Creative Activities That Are Fun For The Whole Family
We’ve all be practicing social distancing and isolating at home for almost 40 days. You might be home with kids and are now looking for more creative ways to spend a few hours. Here are a few creative activities to do at home. Get the whole family involved and turn off the screens.
Make a Cardboard Dollhouse
Let’s talk about cardboard dollhouses. They’re not too difficult and can be fun for all ages. There are some great creatives activities to do at home. And they can be so much and the results can offer hours of play time for the kids. What you’ll need to make a cardboard dollhouse are as follows:
- You’ll need flat cardboard to make 5 walls
- Gift wrapping paper for the wallpaper
- Utility knife
- Duct tape
- Glue stick
Now you can get started and create the walls, roof (optional) and decorate the interior. You and your family can get as creative as you like. It’s time to go outside and get some fresh air and sunshine. It’s time to wash the car and even have a water fight.
Time To Wash The Car
There are a lot of creative activities to do at home. And washing the car doesn’t need a lot of instruction. We’re here to encourage you to get outside on a nice day and enjoy the fresh air.
You get to accomplish two things here; getting fresh air and getting a chore done. All you’re going to really need is a bucket of soapy water, some cloths and room to get your car clean. And time for a family water fight. Once you get inside and dried off get to the kitchen because it’s time to bake.
Time To Bake
Baking can be a very wonderful learning experience. Getting your kids measuring and learning how to pour ingredients into a bowl. You’re helping with hand-eye coordination and learning how to get the right measurements.
let’s get the kids learning how to cut cookies with cookie cutters. Practicing their reading skills with you by reading the recipes and then seeing their hard work done and they get to eat it. It can be a fun activity for the whole family and even just for yourself. There are other activities that are a bit more quiet to consider as well. Let’s sit down with a puzzle and a cup of tea.
It’s been very popular right now to order puzzles and challenge yourself and your kids too. Why not make it a family event one afternoon and see how fast you can finish it. Puzzles offer creative, cognitive and problem solving practice.
And there are so many out there that you can try. You can find a wonderful list of 87 fun things to do at home here and you can still get looking at new listings with Lori.
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