Free Online Activities
Hogwarts Digital Escape Room
Created by Sydney Krawiec, Youth Services Librarian at Peters Township Public Library in McMurray PA. You can complete this escape room as a group or as individual. You can compete against friends and try it multiple times. Just make sure you have fun! If you are accessing this through a social media app, we recommend opening this escape room in a separate web browser so you don't lose progress when clicking on necessary links.
Free Services and Courses
Free Streaming Services
Amazon has made a variety of children's shows be available for free (with an Amazon account).
Offers a variety of live nature-themed webcams (owls, eagle nests, and kitten rescues).
International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA)
International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), the world’s largest documentary film gathering, decided to make over 300 films from its prestigious collection available online.
Films Based on Children's Books by the National Film Board of Canada
The NFB has curated a selection of free films based on books for kids, including Blackberry Subway Jam by Robert Munsch.
Max is making 500 hours of programming available to those without subscriptions, including Sopranos, The Wire, and Six Feet Under. Movies include, The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part.
National Film Board of Canada
The NFB offers a variety of free films including documentaries, LGBTQ films, Indigenous cinema, and an educational series on how items (such as money and potato chips) are made.
Monterey Bay Aquarium Live Cams
Be delighted by the antics of our sea otters or mellow out to the hypnotic drifting of our jellies. With ten live cams to choose from, you can experience the wonder of the ocean no matter where you are.
Free Online Courses
One module is being offered for each course. Some modules consist of several lessons, while others have only one. The courses are designed specifically for online delivery and are offered to Canadore students as elective courses. No previous experience or prior education is required.
Harvard is offering a variety of online arts and sciences courses.
String Art Decor
Heart-shaped beginner string art!
DIY Flower Pressing
Learn how to press and preserve flowers and plants!
DIY Geometric Coasters
Learn how to customize cork coasters!
Tissue Paper Canvas Art
Make your own canvas creation with tissue paper!
DIY Burlap Wreath
Make and customize your own farmhouse wreath!
DIY Sunhat Wreath
Make and customize your own spring wreath!
DIY Hand Embroidery
17 projects for beginners to hand embroidery!