Virtual Educational Opportunities and Fun Programs

By Pamela Stern

Brooklyn Botanic Garden: Virtually connect with nature, and yourself and practice yoga during these special wellness sessions with yoga instructor Sarah Schumann. Experience the beauty and tranquility of the Garden from the comfort of your own home. The next session is on Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 10am. All sessions are free. Visit: www.bbg.org/visit/yoga_in_the_garden

Coney Island Luna Park: Are you craving the thrills and chills of going to an amusement park this summer? Well you can virtually go on the Cyclone or the Thunderbolt and a few other rides from the comfort of your own home. You can still feel the excitement and you don’t even have to wait on the long lines while you experience the twists and turns of the roller coasters. Visit: https://lunaparknyc.com/experience-coney-island-iconic-rides-in-360/

New York Transit Museum: Join the New York Transit Museum for virtual programming that offers transit-themed songs, stories and activities for the youngest transportation fans. This is recommended for children ages two to five. Visit: https://www.nytransitmuseum.org/


New York City Parks: There are a variety of virtual activities to participate in depending on what you like to do. There is a really cool Nature Themed Virtual Jigsaw Puzzle for anyone of all ages to complete of the Cherry Trees in Bloom at Washington Square Park in Manhattan.
Visit: https://www.nycgovparks.org/