Welcome to TetonCountyKids.com, the go-to website for Jackson Hole and other Teton County parents seeking information on current,
ongoing and upcoming family-friendly events, plus after-school
classes and programs and parenting resources.
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DUE TO THE TEMPORARY CLOSURES OF MUSEUMS, BUSINESSES, ET AL BECAUSE OF THE COVID-19 SOCIAL DISTANCING/SHELTER IN PLACE GUIDELINES, WE MOST LIKELY WON'T HAVE MANY EVENTS TO LIST HERE UNTIL THE END OF APRIL/BEGINNING OF MAY BUT KEEP CHECKING BACK, PLEASE!
BE SMART, BE SAFE. AND YEAH — KEEP WASHING THOSE HANDS.
Here are some of the virtual activities currently going on in the Hole.
'Play online' with the kid's museum
Jackson Hole Children's Museum has a number of programs you and your child can join in on through its website (jhchildrensmuseum.org) and Facebook Page.
There is a Virtual Art Hour at 1 p.m. weekdays on the museum's website.
On Mondays, there is a weekly challenge where the museum's creative educators come up with a challenge for children and families to complete together throughout the week. Also on Mondays is a mindfulness program with Sam Singer, local mindfulness guru, stargazing expert and kid enthusiast. To join, go to the museum's Facebook page at 11 a.m.
On Tuesdays at 11 a.m., try a Crafty Kids Art Project with Tessa. Wednesdays feature a Family Yoga Hour at 9 a.m. (on the website) as well as a Wacky Wednesday Science Activity at 11. Touch-a-Truck Thursdays is a chance for kids to join local emergency personnel for a tour of the awesome vehicles that help to keep our community safe. This takes place at 11 a.m. on the Facebook page. Also available via Facebook is a Friday read-aloud at 11 a.m. featuring a different book and storyteller each week.
More virtual activities abound
Dancers’ Workshop is offering online dance and exercise classes. Find details at dwjh.org.
Teton County Parks & Rec is offering virtual programs such as arts and crafts, music and yoga for kids and adolescents. Visit tetonparksandrec.org for more info and schedule.
And Teton County Library is offering online storytimes and crafts at tclib.org.
Toy stores still 'delivering' fun for kids
Jackson Hole's two toy stores are still up and running, so to speak, from a safe distance, so you can continue to buy games, toys, puzzles and much more to keep your children smiling and learning — when they're not virtually in school next week.
Jackson Hole Toy Store is offering toy delivery service. Call or text 307-690-2595, and they’ll bring the fun to you. Visit website the store's website at: jhtoystore.com.
Teton Toys is providing curbside pick-up and, of course, shipping. Visit tetontoys.com.
Get 'Art 2 Go' kits
The Art Association has Art 2 Go kits available for kids. Purchased kits will be distributed during set times on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 to 11 a.m.
To order yours, visit artassociation.org.
Acting classes presented free
Off Square Theatre Company is excited to offer live virtual classes free of charge beginning April 6.
Kids age 8 and older can try a creative character study on April 8 and 15 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. There will be a maximum of 20 participants.
A play-writing camp for teens ages 13 and up will be offered from 5 to 6 p.m. April 6, 8 and 10.
For more information visit offsquare.org.
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