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:
Monterey Bay Aquarium:
Panda Live Cam from the Smithsonian National Zoo:
 Cincinnati Zoo (home of Fiona the Hippo!) live on their Facebook page, airing every weekday at 12 pm Pacific Time:
 Hummingbird cam to a Bald Eagle’s nest from 
The Elmwood Park Zoo in Pennsylvania is offering Zoo School on Facebook Live on weekdays at 8 am Pacific Time:  
The Houston Zoo: also have Facebook Live videos on weekdays at 9 am Pacific Time:
Sunrise or sunset safari via their live streams from South Africa: 
Georgia Aquarium:  
National Aquarium in Baltimore:  

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: 
Tour the Anne Frank house in Amsterdam: 
 Virtual tour of Buckingham Palace, the official residence of the Queen of England:  
British Museum in London, England:  
National Museum of Natural History:  
Explore the Guggenheim Museum in NY:  
The National Gallery of Art, in Washington, D.C. offers two online exhibits, Fashioning a Nation, and Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: 
Musée d’Orsay in Paris:  
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Korea:  
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam via a Google street view from the inside: 
 The Getty Museum in LA. Check out Heaven, Hell, and Dying Well and Eat, Drink, and Be Merry 
Uffizi Gallery in Firenze:  
6 different online exhibits, from Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand, in São Paulo, Brazil:  
Louvre in Paris, France: 

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 
Pirates of the Caribbean 
Peter Pan’s Flight 
It’s a Small World 
The Seas with Nemo and Friends 
Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway
The Jungle Cruise 
Expedition Everest 
Indiana Jones and the Temple of the Forbidden Eye 

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:  
Bake bread with your kids via King Arthur Flour:  
Delish is offering FREE daily digital cooking classes for kids at 10 am Pacific Time via Instagram Live:  
Recreate your junk food favorites like Twinkies, Cheetos, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, and more from Bon Appetit Pastry Chef, Claire Saffitz: 
Milk Street is offering their online cooking classes for FREE through the end of April: 

Don’t Forget the Library!

Get an Electronic library card from the OC Public Libraries and start downloading content: 
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. 

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:  
Core Power Yoga is offering FREE classes: 
FREE at-home workouts from OrangeTheory Fitness:  
Twice daily intense Cardio Dance live stream workouts from 305 Fitness:  
Gold’s Gym is offering FREE virtual workouts:  
Planet Fitness is offering Facebook Live at-home workouts daily at 4 pm Pacific Time:   
Lifetime Fitness is offering its most popular classes for FREE on-demand, including cardio classes, yoga classes, strength classes, and more:  

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:   
The Metropolitan Opera is offering daily opera streams:  
Join the OCEvents “Quarantine Karaoke Challenge” Facebook Group and post a video of yourself, or your kid singing a song.
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: 
Take a live stream dance class, or enjoy a dance performance with “Dancing Alone Together.”  
Kids can take drawing classes with illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka via YouTube. New classes daily! 

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:  
Learn a new language for FREE with Duolingo, including High Valyrian for all you Game of Thrones fans out there: