With the kids home now due to the COVID-19 Outbreak, it’s so important to find ways to keep them busy during the day. You want to ensure they are still stimulated with educational and fun activities. It’s so important to ensure they don’t fall behind when it comes to their education. And the day is bound to drag for you and your kids if you don’t keep them busy with activities. You don’t want to rely on the TV to entertain your child.
While there are a lot of things you can both do offline, we are lucky to have the online world with so many great activities to keep them busy. You might be surprised how much there is for your kids to do online. Here are a few online activities to keep your kids busy at home during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Check out different animals in zoos around the world
As families can’t visit places like zoos and aquariums due to the COVID-19 Outbreak, a lot of these popular places are opening their doors and doing live streams of the animals. It’s a great way to learn more about different animals, reptiles and fish as the keepers talk you through facts about each animal. For example, Chester Zoo in the UK did a live day where they showed you the different exhibits every hour which is fascinating for the kids. And you can also view live cams across the world of various seas. You can even experience the sea life in the Coral Reef with your kids.
Join in with an online exercise class
It’s so important to keep your child fit and healthy while they are stuck indoors. Therefore, why not join in with an online exercise class. So many personal trainers have uploaded videos which your kids can watch online and then copy while at home. Whether they want to join in with some yoga, gymnastics or dancing, you can set them up with the class online and ensure they still get the physical education they need.
Complete educational games
There are so many games online your child can join in with that are not just all fun and laughter. Of course, there are fun elements involved in the various games online. But a lot of them are actually educational and will help them to work on important subjects such as Math and English. They can even download them on their tablets so they can play on the device while learning at the same time. Some have a charge so make sure you look carefully through the list of educational games before splashing the cash on new games for your kid.
Chester Zoo- https://www.facebook.com/chesterzoo1/videos/198888441530963/
Educational games on Apple- https://apps.apple.com/us/genre/ios-education/id6017