Virtual Field Trips: Opportunities for students stuck at home amid COVID-19 crisis

Published: Mar. 17, 2020 at 11:42 AM EDT
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While children are out of school, some parents may be stressing not just about homework but also how to keep their children busy.

In the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, some companies and organizations are providing virtual opportunities to students of all ages.

Virtual field trips for your students are a plus to help their imaginations continue to flow.

Here are a few virtual activities you can take your child on:

is offering free Safari Facebook Live sessions daily at 3 p.m. During these sessions, the Zoo will feature an animal and provide an activity to do from home." target="_blank">The BalletNova Center for Dance

in Falls Church, Virginia, is hosting virtual dance classes for all ages and abilities.

You can also take a virtual tour of some of the world’s most famous museums. These tours are interactive and will help enhance your child's learning experience while being stuck at home.

CAUTION: Parents/Guardians may want to view these tours to make sure they deem it appropriate for their child.

-British Museum | London

-Guggenheim Museum | New York

-Musée d’Orsay | Paris

-National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art | Korea

-Pergamon Museum | Germany

-Rijksmuseum | Netherlands

-Van Gogh Museum | Netherlands

-J. Paul Getty Museum | Los Angeles

-Uffizi Gallery | Italy

-Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand | Brazil

-National Museum of Anthropology | Mexico

also has more than 25 virtual tours to add to the fun from the San Diego Zoo to Yellowstone National Park.