KidTime is a special event put on by Seacrest Studios, providing kids with fun, engaging activities to participate in every weekday at 11 a.m.

Child Health, Coronavirus Updates

KidTime: Fun Daily Activities for Kids to Enjoy at Home

At home with the kids? Don’t let social distancing prevent you and your little ones from enjoying fun, engaging activities that the whole family can participate in. Check back in on Levine Children’s Facebook channel at 11 a.m. each weekday for new activities!

Here at Atrium Health Levine Children's, we know how important it is to have a routine for your child. Even though coronavirus has led to school closings and social distancing guidelines, we want to provide children with a fun, educational activity they can look forward to every day. We are calling this special daily series “KidTime” and we hope your family will join us!

From science experiments, to music therapy, to virtual bingo, and everything in between, we'll host daily KidTime sessions from Seacrest Studios for your child (and you!) to watch live. Tune in to the Levine Children's Facebook page every day at 11 a.m. to be part of the fun!

Stay tuned for our next activity at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 4, 2020: LOTS OF LEARNING: VIRTUAL ROLLER COASTERS

Atrium Health Levine Children's presents KidTime, a new segment filled with fun, enriching activities that are shared every weekday for you and your family to enjoy.


Friday, May 1, 2020 

Fortune Teller Crafts

What do you get when you mix an easy craft + answers to the future + days of fun? A paper fortune teller 🔮! Today on KidTime we’re crafting these easy at-home activities that will keep your family entertained for days. Here’s what you’ll need: Paper, scissors, pencil/crayons.


Thursday, April 30, 2020 

Chat with Pediatric Psychologists 

A few weeks ago, we had pediatric psychologists Dr. Steele and Dr. Regan on KidTime to discuss different techniques to calm anxiety. Today, they’re back again to check in and discuss mindfulness! Grab the whole family because this is a great KidTime lesson for everyone!


Wednesday, April 29, 2020 

Draw Your Favorite Superhero

Have you ever wanted to learn how to draw your favorite superhero like a pro? Today on KidTime we have artists Al Bigley from Drawn to Help teaching us techniques to be a master-drawer! Grab a piece of paper and a pencil, and let’s get drawing!


Tuesday, April 28, 2020 

Special Virtual Guest: The Voice's Emily Ann Roberts

Good morning KidTime friends! We have a very special guest ~virtually~ in our studio, please give a big welcome to Emily Ann Roberts 👏! Emily was 17 when she won runner-up on NBC’s The Voice, and has released several singles, her latest being, “How the Car’s Running”. 


Monday, April 27, 2020

Music Therapy

Mi-mi-mi-mi 🎵🎵 warm up those vocal cords because its music time on KidTime! Gillian Zambor is back again to get us moving and get the rhythm flowing this morning. Who’s singing along with us? 


Friday, April 24, 2020 

Arts & Crafts: Towel Animals

It’s Friday KidTime friends! Are you teddy, err we mean- ready for the weekend?? We have a fun activity planned for you today and all you’ll need is 1. towels 2. washcloths, 3. three rubber bands, and 4. a ribbon to make this cuddly towel friend! 


Thursday, April 23, 2020 

Virtual Reiki

We’re continuing our Zen trend from yesterday’s KidTime to today’s with a virtual reiki class! Join us in the practice of breathing in and out and taking a moment for meditation. Grab mom & dad because this is a perfect session to tune in with the whole family!


Wednesday, April 22, 2020 

Kid's Yoga

Everyone take a big inhale...and a big exhale...because we are getting our zen on again at KidTime yoga. You may remember Lauren from our first yoga session, so please join us in welcoming her back again! Grab a yoga mat or towel and leave a comment on which yoga pose you hope we do!


Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Dance with Homer

We have someone special on KidTime today! He’s green, he’s athletic, and he’s the friendliest dragon in town...it’s Homer from the Charlotte Knights

We want to see you battle DJ HD and DJ Merenator in trivia, dance it out with Homer, and homerun those Heads Up guesses, so don’t forget to join in on the fun in the comments below!


