Ideas For Being Home With Kids – Coronavirus Quarantine

Ideas For Being Home With Kids – Coronavirus Quarantine

Schools – CLOSED

Day Care – CLOSED

And you are stuck home with your kids!!! OMG

Boredom is setting in with the kids and you have no idea what to do to keep them entertained.

Ideas for Being Home With The Kids

Fresh air is good so have them play in the backyard!!!

  • Hop on one foot race
  • Walking backwards race
  • Hopscotch
  • 3 leg race
  • If you have plants/flowers in your backyard, use them as a learning opportunity.
  • play soccer
  • play kickball
  • ride bikes
  • jump ropes
  • freeze tag
  • watch the clouds
  • egg toss

Use technology to your advantage!!

  • facetime EVERYONE
  • Now is the time to get Disney +
  • Popcorn and movie marathon
  • Watch youtube
  • Netflix
  • Amazon Prime

Party/Fun Nights

  • Bingo Night
  • Karaoke Party
  • Glow Stick Party
  • Costume Night
  • Spa Night
  • Charades
  • Fashion Show
  • Reading marathon
  • PJ party
  • Talent Show

Other cool random things

  • write a short story
  • write poems
  • Scrapbook
  • board games
  • create your own board games
  • make a tent! every kid loves tents!
  • card games (SKIPPO, UNO)
  • learn how to do simple book binding
  • Get a piece of cardboard, put holes in it and have them pull the string through each hole
  • Read
  • Make a Puzzle (or a few)
  • Learn Yoga
  • Draw/Color
  • paper airplanes
  • Have them making a drawing of an object
  • Scavenger hunt!
  • Make puppets
  • make a time capsule
  • learn how to read a map
  • indoor picnic
  • obstacle course
  • water play
  • thumb wars
  • arm wrestle
  • play hot potato
  • make homemade pizza
  • bubbles
  • play I Spy
  • play simon saids
  • hula hoops
  • nail art
  • cook!
  • finger painting
  • finger paint animals (or any other random thing you can think of)
  • Life size drawings
  • hide and seek
  • red light green light
  • dominoes
  • learn sign language
  • do a blind taste tests with various drinks and food
  • make butterflies from coffee filters
  • play hang man
  • play tick tac toe
  • Play free online games
  • Make a paper mache
  • rock painting
  • cookie decoration
  • make a lantern
  • hide and seek
  • make play dough from scratch

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