Ideas To Keep Your Kids Busy While Schools Are Closed

Not everyone is prepared to be at home with our kids instead of sending them to school. Need something to keep your kids busy while schools are closed? Here are some ideas, including some ideas that are NOT screen time. We will add to the list as we get more. Stay safe, be kind, practice social distancing, and wash your hands!

30 Day LEGO Challenge

Read At Home Bingo

Writing Bingo

Yoga Pretzels

Cincinnati Zoo Home Safari

While the Cincinnati Zoo is closed and kids are home from school, they are trying to help make your children’s hiatus from school fun and educational. They are doing a Home Safari Facebook Live each day at 3pm EDT where they highlight one of their amazing animals and include an activity you can do from home. You can watch all of them at any time on their YouTube page as well.

Montana Outdoor Science School

The Montana Outdoor Science School is posting educational videos and activities for kids to watch and do at home on their Facebook and YouTube pages.

Lone Mountain Gymnastics, Swimming, and Dance Videos

During the closure of Lone Mountain they are providing some fun, instructional, and learning videos to keep your kids moving.

Museum of the Rockies

The Museum of the Rockies is offering tons of online learning opportunities for adults and kids. Check out their website or follow them on social media to see what they have to offer.


Skyhawks has some virtual sports and agility lessons online to get your kids moving as well as links to lots of other activities.


LEGOLAND has tons of activities to keep the kids busy, including how to builds, coloring pages, mazes, word searches, stories, and more!

SCIENCE! Here are 4 easy science experiments you can do at home.


Ideas To Keep Your Kids Busy While Schools Are Closed