During these difficult times, it can be challenging to entertain and engage your kids while they’re stuck inside. Here are a few ideas for fun, educational online activities for kids who have to stay indoors due to coronavirus.
Drawing and Craft Projects
Whether your kids have natural artistic ability or not, there are plenty of online drawing lessons that will let them get started or explore their abilities further than they already have. Just make sure to have plenty of paper and pencils on hand so they can draw to their heart’s content. Online lessons are especially good because there’s no time limit for your kids to complete them.
The goal is to analyze products that we use and consume in our everyday life for biodegradability, and devise ways of conserving by working within the nutrient cycle.
Ask children to collect various used products and materials around home that have outlived their original uses and are intended to be thrown away, both biodegradable and non-biodegradable items (plastic bags, tin cans, Styrofoam cups, paper bags, cotton rags, fruit peels). Discuss the importance of using only what we need, and review the process of decomposition as we discussed previously. Any material that can be decomposed by fungi and bacteria is called biodegradable