Are the kids getting bored or crazy stuck at home? So are the neighbors - and we’ve got tons of parents here in Arlington suggesting activities - see the cheer page for eggs and bears, oh, my!
Remember: social distancing includes kids. Playgrounds are open - please read Town guidance on use of playgrounds (open, but please stay safe!)
Things To Do With Kids This Summer
- Contribute to the Epic Adventures of Fox and Owl by Arts Arlington and the Friends of Fox Library offers a number of participatory (remote) events this summer.
- The Arlington Center for the Arts still has a summer camp program, with a mix of online classes to start, with in-person classes later.
- Arlington Children’s Theater is offering multiweek online classes with performances at the end.
- Arlington’s own Parent and Youth resources - while in-person classes may be closed, there are still resources to check out, along with coverage from Your Arlington about library programs continuing.
- Arlington Community Education has a list of great local things to do.
- Check out Boston Mamas weekly curated events in the region.
- Join the “Arlington Parents (Arlington, Massachusetts)” Facebook group (private, requires approval which comes within a day or so).
- Scroll through this giant Google Spreadsheet of Education companies offering free subscriptions during COVID
Library Programs Online
Hundreds of museum exhibitions are online now too - while many of the images and video tours may be more for adults, there are sure to be some for kids too!
Need real books now? See local bookstores offering delivery or pickup!.
Please read our complete guide to online library services, including language learning, e-books three ways, and streaming British TV, critically acclaimed movies, and more.
State School Gudiance
Interested in Homeschooling? Check out the local Advocates for Home Education in Mass!
Got More Ideas?
Email us your suggestions - we update this site frequently!
Try not to worry, the kids will turn out fine!