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Keep ’Em (and You) Busy…

The Royal BC Museum will re-open to the public on Friday, June 19, opening its galleries in phases. Physical distancing measures include: limiting the number of visitors in the galleries, timed tickets, acrylic barriers at all points where visitors and staff interact and a greater number of hand-washing stations throughout the museum. Timed tickets will be available online starting Monday, June 15.

Keep busy with the Ocean Wise’s Ocean-Friendly tutorials, offering fun and eco-friendly #selfcare and green gifting tutorials. Projects include: button sea stars, tinted lip balms, kelp face mask tutorial, plastic-free glitter, body scrub, DIY body lotion bar, and DIY gift wrap. Bring the ocean to your living room.

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Dads Read Princess Stories every Tuesday “so you don’t have to!” This is a podcast where real life dads read stories about made-up and real princesses. The podcast features several UVic alumni and local artists. It comes to you each week with a new dad and a new tale.

Common Sense Media, an organization providing age-based media reviews for families, launched Parent Trapped, a podcast that captures candid stories, recommendations, and tips for maintaining some semblance of “normal” in these very not-normal times. Each episode will feature interviews with experts and tips on everything from making learning at home more fun to finding movies and shows the whole family can enjoy.