6 Ways to Entertain your Kids (older ones included) During Confinement Times

Published on Apr 13, 2020

Here are some suggestions of activities to entertain your kids while staying at home. Virtual museum visits, video clips about astronomy and animals, etc.; it’s all right here!

Virtual Visits to the Townships Museums

The Musée de la Nature et des Sciences de Sherbrooke is inviting you to visit its virtual Urban Fauna exhibit while the Musée d’histoire de Sherbrooke is presenting To Your Machines, an exhibition offering an overview of Sherbrooke’s industrial history. As for Sherbrooke’s Musée des Beaux-Arts, you’ll be able to view pictures and videos displaying the work of artists Simon Beaudry and Anna Wong.

What Birds Can You Spot from Your Window?

In the Eastern Townships, there are several places of choice for birdwatching, such as the Burbank pond, in Danville, and the Centre d’interprétation du lac Boivin, in Granby. While we’re waiting to visit these sites with our family, the Québec Oiseaux organization is offering you to participate in a truly amazing activity by asking you to recognize and learn more about the birds you can see from your window. Click here to find out more!

The Zoo de Granby’s Educational capsules

Your children will certainly be very well informed about ball pythons and mammal eggs! Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, at 11:00 a.m., the Zoo de Granby will present live broadcasts of their educational capsules on the zoo’s Facebook page and Instagram account.

The ASTROLab … at Home

Check out the Parc national du Mont-Mégantic’s ASTROLab Facebook page. Many different project ideas are presented here, among them a daily picture of the Earth. Your children will love this, as will you!

Colouring Our Townships Churches

Aside from their religious aspect, many Eastern Townships churches are considered as true architectural treasures and represent an important part of our history. Your children and you yourself will enjoy discovering them while adding more colour to them!

Livingroom Camping in 5 Easy Steps

Our campgrounds are closed for now, but they’ll reopen one day, and their 1500 campsites will be happy to invite you to come and take advantage of their grounds. Meanwhile, the SÉPAQ has prepared this article to help your little campers be totally ready for when that time comes!

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