Monday, April 20, 2020

Lots of Learning: Sharks Alive Presentation

True or false: Sharks have been on the Earth for at least 420 million years? It’s true! Sharks are one of the earth’s most ancient creatures, and today on KidTime we’re learning all about them! Join DJ HD and our friends from Lots of Learning as we sit down for a Sharks Alive presentation! 🦈


Friday, April 17, 2020 

Seacrest Idol

Sliiide to the left, now sliiide to right! Who can guess what's coming up on KidTime today? You guessed it it's a dance party! Follow along with Meredith as she teaches you the choreography and moves to this week's dance session! 🕺🏼


Thursday, April 16, 2020 

iHeart Art — Stress Balls

Attention all master crafters! Art time is back today on KidTime! Today we’re craftin’ something round that helps us relieve built up energy...any guesses? We’re making stress balls! Grab the materials below and follow along with us.

  • Balloon
  • Corn starch
  • Water


Wednesday, April 15, 2020 

Celebrity Bingo

Lights, camera, action 📸 it’s celebrity bingo time! To play along, simply print out one of the playing cards posted this morning or screenshot on a phone and play from there. 

 


Tuesday, April 14, 2020 

Trilingual Storytime

Hi friends, bonjour amis, hola amigos! We have a special story time today on KidTime. We’ll be reading a childhood classic in English, French, and Spanish!


Monday, April 13, 2020 

Lots of Learning - Bill Nye Science Experiments 

Hey KidTime friends, do you know what a hypothesis is? A hypothesis is an educated guess based on information you already know. We use hypotheses in science to predict what we think might happen in an experiment! Today on KidTime we're doing an explosive experiment and we think you’re going to ‘lava’ it. 


Friday, April 10, 2020

Spring Activities to Do at Home

Spring is in the air today on KidTime 🌸🐣! We’re hopping into the weekend by playing some games with DJ HD and DJ Merenator and we want every ‘bunny’ to join in on the fun! We also have a very hidden 🐰 somewhere in this room. Can you spot him? 


Thursday, April 9, 2020

At-Home Workouts with Boomer 

It’s time to get up and get those bodies moving on KidTime! We have a very special guest joining us today from the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers, everyone please say hi to Boomer! DJ Merenator and DJ HD, along with Boomer, are going to show you some workout moves to do at home to make sure your body and mind are staying nice and strong 💪. Let’s get moving!


Wednesday, April 8, 2020 

Thank You Healthcare Heroes Arts & Crafts

In the midst of coronavirus, healthcare professionals rushed in, putting others before themselves. So, today on KidTime we’re saying #ThanksHealthHeroes by creating signs to put in our front yard, door, or mailbox to thank the healthcare workers you may have in your neighborhood! Use the printout posted this morning as a thank you sign or get creative and make your own! Follow along with us on KidTime, and to learn about other ways you can thank health heroes visit us at ‪atriumhealth.org/together‬.

 

 


Tuesday, April 7, 2020 

Virtual Reiki

With schools out, practices canceled, and playdate postponed, it can be an anxious time for children. Today on KidTime, we have an expert to help kids cope with the anxiety they may be feeling. Please join us in welcoming Miri, a reiki therapist. So, what is reiki? Reiki is the art of spiritual healing. Reiki with children promotes healing, safety, and calms anxiety. We’re excited to have Miri in our studio today, and we hope you’ll join us in taking a moment to focus on your mental wellbeing.


Monday, April 6, 2020

Take a Virtual Trip to Pacific Marine Mammal Center

There's something *fishy* going on at KidTime and we can’t keep our lips ‘seal-ed’ any longer… We're heading to the Pacific Marine Mammal Center to learn all about seals and sea lions!! Grab your flippers and get ready fall in love with these playful creatures! We want to see your best seal or sea lion impersonation, post a picture and tag #MyLevineChildrens to show us!

 


 

Friday, April 3, 2020

Virtual Field Trip to Washington DC

It’s Friday KidTime, and what better way to send us off into the weekend, then by a virtual field trip! Today we’re taking to you to the nation's capital, Washington DC! Have you ever been to DC before? If so, let us know your favorite part below! If not, you don’t want to miss out on this exciting excursion! All aboard! 🚌

 


 

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Medical Bingo

DJ HD and DJ Merenator are back at KidTime, and this time it’s for a round of medical bingo! See our Facebook post below to print out the bingo card and be sure to comment BINGO when you have 5 in a row! Let’s see who will have bingo first!

