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Activities and Learning

We know that with families home right now, you're probably looking for ways to keep the kids (and the adults) active and learning. So we've compiled some reading, activity sheets and more to keep the whole family entertained. 

Activity Sheets

  • Farm Life MadLibs - Did you know that the Bradenton Area has a robust farming industry? At some of our farms you can get a glass of fresh squeezed orange juice, feed a baby calf, pick your own fresh produce and more. We take our farming pretty seriously but this game might give you some pretty goofy results.
  • Bradenton Area Word Search - Hunt for hidden words in our word search! Circle them, post them on social media and tag us @Visit_Bradenton for a chance to be shared on our Instagram story! 
  • Bradenton Area Crossword Puzzle - The New York Times has nothing on us. Put your Bradenton Area knowledge to the test with this crossword puzzle that will put your brain to the test. Don't worry if you're stumped - you can find the answers in our Travel Journal
  • Manatee Activity Workbook - Put together by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, this kid-friendly workbook will tell you everything you need to know about Florida's gentle giants of the ocean. 
  • Planetarium/Astronomy Activity Page - The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature has complied this worksheet to be your go-to guide to our Universe! 
  • Pip the Pelican Coloring Sheet - The Florida Maritime Museum located in Cortez has their very own mascot - Pip the Pelican! His favorite thing to do at the docks is to fly high above the water and then dive back down to catch fish. 
  • Digital Jigsaw Puzzles - Give your brain a test while pulling together some iconic images from your favorite Bradenton Area images - all online! 

Coloring Sheets

The kids are sure to love our Bradenton Area coloring sheets. Download printable versions below.


Classes & Learning

20 Minute Yoga Flow Session with High Vibe Studio & Trading Company 

Pasta Making at the Folk School at the Florida Maritime Museum

Cow crafting at the Manatee County Agricultural Museum