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A Virtual Care Date & Tools Just For You

Need a break, but not ready to book in-home care? Easy! We’ve reached out to Joymakers and they are ready to be booked for a Virtual Care Date. What’s a Virtual Care Date?? It is a fun way to keep your loved one (or you!) occupied with amazing Joymakers.
Read below for more information on how to book a Virtual Care Date, today!

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  1. Schedule a Virtual Care Date by sending a Care Date Request.
    1. Add a note that says, “Requesting Virtual Care Date”
  2. Create an account for Google Duo which you can then use to video chat.
    1. If you are new to Google Duo, click here to learn how to set it up.
    2. If you’d rather not use Google Duo, here is a list of other free options:
      1. Zoom
      2. Google Hangouts
      3. Skype
      4. Facetime

What to consider when participating in a Virtual Care Date:

  • Find a spot with good lighting
  • Be mindful of your background
    • As you pick out your spot for where you’ll be while video chatting, make sure that the background is tidy and that no inappropriate items are laying out
  • Read to each other
  • Have a dance off
  • Do the same craft togetherYoga
  • Charades
  • Play Headbanz or Guess Who
  • Draw a portrait of each other
  • Online chess or checkers
  • Help out with school work
  • Build something out of Legos or K’Nex
  • Play a musical instrument
  • Do a magic trick/card trick

We are so excited to share with you a FUN and FREE Virtual Tool Kit we’ve made for you! These activities are all free and can be done in the comfort of your own home. Take a look – Enjoy – Share away!

Our Virtual Tool Kit includes:

  • See the skies through NASA
  • Story Time Fun
  • Yoga Time
  • Music Lesson
  • Drawing and Doodling
  • Dance Party
  • Exploring the San Diego Zoo
  • Origami
  • TED Talks
  • Day-to-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing
  • Famous Museums Virtual Tours
  • Nightly Opera Stream