Challenge Friends & Family: At-Home Scavenger Hunt!

Directions:

  1. Pick team members (in your home or team with cousins across the country)
  2. Pick a Team Name
  3. Let the Challenge Begin!
  4. Take Pictures of Each Mission & Post the Pictures using Email, Text, Instagram or Facebook!

NEXT LEVEL: If you want to take it to the next level, have a team member try a free photo collage maker:

  1. Fotojet
  2. Canva
  3. Fotor
  4. PhotoPad
  5. Pizap

Ready to GO?
Here is your MISSION LIST:

(Right click on the image to Save/Print the Mission List)

Georgia Virtual Field Trips

GPB is traveling all over Georgia to bring our state’s rich history and culture to teachers and students.

The field trips align with the Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE) for social studies, as well as the content from GPB’s Georgia Studies digital textbook and Georgia Race Through Time game.

Each field trip brings locations to life with…
Interviews,
360-degree panoramic photography,
Interactive elements,
Videos and
User guide.


Teachers: We would love to hear how you are using the virtual field trips in your classroom! Email us your feedback at education@gpb.org.

Note: You no longer need a login and password to access the virtual field trips. You will see a ‘sign in’ button but please disregard.

Topics Include:
Slavery and Freedom,
Georgia Forests,
Civil Rights Movement,
Indian Mounds,
Warm Springs,
University of Georgia,
Andersonville,
Creek Nation,
Regions of Georgia,
Cherokee Nation,
Physical Features of Georgia and
Jimmy Carter.
LINK HERE TO VIEW THESE GEORGIA FIELD TRIPS


To keep Georgia on your mind, you can also view:

Many of Atlanta’s top attractions – 11 participating organizations, culminating each week with a special “Field Trip Friday” event. Visitors of all ages can take a digital field trip around Atlanta and participate in interactive activities and exhibits from the comfort of their own homes.
Including:
Atlanta Botanical Garden
Atlanta History Center
Breman Museum
Children’s Museum of Atlanta
Fernbank Museum
Georgia Aquarium
High Museum of Art
Michael C. Carlos Museum
Zoo Atlanta
CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS ON THESE ADVENTURES


And, you can Visit Atlanta!: Check out locations in Downtown Atlanta via Atlanta 360

–> SEE MORE VIRTUAL FIELD TRIPS, HERE <–

2020 COVID-19 Time Capsule

Help your kids remember this significant time in history
with this TIME CAPSULE

LONG Creations created a fantastic Time Capsule memory packet.

Includes:
- Cover-
-Page to draw family picture-
-All about me 
-How I'm feeling
-My community
-What I am doing at home
-Hand print page
-Special occasion page
-Letter to myself sheet
-Interview for the parents
-Letter from the parents

Link to Documents, here

Google Drive link, here

Check ReadySetGwinnett for other family adventures and activities:

Family Adventures at HOME

Yes, we are at home, but your family can still have FUN!
I’ll keep adding ideas to this site, so keeping checking back.


Wednesday, April 15, 2020
10:00am: Check out the tours from Georgia’s Smithgall Woods State Park and Hardman Farm State Historic Site
11:00am: Archeology at Home! – Free, Live Classes Link to Class (more info)
— Head to a National Park
— Learn how to draw something new
1pm: Free Digital Cooking Classes For Kids Every Week Day by Delish.com (on Instagram at 1p.m. EST.)
3pm: Check out the Cincinnati Zoo Home Safari, live on Facebook
— Check out the Pacific Coral Reef Live Stream at the National Zoo

Thursday, April 16, 2020
— Head to the Boston Children’s Museum
— Learn how to draw Bull Shark from Fortnite
10:00am: Check out the live tours from Georgia’s Smithgall Woods State Park and Hardman Farm State Historic Site.
11:00am: Archeology at Home! – Free, Live Classes Link to Class (more info)
1pm: Free Digital Cooking Classes For Kids Every Week Day by Delish.com (on Instagram.)
1pm: Make It! – Join The Center for Puppetry Arts on Facebook for Make It! With these FREE guided workshops, you make a puppet at home.
> 2pm: LIVE: Virtual Marine Biology Camp from Oceans Initiative
3pm: Check out the Cincinnati Zoo Home Safari, live on Facebook

