She spent much of the past few weeks urging her 6.4 million Instagram followers to vote ahead of Tuesday election day.

But Zooey Deschanel took a break from the stresses of watching vote returns come in on Thursday as she spent time outdoors with her two children, Elsie, five, and Charlie, three.

The 40-year-old 500 Days Of Summer star brought the children and 인계동가라오케 her assistant along to the massive Descanso Gardens botanical garden in LA County’s La Cañada Flintridge.

Family outing: Zooey Deschanel, 40, looked cozy in a navy set of overalls as she took her daughter Elsie, five, and son Charlie, three, to the Descanso Gardens in LA County's La Cañada Flintridge

Family outing: Zooey Deschanel, 40, looked cozy in a navy set of overalls as she took her daughter Elsie, five, 인계동가라오케 and son Charlie, three, to the Descanso Gardens in LA County’s La Cañada Flintridge

Zooey was dressed for comfort in a pair of dark blue overalls, which she wore over a black blouse with puffy sleeves.

She helped to cut down on her sun exposure with a floppy black hat and a pair of browline sunglasses.

The 5ft6in actress wore a simple pair of black sneakers and had a stylish brown hip sack with black and white strips strapped around her waist.

Charlie rocked a dark blue dinosaur T-shirt with green pants, while Elsie looked cute in a multicolored dress.

Low key: Zooey blocked out the sun with a floppy black hat and wore a stylish brown leather hip bag around her waist

Low key: Zooey blocked out the sun with a floppy black hat and wore a stylish brown leather hip bag around her waist

Zooey and her children all wore masks while out to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Thursday saw more than 117,000 new coronavirus cases reported, the highest single day tally since the start of the pandemic.

Missing out on Zooey’s family day was her boyfriend Jonathan Scott, 42, one of the Property Brothers.

Back in august, the lovebirds celebrated the first day they met on Instagram 

'I am so grateful for every smile': Zooey and her boyfriend Jonathan Scott celebrated the day they first met on Instagram back in August

‘I am so grateful for every smile’: Zooey and her boyfriend Jonathan Scott celebrated the day they first met on Instagram back in August

‘We worked together on Carpool Karaoke,’ Jonathan told DailyMail.com last year. ‘That was the very first time we’d ever met, And it was, not gonna lie, it was simultaneous sparks. It was unlike anything I’ve ever experienced and it was pretty special.’

Jonathan revealed on his brother Drew Scott’s podcast  that much of the Carpool Karaoke segment had be significantly edited because he was ‘flirting so hard’ with the All The Real Girls star. 

Drew inquired of Zooey: ‘When you first saw him on Carpool Karaoke — I want to know from your end — did you know he was flirting with you?’ 

‘Yes, yes…,’ she replied. ‘You were being very gentlemanly. I actually asked my publicist, who is also one of my best friends, «Do you think he was flirting?» And she was like, «Oh, yes.»‘

Instant chemistry: Scott said they had 'simultaneous sparks' on Carpool Karaoke, and he admitted his flirting required chunks of the episode to be edited out

Instant chemistry: Scott said they had ‘simultaneous sparks’ on Carpool Karaoke, and he admitted his flirting required chunks of the episode to be edited out

But Jonathan’s brother could tell that sparks were flying between the two as soon as he saw the footage.

‘When we saw the first cut [of the episode] from Corden’s gang there, I looked at it and was like yeah, she’s definitely flirting with Jonathan,’ he said.

The sibling-themed episode featured the Property Brothers, as well as Zooey and her older sister, the Bones star Emily Deschanel. 

Moving on: Zooey was previously married to the film producer Jacob Pechenik, with whom she shares both children. They were married from 2015 until finalizing their divorce this year; shown in 2015

Moving on: Zooey was previously married to the film producer Jacob Pechenik, with whom she shares both children. They were married from 2015 until finalizing their divorce this year; shown in 2015 

Prior to finding new love with Jonathan, Zooey was married to the film producer Jacob Pechenik, with whom she shares both her children.

The couple were married in 2015 and separated in late 2019, though their divorce wasn’t finalized until earlier this year.

Jacob has produced or executive produced multiple acclaimed films in the past decade, including Richard Linklater’s Before Midnight, James Gray’s The Immigrant and the Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig dramedy The Skeleton Twins.

Zooey’s first marriage was to Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard from 2009-2012.