With a rapid increase in coronavirus patients every day, schools and educational institutions are closed across the country to reduce the spread. Keeping your energetic little ones engaged at home during these tough times of COVID 19 is a difficult task. Since most of us are working from home, balancing work life and family has become a major concern now. Here are a few basic things you can do as a parent to engage your Children during this lockdown.
Kid-friendly educational apps
With the arrival of apps, learning has become easily accessible, which makes it much more interesting for students of all ages. Educational apps can be a great way to enhance your child’s curriculum and school work. E-learning will engage their brains and will allow them to have fun while they are learning.
Let your kids socialize with their peers over a video conference
You can plan fun activities on a video call with their friends so that they can socialize. Making study groups is a great way to make your kid interact with others and hence they will not feel isolated. Get in touch with the parents of their peers so that you all can do some activities together over video calls like reading stories, quizzes, etc.
Practicing art and craft
Nothing makes a kid happier than crayons, paints, markers, drawing, origami, and some other fun crafts. These things will surely keep your children busy for a long period of time. By practicing art and craft, they will not only be creative but it will also help them feel less lonely.
Encourage them to read poetry
You can encourage your kid to read books and recite poems as it will not only keep them busy but it will also develop their vocabulary and language skills. Daily reciting poems will inculcate a good habit of reading in them.
It goes without saying that how much your children love watching TV. While it is important to monitor your kid’s screen activity, but if done right it can be a great way to engage your child. Let them watch them there favorite cartoons, shows, etc. so that they can feel entertained while being at home.
Do you know any other Productive Method to engage your children? Let us know in the comments.