There are many things we can do online to keep ourselves busy and connected with others.
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Healthy Tas 10-minute lunchtime workouts facebook.com/healthy.tas/
Women’s Health Tasmania – exercise classes online facebook.com/Womens-Health-Tasmania-106238739430050
Fitness in the Park online. A free fitness program Anyone can join in. To be part of the sessions, join in the Fitness in the Park Facebook Group.
Learn a new skill
If you wanted to learn a language but never found the time, here is a good opportunity
duolingo.com/ – you can do this free – you don’t need to pay.
Fender is offering 3 months of free music lessons for some instruments. So if you have an instrument lying around, here’s your chance fender.com/play
Check out Clarence Arts and Events for great online activities.
Experiences and virtual tours
The Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra does a daily dose of music: tso.com.au/tso-daily-dose/
Google Arts and Culture partnered with over 2,500 museums and galleries around the world to offer virtual tours of their spaces. Some of the options include New York’s Museum of Modern Art and Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum artsandculture.google.com/partner?hl=en
The Louvre, based in Paris, is also offering its own virtual tour online for free louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne
The San Diego Zoo has a live webcam for animals zoo.sandiegozoo.org/live-cams
Melbourne Zoo also has live webcams zoo.org.au/animal-house
Explore the surface of Mars on the Curiosity Rover accessmars.withgoogle.com/
The British Museum located in the heart of London allows virtual visitors to tour the Great Court and discover the ancient Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies britishmuseum.withgoogle.com/
Playgroup Tas facebook.com/playgrouptasmania/
Child Health Association Tasmania facebook.com/ChildHealthAssociationTasmania/
Department of Education
1800 816 057 education.tas.gov.au/learning-at-home/
Multicultural – Home Learning Support (NSW Education Department)
Useful translated documents to support parents with home learning
Geography with National Geographic
Live video of the National Zoo and Smithsonian Learning Lab
virtualschoolactivities.com check out the Atlanta Zoo panda cam, take a wander through Buckingham Palace, or take a walk across the Great Wall of China, and much more… Despite the name, the resources listed will be of interest to more than children.
ABC Education portal
Fire Education – TFS Kids (Tasmania Fire Service)
Children play, watch, explore and learn about the Tasmania Fire Service and home fire safety.
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