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Virtual Fun Roundup: Color scavenger hunt, hot air balloon craft, zookeeper Q&A and more

Posted July 29, 2020 7:56 p.m. EDT

Picture taken Dec. 9, 2018. Photo credit Sarah McCrory.

Get inspired and learn a little something in these family-friendly videos from museums and destinations across North Carolina.

Color Scavenger Hunt

Turn an ordinary egg carton into a color-coding container for all the great items you find along the way with this quick activity from Marbles Kids Museum.

Star Formation

Learn how a star is formed with this video from Kidzu Children's Museum.


Learn how to make your own micro-environment to keep at home from the Museum of Life and Science.

Ask an Expert

Nicole Pepo, a Rocky Coast zookeeper at the N.C. Zoo, answers some questions about the zoo's polar bears and more.

Precipitation Paintings

The N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences at Whiteville offers up a rainy day craft activity.

Cape Fear Shoals

Take a break, and just sit and take in the Cape Fear Shoals, a video from an exhibit at the NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher.

Hot Air Balloon Craft

The N.C. Transportation Museum shares this hot air ballon craft for kids.