While we are spending time at home with our families, we can still explore all the wonderful activities that Boston has to offer. This list of Boston virtual events for kids has museum activities, live tours, cute animals and more. We’ve got you covered, parents!

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At Home with Boston Children's Museum

The Boston Children's Museum has your back in all things homeschooling and keeping the kids entertained. Follow their social media accounts for fun at home activities, homeschooling info, their list of our list of #100WaysToPlay and so much more!

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Virtual Science with the Museum of Science

The Museum of Science, Boston, one of the world’s largest science centers, has launched a new digital Museum experience for audiences, MOS at Home. With multiple live presentations throughout the day, creative engineering projects, podcasts, kid-friendly activities, and more, the Museum is inviting the community to visit remotely at www.mos.org/MOSatHome for new content every day.

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Animal Cuteness with #ZooToYou

Franklin Park and Stone Zoo present #ZooToYou: a daily dose of animal cuteness, chats with our care staff, crafts and activities to do at home, and more!

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Virtual Visit to the New England Aquarium

Dive into the lives of fascinating aquatic creatures with the New England Aquarium's #VirtualVisits! Each day the Aquarium's educators will be posting live videos on their social media accounts allowing everyone to learn more about the aquarium and it's animals. 

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Salem Witch Museum's Online Tour

This online tour of the Salem witchcraft trials sites allows you to view locations around Essex and Middlesex counties and a few key sites in and around Boston that are related to the events of the year 1692. You may select a town or city below to view pictures (where available) and read about the sites in these locations.This section contains descriptions of the sites from the witchcraft trials which can still be seen today, including original houses, foundations, grave sites, and sites marked by historic markers.

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History at Home From Plimoth Plantation

You can bring history into your home with a range of online programs and resources for families and individuals—from new History @ Home™ live virtual visits with Plimoth educators  to coloring pages for children to Interwoven podcast series

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Check Out Our MASSIVE Virtual Events Calendar

For more virtual fun every day of the week, head to our virtual events calendar. You'll find dance classes, scavenger hunts, animal encounters, drawing classes and MORE!

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—Kate Loweth

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