The top 10 stories of Virtual Kids Week

Entertaining, inspiring, and perfectly peculiar—that’s how we’ll remember the first-ever Amazon Virtual Kids week. We hope you and your family had as much fun with these activities as we had sharing them with you.
Looking back on our five days together, there were certain activities that you and your families enjoyed the most. Curious which ones were clicked on the most? If this top 10 list is any indication, we Amazonians have a thing for technology, sketching, Alexa, homemade donuts, and a sneaker-wearing blue cat. If you haven’t watched the video series that nabbed the No. 1 spot, get the family together for a story-writing challenge that will have everyone in stitches.
  1. Learn how robots work

    What makes a robot a robot? See how experts at Amazon’s robotics lab develop and test these intelligent machines.
  2. Keep cool, keep kind, and keep rocking with Pete the Cat

    Some of the people behind the musically driven series recorded a few songs that should sound familiar to the Pete fans out there.
  3. Learn how to make a miniature comic book

    Believe it or not, all you need to make one is a single sheet of paper and a pencil, pen, or marker.
  4. Color your favorite characters from "Pete the Cat," "Clifford," and more

    A surfing cat, a bike-riding moose, a fairy with her unicorn, and a smiling garbage truck are just some of the whimsical scenes that appear in this book of more than 20 coloring pages featuring popular characters from Amazon Kids Original series.
  5. Whip up a batch of OH mochi donuts in about 30 minutes

    What’s not to love about donuts?! As if these tasty treats weren’t terrific enough already, here’s a way for kids to help make delicious donuts that are gluten-free, with no frying required.
  6. Hungry for some fun with Mouse and friends?

    If you give a mouse a cookie, you’ll never know what’s next—but these two videos are sure to leave a smile on your face.
  7. How your Amazon package gets to you

    After you place an order, here's what happens behind the scenes—explained in 1 minute and 39 seconds.
  8. Why you shouldn’t worry about mistakes when you draw

    Pint-sized fans of “We Don’t Eat Our Classmates” and the “Mother Bruce” series will gobble up this step-by-step drawing tutorial from the author himself.
  9. Take a field trip to an Amazon fulfillment center

    After you (or a parent) clicks “buy” on Amazon.com, how does the item you purchased magically get to you? In a nutshell, it all comes down to humans and robots working safely, efficiently, and seamlessly together.
  10. Write your own fairy tale with Alexa

    Learn how you can use the Storyteller templates on Alexa Skill Blueprints to create your own story. Cami, Akersh, and their friend Sylvester will show you how.
Virtual Kids Week activities are intended for children with involvement from a parent or guardian.
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