How to Keep your Out School Kids Busy During COVID
It’s not easy to have your kids stay with you at home when they ought to be in school. They’re bored and may cause you unrest if you don’t keep them busy. Here’s how to ensure your out-of-school kids are busy during the COVID.
You can have your kids learn a skill they’re passionate about, this will create in them the fun of doing what they love while they’re out of school.
It could be painting, drawing, or anything else provided they genuinely love it. Engage in a conversation with them to know what they’d love to learn while out of school, and let them have it if you’re convinced about that.
Engage in Online Learning
Several platforms teach students online, you can search the web to know which one to enroll their kids. Some of them are free. Endure you search reviews online to see what people say about them before you let your kids join.
Let them Read Books
If you don’t keep your kids busy with the right information, the wrong things may steal their attention. Recommend non-fiction books for them to read, and ensure they finish each book they start.
Interact with them often
Your kid has been in school all the while, you never had much time to ask questions about them. Have time to sit with your child, and discuss their welfare, take time to know some of their challenges, and find ways out of them.
Start a Blog
Your kids could create a blog to share things that interest them. This is a good way to keep busy while waiting for schools to resume.
Write a Book
Everyone has a book in them, inspire your kids to start writing theirs. Let them pour out their ideas on paper, which will be collected and put into a reader-friendly format.
Visit Tourist Areas
Tourism is a good way to ensure your kids spend their time out of school. Go out and have fun with your kids, let them see things for themselves, and have fresh memories of those events and experiences.
Let them Play Games
Indoor and outdoor games are important at this time of COVID to help kids keep busy.
Connect With Others Online
Social media is a great tool to get your kids engaged, allow them to interact with others online. However, their activities online must not be without your regulations.
Give them Assignments
As a parent, you can assign specific tasks to your child to complete. Give them tasks that allow them to think or make research to come up with a solution.
Get them their favorite Toys
All work and no play, they said, makes Jack a dull boy. Give your child another toy to play with. This should however be minimal.
Make the Process Fun
Your kids shouldn’t be unnecessarily troubled because you want them busy during COVID, they should be able to enjoy the process. Ensure you’re not making things uncomfortable for them.