There are many things we can do online to keep ourselves busy and connected with others.

See also Seek Support and Get Social for more ways to Keep Connected.

Find out how to stay safe online

Get Active

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

Activities

Check out Clarence Arts and Events for great online activities.
clarenceartsandevents.net/

Clarence Arts and Events have created online opportunities for artists and the community to participate in the arts.
Check out these great activities:
Caring Kids Poster Competition – closes 5 May
Letters from Lockdown
Two Sides- Stories and Music from Home

Experiences and virtual tours

The Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra does a daily dose of music: tso.com.au/tso-daily-dose/

Visit museums
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/

Education

Online Playgroups

Playgroup Tas facebook.com/playgrouptasmania/

Child Health Association Tasmania facebook.com/ChildHealthAssociationTasmania/

Home Learning

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
education.nsw.gov.au/public-schools/going-to-a-public-school/translated-documents/supporting-your-child-s-learning-at-home

Geography with National Geographic
kids.nationalgeographic.com/

Live video of the National Zoo and Smithsonian Learning Lab
si.edu/kids

Virtual School
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 ME (free to air TV or ABC iView)
Mini School lessons run by teachers. Mon-Fri 10am-3pm.
Primary Lessons in the morning & High School in afternoon

ABC Education portal
education.abc.net.au/home#!/home

Fire Education – TFS Kids (Tasmania Fire Service)
Children play, watch, explore and learn about the Tasmania Fire Service and home fire safety.
tfskids.com.au/

Entertainment

Online Games

Fun Trivia
The World’s Largest Trivia & Quiz Website. Free.
funtrivia.com/

E-Sports
New to esports? Learn more here
abc.net.au/news/2020-03-26/coronavirus-delays-sports-esports-can-fill-the-void/12085318
Then find a world of esports to explore here
juked.gg/