During this time of social distancing and heightened precautions, many businesses have had to evolve and reinvent the way they communicate with the public. Mystic Aquarium has closed for obvious reasons. Thus, they came up with the brilliant idea of bringing the animals to you through Facebook Live streams.

Every single day from 11 AM to 11:30 AM Mystic Aquarium animal care professionals will be featuring a different species on their Facebook Page. They encourage viewers to participate by asking questions in the comments, that they will be able to answer live for you. After each live stream, the aquarium’s expert personnel will follow-up with an answer to any unanswered questions during the broadcast.

Yesterday’s Facebook Live (3/31/2020):

Mystic Aquarium is also offering other educational services for your children on their website. The Fun & Leaning section offers free online resources for parents, teachers, and kids. The items you’ll find are:

  • Daily Facebook Live videos
  • STEM education program (conservation-based)
  • Downloadable coloring pages
  • Pinterest page with fun activities
  • Newsletter

Another fun item Mystic Aquarium has going on is their Pen Pal program, doing it #OldSchool. Stay connected by writing an email to the care staff or to the animals! Help your kids type up an email or have them send a letter.

Pen Pal
c/o Mystic Aquarium
55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT 06385