Activities: 11-13 Year Olds

Stay active, stay healthy, stay home! (3)

LOCAL SUPPORTS & ACTIVITIES

QUIET ACTIVITIES

  • Grab a library card for free - and enjoy:
    • Hoopla has movies, TV, music & Audiobooks
    • Libby has audiobooks & e-books for all ages
    • Novelist which has great books for children and youth, and is designed for kids to use themselves
    • Tumblebooks gives you access to animated and interactive children's stories, games, and videos.
  • Develop math, science, and life skills through cooking! Try out these free cook-along videos. 
  • Create an "Invention Bag" for free engineering exploration. It can contain items from around the house as well as hardware items like screws, screwdrivers, cardboard, craft sticks, bottle caps, toy car wheels, spools, twine, etc. Ask kids to pick one of their chores, and create an invention that will make it easier! 

ENERGY BURNING ACTIVITIES

MENTAL HEALTH CARE

DISTANCE LEARNING SUPPORTS

  • Get free, online tutoring from Raise the Grade at Boys & Girls Club Virtual Youth Centre., Monday-Thursday from 3-5. 
  • With your library card, sign into SOLARO, which is based on the same curriculum your school uses! There are supports for kids in grades 3-12. 
  • MyVictory Skills offers free online tutoring. Contact an instructor to get help with academics, skills, or pesonal growth! 
  • Try out some learning ideas from local organization Frontier College - things like using this time to explore the house to learn measurement skills
  • ESL? Keep Learning English with Pronunciator
  • Your Chrome web browser can help your student with extra learning needs - check out this list of extensions that may help your family
  • The device (tablet, laptop, phone) that your child is using for school may have extra tools to help with reading, writing, and organization. Find options here. 
  • Get tips on supporting your student with behavioural or learning needs from Child Mind Institute
  • Get high quality and educational daily schedules from Khan Academy

Do you have additions of local activities for children, youth, and families? Please email Kristina at [email protected] 

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