 

 


Tuesday, March 31, 2020 

iHeart Art - Coloring Book Pages Created by the Charlotte 49ers

Do you love sports ? Do you love coloring 🎨? If you said, “Yes!” to either of those questions then you’re going to have a blast with KidTime today! We have partnered with the Charlotte 49ers, who have created some awesome coloring pages for our KidTime friends! Pick from any of the four coloring pages (posted this morning) and join us for some sports trivia and coloring fun.


Monday, March 30, 2020 

Kid's Yoga

Namaste yogis! 🙏 We have an exciting KidTime session for you today with lots of movement, breaths, and downward facing dogs. Any guesses? You guessed it, we’re hosting a kids yoga class! Grab a yoga mat, towel or just join us on the ground. Let’s get flowing!


Friday, March 27, 2020 

Seacrest Idol

Jump, jump, jump it's Friday KidTime friends!! Join Meredith and Hunter for dancing, singing, and movin’ to the groovin’! 


Thursday, March 26, 2020 

Q&A with Levine Children's Pediatric Psychologists

Here at Atrium Health Levine Children’s we understand that this is an uncertain time for both adults and children. Today on KidTime we have pediatric psychologists, Dr. Steele and Dr. Regan, here to give us some calming activities and help us to alleviate some anxiety. Join us for our conversation with Dr. Steele and Dr. Regan!


Wednesday, March 25, 2020  

Disney Bingo

🎵Let it (bin)go, let it (bin)go 🎵Is that Elsa we hear? That’s right! We have Elsa from Frozen joining us on KidTime today! Our special guest came all the way from Arendelle to play a special round of Disney Bingo with us! We posted our printable bingo card yesterday so scroll to the top of this Facebook page to play along! Make sure you comment BINGO when you get five in a row!

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Games With Household Items

Good morning KidTime friends! We know you might be wondering what activity to do today, well if you have with household items like plastic cups, index cards and an empty box, we have some fun games you can play with your family! Tune in with Meredith and Hunter as they teach you how to play!


Monday, March 23, 2020

Fieldtrip Day

It’s fieldtrip day at KidTime! We’re going to a place with lots of animals from all over the world, can you guess where we might be headed? That’s right, we’re going to a zoo! Follow along as we give you a virtual trip to different zoos and see tons of different animals! Which animal do you hope we see? 🦁 🐵


Friday, March 20, 2020

Dance Party

Ok KidTime friends, it’s Friday so you know what that means...DANCE PARTY! Get your dancing shoes on because Meredith and Hunter are having us jump, twirl, and floss to some of their favorite songs. Are you dancing along with us? Let us know you’re here by ‘liking’ or commenting below!


Thursday, March 19, 2020

Arts & Crafts

It’s arts & crafts day here at KidTime! Today we’re crafting something very special, a miniature version of ourselves! We invite you to join in on the fun by coloring in your very own mini-me. We posted the printable coloring page this morning, and you can find it by scrolling to the top of our Facebook page. No printer? No problem – you can draw your own!

Follow along with Hunter, Meredith and Sarah as we give you daily activities and challenges to do with your mini-me, and don’t forget to take a picture to show us your final masterpiece!
 

Have a printer at home? Print this coloring page to be part of the fun! No printer at home? No problem! You can draw this or any shape you want and still participate!🎨


Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Science Experiments

⚗️Calling all scientists and experimenters! ⚗️ Today on KidTime, we're doing real-life science experiments on germ and slime, but we need your help at home! Grab a parent, and your lab coat of course, and follow along with Hunter and Meredith on today's episode of KidTime! 

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Live Storybook Reading

Today we're kicking off our KidTime series from Seacrest Studios! Every day we'll be hosting a fun and educational session live on our Facebook page at 11 a.m. for your children to watch. Today, we're doing a live storybook reading from Dr. Seuss!