Coronavirus Help

Discover important coronavirus tips, resources and support — plus fun things for families to do, from virtual events to movie lists to crafts and science experiments, while at home. It’s all tailored for parents here in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor.

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Family Date Night Ideas

Just like couples, kids can use some time away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Consider some of these family date night ideas to recharge the whole fam.
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What Going Back to School Might Look Like This Fall

Wondering what the heck going back to school will look like this year? Several southeast Michigan schools have draft plans already in place. Here's a breakdown of those plans.
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Should Your High School Graduate Consider Taking a Gap Year?

The coronavirus pandemic has some teens wanting to take a year off before going to college. Here's what parents and kids should know about taking a gap year.
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Watch This, Do That: Despicable Me

The Minions are some of the most beloved sidekicks of all time. Celebrate them with some activities based on their breakout flick with our Watch This, Do That: Despicable Me edition.

The Ultimate At-Home Father’s Day

Looking for fun ways to throw an at-home Father's Day celebration? We've got you covered with fishing spots, recipes, gift ideas and more.
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Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation to Reopen with Marvel Exhibit

The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation is planning to reopen on July 2 with the much-anticipated "Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes" exhibit coming later.
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Keep Kids Focused on Science This Summer with this Lava Lamp Experiment

Lawrence Technological University created a fun and educational lava lamp experiment for kids. Check out the step-by-step instructions and keep your kids learning all summer long!
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Are Summer Camps in 2020 in Jeopardy from the Pandemic?

Summer camps — both day and overnight — are back on in Michigan. Here, we offer some expert information on what summer camps will look like in 2020.
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Drive-In Movies Near Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Missing date night at your favorite theater? Get a retro movie-going experience at one of these drive-in movies in southeast Michigan and beyond.
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10 Zoom Backgrounds by Southeast Michigan Spots

Bored with your virtual meetings? Add a little flair to your next Zoom call with these Zoom backgrounds by Southeast Michigan spots.
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Things You Can Still Do During Michigan’s ‘Stay At Home’ Order

Michigan's "stay at home" order has been extended to June 12 but some restrictions have been lifted. Here's a breakdown on what you can do outside of your home.
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How Families Can Defeat the Quarantine 15

Doctor and author Mimi Secor offers her tips to lose quarantine 15 and stay healthy this pandemic and beyond.