Covid-19: Things To Do
For the full slate of COVID-19 Resources, see here.
Things to Do!
Options for keeping cabin fever at bay – and how to do it safely.
Beat the Bomb
Playing video games is one of the best ways to spend time being stuck at home. Raising money for hospitals and people working on the front line? Even better.
Beat the Bomb has launched a new online game called "Faucci's Revenge" The game has a goal to raise $25,000 for hospitals and first responders fighting the Coronavirus. They aim to reach their goal by April 10th, and you can help! Play the Game. Buy the Limited Edition T-Shirt. And DONATE. There's even a prize for those who beat all 19 levels of the game, a free Beat the Bomb ticket!
Brooklyn Game Lab
Has a gaming livestream up and running! Appropriate for ages 5+. Join them for virtual games and a whole lot of community.
Brooklyn Public Library
The Brooklyn Public Library is hosting virtual story time - sometimes 3x a day! See the full schedule on the BPL Family Facebook for the list. Our very own librarian, Kat, will be broadcasting from the Adams Street Library FB page this Friday at 11am.
All BPL virtual programs, including story times and great programs for teens, are listed here: https://www.bklynlibrary.org/calendar/list.
In addition, the library has a great collection of remote resources:
- Check out an eBook
- Read the newspaper
- Browse dozens of magazines
- Listen to BPL's podcast, Borrowed
- Pick up a new language
- Learn a new software, business or creative skill
Children and teens might enjoy:
Creatively Wild is offering a full slate of art classes for kids and adults online! Students can join an engaging & inspiring class with their favorite teachers in the comfort & safety of their own home. It is their intention here to give you a quality lesson that matches the in-studio experience.All classes this way.All classes this way.
Pick up a DIY pizza kit from Ignazio's Pizza and turn dinner into an activity everyone can enjoy!
Loop of the Loom
Lots of crafty kits available for sale online at Loop of the Loom's website, including DIY face masks.
Preschool of Rock
From Monday to Friday at 10am and 3pm, Preschool of Rock is hosting live 'House Parties' on Facebook to keep your little ones happy and entertained. Livestreams are also recorded so if you miss them you can watch them later!
Click here to watch!
Recess Dumbo is posting a new, easy-to-do-at-home craft to their instagram every day! Follow along here.
Dumbo-based company Sawyer has launched Sawyer Online,
a collection of digital content from the best providers across the country. These are live streamed classes and most of them are free, donation based or low cost.