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Virtual Fun Roundup: LEGO chess, make your own museum, storytimes

Posted December 2, 2020 8:33 p.m. EST

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

LEGO Chess

Make your own game of chess with this tutorial from Scott at Marbles Kids Museum. It's part of Marbles' regular LEGO Challenge series.

Owl Storytime

Wake County parks offers this quick storytime, complete with sound effects, featuring the book "Good-Night Owl."

Zoo Science

The N.C. Zoo offers some shiny penny science.

Exercising and Counting

Count to 100 and exercise at the same time with Ms. Iris of the Durham County Library. It's designed for toddlers.

Kidzu Storytime

Kidzu Children's Museum offers up this reading of "Ruby's Birds" by Maya Thompson about a girl who discovers bird watching in her own neighborhood.

Sick Animal Care

The N.C. Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores features a video about how it cared for a sick sand tiger shark. (Note that the video was shot before the pandemic.)

Make Your Own Museum

Diana Bell-Kite from the N.C. Museum of History talks about her grandmother's quilt and explains how you can make a museum at home.