Activity – Charades
Rules – Charades is a word guessing game.
A player acts out a word or phrase (for example a movie or a
book), while other players guess the word or phrase.
Activity – Pictionary
Rules – If you don’t have an easel handy, you can
play Pictionary with Zoom’s whiteboard feature. If you
click on the “share screen” button and select
whiteboard you can use the annotation tools that allow
you to use your mouse to draw.
Activity – Bingo
Rules – One adult will call out the numbers and the fun will begin.
Activity – Heads Up
Rules - For this game, each team will need one phone and
two other devices – iPad, computer or phone.
On the phone, you will need to download the app
Heads Up! The other device is for your Zoom or
FaceTime live interaction.
The game is played where someone holds the phone to their head, and the
Heads Up app reveals a word. The person you are Zooming or FaceTiming
with will need to give you clues so that you can guess the word that’s on your
forehead. If you get it right, you put the phone down and back up, and a
new word will be revealed.
Activity – Virtual Museum Scavenger Hunt
Rules – Create scavenger hunt/Clues for participants to look for in the middle of the tour.
Web-based virtual tours with Museums, National Parks, Zoos, and more!
Activity - Mentos & Coke Experiment
(1) 2 Liter Coke
(1) Roll of Mentos
You will need to be in an open outside area.
Place the bottle of coke on a flat surface.
Drop the mentos candies into the bottle.
Stand back and watch the geyser spray.
Activity - Colorshot Tees
Piece of cardboard
Place your t-shirt on the cardboard and tape it down so it does not move
Tape a design on the shirt
Color or create design desired
Peel of tape and WEAR!!
This can also be done to shoes, pillowcases, and scarves.
Activity - Ice Cream in a Bag
1/2 cup of half & half (or milk)
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 vanilla extract
1/2 rock salt
(2) sandwich bags
gallon size sandwich bag
cup of ice
Pour milk, sugar, vanilla in one of the sandwich bags
Zip bag squeezing all the excess air out.
Place sandwich bag in the second sandwich bag.
Place both bags into the gallon size baggie contained with ice
Shake until ice cream is made & ENJOY!
Activity - Hovercraft STEM Project
Nozzle top off the dish liquid
Tape the nozzle to the middle to the middle cd.
Place balloon over nozzle
Blow up balloon from the bottom side of the cd through the nozzle
Place it down and watch it HOVER!!!
Activity - Rock Candy
cup of water
cups of sugar
Boil a cup of water adding 1/2 cup of sugar at a time til mixture is dissolved
While mixture is cooling slightly
Dip stick in water and roll in sugar
Add 3 drops of food coloring to each glass
Pour mixture into the glasses
Put stick into the mixture
Place clothespin onto the wooden stick so stick does not touch the bottom or sides of glass
Leave for two to three days
YOU HAVE NOW CREATED YOUR OWN ROCK CANDY!
Activity - Leaf Rubbing
LEAVES, CRAYONS OR COLORED PENCIL, & PAPER
Activity - Nature Instruments
REMEMBER: objects already dead on the ground
Example: leaves, rocks, nature items,
paper towel roll (the roll that’s brown tube) card
board, glue, tape, small sticks
Activity - DIY How to Make a Skeletal Leaf
LEAF, WATER, TOOTH BRUSH
Activity - Plant a Bean (Lima, Northern, Pinto)
CUP & SOIL
POT & SOIL
WATER DAILY AND WATCH IT GROW
Activity - Turn Your Backyard into a Gameroom
VIDEO ONLY 20 MINUTUES: https://youtu.be/7kgZnJqzNaU
HORSE SHOES (use different types of rocks)
TABLE PONG (cups, small tennis ball (small white ball)
TABLE TENNIS (small table with ping pong ball and plastic white plates)
CORNHOLE (using rock and bucket)
BEAN BAG TOSS (use 2 or 3 buckets, rolled up socks)
Activity - Crayon Art
As a child, your teen may have scribbled the crayons until they melted away on paper. This tutorial will teach them to melt the crayons in a different way, to create a work of art!
You will need:
A blank canvas
A pack of crayons
Hot glue gun
A blow dryer
Silhouettes of your choice
Link for instructions: CLICK HERE
Activity - Don't Say UMM Game
This game is a great way to practice public speaking in a fun and creative way. This will also help with career prep. For instance, when you go to a job interview giving the best first impression is key, and your words leave a lasting impression.
subject cards, a “funny” hat or bag, timer, noise-maker
How to Play:
-The teacher will demonstrate how to play by pulling a subject from the hat and speaking for 30 seconds or 1 minute, without saying “Um”.
-Students choose a subject card from the hat. Other students act as the timer and buzzer-judge. The speaker must speak for 30s to 1min without saying "um".
Variations to Reduce Anxiety:
-If there is anxiety, share the subjects that are in the hat with the class before any students take a turn.
-Have each student choose a card. The give 5 to 10 minutes to think about their subject and make some notes if they want to before anyone takes a turn.
Summer, Spring, Winter, Fall, Bicycles, Food, Cartoons, School, Pet, Allergies, Water, Music, TV, Movies, Travel, Camping, Siblings, Holidays
Activity - Catch Up on Current Events
Click on a link below and pick an article to read. When you're done reading it, think about what you read and answer the questions below. This will be a fun way to catch up on what is going on in the world and give you a chance to express how you feel about the article.
What was the article about?
How did you like the article?
Where did the article take place?
If there is an issue or problem in the article how would you resolve this issue?
Activity - College and Career Readiness
Use the following words to help your resume stand out!
Activity - Art Fluid Pour
Create this colorful piece of art for your home without picking up a paintbrush. This paint pouring project is not only easy but fun, as you watch the swirls of color spread across your canvas. Pick your favorite colors, mix them with some Liquitex® Pouring Medium and get started creating your own piece of art!
HOW-TO LINK: CLICK HERE
Activity - Water Bottle Flower Paint Pouring
Create this unique paint pouring project by using a water bottle, pouring medium and acrylic paint. Please the bottom of the bottle on the center of the canvas. Pour the paint/medium mixture on the groves of the bottle. Watch the flower form!
HOW-TO LINK: CLICK HERE
Cincinnati Zoo Home Safari
Cincinnati Zoo offers daily videos that highlight different animals. The video can be viewed live at 3pm on the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden Facebook page, or later in the day on YouTube. During the live video, it allows viewers to submit questions they will answer about the featured animal. After watching the video, their website has related activity ideas offered.