Virtual Family Fun

Stuck at home? Even if you can’t get out and about, you can still have a great time, learn something new and be creative. Enjoy these videos and projects from our staff as well as an assortment of resources we’ve collected to bring nature, fitness and family fun to your own backyard.


Chalk Fun

You don’t need to go far to find fun & games to entertain the whole family, just grab some chalk and head to the driveway!
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Outdoor Art

Next time it’s sunny, head outside for some messy art, cool chalk techniques and even a sweet weapon! Super simple instructions and all materials you probably have right now...let’s go!
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Dance with Us!

Tik Tok is an easy way to get everyone moving, following along to learn the simple, repetitive dances that are all the rage! Watch and follow along as our staff gives step-by step instructions for some of the most popular dances.
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Pantry PE Class 

You don’t need a gym or even a big space to get a great, kid-friendly workout! Check out this video for a Pantry PE class the whole family will enjoy.
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Kids Cooking

Having a snack attack? Our staff tried out a few simple recipes easy for the youngest beginners, which you can follow along and try out yourself!
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Science Experiment: Water Cohesion

From color blending to germ traveling, get to know more about water cohesion and how it affects the world.
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Backyard Nature Walk

Watch as we take a nature walk and use our scavenger hunt to explore your own backyard.
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Chemistry Experiments

Bring your science lessons to life with messy, hands-on experiments that make complicated concepts relevant and fun! Watch our staff complete three experiments then follow the instructions to do it at home by yourself!
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Little Naturalists: Spiders!

You’re never too young to learn about nature! Our popular Little Naturalist program teaches different concepts to 3-5 year olds with a book, song, craft and hands-on nature exploration. Watch this video for a small sample of the program as we read, sing and craft about spiders!
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Home Gardening with Scraps

Our staff shows you how to start a garden right now with household materials and vegetable scraps.
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Nature Music

Make your own instruments using household items...then make some noise!
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Meet the Mammals

Explore different types of mammals, how they can be identified and how they have adapted to survive.
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Mfamily olympicsansfield Family Games

It’s time for a family face-off! Host your own family Olympic competition with the games and instructions we’ve assembled. All events can be modified  as needed for your family’s ages, abilities and the supplies you have on hand. Check the Family Games page for a printable scorecard, blank award certificate and more ideas to make your ceremonies as simple or elaborate as you like. This a fun, screen-free game to play at home with the people in your household and perfect for anyone home bound and ready for some silly action!

MANSFIELD FAMILY GAMES