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Teen Activist Marley Dias Joins Forces With Airbnb to Take Kids On Virtual Field Trips

School may be virtual for the little ones but that does not mean that field trips can’t happen. Teen activist, #1000BlackGirlBooks founder, and executive producer of Netflix’s “Bookmarks,” Marley Dias, is set to host online experiences with Airbnb this Fall to allow children to still experience field trips despite the circumstances of COVID-19. The 15-year-old is joining forces with TV science teacher Bill Nye, and actor and director Olivia Wilde to headline the vacation rental company’s new collection of Online Experiences. The virtual field trips have been designed to help parents broaden their kids’ horizons with the help of passionate, expert hosts. We’re talking Japanese samurais, dinosaur fossil adventures, and more out of this world experiences for both children and parents to engage in. According to Airbnb , a new study of parents shows that extracurricular activities for their children are down 30 percent for those who typically take part in one structured activity during...

Sep 25, 2020