a videos to learn along with.

Yellowstone National Park offers virtual tours.

Fluency and Fitness - offering activities for many areas - 3 week free membership -

Storyline Online offers wonderful stories read by many actors read to child audience.

Fine motor activities with Legos - Keep your hands busy and your brain challenged.

We utilize Scholastic Magazine's Let's Find Out in the classroom.  Now Scholastic
is supporting learning by offering some activities for students to explore while at home.

Listed below are more resources I have come across or have been
shared with me the past few days. In case parents have not heard
of them yet I thought I would share.

Fluency & Fitness (free three week membership)

150+ Enrichment Activities for Children While Parents are
Working Remotely

Engineering Activities for Kids (when Under Quarantine)

My Coronavirus Story

Brain Pop - Coronavirus video

20 Screen-free Things to do withYour Kids



Macaroni Kids-Bringing The Family Fun To You At Home!

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Join us for a Home Safari Facebook Live each weekday at 3pm where we will highlight one
of our amazing animals and include an activity you can do from home. Join us starting
Monday, March 16 at 3pm for our first Home Safari- featuring Fiona!

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