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Alba DeJesus' Family Child Care
We provide child care in a nurturing, safe, and fun learning environment in my home. Children participate in all sorts of indoor and outdoor activities throughout the day.
Ages and Stages Child Development Questionaire
Do you want to know more about your child's development when they are as young as 2 months through 5 ½ years old?
Self-Guided Orienteering Activities: Neighborhood Map Courses
To help with your cabin fever, we've created orienteering courses throughout the city of Cambridge to get you and your family outside and moving around. Check out our map courses on our website!
Helpline, Virtual Support Groups, and Resource Navigation: Cambridge Women's Center
We have currently established a helpline for non-gender specific and non-geographic specific emotional support, resource referrals, and navigation support.
VIRTUAL: MIT Full STEAM Ahead!
Join a global community of young explorers and lifelong learners as we move Full STEAM Ahead into digital teaching and learning.
CitySprouts At Home
CitySprouts is offering an at-home learning module for students during the covid-19 quarantine.
Virtual LIVE Parkour Classes for Teens & Adults
A virtual session that you (plus your family, housemates, pets, children, etc) are welcome to join us for! All ages and abilities welcome!
VIRTUAL: BBBS Community-Based Mentoring Program
This is our traditional program where adult mentors are paired with children ages 7-12, and agree to see each other for 3 hours, a couple of times a month. Matches and meetings will happen virtually.
Science Club for Girls VIRTUAL SCFG at Home and Facebook LIVE
Science Club for Girls has moved our operations online for the remainder of the spring semester. Everyone is welcome to join the fun and do fun science experiments at home and LIVE Wednesdays at 3pm!
Virtual Mentoring: Partners for Youth with Disabilities
We provide mentoring to youth and adults with disabilities to reach their full potential.
VIRTUAL: Empow's STEM Virtual Classes for Kids
We are a unique enrichment program that brings together technology, arts, and play. During the COVID-19 outbreak, we're offering virtual classes to bring STEM to your kids at home!
Virtual Activities: At-Home Orienteering Games
Games that build orienteering skills at home: finding objects with clues; making maps; and creating indoor courses.
STEAM@Home: Sink or Float Science
What are some things that sink?
What are some things that float?
Experiment, observe, and explore!
Find a spot where you can make a wet mess. Gather your materials. Go!
STEAM@Home: Grocery Gardening
Have fun Growing from Groceries with City Sprouts! Prepare your seeds, plant them, then observe and record the changes you notice as your seeds develop into plants.
STEAM@Home: Observing Nature and the World Around You
Find a window in your home to look outside, or sit outside in your backyard or at a park. Find a comfortable seat and an area to write on. What kinds of living things do you see? What are they doing?
STEAM@Home: Sound Games, Make Some Noise
Grab a partner and join MIT Edgerton Center to make some music! Gather some objects from your home – anything from kitchen tools to office supplies – and explore the sounds they can make.
STEAM@Home: Make Your Own Basketball Hoop!
Miss basketball? We do too. What can you do when the courts are closed? Tap into your creativity and design your own at home hoop!
STEAM@Home: A World of Math Games
ACHI Math Game - Achi is a game played by the Asante people of Ghana that is similar to tic-tac-toe, but tic-tac-toe ends when all the pieces have been placed; instead, Achi continues. Let's play!
STEAM@Home: Puff-n-Go--Designing a Breath-Powered Vehicle
Design and create a vehicle that can carry a note to a friend sitting on the other side of a room. But here's the catch--to make your vehicle move, you can only blow on it once!
STEAM@Home: Exploring Bubbles--What Can Bubbles Do?
What can bubbles do?
Are there things bubbles cannot do?
Observe, experiment, and explore!
STEAM@Home: Flick Your Wrist--Experimenting with Frisbee Throws
What can you make your Frisbee do? Test out each idea in the data sheet and try your own. Keep track of your observations.
STEAM@Home: Fly, Fly Away--Designing Paper Airplanes
One piece of paper and a couple of folds can lead to a lot of fun! Do you want to make a plane that flies far? One that spins? One that stays in the air for a long time? Try out these designs!
Virtual Math Puzzles and Games Classes: Cambridge Math Circle
Join us for math activities online! We have free introductory classes open to students from Cambridge, MA in grades 1-8 and paid regular classes for 1st-5th graders.
Virtual 4-STEAM Bingo Game
We're hosting a STEAM Bingo game. Complete any four STEAM activities, post your scorecard and WIN a Cuebot!
Center for Families' Virtual Programs and Supports
Center for Families is now running virtual programs and support! Check out all of our virtual programs and supports at: https://www.cambridgema.gov/-/media/Files/. This website is updated regularly.