April 4 2020
Boredom Busters
Not sure what to do at home all day? We've come up with several activities to keep you and your family active and entertained! From simple at home exercises to getting creative in the kitchen, these activities will be fun for everyone. If you have recipes, activities or tips to share, email us at recreation@townofpalmbeach.com
Fit Kids
Are the kids getting a little restless? Take a few minutes throughout the day to get them moving.
Family Relays

Get the whole family moving with indoor or outdoor relays.

Relay Ideas:

Ball/egg & spoon
3 Legged race
Quick change
Mummy wrap
Cup Stacking
Crab Walk
Football Throw
Basketball Shootout
Soccer Goal Kick
Net Generation's & USTA Tennis Skills and Drills

Don't have access to a tennis court or net? Check out our links below to practice your skills with these fun at home drills. New drills added each time.

Active Adults: Mind, Body & Soul
Bolognese Sauce with Gluten Free Pasta

There's nothing like a little comfort food!

Homemade Cinnamon Apple Chips
2 apples, thin sliced
2 tsp. sugar
1/2 tsp. cinnamon

*Preheat oven to 200°F.
*In a large bowl, toss apples with sugar and cinnamon.
*Place a cooling rack onto a baking sheet. *Lay apples slices onto the baking sheet so apples do not overlap.
*Bake for 2-3 hours, flipping apples halfway through. Bake until apples are dried out but still pliable. Apples will continue to crisp while cooling.
Kids Corner
Book Nook

Join celebrities as they read children’s stories and present discussions and crafts at
Coloring Sheets and Art Projects
Q-Tip Painting

All you needs is:

paper, scissors, paint, a paint brush (optional) and Q-tips (1 Q-tip per paint color)

Draw your favorite animal or other shape on a piece of paper. Cut out your shape, dip the Q-tip into the paint and carefully dab onto your shape to create colorful patterns or designs.If you want, you can paint the background of your shape with the paintbrush. Just let dry before using Q-tips.
Artful Adults
Coloring Pages

Shell Art

Turn your shells into a piece of art with a piece of cardboard and glue.

Youth Games
Ice Cream Maze

Adult Games
Sit back and stretch your mind as you work your way through these fun brain games.

The Virtual World
Zoos and Aquariums 
South Florida Science Center & Aquarium Live and Virtual Programs

Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society: Follow the Animals on Facebook

The Cincinnati Zoo: Facebook Live Feed Check in around 3 p.m.

Atlanta Zoo: "Panda Cam" live-stream

Georgia Aquarium: aquarium's live cam.

Houston Zoo: live cam,

The Shedd Aquarium: Facebook.

San Diego Zoo: Live cam

Monterey Bay Aquarium: Monterey Bay's Habitat exhibit.

National Aquarium: floor-by-floor tour
Museums and Exhibits
Travel plans interrupted? Local Museums and exhibits closed? Why not sit back, relax and "visit" a museum or exhibit by going on a virtual tour in the comfort of your own home.

Community Resources
Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus | Child Mind Institute

What parents and other adults can say to kids about the coronavirus COVID-19. How to answer their questions and keep kids feeling safe.

All Recreation Department Facilities are CLOSED until further notice. Please check our website at www.palmbeachrecreation.com for updates.