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HappiFamli Resource Page

The public health challenges, brought on by COVID-19, are unlike anything we have experienced before. At HappiFamli our priority remains to provide support to families and children. We have compiled a list of resources and links for children of all ages. Please email us at rebecca@happifamli.com if you have additional items we can add or want to schedule a phone consultation to talk about your care needs.

Ages 6-10

  • Learning Sites
  • Art & Activities
  • Just For Fun

Ages 10-14

  • Learning Sites
  • Activities

Ages 15+

  • Learning Sites
  • Activities

For All Ages

  • Zoos/Aquariums
  • Museums
  • Cool Places
  • Art Lessons
  • Music
  • Other
  • Crafts
  • Books
  • Languages
  • Coding
  • Exercise 

Austin Businesses: On-Line Classes & Activities

Some of the local businesses HappiFamli works with are offering free resources and paid on-lone classes to help keep your kiddos entertained and learning.

Free Stuff:

Thinkery At Home – smart, fun activities to do with the kids

Sarah’s Spanish School – fun, free spanish lessons for kids

The Studio Cedar Park – Art, Sewing, Music Lessons

Hideout Theatre – Virtual Online Shows

Makin’ Music Carolina – Free online music videos for young kids

Austin Kung Fu – Kung Fu and Tai Chi

BakeAustin – free baking and cooking classes for kids & families

Book Tunnel – Creative writing prompts for ages 8-12

Start Up Kids Club 

3 entrepreneurship-based classes for students every week.

Email info@startupkidsclub.com to participate

Paid Stuff:

Coding With Kids

Online coding classes

Code Ninjas – South Austin

Online coding classes

Young Writers Austin 

Young Writers Austin – Online writing workshops 6th – 12th

Orpheus Academy of Music

online classes in Guitar, Piano, Violin or Voice. First 2 lessons free.

Badgerdog Creative Writing Camps

Writing camps for 3rd to 12th grade 

Squishy Banana Studio

Online Film Program

General Information/Resources

COVID-19 Resources

From Families Empowered

Video Conferencing

8×8 Meetings

Adobe Connect

WebEx

Fun For All Ages

Live WebCams:

Houston Zoo Webcams

(Elephant Yard!!!)

New England Aquarium

Monterey Bay Aquarium LiveCams

(Jelly Cam, need we say more?)

Georgia Aquarium Webcams

(several of them) 

Atlanta Zoo Panda Cam

Cincinnati Zoo FB Live sessions daily at 3 pm

San Diego Zoo live cams

Cooking:

Kalamata’s Kitchen

Kitchen Exploration Passport – Explore the world of food, without leaving your home. Created with kitchen essentials in mind, Kalamata and her friends will help your little Taste Bud open their mind to new food experiences, through tasting, making, smelling, finding and exploring new adventures with food.

Museums:

Smithsonian (so cool!)

Tons of museum online art exhibits

Cool Places:

Visit Yellowstone

Virtual Reality Tours of amazing places (like Mt. Everest)

NASA

 

Canadian Farm Tour

Art Lessons:

Jerry’s Artarama 2000+ Lessons

The Virtual Instructor

Music:

Operas

Symphony

(Use code BERLINPHIL by March 31 to get 30-day access)

Live Concerts To Watch Virtually

Chrome Music Lab

Crafts:

Knitting 

Crochet

Coloring Pages

Books:

Audible

Storytime with Bill

We’re currently all stuck at home, so take a break and let Bill read some books to your kids. Each episode, Bill (a professional actor, voice artist, and filmmaker) reads a different children’s book with the help of his two young sons.

Languages:

Better Chinese

American Sign Language (ASL)

Duolingo

Coding:

Code.Org

Codelicious

Exercise:

Online Yoga & Mindfulness

Omtastic Yoga 

Ages 0-5

Learning Sites:

Austin Homeschool w/Figment

(FB Group with tons of ideas!)

Khan Academy For Kids

IXL Personalized Learning

Disney Family

Epic! Books For Kids Under 12

Cool Math For Kids

Art & Activities:

Hands On As We Grow 

Collective Playground

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems

Imagination Tree

Milwaukee With Kids

Indoor Games

Cooking With Kids

Music & Movement:

Yo Re Mi

Cosmic Kids Yoga

Go Noodle

Just For Fun:

Balloon Tying!

Ages 6-10

Learning Sites:

Brain Pop Jr.

I know It – Math Practice

Khan Academy For Kids

IXL Personalized Learning

Disney Family

Epic! Books For Kids Under 12

12 Story Library

Prodigy

123 Home School

Cool Math For Kids

Art & Activities:

Doodles Academy

Milwaukee With Kids

Staying-home-5-fun-easy-activities-for-kids

Cooking With Kids

We Are Teachers

Felt With Love

Just For Fun:

Balloon Tying!

Ages 10-14

Learning Sites:

Brain Pop Jr.

Typing.com

Khan Academy

IXL Personalized Learning

Epic! Books For Kids Under 12

12 Story Library

Prodigy

Academy 4SC

Actively Learn – Remote Learning

Activities:

We Are Teachers

Felt With Love

Ages 15+

Learning Sites:

Brain Pop Jr.

Typing.com

Khan Academy

IXL Personalized Learning

Academy 4SC

Actively Learn – Remote Learning

Activities:

Felt With Love

Meditation

For Parents

Core Power Yoga

Black Swan Yoga- Live Stream

Dance Party

3 pm EST daily: Mark Kanemura on Instagram

Included with Amazon Prime:

Vinyasa Flow – Jess Timsit (an Austin instructor)

Ashtanga Yoga Primary Series

Guided Meditation for Relaxation, Stress Relief, and Anxiety with Katrina Repman