Family Fun!
  • Print-at-Home Escape Games Enjoy the thrill of an escape room from your own home. Print out these card sets, download the companion app and enjoy some puzzle-filled fun with your family.
  • Free Online Jigsaw Puzzles - A timeless hobby gets a modern update. Complete these online puzles with unique images and varying piece counts.
  • Banff Film Festival - For all the film lovers in your life, you can watch the Banff Mountain Film Fest from the comfort of your own house.
  • Birthday Surprise from Calgary Firemen - is it your birthday between now and the end of May, 2020? Do you need a way to celebrate while respecting the rules of physical distancing? Are you between the ages of four and 12, or over the age of 75? If so, the Calgary Fire Department can drive by your house in their trucks with flashing lights.
  • Kahoot! | Learning games | Make learning awesome!- Test your knowledge with pre-existing quizzes or challenge your friends and family with custom made trivia.
  • National Film Board of Canada - The National Film Board’s online Screening Room offers access to over 3,000 films. The collection includes animation, documentaries, experimental films and more.
  • Online Classic Monopoly Game -You can still host board game night with this online version of a classic game!
  • Hogwarts Digital Escape Room - Hosted by McMurray, Pennsylvania’s Peters Township Public Library this digital adventure will take you around the enchanting world of Harry Potter.
  • Ottawa Senators Foundation Resources - From one of our founding partners, the Ottawa Senators, consult their great collection of recreation activities for children and families.
  • Crafts from Good Housekeeping - These 50 fun activity and craft ideas offer something for every age and every skill level. See how many you can complete.
  • Weekly kids' cooking resources for at-home learning- School-age kids can learn the ins and outs of measuring and reading recipes and try their hand at making French toast for free
  • Social Distancing Festival - Access to live-streamed performances from around the world. Opera, theatre, music, storytelling... if you can name it, it’s here!

Podcasts for Kids (previewing of content is recommended)

  • Brains On- educational science podcasts for students.
  • The Story Seeds Podcast- captures the magic that unfolds when kids ages 6-12 collaborate with beloved storytellers who grow original stories inspired by their story ideas!
  • Story Pirates—takes original stories from real kids around the country, and turn them into a wildly funny comedy podcast for kids, ages 3 - 103
  • Stories Podcast- performs a new story every week, drawing from a variety of sources and a variety of styles. There are retellings of classics like Snow White, some folktales, and myths from around the world, as well as original stories.
  • Circle Round -adapts carefully-selected folktales from around the world into sound- and music-rich radio plays for kids ages 4 to 10.

Movement Break Ideas




Fun Learning

Family Fun!
  • Print-at-Home Escape Games Enjoy the thrill of an escape room from your own home. Print out these card sets, download the companion app and enjoy some puzzle-filled fun with your family.
  • Free Online Jigsaw Puzzles - A timeless hobby gets a modern update. Complete these online puzles with unique images and varying piece counts.
  • Banff Film Festival - For all the film lovers in your life, you can watch the Banff Mountain Film Fest from the comfort of your own house.
  • Birthday Surprise from Calgary Firemen - is it your birthday between now and the end of May, 2020? Do you need a way to celebrate while respecting the rules of physical distancing? Are you between the ages of four and 12, or over the age of 75? If so, the Calgary Fire Department can drive by your house in their trucks with flashing lights.
  • Kahoot! | Learning games | Make learning awesome!- Test your knowledge with pre-existing quizzes or challenge your friends and family with custom made trivia.
  • National Film Board of Canada - The National Film Board’s online Screening Room offers access to over 3,000 films. The collection includes animation, documentaries, experimental films and more.
  • Online Classic Monopoly Game -You can still host board game night with this online version of a classic game!
  • Hogwarts Digital Escape Room - Hosted by McMurray, Pennsylvania’s Peters Township Public Library this digital adventure will take you around the enchanting world of Harry Potter.
  • Ottawa Senators Foundation Resources - From one of our founding partners, the Ottawa Senators, consult their great collection of recreation activities for children and families.
  • Crafts from Good Housekeeping - These 50 fun activity and craft ideas offer something for every age and every skill level. See how many you can complete.
  • Weekly kids' cooking resources for at-home learning- School-age kids can learn the ins and outs of measuring and reading recipes and try their hand at making French toast for free
  • Social Distancing Festival - Access to live-streamed performances from around the world. Opera, theatre, music, storytelling... if you can name it, it’s here!

Podcasts for Kids (previewing of content is recommended)

  • Brains On- educational science podcasts for students.
  • The Story Seeds Podcast- captures the magic that unfolds when kids ages 6-12 collaborate with beloved storytellers who grow original stories inspired by their story ideas!
  • Story Pirates—takes original stories from real kids around the country, and turn them into a wildly funny comedy podcast for kids, ages 3 - 103
  • Stories Podcast- performs a new story every week, drawing from a variety of sources and a variety of styles. There are retellings of classics like Snow White, some folktales, and myths from around the world, as well as original stories.
  • Circle Round -adapts carefully-selected folktales from around the world into sound- and music-rich radio plays for kids ages 4 to 10.

Movement Break Ideas