Mix up your stay-at-home routine this Memorial Day Weekend. In between the hotdogs, hamburgers, take a break to learn a foreign language, take an art class together,  or DIY an obstacle course in your backyard or living room! Plus, there are a ton of virtual events happening, too. Scroll down for of top picks for the kids this weekend!

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ATX Once Upon a Time

ATX Once Upon a Time is a storytelling podcast for everyone.  Listen in for folktales and fairy tales retold.

Opera N Art

The Time In Children’s Arts Initiative has created this series of amazing, free, how-to-draw videos for kids all over the planet!

The Escape Game

Play The Escape Game’s newest game, Ruins: Forbidden Treasure, from anywhere in the world using Zoom. Control an avatar wearing a live feed camera, search 360° images of the room, and use items in your online dashboard to progress through the game!

Musical Theatre Fun Live

In this exciting new virtual class, you’ll learn a dance and song with step-by-step instruction. Put on your dancing shoes, sing along, and get ready to shine!

Songs for Seeds Music Class

Enjoy NYC’s most popular music class with super fun music that also has kids learning shapes and colors, matching backs and fronts of animals, “traveling” to a new country every week, learning a number through a silly magic trick and more.

Battery Dance TV Free Virtual Dance Classes

Children will be guided through classes with teaching artists across New York, helping to keep them active as well as connected in this time of isolation.

The Wiggles – Live From Hot Potato Studios

This intimate series of concerts will give every fan of The Wiggles what they’ve always wanted — A FRONT ROW SEAT.

Create a Game With LEGO Bricks

Create a fun game using LEGO. From fashioning your own board game to seeing how can build the tallest tower, check out fun challenges to take on with your kids!

Sloomoo Institute Slime 101 Zoom Classes

These online classes will teach you all of the nuances about slime and give you insight in how to perfect your slime making at home!


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


–  Jesseca Stenson


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