The Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum provides children with the tools and inspiration they need to be explorers and creators of the world. They have Playhouse at Home which includes resources: Make, Play, Everyday book, Parenting Guide, The PlayHouse Times, and S.T.E.M. lesson plans
Note: Navigate to the WHAT’S HAPPENING tab- playhouse at home
With the Cornoa virus (COVID-19) pandemic keeping us at home under the Stay at Home order. It has us scrambling for ideas to keep everyone active and learning along with spending more time with our family. USA Today posted an article listing 32 resources for kids and their parents to stay busy during this pandemic.
Play Like A Champion Today
The Mission for The Play Like a Champion Today Educational Series provides leadership in a worldwide effort to promote an inclusive, developmentally oriented youth sports culture. It does this primarily by educating ethically responsible sport leaders-coaches, parents, athletic administrators and athletes-who in turn will reach millions of young people.
They have created a new resource called Keep Kids Active that gives ideas by using your home-based environment with little to no equipment needed. They also provide an activity worksheet to document your physical activities and goals, safety tips, sport specific trainings, and online video cardio and workouts.
Note: Navigate to the RESOURCES tab- Keeping Kids Active
Our friends at Sesame Street that many of us know from our own childhood are here to provide us with videos, playful learning activities, and many ways to help families stay physically and mentally healthy during this pandemic. Each week they will be posting new videos.
Free games, videos, and art
Yoga Learning Adventures
Yoga Learning Adventures mission is to Empower Kids with Self-Regulation Skills. They are offering free virtual kids yoga classes on their website.
Free Virtual Classes
Education.com is offering free access to some at- home learning resources for Preschool – 5th grade during school closure. All subjects are offered using the Common Core standards.