You’re already washing your hands and staying home. As we deal with the reality of our new normal, here are some resources for staying occupied while staying home. Please let us know if you have any cool resources to add to our list.
Coordinate with friends and family members to shares experiences. You can use Netflix Party, a Chrome extension to share a movie experience on Netflix.
Set up virtual happy hours and meals using FaceTime, Zoom, or other virtual conference services.
Cook new foods together from pantry staples with some easy New York Times recipes.
Yoga and Exercise
Down Dog app – personalized experience based on your time, level, focus, voice, and music. Free for everyone until May 1, and until July 1 for health care workers, students, and teachers.
Core Power Yoga offers some free classes and a free week trial.
Headspace – Offering resources and guided meditations to decrease stress and anxiety, improve sleep, and stay healthy.
Join Oprah and Deepak in their free 21-day meditation series Finding Hope in Uncertain Times
The Nike Training Club app helps you reach your fitness goals with expertly designed workouts from our world-class Nike Master Trainers.
Arts and Entertainment
Travel and Leisure magazine put together a list of 12 museums around the world that you can tour virtually.
Stream Broadway shows with a 7-day free trial from Broadway HD
Get your fix of classical music and opera with this list of streaming concerts and broadcasts including the NY Metropolitan Opera and symphonies around the world from ClassicFM.
Travel the world from the comfort of your couch to visit over thousands of museums, zoos and theme parks now offering virtual tours.
Epic! is a digital library for students that now has free membership.
Check out the wonders of our plant with the National Geographic Kids website for videos, experiments, and games.
Take a walk down memory lane by watching the top 50 sports movies of all time.
Online Learning and Reading
Class Central, an online course aggregator, compiled a list of more than 400 classes in Humanities, Science, Computer Programming and Data Science, Art and Design, and many others.
Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.
Libby by Overdrive gives you access to your local library or any library you have a library card for. Borrow ebooks and audiobooks instantly on your mobile, tablet or Kindle.