Activities From Home

Are you looking for a new activity to do while at home? Try one of these digital activities or resources including virtual museum visits, storytimes, and more. We’ll keep updating as we find more, so check back for more fun while also practicing social distance.

Youth Blogs & Videos

Notes from Storytime is a great place to learn new early literacy skills and resources that will help your child be ready to read. 

Staff Picks for Kids has tons of reviews written by the Youth Services staff for books of all levels and genres.

MPPLTV is the Library’s YouTube channel and has many fun videos including storytimes and book reviews.

Read, Listen, and Watch

Many of these resources can also be found on our e-Library, Homework Help, or Web Resources pages.

Online Storytimes

Music

Sing and dance along with these great musical artists and groups.

Podcasts

Check the show notes to make sure the the episode you’ve chosen is a good fit for your family!

Virtual Learning

Virtual Activities

Screen-Free Activities

Need a break from your computer or device screen? Find an activity here and then put the screen away.

Fitness & Movement

  • GoNoodle has many videos that will get kids dancing and moving.
  • Cosmic Kids Yoga has guided yoga videos that are especially for kids.

Virtual Field Trips

Visit a museum, aquarium, or zoo virtually! You can also watch animals through wildlife cameras in their habitats. Here are some of our favorites.