Things to do for FREE at Home!


Here are a few fun & safe activities to do 
at home during the quarantine:
 
Live Streams from Zoos & Aquariums 
 Just because these places are closed to the public doesn’t mean you can’t get in a healthy dose of the wild. Zoos and aquariums all over the world have FREE live streams so you can enjoy it from the comfort of your couch. 

Live cams from the San Diego Zoo: https://bit.ly/2WL0tLI
Monterey Bay Aquarium: https://bit.ly/33N7E7B
Panda Live Cam from the Smithsonian National Zoo: https://s.si.edu/3bvs9If
 Cincinnati Zoo (home of Fiona the Hippo!) live on their Facebook page, airing every weekday at 12 pm Pacific Time: https://bit.ly/2UFMYtO
 Hummingbird cam to a Bald Eagle’s nest from Explore.org: https://bit.ly/2WJ3nAw 
The Elmwood Park Zoo in Pennsylvania is offering Zoo School on Facebook Live on weekdays at 8 am Pacific Time: https://bit.ly/2UALMrM  
The Houston Zoo: https://bit.ly/2UEpYLEThey also have Facebook Live videos on weekdays at 9 am Pacific Time: https://bit.ly/3duAZIh
Sunrise or sunset safari via their live streams from South Africa: https://bit.ly/2QNbVT1 
Georgia Aquarium: https://bit.ly/33LNVF1  
National Aquarium in Baltimore: https://bit.ly/2UzKw8o  

Tours of Museums and Interesting Places
 If you’re looking for something educational or you just always wanted to see the Louvre, check out one of the many live streams offered by these world-famous locations.  

  Winchester Mystery House: https://bit.ly/3dsCUgp 
Tour the Anne Frank house in Amsterdam: https://bit.ly/2xpfFDo 
 Virtual tour of Buckingham Palace, the official residence of the Queen of England: https://bit.ly/39pKu8w  
British Museum in London, England: https://bit.ly/39eWGbP  
National Museum of Natural History: https://s.si.edu/3dsKJCM  
Explore the Guggenheim Museum in NY: https://bit.ly/2wu0OYt  
The National Gallery of Art, in Washington, D.C. offers two online exhibits, Fashioning a Nation, and Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting:  https://bit.ly/3bqOnev 
Musée d’Orsay in Paris: https://bit.ly/2Ul8J3f  
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Korea: https://bit.ly/2Uj39hN  
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam via a Google street view from the inside: https://bit.ly/3aqe3YU 
 The Getty Museum in LA. Check out Heaven, Hell, and Dying Well and Eat, Drink, and Be Merryhttps://bit.ly/3anmuE0 
Uffizi Gallery in Firenze: https://bit.ly/33K8Msq  
6 different online exhibits, from Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand, in São Paulo, Brazil: https://bit.ly/3brSqHz  
Louvre in Paris, France: https://bit.ly/2WJFcC3 

Ride Disneyland and Disney World Rides–Without Leaving Home!
Bring the Disney magic to your home with virtual rides. No need to wait! Just hit refresh and you’re at the front of the line again.  

Splash Mountain https://bit.ly/3dqTeye 
Pirates of the Caribbean https://bit.ly/2QODRpM 
Peter Pan’s Flight https://bit.ly/2y4rXRT 
It’s a Small World https://bit.ly/3aj2zWN 
The Seas with Nemo and Friends https://bit.ly/2JhrUEU 
Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway https://bit.ly/2UxNl9Q
The Jungle Cruise https://bit.ly/3akTJYM 
Expedition Everest https://bit.ly/33KcJgV 
Indiana Jones and the Temple of the Forbidden Eye https://bit.ly/2xpg9cG 

Free Online Cooking Lessons 
Tantalize your tastebuds with these FREE cooking lessons.  
Chef Massimo Bottura is offering a FREE nightly cooking lesson on his Instagram page: https://bit.ly/39kez9t  
Bake bread with your kids via King Arthur Flour: https://bit.ly/3dqTE7M  
Delish is offering FREE daily digital cooking classes for kids at 10 am Pacific Time via Instagram Live: https://bit.ly/2UlCAZw  
Recreate your junk food favorites like Twinkies, Cheetos, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, and more from Bon Appetit Pastry Chef, Claire Saffitz: https://bit.ly/39eH740 
Milk Street is offering their online cooking classes for FREE through the end of April: https://bit.ly/33KehY0 

Don’t Forget the Library!

Get an Electronic library card from the OC Public Libraries and start downloading content: https://bit.ly/2QKWeeW 
The Internet Archive opened the National Emergency Library allowing you to virtually borrow over 1 million titles, while schools and libraries across the country are closed. https://bit.ly/2wvl9fY 

Free Online Fitness Classes 
With gyms closed, many of us are re-inventing our fitness routines.  
YMCA is offering 60 FREE fitness classes ranging from Tai Chi to Bootcamp, Barre, Yoga, and more: https://bit.ly/2Ji5Lq2  
Core Power Yoga is offering FREE classes: https://bit.ly/2QIucRh 
FREE at-home workouts from OrangeTheory Fitness: https://bit.ly/2wF1fPr  
Twice daily intense Cardio Dance live stream workouts from 305 Fitness: https://bit.ly/2UDVPw6  
Gold’s Gym is offering FREE virtual workouts: https://bit.ly/39japhR  
Planet Fitness is offering Facebook Live at-home workouts daily at 4 pm Pacific Time: https://bit.ly/2wDTZTV   
Lifetime Fitness is offering its most popular classes for FREE on-demand, including cardio classes, yoga classes, strength classes, and more: https://bit.ly/2Jlh2FL  

Art & Cultural Activities 
Hone your drawing skills, take in an opera, or even do a little singing yourself! 

Kids (and grownups too!) can learn to draw cute characters with illustrator Rob Biddulph, with new videos posted every Tuesday and Thursday: https://bit.ly/2WNcU9B   
The Metropolitan Opera is offering daily opera streams: https://bit.ly/2UzLqBO  
Join the OCEvents “Quarantine Karaoke Challenge” Facebook Group and post a video of yourself, or your kid singing a song. https://bit.ly/2Uk8aGS
Kids can take drawing classes via Instagram Live with illustrator Wendy MacNaughton weekdays at 10 am Pacific Time. Classes stay live on her IG stories for 24hrs: https://bit.ly/2UhhgUT 
Take a live stream dance class, or enjoy a dance performance with “Dancing Alone Together.” https://bit.ly/2QL1Nu2  
Kids can take drawing classes with illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka via YouTube. New classes daily! https://bit.ly/2UCCGuv 

Free Virtual Learning
Try your hand at something new, or improve upon your skills in an area you already love. 

There are hundreds of courses currently available for FREE if you’re interested in learning something new, such as “Improving Communication Skills”, “Hollywood: History, Industry, Art”, “Wonders of Ancient Egypt’, and more: https://bit.ly/39iLFGw  
Learn a new language for FREE with Duolingo, including High Valyrian for all you Game of Thrones fans out there: https://bit.ly/2vOvzqu