Make something together.
Crafting teaches science, math, gross and fine motor skills and makes the most amazing memories. The ideas here are endless and priceless. With Easter coming upon us, we thought we’d share some simple crafting ideas. Egg Crate Flowers, Easter Egg Painted Rocks, 100 More Easter Ideas
Sew. For example, you can make bags for your lunch box of old kitchen towels or tablecloths or a tic tac toe board game from felt. You do not have to empty the hobby shop. A pair of scissors, paper, needle and thread and you are ready to go – and you will do far more for your children than they get out of sitting 14 days and doing similar calculations generated in an app. Here are some basic ideas for teaching kids how to sew.
Baking with children is a great way to encourage reading and calculation. When baking you practice understanding instructive text, you measure and weigh ingredients, and put it all together. You discuss the process – and you can enjoy your production together afterwards! A quick Pinterest search for “easy baking ideas for kids” will give you more ideas than anyone would need in a lifetime.