The Science Louis Science Center is continuing to ignite and sustain lifelong science and technology learning through its online Science @ Home series! Visit the Science Center's web site or social media channels for DIY science experiments that can be done at home, Amazing Science Demonstrations from the Science Center's Energy Stage team, connections to local scientists, astronomy updates from the McDonnell Planetarium, live chats and more. Content is designed for all ages.
Visit the Boulevard in Richmond Heights for a combination Farmers Market with Tower Grove Farmers Market. Masks and social distancing are required to attend. #SupportLocal farmers and entrpreneurs selling essential items during this weekly event.
Celebrate the start of summer with a Drive Through Parade in Vlasis Park in Ballwin. Instead of the parade driving past you, you drive past the parade! Drive your family through Vlasis Park and you'll see some big trucks, hear some sirens, wave to local businesses and more.
While the Saint Louis Art Museum is closed, they are bringing Wee Wednesday to families online! Caregivers looking for something creative to do with little ones will enjoy reading a book, looking at works from the Art Museum's collection and creating their own artwork with materials found in your home.
Find new interactive presentations are posted at slam.org and available anytime.
The Nine Network is producing two hours of literacy and math instruction for prekindergarten through fourth grade weekdays from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. The grade-appropriate instruction is taught by local educators at home, and is available on your St. Louis PBS station, channel 9.
The ocean is wild! The ocean is weird! Learn about some of those wild, weird and gross things in this live video from the St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station. You'll learn the answers to why sea stars push their stomach out of their mouths, why horseshoe crabs eat with their legs and lots more.
Since you can't celebrate Mother's Day at the Missouri Botanical Garden, do the next best thing! Tune in to a special Mother's Day live stream from the Botanical Garden. You do the cooking, they'll provide the view!
Visit the World Bird Sanctuary for a fun drive-through safari experience from the safety of your car. Come see eagles, owls, hawks, falcons, and reptiles all from the luxury of your own vehicle. World Bird Sanctuary's dinner and drive through lets you experiene the birds without dealing with the summer heat.
Join the YMCA Camp Directors online for Virtual Camp: No Sock Day! You'll sing silly songs with new friends, learn fun sock facts, hear stories, do some arts & crafts, learn about health and wellness, and take part in a live BINGO event.
Help your family live green at this virtual festival. Join in on virtual workshops, children's activities, panel discussions, and exhibitor consultations that explore the links between sustainability, energy efficiency, conservation at home, and a healthy environment.
Laumeier Sculpture Park's Online Art Fair 2020 is an event to benefit the Park and its Art Fair artists in response to the cancellation of Laumeier's 33rd Annual Art Fair due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A selection of juried national and local artists will showcase original artworks, all available for purchase.
In-person story times are on hold, but children can still enjoy virtual story times from the expert storytellers at the St. Louis County Library!
Make art. Go on a guided tour, DIY a time capsule. Peek behind the scenes. Watch the Cassily Crew at work. Help inspect the slides. All from home! Every Monday through Friday the staff, crew, artists and historians at City Museum are going LIVE on Facebook to share stories, offer free art classes, and entertain kids and families in all the ways they know how (read: mischief, mayhem and making).
Enjoy the Saint Louis Zoo online! Zoom with Saint Louis Zoo educators is a live, free presentation that allows families to learn more about animals and how amazing they are. Themes vary, and registration in advance is required. After registering, you'll receive a confirmation email letting you know how to join.
If you can't join the live presentation, the recordings are available on the zoo's web site at stlzoo.org/STLZOOms
Purina Farms is bringing the best of the farm to your home every week! You can virtually explore Purina Farms through videos featuring the animals, dog trainers and others who work there, as well as the pets who work and play at Purina Farms every day. Each day of the week features videos on a variety of topics including animal connections, training tips and responsible pet care advice for kids.
The Magic House is bringing innovative, hands-on learning to you at home with its #MagicAtHome series of interactive, instructional online presentations. The Magic At Home series of activities includes lots of fun projects that you can make at home with common materials. The easy-to-follow directions mean your kids can make paper sculpture, do shaving cream marble painting, create make-your-own flowers, go "fishin," make TP roll animals, make salad spin art and more.