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Socially Distant At-Home Activity Ideas

Social distancing can be tough this time of year, when it's cold outside and you're running out of ideas for indoor activities. If you're looking for some creative ways to occupy some time, check out this list of activities compiled by Mass.gov. Take virtual tours of far away landmarks, read stories, learn something new with free lessons, and more. Enjoy!

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Tour Yellowstone National Park 

Explore the surface of Mars on the Curiosity Rover 

Discover virtual tours of farms 

Take a digital fieldtrip and see the Louvre in Paris 

Visit the Great Wall of China virtually 

Take a trip around the British Museum online 

Read, play games, and hang out with Dr. Seuss 

Learn some history in these online classes 

Learn some biology with these online lessons 

Explore this digital history archive 

Explore musical concepts with these games 

Learn new things with these free lessons from universities and companies 

Explore Scholastic's "Learn at Home" Resources :

        - Leisure and Learning at Home (MCB/DDS Focus) — PDF (PDF 100.54 KB)

        - Leisure and Learning at Home (MCB/DDS Focus) — RTF (RTF 363.71 KB)

Audio Resources

Podcast: Assistive Technology Update (Easterseals Crossroads) 

Podcast: Ouch! (BBC) 

Podcast: The Far Meridian (The Whisperforge) 

Free Public-Domain Audiobooks (Librivox) 

Audiobooks: Rakuten Overdrive 

NOTE: Requires a library card at a supported library

 

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