Online Activities for Children

It’s helpful to have easy-to-find, accessible resources for children. Save time searching for things to do or view by choosing activities from the resources below. We’ve compiled a list of learning and play tools, including digital books, kids podcasts, yoga workouts for children, and age-appropriate science experiments. You can even visit several zoos and aquariums across the country by accessing live webcams!

Language/Literacy Resources

Newbery – award winning books for older children

Caldecott – award winning books for younger children

Just Books Read Aloud

Storyline Online


Kids Story Time Podcast

STEAM Resources

Collection of 2,500 Virtual Museum Tours

Webcams at the Pittsburgh Zoo – penguins and cheetahs

Georgia Aquarium Live Cams – puffins, jellyfish, beluga whales

Houston Zoo Webcams – giraffes, elephants, ants, rhinos, chimps

Monterey Bay Aquarium Live Cams

Winter the Dolphin Cam

San Diego Zoo Kids – resources, photographs, videos, activities, and games for children

Panda Cam at the Atlanta Zoo

Online Music Games

Steve Spangler Science Experiments

National Geographic Kids – games, experiments, simulations, and more

Science Buddies Experiments

Kids Science Podcast

Physical Education Resources

GoNoodle – Try some of our favorites: “Peanut Butter in a Cup” for a high energy chant, or “Melting” to get ready for some quiet time or after rigorous outdoor play.

Live PE with Joe – weekdays at 9:00 am

Kids Yoga

Special Needs & Homeschooling Resources

30 Apps for Young Children with Special Needs

Homeschooling Tips from University of Lafayette – sample schedules to get you organized and activity ideas

One thought on “Online Activities for Children

  1. Good day funshine team.
    Please I need activities to keep my children
    busy. Ages 0-3yr
    I have explored so many options.
    Thank you.


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