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Virtual Tips for families from Camp Recky

March 8, 2021

We know families are looking for activities and resources to keep kids active and healthy while at home. Here are resources complied by our camp staff. If you are doing something fun please share with us at so we can add it to our list.

Spring 2021 Resources

Movement Activities

GoNoodle activities GoNoodle is an app that combines fun adventure and movement into a library of virtual games. Their games are designed for kids ages 5-12 years old. provides and an extensive list of active games for indoors! One great aspect of this site is that they’ve focused on incorporating common household items into all activities. .


Educational Activities

Stuck at Home Science Sponsored by the California Science Center, parents and kids get the opportunity to re-enact fun science experiments at home. Activity leaders explain the science behind each activity by pre-recorded or live video format. All attached activities and videos are also translated into Spanish. Experiments are generally geared toward kids ages 6-9 years old. 

BrainPOP This site offer engages kids ages 9 and up through online, educational games. These games cover a variety of school subject areas including English, health, history, science and math.

PBS Kids This site offers plenty of fun, educational games for kids ages 4-6 years old. Here, your child can play games with plenty of games their favorite TV characters, like Sesame Street and Curious George, while learning specific educational goals.   

Tour a museum online, join a daily home safari or view featured art of the day. A pdf of virtual educational programs and tours around Ohio can be found here!

Go on a nature scavenger hunt together.


Managing Children, Work and COVID 19

Handling Work and Kids during COVID-19

Parent Resource: Talking to your children about COVID-19

Approved Pandemic childcare facilities 

Med student helping kids understand a crisis


Fitness and Wellness for Children

Youth Yoga

Youth Mindfulness Activities

Virtual PE Classes

The Body Coach TV: 5 Minute Kids Workout


Virtual Education Resources for Children

Scholastic Learn at Home Lesson Plans

Virtual Museums

Science from Home via COSI

Ohio Imagination Library

Science Resources


Camp Recky on the Move- Bringing the Joy of Camp to your Home

Rainy Day and Indoor Games

Back Pocket Games

Home Arts and Craft Activities

Quick and Easy Games

Crayola at home activities

Boredom busters: 110 Fun at home Activities


Camp Recky-Kids in the Kitchen

Bring the Joy of Camp Recky to your own home. We have included some of our most popular camp recipes over the years from Kids in the Kitchen. ENJOY! 

Cooking ABCs: Learn kitchen basics by cooking simple meals.

Buckeye Breakfast: It’s the most important meal of the day!

Delicious Discoveries: Learn about foods from around the world as well as some home favorites.

American Classics: Favorites from America.

Baking Boot Camp: Learn the basics of baking.

Baking 2.0: Take a deeper dive into baking.

Foods Around the World: Find a new favorite from around the world!

Play a round of Kitchen Bingo with your family with these Bingo cards!


Sports Drills at home. Practice those favorite Camp Recky Sports right at home!

Baseball, football and soccer



Learn to Swim Resources from the American Red Cross

Water Safety Activities for Children 

General Water Safety Tips for Your Child

Life Jacket Safety

Safety Tips for Lakes River and Streams

Safe Swimming at Home

Safe swimming at a Beach