Orchard Park Remote Recreation

Welcome to Orchard Park Remote Recreation! We will help you discover fun and entertaining ways to keep active with your children.  Follow these links to explore ways to stay fit and active at home.

Arts and Crafts/Activities

Albright Knox Art Museum - Explore Art Activities you can do at home.

All Kids Network

Coloring Pages

Free Kids Crafts

Highlights Kids 

Strong National Museum of Play - activities for at home fun

Tinkergarten Activities - fun activities for all ages


Character Counts

Diversity - understanding that each individual is unique and recognizing our individual differences.

Gratitude - feeling or showing appreciation of a kindness received; thankful.

Honesty - When you speak the truth and act truthfully.

Kindness - The quality or state of being gentle and considerate.

Perseverance - keep going even when things get difficult.

Respect - to act in a way that shows you care about other's feelings and well-being.

Self-control - being able to control your actions, feelings, and emotions.


Education/Science/Nature

African Lion Safari - try out some safari at home activities to entertain your little ones!

Brain Scape - Offers a million flashcard decks for every subject, entrance exam, and certification imaginable 

Climate Kids - This Nasa initiative covers a wide range of topics including weather, climate change, atmosphere, water, energy, plants and animals. 

Environmental Nature Center - Educational videos geared toward school aged children. 

Kids Think Design - Explore careers in fashion design, graphic design, interior design, film & theatre, architecture, animation and more! 

National Geographic - NatGeoKids -  Learn about geography, animals and nature from National Geographic 

The OT Tool Box -  At home OT, PT, and ST resources designed to build skills in children through movement and play.

PBS Learning - PreK-12 digital media service with thousands of learning materials!

Reinstein Woods - Connecting with Nature in the time of COVID

The Science Spot - Science projects that can be completed with or without internet access! 

Tift Nature Preserve - Osprey cam

Tinkergarten Activities - fun activities for all ages

TR Inaugural Site - One of America's best-known and most influential presidents can to be inaugurated in Buffalo, NY! Take a virtual tour. 


Family Fun

Hold a virtual playdate 

Build a fort! 

Family game night

Make a Time Capsule with your family- include photos, letters, and tokens that you feel represent this time. Even include news paper articles from the past several days. This will help us remember what happened during this time in future years.

Escape Room - Transform your family fun night into an immersive escape room adventure with a simple kit! 

Indoor Scavenger Hunt Riddles - a scavenger hunt, sometimes known as a treasure hunt, can be played indoors our out!

Nomster Chef - Illustrated recipes designed to help kids ages 2-12 cook with their families!


Fitness Activities

87 Energy Busting Games and Activities 

Fitness Blender - free fitness videos

Fitness Blender for Kids - free fitness videos for kids

Go Noodle - movement and mindfulness videos

Group HIIT - free workout videos for kids

PBS Kids Healthy Habits

PE At Home - Mike Morris is a physical education teacher who has created numerous videos that involve fun & physical activity at home

PE with Joe (youtube) - Joe provides daily workouts

Phys. Ed Review - reviews on Phys Ed. books, music and equipment.

Teach Phys. Ed - numerous activities for at home from fitness, dancing, skill and other specific based activities.


Virtual Field Trips

Albright Knox Art Museum - Take a field trip on Virtual Family Fun Day the second Sunday of each month 

Burchfield Penney Art Museum - connect with the artists

Explore Mars! - with a 360° camera

Georgia Aquarium - View the Beluga whales and more with the Georgia Aquarium webcams!

Google Earth - Take a virtual vacation! Explore the world using google earth satellite and street view mode to see places like you're actually there!

The Hidden World of National Parks -  National Parks Services and Google have teamed up so you can explore The Hidden World of National Parks with virtual tours guided by park rangers!

Monterey Bay Aquarium -  View the live stream of the aquarium! 

San Diego Zoo - Check out their animal live cams and videos! 

Smithsonian - Take a virtual tour of the Smithsonian!

Strong National Museum of Play - virtual tours

Virtual Scuba Diving -  Immerse yourself in a 360° view of our National Marine Sanctuaries!

Yellowstone National Park - Take a virtual field trip to Yellowstone!