BalletMet The Nutcracker is a favorite holiday tradition in Columbus, and for the first time since 1974, The Nutcracker won't be performed in person. Their offering for 2020, "A Nutcracker Holiday" can be enjoyed by all from the comfort of home. While the show can't go on at Ohio … [Read more...] about BalletMet presents: “A Nutcracker Holiday” videos and activities online
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As one of the most highly anticipated holiday events of the year, tickets for the Snowflake Castle usually sell out the day they are released. As with many things in 2020, Snowflake Castle has had to adjust for this holiday season to allow families to enjoy some of the Snowflake Castle from the … [Read more...] about Snowflake Castle Family Zoom Call with Santa
Easton Town Center has always been one of the best places to get inexpensive, but high quality Santa pictures each holiday season. Unfortunately, he is staying home in the North Pole for Christmas, so you won't be able to photos with Santa at Easton in 2020. Although he won’t be … [Read more...] about Photos with Santa at Easton cancelled; personalized videos available
Walmart is bring some seasonal fun to your home with Camp by Walmart: Virtual Halloween Camp. Many traditional Halloween events being cancelled or adapted, and families are choosing to stay home more these days. Walmart has come up with a way to keep the Halloween fun at … [Read more...] about Camp by Walmart: Virtual Halloween Camp
DC Kids FanDome is a first-of-its-kind, 24-hour, truly immersive, global virtual event that will celebrate all things DC – films, games, TV, comics and more. It’s also completely FREE with no lines or badges required. The one-day-only festivities kick-off at 1 p.m. EST on September 12 at … [Read more...] about Free DC Kids FanDome virtual immersive experience
Summer reading programs are a great incentive to keep kids reading during the Summer months. Students who read over the summer break tend to avoid the "Summer Slide", or Summer learning loss. Students should be reading at least 10-20 minutes each day, and adults should be reading to non-readers for … [Read more...] about Over 15 Free Summer Reading Programs
The Ohio History Center is having their first at-home Historian in Training program geared toward kids ages 3-6. They'll send the at-home Historian in Training kit to your home full of activities to celebrate that galaxy far, far away. A historian is curious and never stops learning. A historian … [Read more...] about At -home Historian in Training with Ohio History Center
Half Price Books is hosting a virtual “Feed Your Brain” Summer Reading Program to encourage kids of all ages to keep up with reading during these summer months. Virtual Feed Your Brain Summer Reading Program Kids 14 and under should print off a Feed Your Brain Reading Log from the … [Read more...] about “Feed Your Brain” Virtual Summer Reading Program with Half Price Books
The Boys & Girls Club of Central Ohio wants to make sure that youth of Central Ohio have access to programming - even when they are at home. Their Virtual Club Experience (VCE) is a FREE online program for kids ages 6-18 offering fun, educational and meaningful programs. VCE … [Read more...] about Boys & Girls Club Virtual Club Experience
Get lost in a fairytale or two with Storybook Village on Saturday, June 6, 2020 from 10 am - 5 pm virtually through Ohio Village. Storybook Village is one of my kids favorite events of the Summer. The event can't be held in person this year, but there is a still a virtual celebration with storybook … [Read more...] about Storybook Village at Ohio Village goes Virtual
Dolly Parton has done so much for literacy and fostering the love of reading for children and their families by creating Dolly Parton's Imagination Library. The organization gives each registered child one free, age-appropriate book per month from birth until they start school, and have given away … [Read more...] about Goodnight with Dolly: Story time with Dolly Parton
Polar Bears International is bringing the polar bears and the Arctic to you with special webcast series, “Chill out with Polar Bears,”. This will unique learning opportunity will give students and adults the chance to find broaden their horizons to the Arctic from their own … [Read more...] about Chill Out With Polar Bears webcast, live chats, and more!
Per recommendations of health organizations and world leaders, social distancing is important in these next few weeks. As a result, all events and activities have been cancelled, and attractions have been closed in Ohio. While it's uncertain times, we can prevail....and in the meantime, you can feel … [Read more...] about Virtual Events Calendar with lots of concerts
Anyone else missing the Columbus Zoo lately? Springtime is such an amazing time to visit the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, so its a huge loss to our community while its temporarily closed. While you can't visit the animals in person, you can check out the many Columbus Zoo Virtual programs to get your … [Read more...] about Columbus Zoo Virtual Adventures, Columbus Zoo School, and more!
Your kids are home with you for at least another month. You can do this! Make a (loose) schedule, do schoolwork, get outside, play board games, make crafts and art, cook together.... and when you run out of ideas or need a break, go virtual with live streams for kids! Instead of letting your kids … [Read more...] about Updated! Virtual tours, on demand videos and live streams for kids