5 Ways To Spend Quality Time With Your Kid During Lockdown

How often do you ask yourself what to do with a kid at home when the weather outside doesn’t let the kids play or, as now during quarantine, we cannot simply go to the playground or to the park? Sometimes it’s so hard to spend that time in a way that would be entertaining for a kid and beneficial for his development at the same time. But we can help you here! Below you’ll  find 5 creative ideas to do that in an easy and inexpensive way.

Bowling

This simple and well know game you can easily implement at home. What will you need to that game? A ball (the best one would be the one that will fit kids hand, made of soft material or plastic). Bowls ( you may use Play- Doh plastic containers or empty cans). A bowling track ( it would be good to have a soft and smooth surface that you can put on the ground for example a yoga mat).

Basketball

Another well known game that can be played in any space. Accessories that will be needed are: a ball (the best if you could find a small ball like a tennis ball or ping pong ball), a basket (you may easily use any container that you have at hand i.e. laundry basket, large salad bowl, flowerpot). I guess the rules of the game don’t need to be explained.

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Coloring Pages

This is one of the most famous and easiest ways of spending artistic and developing time which can additionally bring loads of fun both for the kids and their parents. Actually the only thing which you will need is a printer. A wide range of coloring pages with all popular and favourite kids heroes at one place you can find on this site https://topcoloringpages.net/. If you don’t have a printer no worries you may find there also pictures that you don’t need to print because the thing is to find the differences between two pictures. You may do that on the computer screen.

Guess What Is It?

It’s a creative way of spending couple of minutes with your kid that will force him to think a bit. What do you need to this game? Just a scarf, a cap or any other head band that will help to cover eyes. How to play it? When a kid has covered eyes you hand him an object that needs to be named by him. It can be literally anything like a carrot, a comb or a LEGO piece. The point is to force a child to think a little bit by touching the object by hands and remember no cheating.

Memo Cards

This card game is pretty simple and almost all kids love it. But what do we need to try it at home?  A Black peter cards or any other double pictures cards that you may find at kids room. This game requires both focus and patience. Who is the winner? The one who collects the biggest amount of pair of cards.

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