Take a Virtual Family Vacation

For your kids, being quarantined can be isolating, scary and confusing. While they learn from home, Vermont organizations have put together ways for kids to enjoy the Green Mountain State until the whole family can come visit us again.

Vermont Tourism YouTube Channel



  • Fairbanks Museum is holding daily online classes in a variety of topics – think “Where to Search for Insects” for kids up to third grade and “Lifespan of a Star” for students in grades 6 through 8.
  • ECHO Lake Aquarium & Science Center has a YouTube page with science activities and stories as well as additional activities on their ECHO At Home page. You can also check out their Animal Ambassadors Cam to see the animals in the Aquarium.
  • The Montshire Museum of Science has created Montshire at Home, uploading videos and sharing activity suggestions for a variety of topics.
  • Audubon Vermont is doing home activities and nature lessons.
  • Learn clowning with Circus Smirkus’ online clown training.
  • KidsVT online resources offer perspectives from other parents and teachers.
  • A rundown from KidsVT offers other resources for kids learning and spending time at home.
  • The Vermont Institute of Natural Science has at-home educational resources on their site that includes an investigation on why seeds grow and exploring how pendulums work.
  • Vermont Public Radio’s But Why: A Podcast for Curious Kids will broadcast live, interactive educational programs for elementary school students on Fridays at 1 p.m. May 8-June 19.
  • Help your kids be good citizens by exploring the Good Citizen Challenge, with more than 40 civics-related activities to keep them learning and having fun.
Picking apples in Vermont
Grandma and Grand Daughter reading