Free local activities from our partners at SCFD
Jefferson County Public School’s music teachers – “Never Gonna Give You Up”
Learn more about the history of Colorado through online exhibits
Virtual street art tour of murals from all over Colorado — from the Eastern Plains to the Rocky Mountains and beyond.
12 museums with virtual tours
Watch every episode of Bob Ross’ ‘Joy Of Painting’ for free
Activities from the Van Gogh Museum
Stage shows, musicals and opera you can watch online now for free
This Virtual Tour of the Great Wall of China is beautiful and makes history come to life.
Online history classes for all ages preteen through adults
10 Cultural Craft Projects to Calm Your Cooped-Up Kids
13 of the most beautiful and popular National Parks in the United States
Free distance learning from the Butterfly Pavilion
Identify local plant life
Aquarium tours and videos
Great Outdoors Colorado – GOCO has created the Outside Every Day Challenge! Visit the website for lots of activities and resources to get your family #OutsideEveryDay.
Owls are known to be wise creatures, that’s why they call many of our parks home. Here are some fun owl facts.
HAPPY EARTH DAY! It’s the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. Even though it doesn’t look the way we thought it would, you can still participate through digital events and activities at Earth Day Live.
This year, we are disappointed that we had to cancel all of our Earth Day volunteer events, but luckily have groups and individuals come out throughout the year to help us with park projects. You can learn more about how to support our parks at ifoothills.org/parks-pride-program/
Now is a great time to explore the outdoors right in your own neighborhood or your own backyard. We’ve created a scavenger hunt for kids of all ages to discover the nature nearby.
What are biomes? Biomes are regions of the world with similar climate (weather, temperature) animals and plants. Learn about all the different biomes on earth.
Clean up after your pets! Together, we can help keep our parks clean. Learn the smelly facts about dog waste at https://letsdooit.org/smellyfacts/
Explore nature around the world through these wildlife and nature live-cams.
Backyard Hacks, a series of short, how-to videos of backyard projects for kids.
Great Outdoors Colorado and Generation Wild have put together a fun-filled list of 100 things to do before kids turn 12. How many have you done? Now is the perfect time to cross a few more off the list.
Jeffco Open Space has some great tips and activities for enjoying the outdoors right in your own neighborhood.
Jefferson County Public Library provides a daily story time at 10:15 on Monday-Thursday on their YouTube channel
Your library card gets you free access to all kinds of educational programming with Kanopy for Kids
Fun learning for kids – lots of free, educational materials
Hundreds of free at home science experiments
Nature and science activities
9 Tips for Gardening with Kids
Fun, free printable games and activities
Yoga, mindfulness and relaxation designed especially for kids aged 3+.
Skittles rainbow design experiment
Loads frugal, fun ideas for boys and girls
Create a time capsule with your children to remember this “unprecedented” time of their life
You don’t need fancy equipment to get moving or stay physically active, whether you choose to do it inside or outside. Tips for keeping your kids active at home.
10 ways to nature play at home
The National Park Service has lots of online activities to help re-create your park experiences virtually, including games, online activities, videos and more.
Printable craft projects for kids
Decorate a neighbor’s driveway or sidewalk to cheer them up!