The past year has been one of unprecedented challenges for people across the world. As we look to envision new normals in numerous facets of our day-to-day lives, we cannot underestimate the toll this pandemic has taken on children. Children develop critical skills every day both in formal education spaces and in their day-to-day interactions with each other and their teachers. Quarantine has flattened these dynamic learning experiences into a screen. While the use of new technologies can broaden our educational horizons, we should not underestimate the educational opportunities that lie in hands-on learning.