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10 Fun Activities For Kids To Do At Home
With such a cold weather my girls spend more time inside. This means that automatically they watch more television, which is something I don�t want them to do. Don�t get me wrong I can honestly say that I have become a great fan of Dora the Explorer and Sponge bob �thanks to my girls� but, I do not want them glue to the TV the whole day. I want them to use their imagination, learn new things and get rid of some energy. So, I schedule many activities with them during the day. In return I see that they have less time to pull each others hair because they are busy having fun. However, they are not the only ones enjoying themselves; they are giving me more space when engaged on individual activities and better yet! I am also having more fun with them. Yes, I have released my inner kid and you can too. Here is a list of fun thing to do with kids at home:
� Always have plenty of crayons and a special place for your kids. So, that they can use just for creating their little Picasso drawings. Make sure you praise their efforts. The special place can be a little activity table or even in the floor.
� Always have at home: construction paper, glue, children scissors etc. have them create paper crafts. For example draw a heart cut it, pasted with glue on construction paper, and add some glue with glitter for decorative purposes.
� Put on children�s music and dance like there is no tomorrow with them. If you are truly in the mood of superstar/goofy then you can pretend to sing with a microphone and have your kids play their toy instruments and vice versa.
� For special days such as holiday�s and birthdays make easy to do crafts with your child and give crafts to friends and family as gifts. Don�t forget to tell your love ones how much help you got from your little assistants.
� Bake cookies or cake and let them help you.
� Challenge your little Einstein�s brain with blocks and puzzles.
� Read stories
� Play dress up
� Hide a toy and help them find it by leaving little clues like blues clues cartoon.
� Play games similar to Simon says, hide and seek etc.
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