At-home resources: Ages 4-7

Lots to see and do! We’re updating the list regularly – check back often!

Get Active! | Virtual Activities | Learn Something New! | Music Session Resources | Fun And Games | Relax and Recharge

Get Active!

ACTIVITY MATERIALS NEEDEDLINK TO INSTRUCTIONS
Adapted and Non Adapted Physical Literacy Games for KidsComputer or LaptopActive for Life
Go Noodle – Movement and Mindfulness – free appSmart PhoneGo Noodle
Chair YogaComputer or Laptop PureWow
Kids FitnessComputer or LaptopFamily Cardio Workout
Live Bollywood Dance Class on Sunday Mornings. 

Level: Kids/beginner class, 10:00am, up to age 14
Computer or Laptop & Facebook/ InstagramMadhuban Performing Arts on Facebook 

Or search for @madhubanperformingarts on Instagram
Movement Break VideosComputer or LaptopBrain Breaks
Themed Yoga
Ex: Star Wars Yoga
Frozen Yoga
Pokemon Yoga

Computer or LaptopCosmic Kids Yoga
Top Exercises for People Living with a DisabilityComputer or LaptopActivbody
Daily Kids WorkoutComputer or Laptopplaypennies daily kids workout
Scavenger Hunt- Communication BoardsComputer or Laptop Scavenger Hunt- Communication Boards

Virtual Activities

ACTIVITYMATERIALS NEEDEDLINK TO INSTRUCTIONS
San Diego Zoo Live CamComputer or LaptopSan Diego Zoo Kids: Home
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Live Cam
Computer or LaptopMonterey Bay Aquarium Live cams
Atlanta Zoo Panda CamComputer or LaptopAtlanta Zoo Panda Cam
Houston Zoo Live CamComputer or LaptopHouston Zoo Live Cam
Cincinnati Zoo Live Cam
Facebook Live – “Home Safari” show, airing every
weekday at 1 pm MST
Computer or LaptopCincinnati Zoo
Georgia Aquarium Beluga CamComputer or LaptopGeorgia Aquarium Beluga Webcam
Vancouver Aquarium Live CamsComputer or LaptopVancouver Aquarium Cams
Boston Children’s MuseumComputer or LaptopBoston Children’s Museum Virtual Tour
The Great Wall of ChinaComputer or LaptopGreat Wall of China Virtual Guide
Virtual Farm ToursComputer or LaptopFarmFood 360
Virtual Tour of Mars!Computer or LaptopAccess Mars: A WebVR Experiment
Kitten Rescue Live CamComputer or LaptopLive Kitten Cam
Disney – It’s a Small WorldComputer or LaptopIt’s a Small World Rollercoaster
Disney – CarsComputer or LaptopCars Rollercoaster
Disney – A Bug’s LifeComputer or LaptopA Bug’s Life Rollercoaster
Disney – Slinky RideComputer or LaptopSlinky Rollercoaster
Disney – Winnie the PoohComputer or LaptopWinnie the Pooh Rollercoaster
Disney – Monsters IncComputer or LaptopMonsters Inc Rollercoaster
Disney – Dumbo RollercoasterComputer or LaptopDumbo Rollercoaster
Disney – FrozenComputer or LaptopFrozen Rollercoaster
Disney – Big Thunder MountainComputer or LaptopBig Thunder Mountain Rollercoaster
Canada’s Wonderland – Ghoster CoasterComputer or LaptopGhoster Coaster
Canada’s Wonderland – Silver StreakComputer or LaptopSilver Streak
Gummy Bear Candy CoasterComputer or LaptopGummy Bear Rollercoaster
Gecko explains rollercoastersComputer or LaptopHow Rollercoasters Work
Wild DolphinsComputer or LaptopWild Dolphins
3D Animals – complete a Google search of animals
on this list, then select “view animals in 3D”
Computer or Laptop3D Animals
Virtual Scuba DivingAny device Virtual Dives – National Marine Sanctuaries

Learn Something New!

