In observance of Yom Kippur, the JCC will close at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, September 15 and remain closed Thursday, September 16.  We will reopen at normal hours on Friday, September 17. 

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Activities for Kids At Home


Below are resources for you to use to keep your kids busy and active at home. 

DPJCC Early Childhood Classes

Click here to view a listing of online resources compiled by the teachers and staff from your beloved Early Childhood Learning Center!


Click here
to request access or visit the preschool private Facebook group. 


Click here to view the Google Drive of resources provided the Early Childhood Learning Center. 


Click here to view Passover resources for the preschool seder.

Please contact your teachers or Judith, Jamie or Michal for questions. 

Maccabi Tzair

Cookie Challenge! -Video
     -Chanichim Grades 3-5 Cookie Challenge: Video
     -Madrichim Cookie Challenge: Video
SOM Things to do at home: Video
Challah Bake at Home: Video

Maccabi Tzair Facebook Page
Maccabi Tzair Instagram

Contact Perla Sananes for questions: psananes@dpjcc.org 

PJ Library Resources

PJ Library Story Hour
Tune in every day at 3:00 pm for a new story.

Family Activities
https://pjlibrary.org/familyactivities

Talking with Kids about Racism
Since there is such a wealth of information available online, the PJ Library team has curated a selection for parents to get started with these discussions at home. This post is by no means an exhaustive list, and we will continue to update it as well as share pertinent posts, videos, and book lists on our Facebook page

 

Free Educational Resources

 
Click here 
for a spreadsheet of free educational resources.

Click here for a list of educational websites offering free subscriptions.

Click here for a reading list for grades K-2

Click here for suggested schedules for children of different ages. 

Click here to watch full episodes of "Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum" from PBS Kids

Click here for the Scholastic learn at home tools for Pre-K through Grade 9.

Click here for fun, games and videos by grade from funbrain.com 

Click here for free books from the Florida Electronic Library

Click here for a variety of resources from alldigitalschool.com

SCIENCE & MATH 

Cincinnati Zoo 
-Facebook
-Website

Monterey Bay Aquarium
-Live Jelly Cam

Nasa Kids' Club
-Website

Frost Science Museum
-Frost@Home
-Learning Resources & Activities
-Miko the Turtle

Museum of Discovery & Science
-Ooey, Gooey, Chocolate Slime Video
-Other YouTube Videos

Flamingo Gardens
EXPLORE OUTDOORS WHILE STUCK INDOORS
An A to Z Guide to Learning about the Great Outdoors
For Pre-K to 2nd Grade

Bonnet House
-Virtual Tour

Dream Box
-Dream Box is an online K-8 math program that is free for the first 90 days.

Jungle Island
-Jungle Island is offering free online lessons on animals, nature and the Everglades that are geared toward children ages 5 to 12. To access the online lessons, Click Here at 11 a.m. Monday-Friday.

Mystery Science
-Mystery Science has pulled its most popular science lessons and is offering them free of charge.

Sea World Orlando 
-Virtual Tour

Virtual Farm Tour
Enjoy three different tours for different age groups. Click here to see the tour options.

MOVEMENT, PUPPETRY, ART & YOGA

Dance Off (from PA JCC)
-Facebook Video

Cosmic Kids Yoga
-Youtube Video

Center for Puppetry Arts @ Home
-Website

Miami Marlins 
-The Miami Marlins have launched a new online tool where parents, students and teachers can get access to fun at-home activities, including coloring pages, word searches and player development tips.

GoNoodle
-GoNoodle provides active screen time in which children can warm up their bodies, as well as engage their minds.

Young At Art
At home art activities

OpenPhysEd
Physical Education for students and families

Michael's Craft Store
Need stay-at-home boredom busters for your little makers? We've got 'em! Click Here

Virtual Rides at Walt Disney World and Disneyland
Oh, you know you want to do this! Escape for a bit and take a ride on Space Mountain (and all your other favorites!). See all the rides here. 

Livestream Art Classes for Kids
Cassie Stephens is an art teacher at Johnson Elementary School in Franklin, TN, and while her classroom is empty, she’s still bringing art lessons to kids all over by way of Instagram. Tune in Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. until schools are back in session. Take art classes here.

GENERAL

Educational Games
-Website

Explore Wonders
-Website

Kids Songs & Nursery Rhymes
-TheLearningStation Youtube

Circle Time with Miss Sue
-Facebook Video

Fun & Educational Activities 
-Website

Twinkl
-Teachers and parents can go to www.twinkl.com/offer and enter the code USATWINKLHELPS to gain complete access to Twinkl’s online library that includes more than 630,000 educational resources free to residents of the U.S.

EdHelper
Click here to download edHelper.com’s free daily workbook. Workbooks can be printed out for parents who want to limit computer time.

IAC at Home
(Israel American Council) Click here. 

Goodnight with Dolly Parton
-Youtube Channel

Audible by Amazon
For as long as schools are closed, we're open. Right now, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids.

OBSTACLE COURSE & SCAVENGER HUNTS

Obstacle Course Ideas
-Website

School Skills Obstacle Course (Kindergarten)

-Website

Rainbow Scavenger Hunt

-Website

Explore the Outdoors Scavenger Hunt (Toddlers)

-Website

Back Yard Scavenger Hunt (ages 4-6)

-Website

Persil Wild Explorers App (free)
The FREE Persil Wild Explorers app is packed with over 100 fun activities to get the whole family outside.
Learn more here.

Broward County Library EBooks

Free for those with a library card. 
Click here to view a list options.

Aquatics Safety

WPLG Local 10 and Aquatics Director Julie Sevilla with safety tips: Video and Article

DPJCC Social Media

DPJCC Facebook

DPJCC Instagram

 Click here to go back to the at-home programming page.