Join in this week for some fun sing-along storytime, learning about new instruments with Seattle Symphony, and painting with toys! Plus, enjoy some really amazing local festivals and celebrations from home, like the famous Moisture Festival, and Seattle’s Pride Festival, all featuring kid-friendly programming.
Monday, June 22
Drawing Wild Washington with Burke Museum. Join artist Jed Dunkerley for some nature inspired, online art lessons! Choose from various pre-recorded demos with themes like Ponderosa Pines and Coastal Marine Ecosystem. Learn more HERE.
Tuesday, June 23
Preschool Storytime with Miss Kat. Kids ages 3-5 (and siblings!) can participate in sing-alongs, live storytime with a librarian, and other creative activities to stimulate those young minds. Live at 9 a.m.
Wednesday, June 24
Moisture Fest. The Seattle Moisture Festival is joining other local festivals with a first-ever online venue! The show will feature favorite artists from the festival archives, as well as some live performances and a live chat during the show. Live at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 25
Animal & Vehicle Track Paint Fun. Have you ever wanted to paint with something other than a paintbrush? This is your chance! Grab old toys and some washable paint, and join others online for some creative fun. Live at 1:15 p.m.
Friday, June 26
Seattle Symphony Tiny Clips for Tiny Tots: The Strings. Tiny Tots is back this week with a geared-for-young-audiences introduction to the strings! Meet a violin and more orchestra instruments with host John Turman, and join the musical adventure. Learn more about Seattle Symphony’s online kids programming HERE. Live at 11 a.m.
Bonus Family Event
Together for Pride. A virtual celebration of PRIDE month in Seattle! All this weekend, join for online events featuring Trans Pride, Pride Fest, and Seattle Pride. Together for Pride is offering a range of kid-friendly events this weekend including drag queen story hour, an art class with the Seattle Sounders, interviews with youth activists, and more. Live Friday through Sunday. See our Virtual Calendar for more.
Saturday, June 27 CANCELED.
MOHAI’s Fire Day. Commemorate the anniversary of the Great Seattle Fire alongside local firefighters, and make a homemade paper fire truck, learn about fire safety, hear a story read by a real firefighter, and more. Live at 10 a.m.
Sunday, June 28
KiDiMu Storytime Sunday. Join the Kids Discovery Museum in Bainbridge Island for a virtual storytime, featuring some favorite stories. Released around 8 a.m.
Bonus ANYTIME event!
Rainbow-themed art, science, & civic participation. It’s Pride Month! As we learn more about how to get involved in the movement toward social justice and equity for all, head to this website for fun, rainbow-themed activities including art, STEM, reading, peaceful civic participation, and more. Create a walking rainbow in your kitchen, try rainbow ice painting, and design Black Lives Matter & LGBTQ posters for your windows. There are dozens of activities on this website, all with the theme of diversity & inclusion in mind.
For more local parks, galleries and museums offering exciting home learning programs for free, visit this list.