This ultimate list of things to do for Atlanta kids at home, has plenty of outside options as well as digital.

The Ultimate List of Things to Do for Atlanta Kids At Home

If you’re looking for a comprehensive guide filled with things to do at home with kids, this is it. Atlanta kids don’t have to miss out on awesome experiences just because they’re staying safe at home. These boredom busters (parenting sanity savers) are sure to include something for all kids, from toddler to teen.

Little Kids And Big Kids

From virtual tours to sidewalk art, books, music and more, we’ve got loads of activities for Atlanta kids of all ages to enjoy from home.

Virtual Museums and Attractions in Atlanta

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Atlanta Children’s Book Authors

Mom and author, Katie Crenshaw, sits on a bed with her daughter while they read her book, "Her Body Can".
Author and mother Katie Crenshaw shares her co-authored best-selling book, “Her Body Can,” with her daughter. (Katie Crenshaw)

We’re always looking for ways to encourage a love of reading in kids. With libraries and schools closed for now, it’s a great time to enjoy books at home. Create a challenge, complete with prizes as an incentive. With an Amazon Prime membership you can choose from a variety of free and cheap children’s books or use the Chirp Books app to download audio books. These are great to listen to with the kids while working a puzzle or picking up around the house. Use a tablet for reading? Check into sites like ManyBooks.net or Open Library for free downloads of more than 50,000 classic titles.

In addition to these sites here are some great resources for children’s books and video story times. These include Scholastic Learn at Home and Bookflix by Scholastic, Tumble Book Library, Storyline Online, All You Can Books and Vooks.

Check out these Atlanta-based children’s book authors:

Atlanta Digital Learning Opportunities

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Looking to enhance your children’s digital learning or maybe expose them to something new? You might find a topic here to pique their interest and teach them a thing or two.

Getting Creative from Home

Art is great for using your imagination, expressing creativity, relieving stress and is just plain fun. Here are some great ways to bring a little creativity into your home with Atlanta-based artists, studios, virtual classes and more.

Indoor Ideas for Atlanta Kids

Exercise Ideas for Atlanta Kids

A sidewalk obstacle course drawn in chalk, that includes prompts like hop, spin, follow, stomp, and turn.
Points for creativity and physical activity. Create your own sidewalk chalk maze on your driveway. (Joleen Pete)

Tweens and Teens

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While many of the above activities are suitable for little kids and big kids, these are geared specifically for tweens and teens. Here are things for Atlanta teens to do while they’re sheltering at home.

Ideas for Kids and Teens Missing their Friends

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