Keeping The Kids Busy
We Have Entered New Territory
As we navigate our way through the upcoming weeks, we are scrambling for everything from supplies to food to what to do as a family. As a working parent with a working spouse, I understand the difficulty. I don't know what all is coming our way as far as additional closures, school & learning, financial assistance, etc. If you're like me, you are wondering what can you do from the comforts of your home. I'm so fortunate for a great community that is filled with educators, health & wellness instructors, and other concerned parents that I'm able to bring a list of ideas. Maybe you've seen them, maybe you haven't. Some are better than others. I just hope you can find value.
Possible New Schedule
There are a lot floating out there, here's one that is easy to understand and possibly follow. Of course, feel free to adjust, flip flop times, etc. to fit your lifestyle. If you're working from home, you can't also teach for 6-8 hours. So, move these activities to after work. Again, we're just trying to help if you're unsure.
If your schools haven't had enough time and opportunity to send home things to do for the kids, there are many online sites that are offering some options. Here are a few links for free assistance:
Children of all grade levels:
Children of all grade levels (I'm posting a different link as there is already an influx of users allowing access):
Online Tours And Classes:
There are also tons of places offering video tutorials, training, tours, etc. Here are a few geared toward kids.
Tons of links for virtual field trips to the San Diego Zoo, Boston Children's Museum, Mars and more... https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SvIdgTx9djKO6SjyvPDsoGlkgE3iExmi3qh2KRRku_w/mobilebasic?fbclid=IwAR1wryVx4b4ZGjwypLObDLWd0JMMk8NpHQmTHnjeMZeAWrGL61SQnHnbLpM
For the inner dancer in your child: http://www.clistudios.com/keepdancing?fbclid=IwAR0x6GvZ21133VdAmHImVUtKYxR8rGvcaOk-_rv4mpqAMDqUUNCzPGGoqBs
Interactive reading from the folks of Narwhal and Jelly: https://www.facebook.com/narwhalandjelly/posts/3155470447808132?hc_location=ufi
Here are some additional links, including some hands off approaches that are more educational than the usual Tube videos.