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Fun At-Home Activities for Back to School

Kelsey Megard

Kelsey joined the Valleyfair team in 2017 as PR and Communications Manager. She enjoys eating endless funnel cakes, riding Renegade multiple times a day, and telling all the wonderful stories about the inner workings of Valleyfair. Twitter: @kelseymegard.

Hey students and teachers! We know that going back to school is a little different this year, but we are here to help. Even though we can’t enjoy thrills in the park, that doesn’t mean you can't get that Valleyfair field trip experience from the comfort of your home or classroom. So sit upright, hold on tight, and enjoy all these Valleyfair themed activities!

Take a Virtual Ride

Strap in for a virtual ride on one of your favorite Valleyfair thrills! Check out our YouTube channel to experience all of your favorite rides and slides from the comfort of your couch. 


Join NASA in Helping Snoopy Get to the Moon

Engage your children in learning at home with fun, educational activities inspired by Charlie Brown and the Peanuts Gang. Explore space with Snoopy and Woodstock, and learn about NASA and Mars with the Peanuts characters.


Writing Prompts to Put You in the Park

To help kids keep up their penmanship and work on their storytelling skills, we’ve put together a few Valleyfair-inspired writing prompts for them to try at home. Once a day, have them sit down in a quiet place and write about one of the scenarios here!


Valleyfair Word Search & Coloring Sheets

How quickly can you complete this puzzle challenge? Be sure to use this fun brainteaser to keep your little ones occupied at home, or offer it up as an educational activity! Or show off your creative side with these Peanuts inspired coloring sheets!



Virtual Backgrounds

Are you tired of looking at the same old plain wall in your makeshift home office? Do you have kids, pets, toys, or an action figure collection you want to keep your coworkers from seeing? Let those fears fall away as Valleyfair transports you to an amazing place.


Digital Puzzles

You don’t have to worry about losing a piece of these puzzles. The Valleyfair team has put together some awesome digital puzzles that you can complete from your computer or phone!


Sketch School

We are calling all artists! Join our good friend Noel in our new series Sketch School from Home. You'll learn to draw your favorite Peanuts characters with step by step instructions. Grab that notepad and pencil, and let's start drawing! 


Color by Number

Sheltering at home is bringing out the artistic side of so many people, so here’s another entertaining way to channel your creativity. (Drumroll please.) Presenting: Valleyfair color by number sheets!




Don’t forget to share your work on social media by tagging @ValleyfairMN or #Valleyfair so we can see, or leave a comment with a shot of your finished masterpieces in the comments section below. We can’t wait to see how talented our fans are!

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Kelsey Megard

Kelsey joined the Valleyfair team in 2017 as PR and Communications Manager. She enjoys eating endless funnel cakes, riding Renegade multiple times a day, and telling all the wonderful stories about the inner workings of Valleyfair. Twitter: @kelseymegard.

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