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Virtual Backgrounds for Zoom, TikTok and More!

Video conferencing has become a staple of daily life as we all adjust to our temporary "new normal.” Luckily, California’s Great America is here to spice up your daily meetings with five virtual backgrounds featuring some of your favorite attractions and park scenes.
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Take a Front-Seat Virtual Ride on RailBlazer

Buckle up, remain seated and hold on tight. It's time to challenge the drops, loops and thrills of RailBlazer!
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5 Digital Puzzles to Play at Home

The Great America team has put together five great digital puzzles that you can complete at home from your computer, phone or tablet!
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The World’s Coolest Physics Classroom

We’ve assembled a downloadable worksheet that quizzes students at a high-school level about the principles of amusement park physics. While students are at home this spring, they can supplement their distance learning with a fun, real-world application for kinematics principles.
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California’s Great America Word Search

This word search challenges puzzle lovers to find the names of 30 popular Great America rides and attractions.
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Kids Can Learn at Home with Fun Activities Featuring the Peanuts Gang

Looking for stimulating lesson plans to use at home with the kids? Our friends, the PEANUTS Gang, have super fun STEM activities for grades K-8!
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10 Writing Prompts for Kids Who Love Great America

To help kids keep up their penmanship and work on their storytelling skills while homeschooling, we’ve put together a few amusement park-inspired writing prompts for them to try at home.
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Fun Things to Do at Home with Kids—Great America Style!

Most of the Bay Area is stuck at home, perhaps scrambling for something fun to do with kids. Here is some amusement park fun to help keep your family entertained at home.
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The 5 Most Popular Rides in 2019 Were...

Can you guess which Great America attraction gave the most rides in 2019? It’s time to unveil the ridership numbers from last season…
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Can’t-Miss WinterFest Experiences for Every Age

Every group is a little different, so here are some absolutely-can’t-miss experiences for every type of group. Keep these tips in mind as you visit the Bay Area’s best holiday event!
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