Virtual Fun Roundup: LEGO chess, make your own museum, storytimes
Posted December 2, 2020 8:33 p.m. EST
Get inspired and learn a little something in these family-friendly videos from museums and destinations across North Carolina.
Make your own game of chess with this tutorial from Scott at Marbles Kids Museum. It's part of Marbles' regular LEGO Challenge series.
Wake County parks offers this quick storytime, complete with sound effects, featuring the book "Good-Night Owl."
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 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.