At Home Resources

At Home Resources

This page has been developed by our Recreation staff to share ideas with you of good quality activities you can organize at home with your family. 
We will be adding activities regularly, so check back often.

Nature Scavenger Hunt
Seniors Resources
Lily Pad Hop
Chalk Fit (see instructions)
Mental Wellness in Children and Youth
Soccer Dribbling
Unstructured Play

Swim Safety at home
The Canadian Red Cross is offering free Water Safety for Families through interactive game-based learning online sessions that highlight the importance of first aid and water safety knowledge. Each 15-30 minute session is led by Red Cross Prevention and Safety volunteers, including City of St. John’s aquatic staff, and everyone is welcome to join in online. Check the schedule for details.Chalk Fit (see video)


New: National Child Day: Playdoh
New: National Child Day: Bird Feeder
New: National Child Day: Autumn Scavenger Hunt
New: National Child Day: Why you are special to me
New: National Child Day: Leaf Maze
New: National Child Day: Blue Collage
At Home Sports
Celebrate Easter From Home
Coffee Filter Butterflies
Easter Planter and Chaulk
Easter Egg Garland and Slime
Get Active
Get Creative
Holiday Crafts
Homemade Pretzels Recipe
High Energy Activities
Make Your Own Stylus
National Child Day Activities 
Pink Shirt Day
Remembrance Day At Home
Rock Painting
St. Patrick's Day Arts and Crafts
Tulip Fork Painting
Valentine's Heart Crafts
Valentine's Snow Play
Winter Activity - Winter Scavanger Hunt
Winter Activity - Snow Ice Cream
Winter Activity - Outdor Tic Tac Toe
Winter Activity - Freezing Bubbles

Riddle Me This - from Poet Laureate Mary Dalton
Resources from Canadian Tire Jumpstart, our partner.