We know too well, most little ones get restless if they sit around for too long and yoga probably doesn’t interest them either. Joe Wicks (@thebodycoach) saves the day with his fun and kid-friendly exercises that he streams live daily on his YouTube channel. The sessions are easy to follow and super fun too! So pair up with your little one and get moving!
Complete a Jigsaw Puzzle
Go old-school and use the extra time indoors to complete a puzzle with your little one. If you don’t already have one at home, this cute and easy 150-piece seaside-themed puzzle is a great one to start with. For more challenging puzzles, especially if your kids are older, check out Jigsaw Puzzle Plaza HK for their extensive collection of beautiful Disney and Studio Ghibli puzzles.
Make Your Own Playdough
Every kid loves playdough and it’s the perfect indoor activity! Make some of your own at home in less than 5 minutes with this easy recipe. Make an assortment of colours and with some plastic cookie cutters, a mini rolling pin, watch your kids’ imagination get to work.
Take a Virtual Tour
Bring the zoo to your little ones with these live streams from major zoos around the world. Check out Zoo Victoria’s Animal House in Australia which is livestreaming giraffes, lions, snow leopard cubs, penguins, or the Georgia Aquarium in the US that has set up a webcam in their popular Beluga Whale exhibit. The San Diego Zoo has a whole site for kids with live cams, animal facts, activities and games. The live cams are turned off at night (which is our day time) but you can still view the recorded videos of the day.
End their day by reading them their favourite storybook before tucking them into bed. This encourages their interest in reading and it’s a great bonding activity too. Switch it up with a storytelling torchlight that projects images on the wall, or listen to Josh Gad, the unmistakable voice of Olaf, read children’s stories.