Stuck indoors along with kids? This quarantine is taking too long then we imagined, nay? We understand that dealing with children 24/7 is not easy, no wonder many have realized that kindergarten teachers deserve billions for their service. We say, engage kids in indoor activities to entertain and educate them. Here’s a recent realization by American TV producer Shonda Rhimes;
“Been homeschooling a 6-year old and 8-year old for one hour and 11 minutes. Teachers deserve to make a billion dollars a year. Or a week,” she wrote on Twitter.
Well, we’ve come to a solution. Forget homeschooling, mix education and entertainment in one, and it will work best for you and your kids. Here are 10 indoor activities that will not only provide entertainment but will also educate your kids. Bonus, they won’t look for you to be distracted.
- Playing Cards
- Draw some People Game
- Ring Toss Heat Wave Game
- Think Fast Game
- Malibu Travel Skittles
- The Name Game
- The Very Hungry Caterpillar Little Learning Libra
- SuperFly Puzzles
- Tumbling Blocks
- V2 sing it Back10 Finest ways to entertaining and educating kids
Play cards with your kids with Ridley’s Playing Cards are one of the 10 indoor activities that are set to keep their brains dynamic. This is best for testing their memory or to pass time. Psychological benefits include better mental health and heightened mental development. Cards help to keep the mind sharp with increased concentration, patience, and discipline. It also helps improve logical thinking. Great indoor activity for kids, isn’t it?
Price: 65 AED
Draw some People Game
Let your children doodle to help spur their creative insight. It will not only help them concentrate by shunning all negative thoughts and boredom but will also help them learn better. With the help of Draw some People Game, you can draw celebrities, characters, or your fellow players in the most hilarious manner. So let the fun begin!
Price: 125 AED
Ring Toss Heat Wave Game
Just because kids are not being able to hit the playground doesn’t mean the indoor fun is any less. You might be running high on emotions, but getting engaged in mindful activities can help you stay calm and relaxed. Ring toss Heat Wave Game includes 5 point scores on each post and 6 rings with hand-painted details. Engaging in this indoor activity is definitely going to be fun for your kids.
Price: 155 AED
Think Fast Game
The only way to avoid children spending hours on their phones or Xboxes is to provide them with some cool alternatives. Get them involved in brainstorming to help develop the skills of planning, problem-solving, and goal-setting which is definitely going to aid them later in their lives. Think Fast is a quiz party game that involves teams get head-to-head in 3 rounds. You have 30 seconds to answer for which you have to think fast. Hence, this will help to become more creative, energetic and will keep the brain mentally sharp.
Price: 120 AED
Malibu Travel Scattles
Get the whole family together, rush to the lawn and play with Malibu Travel Scattles and breathe in some fresh air. This activity would help visualize the sense that you are doing it together. This works best for hand-eye coordination, timing, and prediction.
Price: 123 AED
The Name Game
The Name Game involves describing a famous person without using the words on the cards. Put your celebrity knowledge to the test! So are you in for the guessing game? Oh, we definitely are!
Price: 55 AED
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Little Learning Library
So here is yet another kids’ creative indoor activity. But this is also a time for little learning. This Very Hungry Caterpillar Little Learning Library contains 4 mini books, with some animal sounds, words, colors, and numbers. Your children are going to learn a lot since they will be pretty busy getting inspired by the color pops.
Price: (35 AED)
Puzzles? Yes, please! They are delightfully fun. SuperFly Puzzles guarantees to entertain you and your little ones for countless hours and boosts imagination.
Price: 105 AED
Maintain your children a proper routine. The usual meal and sleep times as well as involving them in creative and fun activities at home. Embrace the challenge of choosing between the dark. gold, yellow, teal, and blue blocks in this stylish and original tumbling blocks game.
Price: 130 AED
V2 sing it Back
Incorporating singing into daily indoor fun activities is not at all a bad idea, is it? Sing it Back reads out the lyrics from a well-known song and you have to guess the next line. You will definitely enjoy the quality time together with lots of memories with this game.
Price: 55 AED
It’s a great time to teach your kids some good lessons with the help of these 10 indoor activities. Make cherishable memories with them and let them have great accomplishments during this period of uncertainty. Create a project for your kids that they can work on every day. Keep your children busy, since this is the only way to adjust to a new quarantine world. Thanks to Namshi for offering a treasure trove that will not only educate kids but will entertain them as well.