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Your Kids Are Stuck at Home?

Art Activities

Art Activities
  • Basic coloring and drawing.
  • Butcher paper. Unroll it, then let the kids color on the floor. Or put it on the wall if you have room.
  • Heavy-duty art supplies: Including glue and pom-poms. Children can organize the pom-poms by color or just glue them on paper.
  • Concoct potions: Mix all your unused beauty products together and see what happens.
  • $1 kits from places like Target: They're boxes that contain things like a wooden cutout with washable paint and paintbrush.
  • Play-Doh. Get creative with Play-Doh. Let the kids do what they want with it.

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Art Activities

  • Basic coloring and drawing.
  • Butcher paper. Unroll it, then let the kids color on the floor. Or put it on the wall if you have room.
  • Heavy-duty art supplies: Including glue and pom-poms. Children can organize the pom-poms by color or just glue them on paper.
  • Concoct potions: Mix all your unused beauty products together and see what happens.
  • $1 kits from places like Target: They're boxes that contain things like a wooden cutout with washable paint and paintbrush.
  • Play-Doh. Get creative with Play-Doh. Let the kids do what they want with it.

Physical activities

  • Dance Party: Turn on music and dance around.
  • Simulate outdoor scenes. Re-create different outdoor scenes in different parts of the house—for instance, a camping scene with a fort in one room and an island in another.
  • Jumping jacks.
  • Bathtub. Just let the kids hang out in there under supervision. They can get creative in there, and the mess is contained.
  • Take advantage of the outdoor space. Use what you have, even just opening the window and making up stories about what you see out there.

Games

  • Stacking toys like Magna-Tiles. the kids will build things and then smash them down. Smashing is the most enjoyable part.
  • Workbooks and puzzles.
  • Variations on Uno

Food

Cooking activities to consider while at home with the kids:
  • Baking.
  • Snacks in shapes. Use cookie cutters to make star-shaped sandwiches or whatever.

Entertainment

  • Classic TV like Sesame Street or any kind of TV.
  • Interactive electronic games.
  • Good, old-fashioned reading.
  • Eating dinner while watching a movie.

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