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Virtual Activities

Who said social distancing has to be boring? Check out this list of virtual activities for fun ways to pass the time at home!

Connecting Virtually

SDSU provides all students, staff and faculty free access to messaging and video conferencing with Zoom. This is a great way to “meet up” and stay virtually connected with your friends, classmates and student organization members. 

Virtual Art Classes

Hone your artistic abilities or discover a new hobby with these virtual art tutorials:

  • Join the McHarper Manor weekdays at 12 p.m. CST on Facebook for a daily art project tutorial. Projects include watercolor paintings, chalk art, canvas painting, and more! Videos will be available after the live class on the McHarper Manor Facebook page.  

  • Join Kennedy Center Education Artist-in-Residence Mo Willems at home for a live daily doodle lessonat 12 p.m. CST. Videos will be available after the live class on the Kennedy Center YouTube channel. 

Virtual Fitness Classes

Work out from the comfort of your own home! Check out these resources to help you stay active:

  • Follow Planet Fitness on Facebook for live-streamed daily workouts several times a day.

  • CorePower Yoga hosts on demand classes to keep up your practice from the comfort of your living room.

  • Fitness professional Alex Vaughan offers live dance classes on YouTube through Zook Dance Fitness. Previously recorded routines are available to learn too!

  • Take on stress with an introduction to mindfulness meditation that you can practice on your own. Guided meditations can be downloaded in both English and Spanish. 

Virtual Tours and Museums

Experience the best museums from NYC to France to Seoul in the comfort of your own home. Check out these sites to go on virtual tours of different museums and specific exhibits:

Check out some cool places around the world from national parks to national landmarks: 

Animal Webcams

Just want a cute and cuddly distraction? Check out several different animal live cam options:

More Fun Things To Do

Check out the 25 Most Interesting Webcams of 2018

Have a Netflix Party with friends while watching your favorite shows together! 

Have a long distance movie night with family and friends.

​Choose from 15 Broadway plays and musicals that you can watch on stage from home. Musical television more your thing? Find your next show to binge watch on the list of 11 musical TV shows.

Create a collaborative playlist with your friends.

Take up a new hobby like making towel animals or crocheting, or choose from thousands of other tutorial videos on YouTube. 

Watch an opera for free with the Metropolitan Opera.

Listen to a live recording from the Seattle Symphony.

Print off a free printable coloring page from the “Color Our Collections” campaign with coloring sheets from over 100 museums and libraries from around the world or choose from 1,500+ coloring pages with Just Color.