With the current social distancing measures in place, families are spending a lot of time at home. Here are some tips for keeping your family happily entertained at home.
The most important thing during this time is to try and be patient with children. Everyone is adjusting to new routines and feeling different emotions in response to all the changes we are experiencing.
This isn’t easy for anyone, and it’s important to try and be kind to yourself and not try to do things perfectly.
Having a routine can help a lot but there is no need to stick too closely to your plan or schedule. Be flexible and let your child spend time on the activities that are engaging them the most.
Physical exercise and time outside are important so if you don’t have a garden at home, make sure you get the family outside each day for a walk in the neighbourhood.
Cooking together as a family can be a great way to get a meal on the table while also keeping children entertained.
Tips to Make it Work:
Try to create a balance of outside and inside time and a balance of physical play and quiet play. Here are some ideas:
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