Self-isolation doesn’t mean you can’t stay connected and staying home definitely doesn’t have to be boring! Make the most of school holidays, weekends, and online Pyjama Angel visits with this round up of exciting virtual experiences designed to give kids of all ages the opportunity to play, explore and learn. This list features links to free resources such as story times, art classes, nature activities, museum tours, animal encounters and more. The best part is it can be enjoyed safely from the comfort of your own home – enjoy!

See the world with Google Maps

Unleash your inner explorer and travel to these amazing global destinations without leaving the comfort of your own home! You can hike Mt Everest, tour the Taj Mahal, snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef and more.

Behind the scenes at Victoria Zoo

Live the day in life of a zookeeper with Victoria Zoo’s ‘Animals at Home’ exhibition. You can choose to watch zoo tours, virtual animal encounters and 24/7 live streams of exciting animals like Snow Leopards, Giraffes, Lions, Penguins and Zebras!

Discover SEALIFE Sydney Aquarium

If underwater animals are more your style, discover SEALIFE Sydney Aquarium through Merlin’s Educational Toolbox. This online hub of content and resources includes a range of educational worksheets, inspirational videos and plenty of activities just for fun!

Become an astronaut at NASA

Budding scientists will love the opportunity to take a sneak peek inside of NASA’s Langley Research Centre. From virtual facility tours to interactive activities involving developing human space exploration systems, there is plenty of things to learn.

Read with your favourite author

Storytime Online is an online database created by World Book Day to help children develop their language skills. You can watch a range of famous authors reading children’s books and short stories suitable for kids of all ages.

Visit the Sydney Opera House

Experience all the Sydney Opera House has to offer with this range of digital content and hands-on activities created especially to inspire young minds. From parkour to classical music and model-making to puppets, there is something for kids of all ages to discover.

Get creative with Ken Done

Sydney artist Ken Done has a range of online activities for visual arts for kids including painting, drawing and t-shirt design. The worksheets are broken up into three age brackets, so there is something for everyone!

Sail away at the Maritime Museum

This fantastic selection of online resources features everything from online exhibitions and teaching resources to digital games and activities. Choose to take a virtual tour of the HMB Endeavour, go back in time and join a convict vessel in the Voyage Game or learn about Britain’s migrant children.

Experience the magic of Disnelyand

Thanks to Disney lovers around the world, you can now experience the ‘Happiest Place on Earth’ from home. If you are seeking an adrenaline rush, be sure to check out this list of virtual videos showcasing the best rides and attractions from Disneyland theme parks.