ACTIVITYMATERIALS NEEDEDLINK TO INSTRUCTIONS
The Corona Virus/COVID Story – for kids (simple explanation that’s not scary)Computer or LaptopCOVID story explained to kids
75 Mixed indoor activitiesVarious. Click the link for a better
description of activities and materials required.
Indoor Educational Activities
Scholastic Home Learning ModulesComputer or LaptopScholastics
Autism School Closure ToolkitComputer or LaptopIllinois Autism Partnership Toolkit
Autism – How to Manage the Daily RoutineComputer or LaptopAutism – Daily Routine
Art Projects from Esker FoundationComputer or LaptopMini Masters Art Projects
Stories read by astronautsComputer or LaptopStorytime from Space
ASL Storybook ReadingsComputer or LaptopASL Stories
Doodles – Check each day for a new lessonComputer or LaptopLunch Doodles with Mo Willems!
STEM ActivitiesComputer or LaptopSTEM Activities
Science WebsitesComputer or Laptop40 Science Websites
COVID Guide for Kids (from nurse Adrianne – with coloring book)Computer or LaptopCOVID-19 Guide for Kids
Idea Lab (Science Experiments)Computer or LaptopIdea Lab Facebook
Spark Science from HomeComputer or LaptopSpark Science from Home
Khan Academy – Learning Resources – age 2-18Computer or LaptopKhan Academy
Autism iHelp – Vocabulary – free appSmart PhoneAutism iHelp
Little Farmers: Tractors, Harvesters & Farm Animals – free appSmart PhoneLittle Farmers
Kids Balloon Pop – free app to learn numbers and lettersSmart PhoneBalloon Pop
See.Touch.Learn – free appiPadSee.Touch.Learn
National Geographic for KidsComputer or LaptopNat Geo for Kids
Dr. Suess – reading and gamesComputer or LaptopSuessville
RecRespite – Free Virtual groups from April 20 – 30 (then fee based)Computer or Laptop RecRespite
How to make your own shadow puppetCraft materials Dinosaur Shadow Puppet
Stuck at home scienceAny deviceCalifornia ScienCenter
OLogy!Any device OLogy!
Kids Activities: Free Educational ActivitiesAny device Free Education Subscriptions
COVID19 Time CapsulePrinter COVID19 Time Capsule
Accessible Chef is a collection of free visual recipes and other resources to help teach cooking skills to individuals with disabilities. Computer, Recipe ingredients, cooking equipment Accessible Chef
How to Wear a Mask: Social Story Any device
Printer
Wearing a Mask Story

Music Session Resources

ACTIVITYMATERIALS NEEDEDLINK TO INSTRUCTIONS
Popsicle Stick Harmonica2 popsicle sticks, 2 elastic bands, paper, 2 toothpicks Popsicle Stick Harmonica
Bongo Drums/Rice ShakerTin cans, balloons, elastic bands, chopsticks/sticks, rice/lentils Bongo Drums/ Rice Shaker
Egg Carton MaracasEgg cartons, scissors, paint, sticks, glue,glitter/ribbon Egg Carton Maracas
Singing Straws6-8 straws, tape, scissors Singing Straws
Homemade CastanetsPaper plate/cardboard, scissors, glue, buttons/coins/bottlecaps, hole punch, elastic band/ribbon Castanets
Mini Lid BanjosJumbo craft/popsicle stick, rubber/loom bands, tape, glue, sequins Mini Lid Banjos
Sound JarsJars with lids, buttons, beads, coins Sound Jars
Household Percussion JamPots, pans, cookie sheet, wooden/plastic spoon, zipper/backpack Household Percussion
Melody Play AlongAny device Melody Play Along
Interactive Music Session (Water)Pot, bowl, water, spoon, wrapping paper roll, any sound maker Water Theme Interactive Music Session
Interactive Music Session (Rainforest)A soundmaker/jar, a long scarf, colored, cardboard tube, tin foil Rainforest Theme Interactive Music Session
Monkey Drum – free interactive music appSmart Phone Monkey Drum
Online Music Therapy (1:1 live sessions)Computer or Laptop
Fee required
JB Music Therapy
Sing Along With Emily
LIVE – Monday-Friday 11:00am
Computer or Laptop Sing Along With Emily

Fun & Games

ACTIVITYMATERIALS NEEDEDLINK TO INSTRUCTIONS
Alexa Games Amazon Alexa Alexa Skills & Games
Google Home Features for Kids Google HomeGoogle Home Kids
MagiCOOL (Live Magic Show
and learning some tricks, at 11:00 am on Tuesdays)
FacebookChristopher Cool Magic on Facebook
Play Free Board Games Online (i.e. Yahtzee, Monopoly)ComputerPOGO Board Games
Caribu app – Free until May 24
video-calling app integrating
children’s books and activities
Download on the App Store or Get it on Google Play!
Computer, laptop or Smartphone.
Caribu
Joy for All: Calgary, youth-run volunteer initiative – pre-recorded jokes, positive stories, kind messagesJoy for All

RELAX & RECHARGE

ACTIVITYMATERIALS NEEDEDLINK TO INSTRUCTIONS
5 Finger Breathing Computer 5 Finger Breathing
54321 Grounding exercise – Coping Skills for KidsComputer/(Printer)
Printable/handout
List 5 things you can see
4 things you can feel
3 things you can hear
2 things you can smell
1 thing you can taste
Coping Skills for Kids
Audio Books Computer
*free 30 day trial
Audible – Audio Books
Guided Meditation for Anxiety and Worry Computer or LaptopGuided Meditation for Children
Mind Jars/Sensory Jars Mind Jars/Sensory Jars
Small Jars or Plastic Water Bottles
Glitter Glue
Food Coloring
Hot Water
Glitter and/or sequins (optional)
Sensory Bottles
Online Colour by Numbers Computer or LaptopColor by Numbers
Online Story Books Computer or LaptopStory Place
150 Sensory Learning IdeasComputer or Laptop150 Sensory Learning Ideas
StoryLine Online – Bedtime stories read by some of your favorite famous actors!Computer or LaptopStoryLine Online