Stuck at home? Even if you can’t get out and about, you can still have a great time, learn something new and be creative. Check out these resources we’ve collected with projects and more you can do right now with materials you probably already have. We’ll keep adding to the list as we go, so check back as you run out of things to do!
Your favorite parks are live in the living room! Each weekday during the break we’ll have a live program at 10 a.m. on our Facebook feed. Watch live or on your own time, click here for a link to all the videos.
Even though the Library is closed, they have a ton of online resources you can use. Many don’t require a library card to log in; check out their website here for details.
Sharing Family StoriesThe truth can be stranger than fiction. The same can be said for family histories. Every family has their doozies!
Fizzy’s Lunch LabYour little entrepreneur can become a lemonade mogul. Have them practice exchanging money while sharpening some business skills.
DIY Pet ToysOur furry friends get bored too but it’s pretty easy to make them a new toy that you can enjoy too.
Bake Your Own Dog BiscuitsYour pup wants a treat too, unfortunately their paws aren’t equipped for baking.
Birdseed CookiesEverybody loves cookies right? The birds would appreciate some too made with all natural products.
Magic Mail CenterSend a smile by creating your own magical mail that will brighten anyones day.
Friendship BraceletsOne of my very favorite projects that you can keep for years to remind you of super fun times.
Create a Kindness DisplayCreate your own kindness quilt to recognize all those you are thankful for.
Little Green ThumbsKids will definetly want to eat the vegetables that they grew themselves.
Nature Scavenger HuntWhile you’re enjoying being outside keep your eyes open to check off as many wildlife as you can find.
Rare Texas SpeciesTexas has some pretty weird wildlife that no one gets to see very often and needs your help to protect.
Baking with KidsWho doesn’t love cake and cookies? They taste even better when you make them together.
DIY Unpoppable BubblesThis experiment will blow your mind. And blow a few bubbles too.
Magic Milk ExperimentThis experiment has a pretty cool reaction and teaches kids the importance of washing up with soap.
Floating Dry Erase Stick ManYour drawings will come to life with this super easy experiment.
DIY Kinetic SandThis DIY is pretty easy to make and it will also help to keep those kiddos hands clean.
Make a Leprechaun TrapJust in time for St. Patricks day this sure fire trap will catch all those little guys to bring you luck the rest of the year.
Rainbow ToastMake your own delicious lucky rainbow and then eat it.
Dominoes CookiesWho says you can’t play with your food? But if you eat all of these cookies then the games over.
DIY Ice CreamIf you make your own ice cream then you get to choose how many flavors you can have on one cone. Just sayin...
Edible SlimeThink slime is gross? Bet you’ll change your mind with this tasty recipe.
Crystal Egg GeodeGeodes can take millions of years to form but these DIY geodes will only take a couple of days.
Marshmallow ShootersHere’s a fun way to work on some hand eye coordination. And clean up will be a breeze once you’ve eaten all those marshmallows.
Frosted GrapesMake some fairy eggs with this magical project. Maybe not the healthiest way to eat your fruit but it’s so pretty!
Puffy Sidewalk ChalkShow your artistic skills off for the whole neighborhood to see with this DIY. Plus it’s PUFFY!
Salt PaintingA whole new way to paint with watercolors that will definetly make it up on the fridge gallery.
Recycled Plastic FlowersThis art project will show your kids a whole new way to reuse plastic that turns it into something beautiful.
Rainbow Bubble ArtBubbles! Rainbow bubbles! Rainbow bubbles that you can hang up on your wall!
Tissue Paper Tie DyeTie dye without all the mess. See how many combinations and patterns you can come up with.
Cup WeavingAnother way to reuse plastic is to turn it into something useful and beautiful.