Virtual Field Trips and Homeschool Learning Resources
Learning starts at home. For many experiencing school closures all learning is now at home. But whatever your homeschool needs are, we’ve got loads of virtual field trips, fun storytimes to watch, online/virtual learning, educational movies and more! Know of a great resource we should have on our list? Please let us know!
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Today’s virtual field trip is taking us to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Located on the ocean’s edge, the aquarium is a window into marine life — for dive masters and non-swimmers alike. It’s home to sea otters, penguins, sharks, jellies, and thousands of other marine animals and plants. Whether you homeschool full time or temporarily, we know you’ll enjoy the Monterey Bay Aquarium! We’ve also got aquarium coloring pages and an educational mobile game from the Monterey Bay Aquarium! Download Aquarium Coloring Pages Here Sharks Sevengill sharks, leopard sharks, spiny dogfish and the elusive Pacific angel shark all dwell in the Monterey Bay Habitats exhibit. This exhibit’s 90-foot-long hourglass shape gives the big sharks plenty of room to glide and turn. Keep your eye out for big skates, bat rays, giant sea bass and rockfish. Sea Nettles (Jelly Fish) Sea nettles look gentle but don’t let these invertebrates fool you—those gently trailing are covered in stinging cells! Used to hunt tiny drifting prey, the stinging cells paralyze it and stick tight. The prey is moved to the mouth-arms and then to the mouth, where it’s digested. African Penguins Watch these energetic and inquisitive African penguins and you might even see […]
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Spend an evening with the Monkees – Michael Nesmith & Micky Dolenz – as they celebrate fifty years of magical music and the release of their first ever live album (yours to keep as a CD or digital download with every ticket purchase). You’ll hear all them perform all of their legendary hits – “I’m A Believer,” “Last Train To Clarksville,” “Pleasant Valley Sunday,” “Listen To The Band,” “(I’m Not Your) Steppin’ Stone,” “Daydream Believer” and “A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You” – plus plenty of TV favorites like “Mary, Mary,” “For Pete’s Sake” and “You Just May Be The One” – backed by a stellar band. Mike & Micky will also share the colorful stories behind their great songs, performing an intimate acoustic set, as well as deep cuts from the multi-million selling albums – Headquarters, The Birds, The Bees & The Monkees – and cult classic feature film, Head. Don’t miss this chance to see the Emmy Award winning pop icons in your town!
With our Chopped cooking camp, your young chef will learn to work with the flavors of a region known for its food’s freshness and diversity. Our chefs offer colorful international favorites, unique takes on American classics, and delicious fusions of the two. This camp will offer your Junior Chef a valuable set of culinary techniques to move them along in their kitchen education. Knife Skills, Cooking Meat to Perfection (Pan-Roasted Chicken) Making Flavorful Pan Sauces (Classic Chicken Gravy) Roasting Vegetables (Roasted Potatoes + Seasonal Vegetables) Blanching Green Vegetables ending with a Chopped Competition on the last day of camp with ingredients from a mystery basket.
Find the Best Virtual Field Trips
Coronavirus has made everyone a homeschooling family. While some embrace others need realistic solutions. We strive to offer great resources for all families, a wide age range of children, both crafts and virtual experiences. Have some great homeschool ideas that we are missing? PLEASE know on our contact us page! And while we’re all sheltering in place….don’t forget to check out our travel guides for families and plan out those trips for the future! Take a look around, we think you’ll find fun for the whole family. Spend less time planning and more time learning and having fun!