MacKID Picks: 5 Free Events For Kids Happening This Week

Cooking lessons, environmental science fun, and much more!

By Macaroni KID February 21, 2023

Are you looking for fun, educational activities to keep your kids entertained? You’re in luck! There are plenty of great free online events happening this week that your kiddos can take part in right from the comfort of home. From cooking lessons to meeting an environmental scientist there’s something sure to excite every little learner.

So pour yourself a cup of coffee or tea, relax, and get ready to plan out an awesome line-up of virtual play dates for your littles!

1. Explorar El Mundo del Mar Profundo

Join the Aquarium of the Pacific on their YouTube channel for a live free virtual program about deep sea habitats and the animals that live there — all in Spanish! Thursday, Feb. 23

2. Cooking With Kids: Make Cherry Pecan Energy Bites

The Big Y — a grocery store chain in Massachusetts and Connecticut — is hosting a free Cooking With Kids event in honor of National Cherry Month! Kids, led by a registered dietitian, will make Cherry Pecan Energy Bites. Register now to get the recipe early! Friday, Feb. 24

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3. Learn To Be A Garbage Detective

Join an environmental scientist to learn about her work as a pollution researcher during this free National Geographic event. Monday, Feb. 27

4. Let's Play! An Online Chess Tournament For Elementary School Students

Elementary school students who know how to play chess are invited to this free online monthly tournament! Monday, Feb. 27

5. Middle School Girls: Learn to Make Your Own Website

Techgirlz, a nonprofit whose mission is to inspire middle school girls to explore the possibilities of technology to empower their future careers, is hosting a free online workshop during which students will learn to create a website. Tuesday, Feb. 28