1. Have your kids made their own slime? It’s one of Sasha’s favorite activities at home — she loves to experiment with different ingredients, colors, and materials, adding things like glitter, food coloring, and beads. Recipes for making it vary, and Home Depot has some good videos with demos. You can also just search “how to make slime” on Google or YouTube for ideas.
2. The Explore! Children’s Museum, an upcoming children’s museum in the DC area that currently operates in a space at the National Portrait Gallery, has launched the Explore! Sandbox, a free database with over 100 virtual, interactive and hands-on activities for children up to nine years old.
3. If you haven’t tried geocaching (or even if you have), it’s a good time to give it a go. It’s like a scavenger hunt, and a great way to enjoy the outdoors with a little adventure. Even better, you can pick and choose where and when you want to do it. This KFDC post has info on how to get started.
4. The Library of Congress presents the Boccaccio Project, a series of musical responses to COVID-19. Ten pairs of composers and performers will write and perform brief solo works online over the course of 10 weekdays. It starts this evening at 8pm with a collaboration by Jeremy Jordan (piano) and Damien Sneed (composer).
5. Inspired by DC: Black Lives Matter murals on city streets around the country.
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