Spring Break is usually a time for camps, classes and family trips, or at the very least a visit to a favourite local family attraction. 2020 will be different with travel restrictions, social distancing and self-isolating. As parents ourselves, we know everyone is looking for inspiration on what they can do keep their kids entertained over Spring Break (and beyond) but don't put them at risk of contracting or passing on any illnesses. We are right there with you, and we've pulled together a list of fun ideas broken down by category with links to resources:
- Creative Activities
- Educational Activities
- Kitchen Activities
- Active Indoor Activities
- Outdoor Activities
- Learn to face-paint a butterfly
- Learn to knit
- Learn to sew
- Learn to crochet
- Learn to draw
- Make a stop motion video
- Take a LEGO challenge
- Learn wood carving
- Make a stop motion video
- Do a LEGO challenge or email a challenge to a friend.
- Try your hand at cup stacking
- Make your own scratch-and-sniff paint
- Make a vision board
- Create your own board game
- Take a daily doodle class
- Learn a new language with Duolingo's free app
- Try a simple STEM challenge
- Learn to your own games with Scratch
- Try a science experiment with Science World
- Do a virtual museum tour
- Visit Yellowstone National Park online
- Take a virtual Farm Tour
- Go to Mars!
- Make muffins & fill the freezer with snacks
- Try a Raddish Kids cooking challenge
- Make ice-cream in a bag
- Play "pin the tail on dinner " pick a country from a map & cook that cuisine for dinner
- Learn to make bread
- Make your own pizza dough
- Create the perfect smoothie
Active Indoor Activities
- Write and perform a comedy show on line for your friends.
- Go on a yoga adventure with Cosmic Kids
- Take a Dance Class at home with Dancepl3y
- Build a blanket fort for a living room camp out
- Build hopscotch with painters tape.
- Make an indoor bowling alley
- Take a hike! While choosing areas that allow social distancing
- Go on a bike ride.
- Go for a family picnic while keeping your social distance.(Even try a backyard picnic )
- Check out a local waterfall
- Play Nature Bingo!
- Play kid-approved Trampoline Games
- Make your own bubble-blowing wands
- Bake treats for a backyard Teddy-bear picnic.
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