Stay-at-Home Activities For Children
Keeping Nantucket’s kids feel connected, engaged, and entertained during these times can be challenging. Fortunately many local education, care, and service providers have created online versions of story-time, art activities, puppet shows, nature exploration and more!
Join in the fun of the LLNF’s Bioblitz for Nantucket through iNaturalist. The organization will post instructions and updates regularly on how you and your family can explore the biodiversity of Nantucket, share photos to iNaturalist, and get a list of species for what you’re seeing during this time.
Friday story time with Nantucket children’s author and illustrator Wendy Rouillard comes alive with sweet stories of Barnaby Bear on YouTube…
Nanpuppets creator and performer, Lizza Obremski shares on YouTube songs, activities and “Out to See” shows with her beloved crew of puppets, bringing the entertainment to your home.
Explore science and nature online with the Maria Mitchell Association’s weekly challenges, journal activities, and virtual show and tell sessions.
In addition to its online resources for books, films, music, and archives, the Nantucket Atheneum has an array of online classes and activities for children of all ages online.
The Nantucket Historical Association has created digital versions of kids’ coloring activities, word searches, 3-D pop-up creations, and other fun crafts!
Follow along with Artists Association of Nantucket on Facebook and Instagram to participate in their “Daily Draw” activity. Each day there is a new theme to draw and you can share your work on social media as part of the group!