Friday, April 17, 2020
— Today, Discover downtown Atlanta, Georgia
— Learn how to draw a Butterfly
— 8am: The bestselling author of the Dog Man and Captain Underpants series will be starting a free online video series – streamed every Friday morning at 8 a.m. ET
1pm: Free Digital Cooking Classes For Kids Every Week Day by Delish.com (on Instagram at 1p.m. EST.)
2:00pm: Archeology at Home! – Free, Live Classes Link to Class (more info)
3pm: Check out the Cincinnati Zoo Home Safari, live on Facebook
See the live animals cams

Saturday, April 18, 2020
— Get your wiggles out during Dance and Sing!
— Learn how to draw a Lamborghini Huracan
— Check out the Elephants at the Houston Zoo

Sunday, April 19, 2020
— Get your wiggles out during Recess at Home!
— Learn how to draw a Poke’ Ball
— Check out the Sharks at Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monday, April 20, 2020
— Get your dance movies on during Recess at Home!
— Learn how to something new!
— Check out the Elephants in Africa
10:00am: Check out the LIVE tours from Georgia’s Smithgall Woods State Park and Hardman Farm State Historic Site
11:00am: Archeology at Home! – Free, Live Classes Link to Class (more info)
1:00pm: Free Digital Cooking Classes For Kids Every Week Day by Delish.com (on Instagram at 1p.m. EST.)
2:00pm: LIVE: Monday at 2pm – Virtual Marine Biology Camp from Oceans Initiative 
3:00pm: LIVE: Check out the Cincinnati Zoo Home Safari, live on Facebook

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Explore: Space
— Get moving: have an active break during Recess at Home!
— Draw: Learn  how to draw something new
10:00am: Check out the LIVE tours from Georgia’s Smithgall Woods State Park and Hardman Farm State Historic Site
11:00am: Archeology at Home! – Free, Live Classes Link to Class (more info)
1:00pm: Free Digital Cooking Classes For Kids Every Week Day by Delish.com (on Instagram at 1p.m. EST.)
1:00pm: Make It! – Join The Center for Puppetry Arts on Facebook for Make It! With these FREE guided workshops, you make a puppet at home.
3:00pm: Check out the Cincinnati Zoo Home Safari, live on Facebook
— Watch the Fish at Vancouver Aquarium

More adventure ideas…

* (If you have INDOOR ADVENTURE ideas, please drop me an email.) *

Free Digital Escape Rooms for individuals and groups!

Digital Escape Rooms available for free! You can complete these escape rooms as a family or individually, you can compete against friends and try it multiple times. Just make sure you have fun!

Alice in Wonderland Digital Escape Room

Dog Man Digital Escape Room

Harry Potter Digital Escape from Hogwarts

Marvel Superhero Digital Escape Room

Credit for these fun escape rooms: Humboldt County Library, in Nevada

Call to offer Thanks to Health Heroes on this Hotline!

Here is something we can all do! Kids, Families or Anyone!

Call and leave a message of gratitude, hope, love and support for health heroes at the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic.

You can hear some of the messages which have come through so far. It’s beautiful. Some caregivers have been listening as they get ready for work, drive to the hospital, or as they take a needed break. – Brad Montague

The number is 877-226-4376.
See here for more details

New! “Harry Potter At Home” hub for children, parents and teachers!

J.K. Rowling and her Wizarding World partners have launched Harry Potter At Home today to help children, parents, carers and teachers confined at home during the Covid-19 outbreak.

WizardingWorld.com is hosting Harry Potter At Home, a hub of information and activities for parents, children and carers to discover the magic of Harry Potter, by reading or listening on their own or together with loved ones.

Explore the hub for a wealth of creative and craft activities, quizzes, puzzles and more. There will also be a weekly email newsletter bringing fresh ideas into inboxes each Friday. 

Click Here for More Details

Free Online Video Series from Author of Dog Man and Captain Underpants

The bestselling author of the Dog Man and Captain Underpants series will be welcoming readers inside his mind through Dav Pilkey at Home, a collaboration between the author, the Library of Congress, and Scholastic.

The free online video series, which came about because of the impact of the new coronavirus, will be streamed every Friday morning beginning at 8 a.m. ET. (started April 3rd)

Dav Pilkey will share drawing lessons and read-alouds with young readers. Each show will be accompanied by content drawn from the library’s collections, as well as tips from Pilkey for children to act out scenes from his Dog Man books and for creating new characters of their own.

Review from our 8 year old son: “I love this site! It’s so much fun playing the games and you can do all different kinds of things!”