Live Streams and Video Resources to Keep you Learning and Moving
Check back regularly! We’ll keep adding as we discover more.
WGVU At-Home Learning PreK to high school and beyond. PBS learning media for everyone.
Amy’s Webcam Wendesday -Loutit District Library staff member, Amy, highlights a great webcam every Wednesday!
Animals & Nature
Zoo and Aquarium live streams –A list of links to Zoos and Aquariums that are sharing fun live streams of the animals.
United States National Parks -Tour our national parks virtually!
Critter Barn (Zeeland) -Sharing videos every day at 11am!
Outdoor Discovery Center -ODC is posting activities every day that you can do in your backyard!
Howell Nature Center -They post regular videos and activities on their Facebook page
DNR Natural and Historical Education Resources for Home – “Fun and educational activities aimed at history and the outdoors.”
Aerial America -All 68 episodes free from the Smithsonian Channel
Broadway Musicals -See which Broadway Musicals are available to stream and what programs and devices they are available on (some may require Amazon Prime or other subscription memberships).
Met Opera –Enjoy a night at the opera with night streams that you can watch right in your browser.
Virtual Museum Tours -A list of 12 museums you can tour virtually.
50 Best Virtual Museum Tours More museums to tour!
Pyramids -Learn about ancient Egypt from these sources.
The Louvre -Explore one of Paris’s most famous museums
The Great Wall of China -Travel to the other side of the world and experience the Great Wall!
Charlie Chaplin Movies -Old is new again with these free Charlie Chaplin movies to stream.
Grand Rapids Art Museum -They are regularly posting tour videos and posts about their fantastic collection on their Facebook Page
Harry Potter: A History of Magic – Explore the British Library’s Harry Potter exhibit through Google Arts & Culture
Just For Fun
Amusement Park Rides –Craving some excitement? Take a virtual ride on roller coasters and amusement park rides at some of the most exciting theme parks in the country with Coaster Force POV videos on Youtube!
Draw with Jared Krosoczka -Draw every day with author and illustrator of the Lunch Lady graphic novels!
Mo Willems -Have fun with author Mo Willems doing lunch doodles!
Museum Coloring Pages –Enjoy some quiet coloring time with downloadable coloring books from 113 museums
Drawing with Corinne Roberts -See this tutorial to learn how to draw her character Pipp!
Dav Pilkey at Home -Each Friday, in partnership with Scholastic, the Library of Congress will launch a short video of Dav Pilkey drawing, reading aloud, and following his mantra—Always Be Creative!
Drawing Phoebe and Marigold – Learn how to draw Phoebe and Marigold from author Dana Simpson
Stellarium Web –Feel like exploring the night sky from the comfort of your living room? Check it out (even in the daytime!) with Stellarium Web!
How to See Germs Spread –Join former NASA employee Mark Roper as he teaches viewers a little more about germs and why social distancing is important. Also check out his other crazy cool experiments while visiting his channel.
SciShow –If you’re endlessly curious about all things science check out the Youtube channel SciShow!
AccessMars -Explore the real surface of Mars
NASA STEM Engagement -STEM activities for families, targeting K-4th grades
Science Experiments for Kids -Two week of science experiments that are great for children.
Scratch Coding -“You can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community”
ECHO Live! -Michigan Science Center hosts daily live science experiments at 2:30 pm.
Sports & Leisure
Cosmic Kids Yoga –Get up and stretch with Cosmic Kids Yoga
Fitness Blender –Get moving and work out with some free exercise videos on Fitness Blender! Use the site modifiers to create your perfect routine and keep active.
Just Dance –Follow along with dancing animations to popular songs like “Into the Unknown” from Frozen or “7 Rings” by Ariana Grande with the “Just Dance” Youtube channel.
Muskegon Luge –Visit the Muskegon Luge Facebook page daily to see cool new videos of things you can do at home and at parks.