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5 Indoor Educational Activities for Kids

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You know that we are all up for teaching kids about practical stuff through fun activities. The lockdown and self-quarantine going around in the world dealing with a pandemic is another reason to bring out our thinking caps and blend fun with learning.

The times we are living in right now needs indoor educational activities to keep the young minds engaged and stop them from boring themselves and annoying the elders. Earlier, a vacation would have been the norm for a school-free time, but now it means staying home and staying safe.

Let’s talk about a few indoor activities that can act as educational as well as a fun thing you can do with your kids.

1. Making Counting, Alphabets, Shapes, and Colors Fun

If you have a toddler with you, it is important to teach them the four pillars our learning process is built on. We here some fun ways to inculcate learning these things by introducing them to your daily routines and also allowing the creative juices to flow –

2. Cooking Easy Dishes

Teach your kids some basics of cooking. Depending on their age, you can focus on different activities ranging from washing, cutting, to cooking. Teach them about kitchen safety and what they should pay attention to, teach them the correct terminologies for things in the kitchen. You can also teach them to make their favorite dishes or some quick healthy meals.

3. Basic Survival Skills

Being stuck at home is the best time to teach kids the importance of learning the basic skills that will help them get through life with ease. One of them is cooking, of course. But you also have quite a few things that they will need to learn along the way. Repair work, sewing, changing a light bulb, cleaning utensils, etc. are things that you can teach your kids.

4. Gardening

Gardening is a great way to teach kids about the food cycle and also get them to appreciate the fact that they have food to eat. They will learn to grow their own produce and will also learn about the technicalities of soil, seed, and weather implications.

5. Solving Puzzles

Puzzles have always been a crowd favorite. You pull out a puzzle, and the kids can stay busy for hours. It teaches them patience and also improves their hand-eye coordination. It helps them exercise their short term memory as well.

Conclusion

Making learning fun is the best thing for a kid. They love learning, and they love having fun. When you combine both the elements, you allow them to enjoy the present and prepare for the future at the same time.

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