Welcome to Miss Adell'sTop High FiveThings to do
At-Home Activity Resources from KGBSD.org https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vSvvnTVBHxSSOf2tUbrFMf6L2vGfzcTgNPtzNHyNYouNFNWCWnZmiiktyW_qzd5E7pINuvsLU4XMpL-/pub
State of Alaska Digital Library free eBooks and audiobooks and Free music downloads
- Scroll down to the green box on the left that says Alaska Digital Library and click on the white oval button.
- In the upper right corner is an orange button that says Sign in, click there and a welcome screen will appear.
- Select your library scroll to Ketchikan Public Library, type your card number and click SIGN IN.
- You need to download the free app for Overdrive or Libby to read or listen to books……Then Bookmark the site and go explore for a book, search for your favorite author or book!
5pm April 3 Friday Art opening for Brook Ratzat exhibit exhale.click.release but you can watch at any time
Great Barrier Reef in Australia Tour – Interactive
How about Lego Land …. A virtual tour
Check out the panda cam at the Atlanta zoo- Did you know that Panda uses their head to climb?
Lunch Doodle with Mo Willems for a laugh! Every day a new story
Live cams at the Monterey Bay Aquarium – Lots of choose from, I like the jelly cam
Can’t visit a Disney Park – Use Google Maps Street view to plan your excursion around the park.
Museum of United States Air Force – Tour the Museum, Cockpits of Airplane also podcasts
Smithsonian Museum – Historic items
Teen Drive – Cars of the Future
Stellarium – find the stars that will be in the night sky
View from a Canoe
Tour of Mars
Virtual Tour of the White House
Polar Bear and the Tundra
Johnson Space Center, Houston Texas
Managing Salmon – Interdependence – Healthy Dinner Healthy Forests.
Discover your Happy
Winchester Mystery House – Spooky house with stairway to nowhere and bricked up doors.
Tour of the Seattle Aquarium
Alaska Climate Change Videos
Fab fit fun This Weeks workout – check it out lots of different workouts ….. some require sign-ups some don’t
Easy Exercises for Teens
- Read a book either online (check out free stories.audible.com ) or paperback
- Start a Journal – you are living a historic event that hopefully will not happen again in your lifetime write, draw, record online like a podcast, create a PowerPoint whatever format that you feel like!
- Do something every day like draw a Zentangle (How-to video here https://feltmagnet.com/drawing/How-to-Create-a-Great-Zendoodle ) or doodle every day
- Clean out your closet or under your bed
- Brainstorm ideas for a summer job this year
- Help cook a meal and think about what you could do to make it special, then name it a new name.i.e. peanut butter sandwiches sprinkled with cinnamon – Cinnabutter sandwich
- Write poetry, haiku … (types of poetry explained https://www.masterclass.com/articles/poetry-101-learn-about-poetry-different-types-of-poems-and-poetic-devices-with-examples
- Do something that you haven’t done in a long time at home (Clean up the garage, wash the car) as a surprise for someone
- Look up origami directions and try to follow them to fold something like a crane explore paper folding on line, cut out paper dolls but now change the shape can you do a frog? Explore on your own. Here is a complicated star link https://www.origami-resource-center.com/sonobe-stellated-octahedron.html
- Music Music Music – play, listen, make music family group, siblings group
- Watch and online cooking class or look for a new recipe in a cookbook (paper or online)
- Plan your weekend 48-hour schedule of what you can do…
- Dinner and a show – eat dinner the put on a talent show
Buy one thing at your grocery store that you never have had (peach preserves?) and incorporate it into your eating.
- Draw your shoes, stocking feet, draw some micro world item, look for things in your home that you may not have noticed before
- Draw your house from the outside, draw from the inside, your bedroom, car, dog, cat
- Have a daily family meeting and talk about the day, plan for tomorrow, tell jokes, do an activity all together .. lots more possibilities
- Do a crossword, puzzle, Sudoku or word find https://www.goodhousekeeping.co.za/online-games-crossword-puzzles-soduko-and-word-searches/
- Figure out how to fix something in your house that is broke
- See if you can set a record at something (i.e. push-ups, jumping jacks, not talking, smiling
- Start a Nature Journal for your walkabouts about events that are going around outside. It is spring, the buds are emerging, the insects are flying, and the flowers are out. Keep track of the weather …. Keep track of sunrise and sunset …. Anything of your choice. Draw or write details. Need to look something up to check out
- Go to the NASA space station site and check sighting opportunity of the space station https://spotthestation.nasa.gov/sightings/ type in our city and zoom out to check it out.
- Create an obstacle course or scavenger hunt in your house (with parental or guardian permission
- Create a compelling argument on why you should be able to do something
- Make a list of all the things you want to do when the quarantine is lifted
Open Culture – Resources Abound
TED-Ed – Talks on with a different view
The Kid Should See This
Google Lit Trips – Geographic Google trip based on books
Music Planet – Check out music from around the world
World Wonder Projects
Free Daily Comics
This day in History
On this day in History/Film&TV/Music/Sport
Podcast in Place: Youth Stories from Quarantine – Alaska Youth Stories, who are stuck at home. By Alaska Teen Media Institute - Soundcloud, Apple Podcast and YouTube
Pants on Fire – The game show where teens interview two grownups
Six Minutes – Suspenseful audio drama featuring a cast of kids of the story of a girl named Holiday who finds herself in the mystery adventure with no memory of where she came from. Released twice a week.
Science Friday - The latest discoveries in Science that entertains.
Stuff You Missed in History Class – Little known history comes alive three times a week, the focus is on overlooked stories, weird events, and underrepresented groups.
Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me – A blend of wacky new and comedy. Occasionally the jokes can be a bit-off color.
What’s Good Games – A funny podcast about video games. Some of the games discuss are for the mature teen.
The Mortified Podcast – a story telling podcast where adults share the most humiliating things they created as kids and teen
#WhoWouldWin - Who would win the batter between Loki and Darth Maul. Comic book lover or sci-fi fans ponder these questions and feisty debate ensure.
Socially Awkward - A funny podcast for teens full of interviews that will surely remind them that they are not the only ones walking around this planet feeling like a complete freak.
Math Mutations a podcast about math interesting and weird corners of the math world.
99% Invisible – This podcast is about all the things you never even knew you wanted to know!
Great list of Young Adult fiction podcasts
A Way with Words – examines language their it history, culture and family.
NPR: Youth Radio – Students from around the country share their opinions and experiences regarding a variety of subjects and topics.
Start Cooking - Anyone interested in cooking this teaches the basics and well as explores yummy recipes
Listen to a Book
Neil Gaiman reading Coraline https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bghlhgKnm0&feature=emb_logo
He has lots of his books on You tube on the web ….