Virtual Fun Page: Have Fun At Home
Don’t feel like going out? The Magic 98 Virtual Fun Page is here to help.
There are beautiful places all over the world that are offering virtual tours. Take a trip to a place you’ve always wanted to go with the links below:
Frank Lloyd Wright buildings
Live Cams from Henry Vilas Zoo in Madison
Overture Center Galleries
Yosemite National Park
Yellowstone National Park
The Sistine Chapel
Great Wall of China
The Van Gogh Museum
The Smithsonian Musem
The British Museum
The San Diego Zoo
JUST FOR KIDS
- Overture has teamed up with Monona Terrace to provide activities and context for their Lakeside Kids concert series, designed for children ages four and up. Lakeside Kids virtual programming occurs Wednesdays from 10-11AM and features local performers, artists and organizations. Overture will supplement the programming with related activity guides, playlists, artist interviews and more. Registration is required in advance for this free Zoom webinar series. Click here for more info.
- Tale an audio tour of Monona Terrace to learn more about our famous architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, and his “dream civic center.” You can also download kids and family activities that will teach you about the inspiration behind his design choices and the colors, patterns, and shapes that are quintessentially Frank Lloyd Wright. Click here for the tour and activities.
- PBS Kids helps you talk to your kids about COVID-19. Click here for more info.
- Get daily activities and tips to help your kids play and learn at home. Click here to sign up.
- The Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom has directions on a number of hands-on activities, including making homemade butter and ice cream. Click here for the booklet.
- Dolly Parton is reading children’s books on her YouTube channel. Click here to watch the videos.
- Author Mo Willems does Lunch Doodles every day teaching kids how to draw his books’ characters. Click here to connect with him.
- Josh Gad, the voice of Olaf in Frozen and Frozen 2, reads a book to your kids every night. Click here for the stories.
- For a long list of other cool things, from comedy to cooking, click here.
- Here’s a list of 100 fun things to do with your kids – most of them without a screen. Click here for the list.
- The Aldo Leopold Nature Center put together a list of ways to enjoy nature anywhere It includes building a bird feeder, creating nature bracelets, and a nature scavenger hunt. Click here for the info.
- The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has inductions, anniversary concerts, speeches, and performances from U2, Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith, and more on their You Tube channel. Click here to watch.
- Live Nation brings some of your favorite artists right to your living room for a private concert with their Live From Home series. Click here for the daily lineup.