This is probably the best moment to think about some nice activities to do with kids at home. Because before to travel with our foot, we travel with mind.
Since we all have to stay home for a while, we must be creative and come back to the simple pleasures of life. Stay home with kids can be complicated, parents have to do their smart working and modern kids get bored sooo easily, so what can we do to keep them busy (possibly without smartphones)? Follow Tapsy’s tips to make your daily family life at home more fun!
ACTIVITIES TO DO WITH KIDS AT HOME, TAPSY’S RULES!
ACTIVITIES TO DO WITH KIDS AT HOME: READ TRAVEL BOOKS
If we can’t travel, we can always dream to do it, or let us being entertained from fantastic travel adventures! Literature is full of masterpieces, like Moby Dick, 20,000 leagues under the sea, Around the world in 80 days, just to name the most famous. But kids fantasy can be stimulated in thousand different ways! Here you can find some of the best travel book currently on the market. I don’t need to tell you why reading is so good for everybody, if it’s travel reading it is even better!
PLAN YOUR NEXT FAMILY TRIP
Don’t use Google maps, it’s not fair! Let’s use the old nice paper atlas, ask your kids to open it and point a place on the map. Where is it? What’s the name? Can they make an itinerary from one place to another? Plan a possible journey? This activity can keep them busy for hours! If they point Europe, it’s my home! I can’t wait to bring you visiting Rome, Pompeii, Marseille, Barcelona… it will be soooo fun!
LEARN NEW GAMES OR HOBBIES
Want to teach kids to play an instrument? This could be the right time! One of the best activities to do with kids at home is playing some good music. If not, world is full of hobbies. Photography? Painting? Making origami? Science? Felting? Comic book art? I can go on and on, find some inspo here!
ACTIVITIES TO DO WITH KIDS AT HOME: COOK TOGETHER
One of the best activities to do with kids at home is cooking, definitely cooking. Cook for someone else is a gesture of love, cooking together is love at its best. Sharing smells, colors and tastes help to keep people together. Ask to the Italians!
WATCH DOCUMENTARIES AND CULTURAL SERIES
When you’re done with playing, it’s time to learn something! Documentaries and cultural programs always worth watching and now we are plenty of time to invest a bit of our time for this.
RE-ORGANIZING HOME LIKE MARIE KONDO
If your kids are big enough to be helpful at home, set up and redecorate the house with them! You will be surprised of how many useful ideas they can have and finally you will throw away all that clothes you don’t use anymore, like Marie Kondo would do. Good luck!