Ways to Keep Kids Engaged this Summer
Michigan Science Center brings wonders of the universe and live experiments directly into your living room. Log on to MiSci’s ECHO Distance Learning Studio, Mondays through Fridays at 2:30 p.m.
While public libraries have been approved to re-open in Michigan. several public libraries are open online. And many have made their extensive collections of ebooks and movies available for download. Some also have special online programming and book groups for kids — and grown-ups, too.
Southfield Public Library website is open with e-books, audio books, movies, music, children’s resources and many research sources at www.southfieldlibrary.org. SPL plans to reopen in phases. One of the first phases will be with phone service and material pickup at the drive-through window. They will post information when this service is ready on their website and social media pages.
Please check the websites and continue to utilize online resources of our state’s outstanding libraries. Among them are the Detroit Public Library and the Clinton-Macomb Public Library.
Get outdoors. Huron-Clinton Metro Parks are open throughout Southeast Michigan, as are Michigan State Parks, including Belle Isle. Hike, bike, explore and more.
Yoga with Maya. Mondays through Sundays at 5 p.m. Click here for directions for 30-minute, password-protected Zoom sessions.
Animal Lessons from Detroit Zoo. Discover amazing animals and learn online.
Coloring Through the City. A fun way to explore Detroit is the downloadable Detroit Parks Coloring Book brought to you by Detroit Riverfront Conservancy. The book is made possible by the teams at Eastern Market, the Belle Isle Conservancy, Downtown Detroit Partnership, and the City of Detroit.