• Bambi Ross

Bambi's Blog - May 14

Bambi Ross is a local Manor Park resident and former principal at Manor Park Public School. Bambi's Blog features free online activities and resources that are fun for people of all ages!

Good morning! Today's collection of distractions.... A couple of interesting interactive activities at the end for young and young at heart.

"Sound of Silence"  virtual choirhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4gF3rMSruw Tammy Wynette and George Jones "Near You" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPcVHzeioQ8 Marky Mark "Good VIbrations" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zjk4CCVxWZM Doris Day "Blue Skies" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-3yw_Vpa9s "The Ballad of COVID 19" This one was made several weeks ago but still fun. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mRXo76orO5U "The Juilliard ‘Bolero" Juilliard https://youtu.be/rqzkn-jX-JU To get you moving during your body break Nathan "Seduce Me" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Khl9EiGu7Ps&list=PL0f7PvMpTH07hlhoritKpOjPx2Yc_WEWz&index=22 Or you may want to check out some of these free workouts https://designtaxi.com/news/409691/Keep-Fit-At-Home-With-These-Free-Virtual-Workout-And-Fitness-Classes/ Do you need help for your pet during this time? The Humane Society has several programs to support you at this time including emergency food support. https://ottawahumane.ca/your-pet/covid-19/ More free zoom backgrounds that feature Ottawa from local Ottawa photographer Dwayne Brown. https://www.dwaynebrownstudio.com/zoom-backgrounds Cummings Bridge 1927-1932 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-2l1Bju-xk British People Trying Canadian Candy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrCgmP8ITTk If you are still hungry... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sabpSuZcle8 Isolation Museum. This is an interesting idea that may appeal to some. You are even provided the opportunity to submit artifacts to the museum. https://isolationmuseum.com/ I know I have shared this before but I think it is an idea worth revisiting. Children write about their experiences over the last several weeks and can then submit them. https://thekidswrite.com/home/ Some great ideas to help teach kids to keep six feet apart https://www.notimeforflashcards.com/2020/05/how-to-teach-children-to-stay-6-feet-apart.html Rhyming Board Game https://www.notimeforflashcards.com/2015/02/rhyming-board-game-free-printable.html This website has a lot more great ideas for keeping young kids engaged and things to teach.  https://www.notimeforflashcards.com/