Winter Activities List


Travel & Leisure - 12 Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours You Can Take on Your Couch

British Museum, LondonRijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Guggenheim Museum, New YorkVan Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Musée d’Orsay, ParisUffizi Gallery, Florence
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, SeoulMASP, São Paulo
Pergamon Museum, BerlinNational Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City

The Metropolitan Opera Will Stream Operas for Free - Nightly Met Opera Streams

Pendleton Family Medicine - Fun Family Activities To Do During Quarantine

Bake cookies from scratch: Oatmeal Cream Sandwich, Lemon Raspberry Thumbprint, Lucky Charms Cookies + Ice Cream Sandwiches, Peppermint Sugar Cookies
Build a fort: Epic, PVC Pipe Frame, Sofa Fort, Outdoor Engineering: Building Stick Forts, An Interior Designer’s Tips for Building an Awesome Indoor Fort
Enjoy a bowl of chili: Classic, Spicy, Meatless, Untraditional 
Send a handwritten letter: The art of the letter, Snail Mailing 101, Lettering Worksheets and Practice Routine
Build a gingerbread house: Easy, Medium, Expert
Make an outdoor bonfire: DIY Fire Pit for $60
Establish an outdoor routine: 100 + Ideas, Creative Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors as a Family, Daily Routine Ideas
Cozy up with a good book: Cozy Books to Read This Winter, 12 Diverse Winter Picture Books for Kids
Take up a new hobby: Indoor Ideas, Self-Care Routine, Cheap/Free Hobbies
Spruce up your home: Clean Cozy Neutral Winter Decorating Ideas, Winter Home Maintenance, January Home Refresh Ideas
See a ballet: Royal Opera House, Colorado Ballet- Nutcracker

TODDLER, Youth, Tween/teens

Washington Post - How to keep kids active as the weather cools and the pandemic rolls on

Classics For Kids - Free music lessons for the kids! 

AnimalPlanet - Too Cute!

LA Times - 10 television shows that can help get you and your kids through the quarantine

"Ask the Storybots" (Netflix)"Odd Squad" (PBS Kids app, PBS Kids channel on Amazon Prime Video)
"Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum" (PBS Kids app, PBS Kids channel on Amazon Prime Video)"Beat Bugs" (Netflix)
"The Who Was? Show" (Netflix)"Motown Magic" (Netflix)
"Molly of Denali" (PBS Kids app, PBS Kids channel on Amazon Prime Video)"Too Cute" (Hulu)
"Octonauts" (Netflix)"Creative Galaxy" (Amazon Prime Video)

The New York Times - TV Shows You Can Tolerate Watching With Your Kids - Indoor Activities for Kids: Ideas & Tips - 87 Energy-Busting Indoor Games & Activities for Kids (Because Cabin Fever is No Joke)

36 Indoor Activities for Teens During a Quarantine

Adults & Seniors

John Hopkins - Innovative Holiday and Winter Gatherings in the Time of COVID-19

Washington Post - How to make the most of your outdoor space as the pandemic drags on into fall and winter

Free Course, Yale University - The Science of Well-Being

Refinery29 - How To Stay Busy At Home During The Coronavirus Outbreak & Support Small Businesses At The Same Time

15 Broadway Musicals You Can Watch from the Comfort of Your Own Home

SELF - 5 Things to Do This Fall That Will Make Your Pandemic Winter a Little Easier - Senior Community Activity Ideas During COVID-19 Quarantine

The New York Times - Readers’ Ideas for Finding Community and Cheer at Home

Sixty + Me - 3 Ways to Stay Healthy and Sane During Cold-Weather Quarantine 

Buzzfeed - 19 Ways To Stay Busy And Calm While Under Self-Quarantine