Free Activities and Entertainment

First, I’d like to thank you for physically distancing yourself from others and self-isolating as much as possible. You’re doing the right thing for your family, neighbors, and fellow human beings. You’re appreciated.

I’ve compiled a list of free activities and entertainment for the whole family. I’ll update this list as much as possible so please bookmark this page check back regularly. If you have anything to add, leave a link in the comments section, and I’ll add it. Thank you!

For Kids

This is a great spreadsheet with daily livestreams. From museums to karate to circle time.

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis Museum at Home

Cosmic Kids Yoga

Cincinnati Zoo Home Safari Facebook Lives … daily @ 3:00PM ET Watch all Cincy Zoo videos here.

Tour 12 famous museums.

Museum Views … virtually tour museums with Google

The Center for Puppetry Arts

Stop Motion Video Camp

Indy with Kids … virtual playdates with great guests

The Organized Kids … how-to organization videos for kids

Children’s Art

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems … March 16-20 and 23-27 @ 1PM ET

Book Reading

Save with Stories … Amy McAdams and Jennifer Garner read children’s books

Josh Gad, voice of Olaf, reads books on Twitter

James Dean, author of Pete the Cat, storytime … March 17 @ 12PM ET


Dropkick Murphys … website and social channels … March 17 @ 7PM ET

Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie … daily @ 7PM ET


Keith Urban

John Legend

Chris Martin of Coldplay

Lin Manuel-Miranda

Performing Arts


Metropolitan Opera … free opera streams

Broadway Shows

Watch 15 Broadway shows for free.


Patton Oswald


Antoni from Queer Eye

Mind & Body for Adults

Peloton —  yoga, meditation, strength, cycling, running and more … access to their app for the next 90 days — set in a reminder in your phone to cancel

CorePower Yoga … free online videos

Barre3 … free online classes for 15 days — set a remind in your phone to cancel

Planet Fitness … daily live-streamed classes … 7PM ET

CARROT Fit … snarky 7 minute workouts … free app download

Ways to Support Two Twenty One

People have asked how they can help Two Twenty One, which makes up a decent chunk of our household income. And when you support 221, you also support the two part-time assistants I employ– a college student and a mom of two young children.

One way is to purchase through my affiliate links. I earn a small percentage of whatever you buy. If you’re purchasing from any of the following retailers, just click on the name of the retailer, purchase through that window, and I’ll earn the affiliate commission. Thank you so much for all your support. I truly appreciate it.

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  1. Pratirupa says:

    Great list Chelsea . Oliver Jeffers is also having a live reading of his books on his Instagram (and also Facebook possibly). You may add that under the list of Children’s entertainment.

  2. I’ve been using the FitOn app! Completely free and all kinds of exercises from simple stretches to cardio, HIIT, Barre

  3. Jessica Strayer says:

    Just did Cosmic Kids yoga with my 5yo and 3 yo, and the 5yo was very into it! He immediately asked to do another one after a 30 minute episode!

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