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Coloring Pages

The Zone Therapy Fluffy Coloring Pages

The Zone has combined our love of coloring and our love for Therapy Fluffies into one beautiful combination. Check out coloring pages of some of your favorite Therapy Fluffies from The Zone! Currently they have Kalani, Sunny, and Blu Jackson available for coloring!

Birch Aquarium Coloring Pages

Missing our aquatic friends over at Birch Aquarium? Lucky for you, Birch created adorable coloring pages of some of creatures that call the aquarium their home! 

Geisel Library Coloring Pages

Geisel Library has been posting a weekly destress newsletter that includes a weekly coloring page made by one of their student employees! Be sure to upload your completed coloring page to social media and tag them @ucsdgeisel on Facebook or @ucsdlibrary on Instagram.


At Home Crafts

11 DIY Crafts for Your Bedroom

BuzzFeed Niftfy has some awesome DIY crafts to help you bring your bedroom to life. Note: Many of the crafts featured in this video may require additional purchases.

DIY Paper Chain Wall Hanging

This DIY craft by White House Crafts is perfect anyone that is on a tight budget and wants to add a little splash of color to their walls. Their tutorial is specifically tailored to their "Rainbow in the Sky" pattern, but you can create any design you would like with this craft.  

Paper Chain Wall Hanging

Online Games and Board Games

Digital Escape Rooms

Murder Mystery: The Fall of the Planet of the Grapes

Throughout this murder mystery, you will gather evidence and solve puzzles to unlock clues to the story. All information required to complete the puzzles can be found within the form and the links provided - no search engines required! This fun escape room is brought to you by two students, Mary Chen and Harshath Gupta, from the John Hopkins School of Medicine. 

Hogwarts Digital Escape Room

Calling all Potterheads!! The Peters Township Public Library in McMurray, Pennsylvania has created a digital escape room themed around Harry Potter! You can complete this escape room as a group or as individual. You can also compete against friends and try it multiple times. Just make sure you have fun! 

Harry Potter Digital Escape Room

If one Harry Potter themed escape room was not enough, we have another one for you! This fun escape room was made by Cordelia Hsu, a student at University of Technology Sydney. They say it takes about 1 - 1.5 hours to complete and can be done solo or with however many people you want.

Minecraft Escape Room

Have you been building on Minecraft for the last couple hours? Take a break and play this awesome Minecraft-themed escape room created by Laura Escamilla, a Youth Services Librarian at the Regency Park Library in New Port Richey, Florida. You can complete this escape room as a family, individual, or against friends!

Bank Heist, Sherlocked, and More!

Students, Avi Garg and Andrew Zhang, from UC Berkeley made not just one, but two escape rooms and are planning to create more! You can check out their two current escape rooms, Bank Heist and Sherlocked, and see if you can escape. If you are interested in making escape rooms, they are also looking for people to help them make more!

Ultra Mega Super Death Escape Room

This escape room made by students Victor Mao and John Juozitis creates challenges with math and world geography to make for an awesome escape room. They say there is no limit on the team size, but they recommend teams up to 4 to allow for the best collaboration. 

Online Board Games

Settlers of Catan - Catan Universe

This game of strategy has been challenging friendships for many years and luckily you are now able to play it online! Catan Universe is an online version of this beloved game that can be played on a smartphone, tablet, or PC. There is also an alternative version of this game called Colonist which works the same way.

Monopoly Deal

Although this game is not created by the makers of Monopoly, this free platform allows you to play an alternative version of this fun card game. And, if you want to have some more fun, there is also a COVID-19 themed monopoly game called Covidopoly that has the same style of gameplay and you can share your game code with your friends. 

Secret Hitler

Secret Hitler is a dramatic game of political intrigue and betrayal set in 1930's Germany. Players are secretly divided into two teams - liberals and fascists. Known only to each other, the fascists coordinate to sow distrust and install their cold-blooded leader. The liberals must find and stop the Secret Hitler before it’s too late. If you are playing in a larger group (5-10 players), you will need to play on this website instead.

Risk: Global Domination

Everybody wants to rule the world! Now you can play the classic game of Hasbro's RISK online. This game is free for download through the platform Steam, but you can pay to upgrade to premium versions. There is also an alternative version of the game called Warzone that's free to play online as singleplayer and multiplayer. 


Prepare for battle! Arrange your ships as strategically and try to sink your opponent's ships as fast as you can. This website will allow you to play this fun sea battle game online, with either a friend or a random opponent. Although, nothing beats watching your friend's face when you sink one of their ships!


Want more games? Here is a PDF that includes tons of online games and the links to play them.