Virtual Activities for the Family While Staying at Home

As we all continue to do our part to slow the community spread of Coronavirus, many of us have found ourselves looking for ways to stay entertained while social distancing from others. Below are some resources for the whole family.

E-learning and Coursework

Virtual Field Trips

Zoos and Aquariums:

National Parks:


Indoor Games and Activities

  • Play indoor hopscotch by creating the boxes with painters tape instead of chalk
  • Try out new recipes or get creative with classic dishes. Make your own personal pizza at miscellaneous topping night.
  • Listen to an astronaut read from space. Storytime From Space is unlike any other kind of storytime; NASA astronauts read stories to kids while they float around in space. Click here to access Storytime From Space.

Virtual Connections

  • Connect with family and friends with a group Facetime or Zoom meeting for a virtual “happy hour” and social time.
  • Share quarantine-themed funny playlists with friends to enjoy.
  • Many gyms and trainers are transitioning to online classes and waiving fees or offering donation based instruction. Follow along with their livestream services and keep active while indoors.

Support Your Favorite Local Restaurant

Support your favorite Island City eatery by ordering your meal to go without worrying about paying for parking. As a reminder, all parking fees and fines for city metered parking spaces and lots have been suspended until further notice.