Since it appears that we are all going to be spending some (i.e., too much)  “quality time”  with our family and other home-dwellers, we thought would provide you with list of things to do, and eat, that might make the time pass in a more enjoyable, productive, and informative fashion.  Enjoy!

Learning

LinkedIn – Allowing access to 16 learning courses for free
Brit+Co– All classes free until 3/31, use the code SELFCARE at checkout.
Class Central– Over 400 Free Ivy-league courses
The Great Courses– 70% over 700 online courses

Fitness

CorePower– Free yoga classes through March 30
Les Mills–  All classes are available on demand through a 30-day free trial
Peloton– 90-day free trial on the app
Barry’s Bootcamp– Daily workouts on IG Live
Box Union – Boxing workouts on IG Live
Planet Fitness– Daily Home Workouts
Ryan Heffington (dance)- Daily Sweatfest on IG Live 10a PT (12p PT Sat/Sun)
Mend Yoga– Free Sculpt Yoga, M-F 12:30P PT on IG Live
Pure Barre– Online classes 60 days free with Promo code: EXTENDEDTRIAL
Amazon Prime member–  free access to a library of fitness videos, including Zumba and cardio programs

Food

Chipotle– Free delivery until 3/31 on the app
Burger King– giving away two kids meals with any purchase made via the Burger King app
Denny’s– waiving all delivery fees nationwide until April 12, order online
KFC- get free delivery until April 26, 2020, on orders $12 and up at kfc.com, Grubhub and Seamless
Cheesecake Factory – Free slice of cheesecake until 3/25, with a $15 DoorDash delivery order until 5 p.m. local time weekdays. Just add a slice to the cart and use code LUNCHSLICE. There are also no delivery fees.
Carrabba’s Italian Grill- offering delivery. order online using code SPRING15 to receive 15% off
Chuck E. Cheese– $4.99 Large pizza, take-out

Museums

The Louvre– Free virtual Tour
Madrid’s Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza– Free virtual tour of  Rembrandt and Portraiture in Amsterdam exhibit
Vatican Museums– 360 tours for the Sistine Chapel

Virtual Travel

Yellowstone National Park– Virtual Tours
Great Wall of China– Virtual Tours

Music

The Philharmonie Berlin– Free access to over 600 shows. Use code BERLINPHIL by March 31 to get 30-day access
The Seattle Symphony – free live streams and rebroadcasts on YouTube and Facebook
Metropolitan Opera – streaming encore presentations from their Live in HD series. Available from 7:30 PM EDT until 3:30 PM the following day.  Free until at least 3/31
NPR– Live virtual concerts
Rolling Stone- “In My Room” IGTV music series

Kids- Story Time

Storytime from Space– Astronauts read stories from the Space Station
Brooklyn Public Library– livestreaming “virtual story hour” every weekday from 11 to 11:30a PT
Authors Everywhere– Authors and Illustrators hold workshops, readings, activities, art projects, writing games, writing advice
Sparkle Stories– original audio content for children 30 days free with the code FUNATHOME.
Storyline Online – Free videos of celebrities (Betty White and James Earl Jones) reading children’s stories.

Zoos and Aquariums

San Diego Zoo– Live Webcams
Monterey Bay Aquarium– Live web cams
Boston’s New England Aquarium– Facebook Live –access to feedings, tours, behind-the-scenes looks
Houston Zoo–  animal web cams
Georgia Aquarium -Live web cams
Zoo Atlanta – Panda Cam
The Atlantic White Shark Conservatory–  Facebook Live every day this week at 10AM EST for Shark Story Hour.
Cincinnati Zoo– live stream on their Facebook page every day at 3 PM EDT featuring an animal and an activity kids can do at home.

Kids Activities

Cosmic Kids Yoga– YouTube-based yoga videos for kids
Recycle and Play– ideas for DIY crafts using recycled materials
Rebel Girls At-home– Free “I Am A Rebel Girl” journal and activities for kids 612
Go Noodle– Movement and Mindful videos for kids
ArtBar– Art and play activity guide for kids 3-8 in quarantine
Art for Kids Hub– YouTube channel *full* of “how to draw…” videos that will appeal to your young artists,

Kids Learning

Rader’s Chem4Kids– free science sites
Rader’s Cosmos4Kids– Astronomy basics and Science of the stars
Rader’s Geography for Kids- Introduction to the earth sciences that includes topics on the Earth’s structure, atmosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere
PBS Learning– Free Media lessons Pre-K to Grade 12
The Science Guys– YouTube-based Educational science videos
California Science Center– Stuck-at-home science experiments
NASA/JPL – Science-based home projects
LA Public Library– curated extensive list of e-books for kids. (Locals without a library card can get a digital-only ecard here.)
BusyToddler free resources as well as two complete preschool curricula, $30 with the quarantine discount
Oznoz.com – streaming service free for 2 months. Oznoz has a library of multilingual cartoons.
Scholastic’s website -new lessons every day, for all ages.
PBS Kids – features games and activities for your little ones.
Funbrain Jr. – games, stories, and printables for your younger students.

Internet Connectivity

Comcast- offering free wi-fi from their public hotspots, free home internet for families who qualify, temporarily removed data caps on home plans
AT&T- offering free wi-fi from their public hotspots, temporarily removed data caps on home plans
Charter – offering free wi-fi from their public hotspots, free home internet for families who qualify
T-Mobile – removed limits on smart-phone data
Sprint- temporarily removed data caps on home plans

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