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With the kids home full time, we know you’re searching for indoor fun to entertain them, and sometimes educate them at the same time.
We’ve rounded up lists of museums, landmarks, amusement parks, escape rooms, online story times, art projects, and so much more, just for you!
Free Fun In Austin continues to highlight Austin area locations and activities that may not be available at this time. We encourage you to take all safety measures to keep yourself and your neighbors safe. It is our hope that the stories and features on this site will help inform your plans in the future.
We now present to you one massive list of ALL the indoor fun that you can have at home.
Virtual Field Trips
- Virtual Field Trips You Can Take With Your Kids – Museum Edition
- Virtual Field Trips You Can Take With Your Kids – Zoo Live Cams Edition
- Virtual Field Trips You Can Take With Your Kids – Parks Edition
- Take a Virtual Field Trip To The San Antonio Zoo
- Virtual Tours of the Best Austin Museums, Landmarks, and More
- Make History Fun And Take A Virtual Trip To Gettysburg With This Free App
- Animal Crossing – You Need To See These Stunning Pictures Of Wild Animals On City Streets During Quarantine
- Hop On Over To Austin’s Traveling Petting Zoo For A Virtual Field Trip
Reading and Creating
- Let Oprah and Other Celebrities Read Your Kids a Story
- 9 Awesome Free Art Projects To Entertain Your Kids
- This Betty White Storytime Will Make Your Day!
- Free Fun At Home: Top 10 Pinterest Wins
- Free Fun At Home: DIY 16-Piece Puzzle
- Free Fun At Home: DIY Silly Putty
- Looking For More At Home Ideas With The Kids? Join One Of These 7 Essential Facebook Groups For Parents
- Free Fun Hack! How To Make A Face Mask Without A Sewing Machine
- Matthew McConaughey Teaches You How To Make A Bandana Face Mask
- Create A Pawsitively Purrfect Art Project With Your Pets
- How To Create A Bird-Friendly Backyard In Austin And Beyond
- Even Read-Alongs Are Bigger In Texas! First Lady Cecilia Abbott Leads The Stars Of Texas Story Time
- You Have To Try This Trick! How To Make A Dry Erase Drawing Dance In Water
- Teach Your Kids To Turn Raindrops Into Rainbows
Games and Entertainment
- Can You and Your Kids Break Out Of This Free Digital Harry Potter Escape Room?
- Travel From Austin To A Disney Park From Comfort Of Your Couch
- Take a Virtual Vacation To Your Favorite Amusement Parks
- Hey Austin! These Pet Pictures Will Totally Make Your Day
- Austin City Limits Opens Its Concert Archives And All Your Problems Are Now Solved!
- Amazon Really Does Deliver! All Kids Shows Now Free To Stream
- New Free Sesame Street Series Dedicated To Emotionally Supporting Your Preschooler
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