These are definitely challenging times we are facing, not only professionally, but also personally. Many of you have children at home during this time and all of us struggle with keeping them busy. It’s tough for children to lose the structure of school and the social connectedness it provides. Here are some resources and ideas for families to stay resilient and to have fun. Remember, your credit union is here to help. During these historic times, you can count on Metro Credit Union to provide the assistance you may need.
Safe at Home Family Fun
Biz Kid$ is a great resource for children and teens looking for online financial education. The National Credit Union Foundation shared this blog post, blog.ncuf.coop/2020/03/covid-19-and-bizkids-tv, and will continue with regular social media posts and links to additional Biz Kid$ resources. Biz Kid$ offers free games and activities and is available to anyone.
Nebraska Game and Parks Online Education
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is dedicated to educating all Nebraskans about our state’s amazing wildlife, plants, and natural resources. Knowing how people want to engage with education is as diverse as our natural resources, they developed a variety of interactive resources.
Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
The Omaha Zoo is bringing virtual experiences daily that you can enjoy with your family at home. They provide a daily activity for various grades K-12th.
Omaha Performing Arts
The Omaha Performing Arts have a multitude of learning opportunities and engagement activities available at your fingertips! So sit back, relax and dive right in from the comfort of your home! The curtains are still open, this is only the interlude.
You could also use this social distancing scavenger hunt and get some fresh indoor and outdoor date night ideas. Zoom your friends or relatives to engage “in-person” with these activities. Metro Credit Union also has coloring sheets for children or adults.
We are here when you need us most. We are your local advantage. We will get through this together. We wish you, your family, and your friends' safety during this time.