free online activities

To help you stay connected while learning from home, we've compiled a list of free online activities
and organized them by category below!

If you are a faculty member and you have an idea for another virtual engagement idea for your class, please email studentengagement@middlesex.mass.edu to discuss possible partnership opportunities.

 

 

Virtual Trips


Museum of Science Boston

Boston Children’s Museum

Museum of Fine Arts Boston
 
Boston Institute of Contemporary Art

Smithsonian Institution
Washington DC
NASA Glenn Research Center

 American Battlefields
 Louvre Museum Paris Disney Parks Ride-through Videos
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Animal Encounters

New England Aquarium Boston 
Zoo New England’s
Zoo to You
 Smithsonian Zoo Webcams

Bald Eagle Cam
 

San Diego Zoo Live Cams  Houston Zoo Webcams 

 Kitten Rescue Cam
Puppy Playroom   Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden
 
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Sea Otter Cam
 

 

Performances


 Broadway Plays

Virtual Concerts

 

Learn a Skill or Test Your Knowledge


MCC Library Databases
 

Boston Public Library
Online Resources
 
Bedford Public Library
E-Card Sign up
 
 
Pollard Memorial Library
Online Resources
Cooking Basics  Sporcle

 Coursera
Harvard University  edX 

Fitness

 CorePower Yoga
Planet Fitness Videos
on Facebook
 

 YMCA Videos

OrangeTheory Fitness
At-Home Workouts
Yoga with Adriene  POPSUGAR Fitness Videos 

Get Creative

 
Printable Swoops Mascot
Coloring Sheet from MCC
Printable Coloring Pages  Online Coloring Pages

DIY Home Crafts

and
Upcycling Towels
Make Fabric Masks How to Knit for Beginners

Apartment Gardening
Start a Journal Origami - Paper Folding

Art and Design
Learning at Home

Doodling with author
Mo Willems
 

Taking Care of Yourself

MCC Virtual Personal Counseling 
 MCC Mental Health
Resource List
MCC Food Pantry
 5 Minute Meditation
Mindfulness Resources for
Calm and Resilience
 

Guided Meditations
from UCLA Health


Wonderful -
An Enthusiast Podcast
 

Homemade Face Scrubs  Go for a Walk or Hike

Other Ways to Connect Virtually

 MCC Library Family Resources
Watch Netflix with Friends
 

Play a Board Game 
 Drawize - Online Pictionary
Play Codenames Online
 

Words with Friends 
 Social Distancing Festival
 "Harry Potter: A History of Magic”
Exhibit - Virtual Tour

Play a classic board game
or cards using
Zoom, FaceTime,
or
Skype

Last Modified: 9/16/20