The Oaklands Community Centre is Closed until further notice.

ACTIVITIES to do at home

Museum of Anthropology A Place of World Arts + Cultures

Museum of Anthropology A Place of World Arts + Cultures

Museum of Anthropology A Place of World Arts + Cultures

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MOA continues to deliver arts and culture into your home. There is a long running list of #MOAFromHome activities and resources on their website. Take inspiration from them, learn something new, and enjoy a touch of beauty.                          

RBCM@Home

Museum of Anthropology A Place of World Arts + Cultures

Museum of Anthropology A Place of World Arts + Cultures

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 RBCM @ Home will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12 pm. Got little ones? RBCM @  Home(Kids!) takes place on Wednesdays at 11 am, visit their calendar for topics, presenters and a list of materials so you can join in with  hands-on activities at home. 

Authors' Read-Aloud for Kids

Museum of Anthropology A Place of World Arts + Cultures

Authors' Read-Aloud for Kids

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This is both educational and fun!
Many authors are offering online read-alouds and activities on social media. Enjoy listening to them with your little ones.



Cirque du Soleil at HOME 😃

Amazon Global Audio-books

Authors' Read-Aloud for Kids

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Click here to enjoy a dazzling 60 minute performance by the largest contemporary circus producer in the world, Canada's own, Cirque du Soleil!

Make Self-Isolation Fun!

Amazon Global Audio-books

Amazon Global Audio-books

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Self-isolating doesn’t mean we can’t have fun!

Here are some fun activities for you and your family:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NaD_V9e8jucCY1mwJzTQbQhWabuPST6C/view?usp=sharing


Amazon Global Audio-books

Amazon Global Audio-books

Amazon Global Audio-books

Free audio-books with content ranging from preschool to classic literature.
https://stories.audible.

  

Free audio-books with content ranging from preschool to classic literature in various languages.

https://stories.audible.com/discover

Art Gallery of Victoria - Activating Emily Activity Book (App)

Art Gallery of Victoria - Activating Emily Activity Book (App)

Art Gallery of Victoria - Activating Emily Activity Book (App)

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This dynamic, educational and fun new resource invites you to experience renowned BC artist Emily Carr’s artwork and stories in unique ways. Download the Activity Book App here.

Greater Victoria Public Library

Art Gallery of Victoria - Activating Emily Activity Book (App)

Art Gallery of Victoria - Activating Emily Activity Book (App)

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The library's digital resources are available for your enjoyment: https://gvpl.ca/digital/ Sign up for a card online and start reading, watching and learning instantly.


For book recommendations, click here for our monthly book club's selections over the last year.

Royal BC Museum!

Art Gallery of Victoria - Activating Emily Activity Book (App)

Shaw Discovery Centre - Activity Sheets!

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You can visit the museum digitally! Browse through the Learning Portal, or watch videos on the BC Museum's YouTube channel!  Why not start with the 100 Objects of Interest!

Shaw Discovery Centre - Activity Sheets!

Shaw Discovery Centre - Activity Sheets!

Shaw Discovery Centre - Activity Sheets!

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There are tons of free, downloadable activity sheets for all ages to be found here in French and English! Plus, fun videos of ocean creatures. 

STEM Activities from NASA!

Shaw Discovery Centre - Activity Sheets!

Take a tour of Craigdarroch Castle!

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Launch rockets, build a hovercraft, create a winning science fair project and more! These activities are perfect for K-4 aged kiddos, and all available for free! 

Take a tour of Craigdarroch Castle!

Shaw Discovery Centre - Activity Sheets!

Take a tour of Craigdarroch Castle!

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Take a tour of the interior of Craigdarroch Castle on YouTube! Or, want to see the castle from the sky? There's a YouTube video for that too!

15 Broadway Musicals to Watch at Home

15 Broadway Musicals to Watch at Home

15 Broadway Musicals to Watch at Home

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Now, if you can’t make it to New York City or just want to see a show you may have missed, there’s an ever-growing list of productions available to watch wherever you are. (P.S. they're not all free, but some of them are available on Amazon Prime.)

12 Museums you can visit online!

15 Broadway Musicals to Watch at Home

15 Broadway Musicals to Watch at Home

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Fortunately, the digital age has made it possible—easy, even—to visit some of the world’s most famous museums from the comfort of your own home. Here are a dozen of them.

The Metropolitan Opera at Home!

15 Broadway Musicals to Watch at Home

The Metropolitan Opera at Home!

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Every single day during the Met's closure, they will be offering a different opera to watch online, for free! Enjoy the show! 

Free Online Education Options

Green Schools of Nova Scotia Activities

The Metropolitan Opera at Home!

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Here's an entire list of education companies offering free subscriptions due to school closings. 

Banff & Lake Louise Webcams!

Green Schools of Nova Scotia Activities

Green Schools of Nova Scotia Activities

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Visit Banff and Lake Louise through our webcams - with cameras at all the choice spots around Banff National Park you can stream spectacular views straight to your screen.

Green Schools of Nova Scotia Activities

Green Schools of Nova Scotia Activities

Green Schools of Nova Scotia Activities

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Check out these fun, nature based activities for children of all ages from the Green Schools of Nova Scotia. Fun, free hands on crafts, activities, and lessons all about nature.

At Home Science Experiments!

Compost Education Centre Online Learning

Compost Education Centre Online Learning

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Check out these ideas from Mad Science using ingredients you'll likely have on hand!

Compost Education Centre Online Learning

Compost Education Centre Online Learning

Compost Education Centre Online Learning

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Join The Victoria Compost Education Centre to learn about all things gardening. They're offering a variety of workshops online for free or low cost.