COVID-19 Resources

Activities and Resources for the Coronavirus Pandemic

RICH in Music wanted to share some resources for activities and information for this period of social distancing. You may use the Google Translate button on the right side of this page. Most of these links include some free or donation-based activities, at least for a trial period. Information is changing quickly, so please email richinmusicinfo@gmail.com with suggestions.

Please check with your health care provider before starting a dance, exercise, or movement program. Please also read a website carefully before sharing any credit card or personal information. We take no responsibility for the content of the sites below. Parents and guardians, as always, please supervise your children’s media use. Thank you, and be safe and well!

MUSIC:

Children and Families:

Sharon Katz & The Peace Train created a song just for Coronavirus: We Know What to Do/Sabemos Que Hacer! Here is the world version.

The Doodley Doo’s Kid’s Music Channel on Youtube

Sonia de los Santos: Latin American Family Music and special “En Casa con Sonia” series!

Voices of Carmen youth summer musical

Creative Alliance: many music and arts-based activities

The New Victory Theater: Arts Break Series

Lincoln Center At Home: #Concerts for Kids  

Make Homemade Musical Instruments

Adults and Families:

Music Therapy for Self-Care by Dean Quick

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra: performances, family music activities and more! Also live performances on their Facebook page at Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

NPR Tiny Desk Concerts

Playing for Change: Songs played around the world

World Music Radio

BroadwayHD: Full Broadway performances

Join a virtual choir or virtual music project

ART AND VIRTUAL FIELD TRIPS:

BuildaBridge International: many free online arts-based activities

Family Tool Kit from Art Therapist Kristin Ramsey, ATR-BC, LPC

Baltimore Youth Arts: Many excellent resources on COVID-19, mental health, activities, and other resources

Activities from Baltimore Clayworks

Templates to create paper cities

Visit tulip gardens

Trips to take from your living room

Virtual Field Trips to Zoos, Museums, Gardens and More!

Or Google “virtual field trips” or type of location you would like to see.

DANCE, EXERCISE, AND MOVEMENT:

DanceandBmoreTV: videos for families and elders; Fazafam Family Jam on Facebook

GoNoodle: Kids’ movement and mindfulness

Cirque de Soleil Special

New York City Ballet

Ballet Classes

Tap Dance

Peleton (exercise, yoga, meditation)

Les Mills Exercise Classes

Releasing Muscle Tension

Yoga

MENTAL HEALTH AND MINDFULNESS:

Boost Resilience in Times of Uncertainty by Dr. Schreiber-Pan

Calm Together: Free meditations and stories for relaxation

Sheppard Pratt Virtual Walk-in Clinic

NAMI, National Alliance for Mental Health, COVID-19 Guide

Maryland’s Pro Bono Counseling Project

Intercultural Counseling Connection: Multilingual information on Coronavirus and Community resources

READING AND LEARNING:

Khan Academy: free resources for students ages 2-18

Rosetta Stone: free student offer

Audible – free children’s stories in six languages!

Sesame Street

Reading Rainbow Skybrary

Free online ESOl/English classes (include practice with songs!)

Learnincolor: has list of free educational websites

Baltimore City Library

Baltimore County Library

RESOURCES AND NEWS:

State of Maryland Coronavirus Site: – https://coronavirus.maryland.gov/

COVID-19 Information and Resources from OSI-Baltimore

Baltimore Youth Arts: Many excellent resources on COVID-19, mental health, activities, and other resources

CNN 10 (10-minute news show, formerly CNN Student News)

Baltimore Mayor’s Office of Children and Family Success: Food and many other resources

Mobile free hotspots

RESOURCES FOR IMMIGRANTS:

Multilingual Coronavirus Information from Baltimore Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs

Asylee Women Enterprise(Generally and at News and Events)

Immigration Outreach Service Center

Intercultural Counseling Connection: Multilingual information on Coronavirus and Community resources

Informed Immigrant

Resources in English and Spanish/ Recursos en ingles y español:

COVID-19 “Hotline” in Spanish/ en español: 667-600-2314

Centro Sol: Resources in Spanish/ recursos en español

Save the Children: Resources for families in English and Spanish; Recursos para familias en inglés y español

Common Sense Media: Activities for families—can read in Spanish; Actividades para familias—puede leer en español