Virtual Field Trips

Virtual Field Trips


We all know that the best thing we can do right now is to stay home.  That should be easy considering there are no in-person games, meetings, concerts, play dates and certainly no in-classroom school going on right now.  This can be a major challenge with young children at home, especially if you’re working remotely too.

So what do you do when the assigned morning work is over, the educational apps have run their course and not even watching other people play video games on YouTube is keeping them occupied anymore? The Greenlight team has put together some of our favorite virtual field trips and lessons to keep those little learners engaged and you sane while checking off your workday to-do list.

Zoo Field Trips

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s Home Safari introduces a new animal to viewers live on Facebook each day at 3:00pm.

The San Diego Zoo has several live feed cameras to choose from so kids can visit penguins, tigers, koalas and more!

Zoo Atlanta has their Panda Cam so kids can check in on twin pandas, Ya Lun and Xi Lun.


Historical Attractions and Museums

The Smithsonian Museum’s virtual tour

The Great Wall of China

The Pyramids



Pete the Cat creator James Dean shares a story daily at noon on Instagram Live.

Penguin Kids launched Read Together, Be Together Virtual Storytime weekdays at 3:00pm.

Save With Stories on Instagram features celebs reading their favorite children’s books.

Drawing and Doodles

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems every day at 1:00pm

Art for Kids Hub

Hopefully, you’ll get the reprieve you need and your little learners will love the ability to explore and follow along with these notable places and people.


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Which one of our virtual field trips have you tried?