Online Youth & Family Resources

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Events

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is observed on the third Monday of January each year. This year that falls on January 18, 2021. Dr. King's actually birthday is January 15. It took 15 years for MLK Day to be declared a national holiday and he was the first modern private citizen to be honored with a federal holiday. 

Checkout the events below that celebrate his life long fight for equity and justice for all. 

Event (virtual): Virtual MLK Dare to Dream Day (click the link to register) 

Date: Monday, January 18, 2021

Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Event (virtual): The People's Holiday

Date: Monday, January 18, 2021

Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Continue to check back for more events. 

Working From Home with Children

We are all adjusting to working and/or doing school work from home. We recognize this can be a challenging transition with the kiddos at home as well. Check out some of links below to articles that can help you navigate the shift to working at home with your children.

https://www.parents.com/parenting/work/life-balance/how-to-master-being-a-work-at-home-mom/

https://thewirecutter.com/blog/work-from-home-with-kids/

https://www.fastcompany.com/90480620/4-tips-for-getting-anything-done-while-working-from-home-with-your-kids

 

 

Online Learning Resources

Distances Learning states today, April 6, 2020 for  Baltimore City Public Schools. Click the link below to access the online resources available for grades K - 12.

Baltimore City Public Schools Distance Learning

For similar online resources for Baltimore County Public Schools click HERE

Local libraries are providing additional online resources to assist students with their continuing education. Click the links below to explore.

Enoch Pratt Free Library

Baltimore County Public Library

Continue to check back with us for additional online learning resource.

 

Food for Families

Please view the links below for cool ideas for meals that you can made together as a family at home and resources to find food near you.

Monday Meal

Baltimore City Schools Meal Sites

Baltimore County Public Schools Meal Sites

Maryland Food Bank

 

 

Fitness For Kids

We know it may be difficult for kids to get outside right now so check out our Movement Monday exercises below that they (and you) can do inside!

Exercise Inside

Indoor Exercise Games

Virtual Field Trips

Unfortunately during these times we can not travel to different places for field trips but that doesn't have to stop you and your family from exploring some great places. Click the links below to take some fantastic virtual fields trips. Make sure you check back weekly for new adventures.

 

National Museum of African American Histroy & Culture

Boston Children’s Museum

US Census Bureau

San Diego Zoo

Georgia Aquarium

Field Trip Friday! Take a trip across the county and visit the site below!

Yellow Stone National Park

At Home Crafts

We know the students are busy with reading, writing and arithmetic. Give them a break while stimulating another part of the braking with some at home art and craft projects. Check out these simple craft projects below. 

Paper Beads

Paper Bag Tiara

Monster Rocks

 

S.T.E.M

Let us help you keep the kids busy and entertained with some simple S.T.E.M. Projects below.

Fizzing Colors

Hopping Grains

Apple Oxidation Experiment  

Virtual Summer U Day Camp 2020

Dear Parents and Guadians,

Good news, our Virtual Summer U Day Camp has been approved! 

Visit our 2020 Summer U page for more information, or click here to register.

You can contact Mark Dixon (mdixon@umaryland.edu) if you have any questions about camp.

 

Camp Dates: TBD, 2021

Camp Days: TBD

Camp Times: TBD