April 9 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.
Tracie's Music Together: Pop Goes The Weasel
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
Gratitude Journaling:
Journal when it feels right to you—the benefits are worth it

"Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for."

The best time to start a gratitude journal is now! There are so many incredible, mental benefits associated with journaling; bottom line...gratitude makes us healthier so why not give it a try?

Tips for Gratitude Journaling :
• Find a quiet and peaceful place where you can write and reflect.
• Find a journaling method that works for you; can be typed or written.
• Find a framework that works: choosing a paragraph format or a written list, this can
change daily.
• Commit to a schedule, it is best to aim for once a day or a few times a week around
the same time.
• Gratitude journaling proves to be most powerful if you write about 3 items at the end
of each day.
• Be creative!

Benefits of Journaling:
• Lower stress levels.
• Feel calmer at night.
• Helps you focus on what really matters.
• Gain new perspective on what is important to you and what you truly appreciate in your life.
• Helps your become more self- aware.
• Gain clarity on what you want more in your life and what you can cut out from your life.
• Creates a ‘safe zone’ for you to write freely without judgment.
• When you are feeling down, reflecting back on your journal can help re-adjust your attitude and help you remember the great things you have in your life.

Better Together
Virtual 5K Series

April 10 - 12*
Bunnies, Bonnets, and Baskets: Add some spring to your step with seasonal attire

April 17 - 19
Fitness Unleashed: Complete your 5K with a four-legged friend

April 24 - 26
Team Spirit: Sport your favorite team’s logo and colors

May 1 – 3
Family Fun: Bring your family along on your 5K

* There's still time to sign up for this weekends virtual 5K.
Veggie & Cheese Omelet

For breakfast or brunch...you decide!

Chocolate Candy Pretzel Flowers
Sweet and salty...the best of both worlds!

Kids Corner
Book Nook

Judy Moody Gets Famous for grades 1-4

Join celebrities as they read children’s stories and present discussions and crafts at
Coloring Sheets and Art Projects
Newspaper Hats: Pirate Hat
Spring Coloring Sheet
Artful Adults
Decorated Egg Napkin Rings

Craft beautiful yet simple napkin rings for your holiday table.

Youth Games

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: A quarium's Live Cam.

Houston Zoo: L ive Cam,

The Shedd Aquarium: Facebook.

San Diego Zoo: Live Cam

Monterey Bay Aquarium: Monterey Bay's Habitat Exhibit.

National Aquarium: F loor-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.