Its vacation time around and your kids are sitting at home bored. The most children do nowadays is either play video games or watch television. This is good for parents as their children do not irritate them through this creates distance between parents and children. Parents need to get their children to take part in various activities so that they become more mentally and physically active.
There are many games kiddos would like to play but there are a few parenting picks which are known to be effective.
This is something even adults enjoy but for kids, you need to make plain old gardening more magical. Use cardboard, stones, and other materials to make little people and houses. Plant little bushes and flowers and place these little houses and people next to them. Place fairy lights in various patterns around your little city in a mini forest. Leave them be in the daytime and turn the lights on at night time.
Don’t do all of it at the same time. Cover one part of a garden at a time so that your child stays engaged for quite some and feels a sense of accomplishment after he completes his or her fairy forest. This also helps children learn more about nature and they become environment-friendly.
They may seem like a waste of time but if you play the right board games such as those which test your kid’s intelligence, they automatically become productive. There are plenty of games which use flash cards to ask questions of the players. This improves a child’s thinking ability and improves their skills of quick decision making.
They also learn sportsmanship through this; that it is okay to win or lose as long as you have fun while playing with your friends and family.
Though parents have albums and notebooks keeping all the memories of their kids, the children themselves should put and effort into keeping memories safe. Print pictures for them to past in their scraps books and ask them to write captions. This improves picture comprehending ability and also language skills.
Help them cut pictures and paragraphs from newspapers and magazines and paste them in the books. Other memorable objects should be pasted inside this scrapbook such as a card from a friend or an examination report card.
Crafting on Clothes
Wearing plain old clothes must have gotten your children bored, right? Which is why to ask your kids to bring out their old clothes and start painting on them. Try dip dying painting, stamp painting, plain brush strokes or even stencil painting. Make sure to keep your kids under surveillance while they wreak havoc on their clothes.
There is no better way of spending time other than reading. It’s great if your children know how to read themselves. Give them some of the popular books like The Famous Five or Harry Potter. They may be but in their own shells, they are slowly experiencing some of the best things in the world.
In other cases, your kids may be too young which is why you might have to read to them yourself thus Disney stories are much recommended. Read a chapter or two every night and give them time to absorb what they were told.