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Recreation At Home

The Town of Arnprior Recreation staff has put together a list of fun activities to keep your mind and body healthy and active. 

There are countless online resources providing free access to learning tool, fitness videos, games, tours and more. We have searched high and low for the best ones to share with you!

Kids Activities & Education

Arts & Crafts

Artwork Challenge
They say a picture is worth a thousand words and hear what your artwork has to say! Each day this week (starting March 30), we’ll be asking you to submit a picture of your artwork on our Facebook page Arnprior Life – a different theme each day.

Week 1

March 30 – Draw a picture of the museum/clock tower

March 31 – Draw a picture of a fun day at Robert Simpson Park

April 1 – Draw a picture of your favourite meal at an Arnprior restaurant

April 2 – Draw a picture of a superhero

April 3 – Draw a picture of your family

Week 2

April 6 – Draw a picture of your favourite summer activity

April 7 – Draw an Easter Picture

April 8 – Draw a picture of an on-ice activity at the Nick Smith Centre

April 9 – Draw a picture of your favourite animal

April 10 – Draw a picture of your best friend

Easter Egg Window Hunt

Print of this Easter egg and put it in your front window, then see how many you can spot in your neighbours windows when out for a walk.

Print off this Arnprior Easter Egg and place it in your window

Print off and colour in this Arnprior Easter Egg and place in your window

For all our young artists, here are a few links to some great websites that provide free pictures to colour! Enjoy the free templates from GetDrawings.com and Colouring.ws.

How to make Kinetic Sand

Arnprior Museum Printable Colouring Book 

Easter Craft

Top 5 Netflix Programs for Kids 

  • Wild Kratts
  • Ask the Story Bots
  • Octonauts
  • Julius Jr. 
  • Magic School Bus / The Magic School Bus Rides Again 

Top 5 Learning Apps for Kids

There are hundreds of apps to choose from at the App Store, but here are 5 your child might enjoy! (All Free) 

  • Prodigy
  • Math Story Time
  • Kids A-Z (Raz Kids)
  • TVO Kids (multiple apps)
  • PBS Kids (multiple apps) 

Learning Tools on YouTube
While screen time is something that has its limits in a day, there are some great learning tools available on YouTube. Many focus on pre-school and primary greats, but some wonderful tools that will both entertain and educate your children.

SciShow Kid
Baby Bus Nursery Rhyme
Les Monsieur Madame (French)
Bounce Patrol
Monster Trucks (Colours & Numbers)
Cocomelon – Nursery Rhyme
Toy Monster
Blippi
Family Fun Pack
Kids TV
Circle Time with Jess Morsink (Early ON Arnprior)

Download YouTube Kids from the App Store

Do you have a program on YouTube that you watch at home that other residents can benefit from? Send us a message on our Facebook page or e-mail givory@arnprior.ca so we can add them to this list and share them with the public.

Worksheets

Alphabet Galore
Create Your Own Planet Worksheet
Daily Forecast Worksheet
Estimation Station Freebie
Freebie Word Work Activities
Handwriting Galore
I Sense Something Worksheet
Numbers Galore

Do you use other websites for learning that other residents can benefit from? Send us a message on our Facebook page or e-mail givory@arnprior.ca so we can add them to this list and share them with the public.

Cooking

Kids Fire Safety

Sparky’s Fun Zone
Survive Alive Kids Zone

Fun For the Whole Family

Are you into magic? Have a neat trick shot? Got a great singing voice? Do you have wicked dance moves? Share your video and tag us on facebook (@Arnpriorlife) or twitter (@arnprior) as we would love to see!

Virtual Museums

Tour 12 Famous Museums 

Trip Down Memory Lane

Arnprior – A Good Place to Visit, A Great Place to Live

Telus Cup – Memories of Arnprior

Arnprior Aerial (February 2019)

Arnprior Aerial (June 2018)

Kenwood Mills 50’s

Tribute Video: Mac Beattie Meet Me in Arnprior (’62 Centennial Year)

Take a Trail Walk

Weather condition may affect the condition of the trail. Please use with caution. Please maintain social distancing practises of 2 meters when using trails

Gillies Trail
Heritage Trail
Macnamara Trail
McLachlin Trail
Ottawa Valley Recreation Trail

How to Travel without Leaving Home

Kids Fitness

Adult Fitness

There are some wonderful local fitness experts sharing their expertise online. Make this part of your daily wellness routine. #SupportLocal

Older Adults