Coming together as a community

Family Resources

Community connection through the virtual world is becoming increasingly important, and Confetti wants to do our part to facilitate our mission of community-building as much as possible during these times.

Please enjoy these tested resources to bring education, entertainment, exploration, and growth for your family. 

 

Do you have a favorite that we've missed? Send us a note at play@confettiplaycafe.com so we can add the resource to the list!

 

EXPLORE

 

Explore our national parks with extensive virtual tours, overviews of collections

and their stories, and videos from the National Park Service:

https://artsandculture.google.com/project/national-park-service

 

Learn about our stars and galaxy with this interactive experience from online star register:

https://osr.org/oms/

 

Go on a virtual field trip to the tundra to see polars bears courtesy of Discovery:

https://www.discoveryeducation.com/learn/tundra-connections/

 

Explore lesson plans with guides, activities and videos compiled by the Field Museum. Topics included resources for early learners, evolution, plants & animals, world cultures, and earth science:

https://www.fieldmuseum.org/educators/learning-resources?

 

Explore the Tate Britain in London:

https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/tate-britain

and dive in on their special online RE.CREATE exhibits such as fashion:

https://artsandculture.google.com/exhibit/re-create-with-tate-britain-fashion/gQXpBlIj

or cooking:

https://artsandculture.google.com/exhibit/re-create-with-tate-britain-cooking/gQXeCyN2

 

Space exploration through NASA archives fueled by AI:

https://artsexperiments.withgoogle.com/nasasvisualuniverse

 

Ancient Earth - explore what weather was believed to look like through ancient periods:

https://dinosaurpictures.org/ancient-earth/#240

 

Tour the Louvre:

https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne

 

Museum of the World:

https://britishmuseum.withgoogle.com/

 

Explore humpback whale songs:

https://patternradio.withgoogle.com/

 

 

CREATE

 

Make your own virtual snowflakes by “cutting” paper and watch it snow!

https://surebak.github.io/

 

Use AI to experiment with choreography using your camera or selecting a series of poses:

https://artsexperiments.withgoogle.com/living-archive/?token=1584909308

 

Conduct your own orchestra by your hand movements:

https://semiconductor.withgoogle.com/

 

Play this keyboard to learn more about instruments, scale, and root:

https://creatability.withgoogle.com/keyboard/

 

Play with words in song while exploring scale, root note, and tempo in Word Synth:

https://creatability.withgoogle.com/word-synth/ 

Create and infinite pattern by uploading an image as guide through this tutorial:

https://colab.research.google.com/github/tensorflow/lucid/blob/master/notebooks/differentiable-parameterizations/appendix/infinite_patterns.ipynb

 

GET ACTIVE

Your family can groove to free disney Zumba classes:

https://insidethemagic.net/2020/03/disney-zumba-lp1

Dance your heart out with free ballet classes:

https://www.facebook.com/watch/BalletNovaCenterForDance/

Cosmic kids yoga:

https://www.cosmickids.com/category/watch/

Go Noodle gets kids moving with song, movement, exercise, and more:

https://family.gonoodle.com/

Move to learn offers dance workout videos by grade from pre-K to high school:

https://www.youtube.com/user/MovetoLearnMS

Get dancing with 5-10 minute mini-workouts by GROOV3Dance:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLC2C841486EB885F1

Work on your basketball skills with the Jr Wizards Program, complete with coaching guide:

https://www.dcfamily.com/athome

EDUCATION MATERIALS

Lakeshore learning lesson plans, worksheets, craft ideas, word searches and more:

https://www.lakeshorelearning.com/resources/free-resources

 

HomeSchool Pop - video content, including content classified by grade:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfPyVJEBD7Di1YYjTdS2v8g

 

Free School Youtube:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCebMFnw6WxozGmqGekJHOJg

 

DC public library digital resources:

https://www.dclibrary.org/godigita

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