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We are working hard to have resources available for you. Check back daily for updates!


Y-USA is identifying the very best kid-friendly activities and videos! Check back every weekday for our latest roll call of links, curated exclusively for Y families.



Our family at the YMCA of the Triangle has compiled a few videos to give your family some ideas on some neat activities to do a home:


The YMCA of Greater Seattle has created a virtual family room with additional resources for story time, how to stay active indoors and ways to get creative at home.


Audible for Kids – While school is on pause, Audible is offering a collection of stories for kids of all ages, for free.


Explore the great outdoors virtually and visit some of the best zoos and aquariums!

  • The Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia, SC is hosting daily Facebook Live videos streaming visits with kangaroos, gorillas, giraffes and more as part of their Z-Learning series.
  • Calling all Dory fans looking for Disney’s™ “Jewel of Morro Bay, California!” The actual live cams at the Monterey Bay Aquarium are giving you a glimpse into the lives of our underwater friends.
  • Ever want to know what a panda does 24 hours a day? You’re in luck! The Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute features live cams covering lions, elephants and even mole-rats.
  • Interested in going on a South African sunrise or sunset safari? Wild Earth gives you the chance to interact with an expert game ranger in real time through their web series.
  • Speaking of safaris, the Cincinnati Zoo has set up Home Safaris that even include activities for some of the coolest animal exhibits in the zoo like meerkats, sloths and snow leopards.