If you are wishing fiercely for some fresh ideas to entertain your family and children at home, here are some great ideas! A friend of New York Makers, Elizabeth Zabudoff, Principal at Berdon LLP, sent us this list of terrific viewing and interactive activities for families and kids at home.
The Kennedy Center/Youtube
Watch 1,150 movies free online. Includes classics, indies, film noir, documentaries, and other films, created by some of our greatest actors, actresses, and directors. The collection is divided into the following categories: Comedy & Drama; Film Noir, Horror & Hitchcock; Westerns (many with John Wayne); Martial Arts Movies; Silent Films; Documentaries, and Animation. Also have special collections of Oscar Winning Movies and Films by Andrei Tarkovsky and Charlie Chaplin.
15 Broadway plays and musicals to be watched from home.
Three hours of learning everyday for 20 days-virtual field trips, exciting stories, and articles.
Children's Museum of Manhattan at Home educators are working to fill your child's day with engaging interactive material through videos, sing-a-longs, games, and more for the whole family.
Education companies offering free subscriptions due to school closings.
Seasame Street's Caring for Each Other Initiative features resources designed to help parents provide comfort and manage anxiety, as well as help with creating routines, fostering playful learning at home, and staying physically and mentally healthy.
Thank you, Liz!