KIDS of all AGES – 1 TO 101 !!!
The Rose Festival is about many things, which includes having FUN and learning new things! On this page we’ll share everything except the kitchen sink — and maybe that, too! (wink) After all, we don’t want to forget to WASH OUR HANDS!!! (Wash them well and wash them often.)
Let’s get started with some FUN and EDUCATIONAL opportunities!!! Remember: This is for everybody — not just children! We want this to be for kids of all ages. So let’s check it out!
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featuring Prime Minister Kimberly Bown
Visit with the Royal Rosarian Prime Minister as she shares some special poetry with you during National Poetry Month!
Story Time – Professor E. Clipse:
Our intelligent friend Professor E. Clipse shares some fun stories with everyone!
Are you ready to do some Rose Festival coloring???
Pull out your crayons, colored pencils, marking pens or whatever else suits you, and prepare to have fun!
Visit the Rose Festival Clown Page
See all the FUN with the Rose Festival Clowns:
Workouts and At-Home Videos
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Philharmonic Workout:
Try the RPO Philharmonic Workout with Nicholas Allen, son of Co-Principal Trumpet Mike Allen.
Keep in Touch with the RPO:
Thousands of people have been keeping in touch with the Orchestra by watching videos made at home by some of the musicians. From solo performances to multi-instrument collaborations, so far there are features from our violins, violas, flutes, oboes, trumpets and trombones. You can enjoy these at the RPOatHome playlist:
VIRTUAL FIELD TRIPS
National Parks – Virtual Tours:
Virtually visit the Great Wall of China:
Virtually visit the San Diego Zoo:
Virtually visit Yellowstone National Park:
Travel to art museums around the world through Google Arts and Culture:
LEARN, SEE VIDEOS, PLAY GAMES
Park Activities You Can Do from the Comfort of Your Home:
Free Math Games
Math Games is the most trusted source for free math games and skill practice online. There are features for parents and teachers which include assessments, report cards, workbooks and more. Plus you can create custom worksheets and take your math practice offline!
Rivet is a free, AI-based kids’ reading app and website (created by Google’s Area 120 experimental workshop) which encourages reading practice with 3,500-plus free leveled books for kids. These books are designed for developing readers ages 5 to 10. The App is available in the App Store, the Google Play Store and at the Amazon App store — and also on the web through Clever.
Storytelling School – The Moth:
Twice a week the storytelling nonprofit ‘The Moth’ puts out a video with a story — and a teaching guide — in a program called Storytelling School with The Moth. Students can listen and discuss what they’ve heard with parents or teachers.
Mystery Science has opened its most popular science lessons for grade K-5 for students (and parents) to access for free. Lessons range from short mini-lessons that are completely digital, to full lessons which include hands-on activities. All are designed to use simple supplies that most families will already have at home.