Welcome to the City of Santee’s Virtual Activity & Resource Page where we will Do More & Be More in Santee.
This is your place for fun, fitness, arts, education, and enrichment through these unprecedented times. The City is committed to ensuring Santee community members have resources to maintain healthy lives, maintain mental wellness and continue to have rewarding life experiences.
This virtual activity space & resource page will bring programs and resources to you and your family to prioritize your health and well-being.
Visit this page often or follow us on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter for new updates and ideas. Please note that the City does not endorse, collect payment on behalf of, or receive funds to advertise any of the third-party sites or services listed or referenced on this page.
Have a great idea or resource to share? Please contact the Community Services Department by email.
LiveWell@Home - Partnership with the San Diego County Office of Education (Additional website with activities & resources)
Social/Emotional Resources for Long Distance Learning - Provided by the Santee School District Counselors & Social Workers
THIS WEEK'S LOCAL ACTIVITY
Do Yoga with Me - Free yoga videos.
Fitness Blender - Variety of free fitness videos.
Nike Training Club - App filled with free fitness videos.
Alo Moves - Fitness, yoga, and meditation.
Fitness Blender for Kids - Free fitness videos.
Cosmic Kids Yoga - Kid friendly yoga exercises.
Fluency and Fitness - Educational brain breaks to help students review literacy and math skills, while getting in some exercise.
GoNoodle - Movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts.
The OT Tool Box - Resources designed to build skills through movement.
BBC goodfood- Children’s baking recipes.
All Kids Network - Crafts, activities, mazes, dot to dot, etc.
Highlights Kids - Fun games, recipes, crafts, and activities.
Maker Stations - Simple at home creations.
Nomster Chef - Illustrated recipes designed for children ages 2-12.
Virtual Recreation Center - County of San Diego Parks & Recreation
Santee Tiny Tots - Preschool enrichment program
Charlene's Dance Cheer Program - Mini instructional videos for kids (Santee based instructor and business)
My First Garden - Gardening for kids
Google Arts and Culture - Features content from over 1,200 leading museums and archives.
Daily Doodle - Daily Lessons by Mo Willems.
FreeKidsCrafts - Lots of categories of idea, templates and print outs.
Crafts by Amanda - Free arts and crafts ideas.
Coloring pages - Free coloring pages for children.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (MetKids) - Discover the Met Museum through virtual activities.
Artsology - Interactive art activities for children.
Kids Think Design - Explores careers in different types of design.
Recycled Arts and Crafts - create something out of recycled materials.
Broadway Shows - Watch a Broadway show for free.
Scholastic Learn at Home - Reading activities for children.
Bed Time Math - Math as a fun part of your daily family routine.
ECB - Games to get "into the book".
Conjuguemos - Multi-language listening activities and games.
Instructables - 3D printing projects and Coding projects.
Science Spot - Science projects that can be completed without Internet access.
The Happy Scientist - Science exploration.
Climate Kids - NASA’s science exploration for children.
PBS Learning - over 30,000 learning materials for children.
Quizlet - Practice and master a variety of educational topics.
Brainscape - Online flashcard decks on every subject imaginable.
Banzai - Understanding of real-world financial situations, and smart money management.
Education.com - Free printable worksheets and interactive games.
iD Tech - Virtual Tech Camp.
NASA at Home - Let NADA bring the universe into your home
San Diego County Virtual Library - Free eBooks and eAudiobooks.
Mindfulness - Practice meditation, focus, breathing methods, guided imagery, to relax the body, and mind and help reduce stress.
Over Coming Obstacles - Life skills for students that include strategies for teaching social, and emotional skills.
Legoland California Resort - Weekly Maze Challenge
Silver Sneakers - Senior Fitness Classes.
Art to Wellness - Virtual Art Classes.
National Institute on Aging - Information and Aging Resources.
Google Earth - Take a Virtual Vacation or explore the world.
Monterey Bay Aquarium - Head to the Aquarium through their live stream.
Virtual Museum Tours - Visit museums around the world.
San Diego Zoo Global Academy - 8 weeks of free modules and 22 courses
San Diego Humane Society – Facebook live series on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 2: p.m. PST
The Environmental Nature Center - Educational videos for school-aged children.
Aquarium of the Pacific - Webinars, live-cam footage, and classes.
Nat Geo Kids - Learn about geography and animals.
Gardening - Guide to gardening for children.
Smithsonian Zoos and Museums - Live video of the National Zoo and activities from the Smithsonian Learning Lab.
National Parks - Live video and virtual tours of National Parks including the Statue of Liberty and Yellowstone National Park.
Be Connected & Stay Connected in Santee
Even with practicing social distancing, stay connected to those around you:
Call a friend or relative to check in.
Write a letter.
Make time to unwind by taking breaks from watching, reading, or listening to the news; including social media.
Take care of your body - deep breathing, stretching, and meditation are great ways to relieve stress. Try to well-balanced meals, exercise regularly, and get plenty of sleep.
Connect with others - talk with people you trust about your concerns and feelings.
We will be releasing fun activities for friends, families and neighbors to participate in. Make sure to be connected via Facebook.com