Virtual Virginia Educational Resources
Running out of resources for Virtual Learning? We have compiled resources from some of your favorite Coastal Virginia Museums.
Some of these are posting new content each week, so be sure to check back and you might even catch special live videos!
- Tune in on Facebook and Instagram for educational trivia questions, animal facts and live animal videos! They also have week-long “learning pods,” with safe activities and instruction from VLM educators!
Watch the Virtual Voyage videos on Facebook and get behind-the-scenes introductions to your favorite animals at the Virginia Zoo!
The Peninsula Fine Arts Center has posted a series of blogs with art activities you can do at home!
Explore virtual tours and interviews with interpreters on the website, plus live content on Facebook every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 2pm. And if you have Roku or Amazon Fire TV, tune in to Colonial Williamsburg TV!
Visit the website for updates on live content on social media, virtual adventures and interactive opportunities!
Keep up with the latest archeological finds on their YouTube channel!
Virtual gallery tours, take-home art projects, coloring sheets, and more provide enriching art experience for all ages, from one of the region’s most prestigious art museums. Visit the website!
Go online for astonishingly immersive virtual tours of the current exhibition “Rising,” as well as an exploration of their permanent collection.
Take a virtual tour of this historic Norfolk home, or visit the Museum from Home resource with info on the latest exhibitions, horticultural updates on what’s in bloom on the grounds of the estate, informative blogs, videos, and more!
Experience a virtual tour of the current exhibitions, plus videos from artists in their home studios, disucssing their work from the Moca at Home webpage.
Take a virtual stroll through the ViBe District in Virginia Beach, and view the many murals that have been painted by local and regional artists!
Smithfield has assembled a variety of virtual content, including:
- Ham Cam (live stream of the world’s oldest ham):
- Video Tour of Boykin’s Tavern
- Video Tour of Ivy Hill Cemetery
- Video Tour of Windsor Castle
Virtual Stage Coastal Virginia has created a public Facebook Group that features videos of past performances.
Visit Currituck has assembled a host of virtual experiences (as well as some beachy Zoom backgrounds)!
- Tour the beautifully preserved Whalehead with your guide, Jill Landon, site manager and curator.
- Virtually “climb” the Currituck Lighthouse with this fun time-lapse video.
- For a bird’s eye view of the entire county, tag along this 360-degree hang-gliding video!
- The Historic Jarvisburg Colored School website features video and an extensive archive of photos which chronicle this important African-American landmark in the Outer Banks. The documentary “Restored With Purpose: School Days Revisited” also includes interviews from school alumni.
Check out this cute Coloring & Activity Book
- Download this FREE block puzzle, featuring illustrations of Viginia Cities by local artist and illistrator Twittering Bird. All you need is paper, a printer, scissors and a glue stick!
- You may have seen murals from this artist in Coastal Virginia. Download these Free Coloring pages