HOW TO: ENTERTAIN YOUR KIDS AT HOME

How to entertain your kids at home
How to entertain your kids at home

70 FUN THINGS TO DO WITH YOUR KIDS AT HOME (LOCKDOWN EDITION)

Learn how to entertain your kids at home on Elistatus.
The lockdown has made it a bit difficult for a lot of parents to come up with fun activities for their kids. It can be quite hard always trying to entertain toddlers majorly; this is why Elistatus is here to present you with a list of fun ways to entertain your kids at home.
Every child loves to play, but they tend to get bored quickly, so it is always nice to switch things up from time to time. Entertaining your kids at home has a way of creating a stronger bond between the parents and their child. In addition to that, playing with your kids also allows you to have some fun; it should never be a burden or a chore.

CHECK OUT THIS LIST OF WAYS TO ENTERTAIN YOUR KIDS AT HOME.

1.  Create an Indoor Obstacle Course

2. Scavenger Hunt

3.   Water Balloons

4.  3-legged races

5. Bath your dog together (if you have a dog)

6. Wash the car (this can be something fun to do with your kids, it also teaches them to help out a little.)

7. Paint pictures together.

8.  Plant a small garden together (the child can learn responsibility from this)

9. Camp inside the house

10. Build a birdhouse or feeder

11. Make a paper hat

12. Make a paper boat and see if it floats

13.  Decorate a T-shirt (You can try tie and dye too but be sure to wear gloves and googles)

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14. Send postcards to family & friends

15.  Finger painting

16. Make your own Play-doh

17. Make a necklace out of beads or pasta

18. Write an autobiography together.

19. Have an indoor fashion show

20. Have a bubble-blowing contest

21.  Hula Hoops

22. Jump Ropes

23. Rearrange and redecorate your bedroom

24. Have a slumber party.

25. Create a movie or play

26. Make up a story;  Illustrate it

27.  Have a talent show in your backyard

28. Learn a dance choreography together.

29.  Have paper airplane races

30. Bob for apples

31. Make a Rope Swing

32. Hopscotch

33. Hide and Seek

34. Learn new songs together.

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35.  Dodge Ball

36. Learn a YoYo trick

37.  Make shadow puppets

38.  Line up dominoes and watch them drop

39.  Create a musical instrument out of recyclables

40. Make a box town out of old boxes or build a fort

41. Have a picnic on the living room floor

42.  Learn clapping games like Miss Mary Mack

43. Play cards (Crazy 8s, War, Rummy)

44.  Have a family game night

45. Watch old home movies or look at old pictures

46. Fly a Kite

47.  Tell scary stories in the dark

48.  Go for a hike

49. Learn sign language

50. Learn Morse Code

51. Build a toothpick bridge or building

52. Cook different simple meals and bake pastries together.

53. Play board games (chess, checkers, scrabble, monopoly, snakes, and ladders, etc.)

54.  Play charades

55. Do blind taste tests with various drinks and food

56. Solve a crossword or word search puzzle

57. Play free online or video games.

58. Make a Diet Coke and Mentos eruption

59. Learn a new instrument together.

60. Jump rope  Try double dutch

61. Learn how to spell new words

62. Learn about different countries and t63. Have breakfast for dinner

64. Give each other crazy or fancy hairdos

65. Make a fort or car out of a large appliance box

66. Tell each other jokes

67. Have a staring contest

68. Create a secret code  Send each other messages

69. Play Simon Says

70. Exercise with your kids!

Please leave a comment below if this was helpful.

Check out our post on the importance of self-care.

References: https://zenhabits.net/100-ways-to-have-fun-with-your-kids-for/

https://familyeguide.com/boredom-busters-110-fun-at-home-activities-for-families-kids-2/