7 activities to keep your kids busy during Covid-19 lockdown

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As schools are closed due to the Covid-19 lockdown, children are getting bored at home. Here are 7 activities to keep your kids busy during lockdown.

In the wake of Covid-19 pandemic, the government has declared a total lockdown, a curfew of sorts, for 21 whole days or more. Even the most patient people will have their limits tested as they’re forced to stay indoors and most parents are wondering about lockdown activities to keep kids engaged.

Children are the most vulnerable section of society right now as schools across the country are closed and they are forced to be at home day in and day out.
They are free-spirited and like to go out and play and interact with their mates. They dislike staying indoors too long. It is, therefore, the responsibility of the parents to keep children engaged during lockdown with productive quarantine activities. This can be done by engaging them in activities that are fun learning opportunities.

Here are a few activities to keep kids busy during lockdown:

1. Practice and teach yoga

One of the easiest and healthiest things you can do with your kids is to make them practice Yoga daily. The age-old discipline is great for improving overall health and keeps the energy levels high a necessity during these times!

It is also a great opportunity to teach your children the importance of having good health. If they learn to follow the discipline young, they will stay healthy all their lives.

2. Give a cooking class

This quarantine is a great time to teach your little chefs some simple dishes that they can make for themselves. Your child could be next master chef who knows?
If you want to get creative and need a little help, there are plenty of online sources that offer cooking classes and if you’re confident in your skills, start your own Instagram account and help others learn as well!

3. Learn a new language

Knowing a secondary or tertiary language can be really beneficial. It will open up new horizons for your kids. With the online world being just a touch away, learning a new language has never been this easy. There are plenty of apps online that teach new languages and are designed in the form of a game so that your children can have fun while learning.

4. Do some art and craft

As schools are closed due to the Covid-19 lockdown, children are getting bored at home. Here are 7 activities to keep your kids busy during lockdown.
By involving your kids in art and craft, you’ll not only be helping them pass the time easily but you’ll also be giving wings to their creativity.
Making easy, simple craft projects can help your children hone their artistic talents and sharpen their minds.

5. Teach your kids the art of writing letters

Online messengers and chat rooms may be the popular mode of communication these days, but nothing beats the charm of a letter. Besides serving as excellent memory archives and having great sentimental value, letters are great for teaching the art of penmanship to your young ones.
Letters force the writer to be concise and clear and therefore, improve the thought process and help in developing clear thinking skills.

6. Build with Lego

Lego toys are a lot of fun which is why they are so popular among children but sneakily, they also teach the fundamentals of physics. Start with simpler structures and as your kid begins to get hold of the concept and then move towards more advanced ones. This exercise alone will keep your kid occupied for hours and is perfect for beating boredom.

7. Plan a scavenger hunt

Hide a certain treasure in the house something that your kid will enjoy upon unearthing and lay out some clues to the hidden treasure. It would not only help you and your kid to pass the time during this period of quarantine but will also give you an opportunity to spend some quality moments together. Needless to say, the whole process of searching for clues will sharpen the mental faculties of the kids and help them grow.

Quarantine doesn't have to mean boredom. There are plenty of activities that you can organize for your children which will not only keep them from getting bored but will also help them grow. Stay positive, productive and proactive!


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