Homebound Fun

With all that has been going on in our country, there is never a bad time to learn. For those looking to learn more about becoming anti-racist, check out this amazing resource from Poughkeepsie Public Library:


Other libraries across Columbia County are also hosting virtual content. Here are some of their regularly scheduled programs that you can join:


If you’re stuck at home, here are some fun resources to help you learn about the world and connect to others! Check it out!

Norman Rockwell Museum Virtual Tour–Special exhibitions at the famous Norman Rockwell Museum are now available for you to peruse with ease!

Berkshire Museum @Home–Check the museum out for Daily Snakes and other fun stuff!

Google Arts & Culture Collection–Google has teamed up with hundreds of places to offer virtual tours of art exhibits and museums. Some require an account, but many don’t. Check it out!

Virtual Train Rides— If you enjoy traveling by train, here are 13 virtual train rides you can enjoy from around the world. It’s worth the trip!

Virtual Field Trips –Exactly what it sounds like! Travel to zoos and other fun locales from home!

Visit Virtual Museums from Around the World–See amazing museums from around the world!

Junior Ranger Program–The outdoors aren’t closed yet and you can be a part of the Junior Rangers program. You can visit a National Park virtually and collect the badge through the mail. Collect them all through the comfort of your home!

Collective Coloring–Well-known artists on Instagram have made a compilation of some of their pieces for others to color while they are in isolation. You can color them digitally or print them out and color them that way. The goal is to turn isolation into inspiration!

Board Game Arena–Play board games online with your friends.

STEM Resources

Free STEM Education Resources—  Stemfinity was kind enough to compile a collection of free STEM classes that cover the entire field–from Biology to Coding. Check it out!

Virtual Coding Club–They have new classes every day at 3PM. Join now to get your coding skills up to speed with mini games and fun projects.

Elementary Digital Bookshelf Prek-8–Kids e-books for free!

Secondary Digital Bookshelf 5-12 –More free eb00ks for older children.

ABDO Zoom Research Database –Non-fiction information for students.

Imagine Mars Presentation–An informative, interactive space presentation.