School Closings: Are Your Kids Bored Already?
- Written by WHRO Education
- Category: Kids & Family
- Published: 19 March 2020
Are you struggling to find fun activities for your kids or grandkids while they are stuck at home? From educational crafts and activities to fun digital videos, WHRO Public Media has the help you need.
Keep your kids engaged and learning with these resources.
Arts & Crafts
We have a collection of easy DIY crafts for kids. Search through our two seasons of episodes and find one that interests you.
GreenBeats - This series of animated shorts focuses on critical environmental issues and themes and is targeted toward children grades 3 through 5. Children learn the importance of recycling, enjoying the outdoors and encouraging others to be good stewards of the environment. Plus, they are filled with fun, catchy songs!
HealthBeats - This collection of animated videos is designed to inform K-5 children about making choices to develop healthy habits. Engaging characters use memorable songs to address topics such as allergies, stress, sleep, exercise and nutrition.
Crash Course Videos - These clever, educational videos are produced by PBS Digital Studios, and they make learning fun.
- Crash Course Physics - Explore the world of physics, motion, and energy with Dr. Shini Somara.
- Crash Course Government and Politics - Welcome to school without the classroom! Host Craig Benzine takes you through a tour of US government and politics.
- Crash Course Astronomy - Join host Phil Plait in a Crash Course about the cosmos.
We’ve created playlists in eMediaVA for various subjects and grade levels. Check them out to keep your children learning while they are at home.
Remote Learning Resources for Grades 6-12
Find more at eMediaVA.org. Most resources do not require a log-in.
Unfamiliar with this online learning platform? Learn more about eMediaVA.
Need more help using eMediaVA? Attend our upcoming webinar for parents on March 24 at 7 p.m. Register now