As the pandemic continues, fewer people are going out and more people are working from home. All that time spent in the house can be tedious. It might night be surprising that kids can get bored just as easily as adults. If you’re a parent, you have the added stress of working and watching your kids from home, which is tough.
At this point in quarantine, you might be running out of ideas to keep your kids from getting bored. When the kids start sitting blankly in front of the computer or television, or fighting endlessly with each other, it’s time to get creative with your activity suggestions. This is why we created the infographic, shown below.
The infographic, Engaging At-Home Activities for Kids, recommends a number of ideas that most parents probably haven’t considered. The piece is divided into several categories and provides ideas for crafts, learning and healthy activities that can keep kids occupied for hours. These ideas should keep your kids entertained and take something off your plate so you can focus on your own work.
A recurring theme in the listed activities is the use of online resources, many of which you can find for free. With the help of the Internet and your home printer, you can provide kids with new coloring pages, puzzles, games and math worksheets. Hopefully, these suggestions will only the beginning of your kids’ interest in educational activities and help them grow into lifelong learners!
We wanted to share this infographic to help you in your family’s effort to combat boredom at home. The ideas can also be used as a springboard to come up with more ideas. We would also love to hear your ideas for kids activities that aren’t listed here.
If you’re ready to get started, take a look at the infographic and let the fun begin!