Stuck with kids in quarantine? Here are a few things to keep them busy with

A list of online resources to keep kids engaged as they spend time indoors

Sudha Rao is at her wits’ end. Her six-year-old daughter Sharanya is staying home longer than normal and the mother has run out of ideas on how to keep her occupied. Painting, dancing, singing classes, summer camps – there is absolutely nowhere to go in these dangerous times created by the coronavirus outbreak.

Sudha’s story isn’t unique, though. So we have put a list of things available for you kids to keep them engaged:

COMMUNITIES / ORGANISATIONS

1) Bookaroolitfest
An initiative on the International Mother Language Day 2020
YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/watch

2) Kathalaya’s International Academy of Storytelling
YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/watch

3) Delhi Storytellers’ Tribe
A video a day on FB
Instagram : delhistorytellerstribe

4) Secret Passages Storytelling Circles
YouTube : https://www.youtube.com/channel/
Instagram : the_secretpassages

5) Talking Turtles
Instagram : Every Friday on just_telling_mytales

6) Springboard Tales A video a day
Videos on the FB page itself

7) Sthala
YouTube : https://www.youtube.com/channel/

8) Bookosmia
YouTube : https://www.youtube.com/watch

9) Big Buddy World
YouTube : https://www.youtube.com/channel/

10) Mayaakatha, where Stories dance
In the Facebook group.

11) @wild strawberry and Arts4Change (In Bengali)
YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/watch

INDIVIDUALS

1) Lavanya Prasad
Facebook : Taléscope
YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/channel/

2) Priya MuthuKumar
Videos on Storipur

3) Sangeeta Goel
She is sharing audio stories on request. Message her for the stories

4) Sangeetha Prakash
YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/watch

5) Kavita Gupta
YouTube : https://www.youtube.com/watch

6) Janaki Sabesh
Everyday at – 5pm IST between – 21 – 31 March
Join on – liltrails

7) Sandhya Naren
YouTubesandhyaj27

8) Deeptha Vivekanand
Instagram : deepthavivek

9) Amar Chitra Katha has opened its collection online, free of charge

10) Storyline Online’s Youtube channel has free videos where stars like David Harbour, Kristen Bell etc read popular books.

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