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.
With the rise of video games, social media, and streaming television, it’s harder than ever to get kids outdoors. However, this excess screen time and limited outdoor play come with serious consequences. Nature-Deficit Disorder is on the rise and causes issues ranging from anxiety and depression to obesity and muscle imbalances. Here are some ways the whole family can get the heavy dose of nature they need to live their best lives:
With summer drawing to a close, the pressure of higher-paced routines will be upon us. The stressors that are triggered as we transition from vacations, beach houses, camps and retreats back to Fall routines, might not be something we want to dwell on. However, it is important to remember that sleeping, resting, and restorative needs vary with each season, and as we transition from one season to the next, we need to take time to nurture ourselves and relax to better tend to our and our children’s changes in mood, habits and energy levels.
In this day and age, it is easy to force ourselves to keep up with...