Activities For Kids At Home
As the coronavirus pandemic keeps on spreading, numerous individuals are ending up in quarantine so as to most viably practicing Social Distancing. On the off chance that you and your partner have wound up at home this work-week stuck inside with kids who are also isolated, exhausted, and catching a huge case of cabin fever, it will be a difficult week. Along these lines, you should have a couple of quarantine-friendly tricks at your disposal.
How might you keep your kids engaged during the coronavirus emergency? Regardless of whether you’re a stay-at-home parent or you’re carrying on with that WFH life at this moment, there are a lot of approaches to shield the entire family from going insane.
Here Are Some Activities For Kids At Home
1. Make a Cardboard fort:
If you have missed Kim K’s legendary Instagram stories about her kids wildly running around and then making and playing with cardboard boxes then now you know. Take a feather from Kim K’s designer hat and put your Mazon delivery boxes to good use. Building a fort out of cardboard boxes and letting your kids play in it is a creative and fun way of tiring them out so that they go straight to sleep during bedtime.
2. E-visit the Louvre:
This is the perfect time to introduce your kids to art appreciation and transport you and your family to the shimmering city of lights- Paris. Lovre is offering a digital tour of the museum and this is a good time as any to appreciate beautiful art with your kids or make fun of the more abstract pieces.
3. Bake Together:
Kids love eating sweets and this quarantine introduces them to the joy of making them. A lot of chefs and recipe websites have kid-friendly versions of everyday treats like cakes, cookies, and brownies. Plus baking is an excellent way of teaching kids to measure ingredients alongside making delicious goodies.
4. Have an indoor picnic:
This is another fun activity that helps you and your kids miss the outdoors a little less. All you have to do is grab a sheet and the snacks and have your very own indoor picnic in your living room. A huge plus is that there aren’t any ants around.
5. Listen to Josh Gad reading iconic children’s stories on Twitter:
You might know him as Olaf from Frozen, Josh Gad is a godsend during these trying times. If your kids are big fans of Frozen then impress them by making them listen to Olaf reading different kid’s stories on Twitter.
6. Experience Disney World and Land at home:
Always promised your kids that you’ll take them to Disney World/Land but never gotten around to it? Then surprise your kids with a trip to Disney World/Land right from your living room with this virtual tour of the beloved theme parks. This includes everything from the parades to the rides. Disney has also released recipes of its iconic treats and now you can make them at home. So now you have the full Dinsey experience from the confines of your living room.
7. Keep your kids connected to the world outside:
With a plethora of apps that are specially created for video calling like Google Hangouts, Zoom, and FaceTime, it has become easier than ever to stay connected without stepping out. So schedule online play dates for your kids with their friends or get your kids’ classmates together to pour over homework or just to learn a new skill.
8. Let your kids listen to astronauts while they read from space:
Yes, you read that right, NASA’s newest initiative Storytime From Space involves astronauts reading storybooks while they are floating in space. This kind of storytelling is really out of the world! Seriously, how cool is that?
9. Make an animal fact sheet:
It is pretty easy. Have your child pick and animal. Now make them create a fact sheet and list all the things that they know about the animal. Afterward, help them do some research and add new facts to the animal fact sheet. Let them be as creative and innovative as they like when making the fact sheet.
10. Teach your kids how to edit videos:
Editing videos is an important skill to have both in school and in real life. Using apps like iMovie or youtube, teach your kids how to edit videos. Maybe they’d get inspired and start their own YouTube channel or edit some funny videos that you can watch and laugh during particularly bad days.
Being stuck in quarantine is hard and it is especially hard for kids who cannot go to school, meet their friends, or do any of the things that they would normally do. After a long and tiring day, it is important to check in with your kids and making sure that they are doing okay with this new concept, activities for kids at home is going good and social distancing.
Take care, stay safe, and happy quarantining!