Streaming Resources for Teachers and Parents

While we are unable to present our Student Matinee Series this Season, or bring OperaTunity into the schools, we remain as committed as ever to bringing the Arts into education. Here are some resources for educators.

We also will continue to post a variety of streaming events on our Education Facebook page. Please follow us: The Colonial Theatre: Education and the Community



The Met Weekly Student Streams

Each week, the Met will be offering one opera specially selected for their young audience members around the globe, along with opportunities to learn more about the production and hear from some of the amazing artists who helped make it happen!


Search almost 3,500 of the very best STEM activities on the web. Find handpicked activities from your favorite science museums, public television stations, universities, and other educational organizations. All activities are available to anyone, free of charge. Filter by age, material costs, and learning time to find exactly what you need for your educational program, class, or family.

After launching in 2010, and serving millions of web visitors, howtosmile has become the largest and longest running online collection of STEM activities for educators and learners from all over the world.

The Kid Should See This

The Kid Should See This is an unprecedented collection of 4,500+ kid-friendly videos, curated for teachers and parents who want to share smarter, more meaningful media in the classroom and at home. And thanks to our members, it’s free for everyone.
Selections are grown-up-friendly, too. TKSST champions smart STEAM, history, and culture-focused content by museums, organizations, and creators who celebrate curiosity, collaboration, creativity, critical thinking, problem-solving, kindness, and other essential themes for all ages.
Enjoy around 10 to 15 newly-added videos every week, browse the collections, and search topics in the archives. Founded in 2011, The Kid Should See This is curated and maintained by me, Rion Nakaya, with input from my 9 and 12-year-olds.