Our weekend survival guide has a mix of local faves, cross-country culture, and out of this world sights. Choose from this natural phenomenon is usually out of range for New Yorkers, but now you can see it live at home, a city favorite takes their play space online, or you can get creative with online art classes – or do them all! Scroll down for more ideas on keeping the kids entertained at home this weekend.

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Kids at Art Online

Your little artists can participate in interactive online art classes from the comfort of your own home! In each session they will create new masterpieces with the guidance of the Kids at Art teachers.

Union Square Play Online

Union Square Play took their play space and community of thousands of local New York City families and have brought it to parents and children around the world who like us, are home with their families. Check them out!

Shababa Saturday Mornings LIVE

This interactive live broadcast is overflowing with singing, dancing, jumping and meaningful lessons to carry us through this time.

LEGO Building Challenge

LEGOLAND California is challenging kids to build all sorts of awesome LEGO creations! Give their LEGO design challenges a try by watching LEGO Master Builders teach you how to fashion cool creations like a dog and a cupcake, then share your builds and your ideas for what they should challenge you to build next at #LLCBuildingChallenge.

Kids Watercolor Class

Join Paperwings to create a beautiful, structured project so that your kids feel creative, proud and connected.

Story Time at Seattle Opera Center

This musical storytelling program for the youngest opera lovers will be available in video form, delivered to you by one of their teaching artists.

Virtual Family Earth Day

Enjoy sustainable, at-home STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) projects; easy, earth-friendly art projects; tips for enjoying the outdoors; and more!

Virtual Trivia Slam Game for Families

Round up your friends and family for a live virtual trivia game that’ll have everyone laughing! The kid-friendly questions cover a range of topics such as cartoon characters, snack foods, board games, famous places, songs, and famous moments in history.


There are tons more virtual events on our calendar – be sure to check them out all week long!


–  Jesseca Stenson


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