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275+ Enrichment Activities for Children While Parents are Working Remotely

150+ Enrichment Activities for Children While Parents are Working Remotely

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Activity Link Age range Degree of parent involvement Prep time Indoor or outdoor Solo or group activity Educational Screens Cost Contact Submitted At Token

Playing by the ocean https://redtri.com/fun-beach-activities-for-kids/ All ages Zero parent involvement Drive to the beach Outdoor Solo activity Yes Nature-based 0 [email protected] 3/12/2020 3:29:17 0zd84c736utkcldgur0zd84c7fda2nim

https://www.raisingdragons.com/ https://www.raisingdragons.com/ 2-13 Medium parent involvement Indoor or outdoor Only good for siblings Educational No screens Free 3/12/2020 4:15:32 29omb2efm3eyrce0rgwp29ombrzxge81

Lego N/A 3-18 Zero parent involvement No Indoor Good an only child Educational No screens 5-30 [email protected] 3/12/2020 4:26:29 vv05k0toou5cv2zn8l05fbvv05k0482r

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Sensory tables None 3-6 Medium parent involvement 5 mins. Find stuff in your pantry. Indoor or outdoor choice 3 Educational No screens Depends on what you use in the sensory boxes [email protected] 3/12/2020 5:28:38 bud3t9nbt098tq2bud3mzdaa743bk3sk

Make hand soap https://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-and-experiments/how-to-make-soap 3. And up Medium parent involvement Some supplies Indoor Good an only child Educational No screens $0-$5 3/12/2020 6:01:30 nuxkzusqgnd78abp6nuxkzus6dd8c2ar

Perler beads 5+ Zero parent involvement Purchase beads and templates Indoor or outdoor Good an only child Not educational No screens $10 3/12/2020 6:05:13 4a87x49eqda0b6b1a4a87x4j5rq5jauf

Reading a book to younger sibling 2-18 years Zero parent involvement No Indoor or outdoor Only good for siblings Educational No screens Nothing. Read any book available at home 3/12/2020 6:06:04 n7rwlle6q75icjdwbi7n7rwccr2fi1oa

Create a lego city N/a 4-8 Zero parent involvement Just need legos Indoor or outdoor Good an only child Educational No screens Hopefully you can this at home already 3/12/2020 6:07:00 4vjkrj3v0ahgzjffj0q98s4vjkrjq2xp

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Paint in the bathtub No 2-5 Medium parent involvement Own or buy washable paint Indoor choice 3 Not educational No screens $5 for a 10 pack of washable crayola paint 3/12/2020 6:33:41 3csmkqbulumyoarjnp3csmkqrufksx3g

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Dance Class! We are working to offer classes digitally for all ages that families can link into. I also have videos on my YouTube channel for kid 2-7 that can be followed along to which enables parents to do some screen time if needed but keeps the kids active, moving, and learning during the screen time. www.missmelodee.com 2-7 for current you tube videos, streaming classes will be 15 months to 15 years. Zero parent involvement Only to ensure there is a clear area for children to move, possibly move one furniture to the side to make some room. Indoor Good an only child Educational Screens Free for current videos. We are hoping to make the streamed classes available to non members as well. [email protected] 3/12/2020 6:44:17 9jo4xgniujfbgtm1iz9jo4x32vws2b5s

Give your children 3 words. Have them choose one to build a lego picture of that word. Then you guess which word they built. No link. 3-12 Medium parent involvement You only need legos. Indoor Good an only child Educational No screens Nothing if you have legos on hand. 3/12/2020 6:53:09 tjn7xc36dgwifbb38wmtjn7l7ozdyerr

Osmo https://www.playosmo.com/en/ 3-12 Medium parent involvement Sets up in 5-10 minutes, purchase of starter kit and/or extra kits, download an app Indoor Good an only child Educational Screens Starter kits range from $79-$189. Add-on kits range from $19-$59. 3/12/2020 6:55:54 x2za9ut8uca3s0c0srx2za9f0d65u0ro

Make a sticker book. This means getting a spiral notebook and putting stickers on each line and then using the sticker to either write one word or create a sentence 3-12 Medium parent involvement 5 minutes Indoor choice 3 Educational No screens 5-10 dollars [email protected] 3/12/2020 6:58:18 t2mobghi5inchi8wsf4wt2mobuiew76q

ABC Mouse https://www.abcmouse.com Preschool to 2nd grade Zero parent involvement Download an app Indoor Good an only child Educational Screens Free through local library or $9.95 per month if library doesn’t offer this program 3/12/2020 7:01:11 zjl7a3k70hd79t4mzjl7amnxkkw3iur2

GraviTrax https://www.target.com/p/ravensburger-gravitrax-starter-set/-/A-76150594 5-99 Medium parent involvement Buy starter kit, depending on child’s age there may or may not have parent involvement. My 5 year old love to build all kinds of tracks. Indoor Good alone or with siblings Educational No screens $59.99 for starter kit 3/12/2020 7:07:23 p9kh8xo44qpzz1kq88r9vp9kh8xay8d0

Imaginology Kids STEAM indoor Play and Learn Space imaginologykids.com preschool to age 9 Zero parent involvement Make a reservation & sign waiver online, then drive to Silverlake. Easy freeway access. Indoor Good an only child Educational No screens Varies- 2-hour STEM based, creative play session ranges from $20 to $16. [email protected] 3/12/2020 7:14:29 whxuidqhy6ncr3t6y0icwhxuikr8br0g

Paint, board games, play doh, puzzles None 3.5 Medium parent involvement Yes Indoor or outdoor Good an only child Educational No screens Less than $10 depending on what you have already. [email protected] 3/12/2020 7:16:13 jyim87ty2mzas315amjyim0teai4pdmu

Felt boards with precut felt shapes (for older children allow them to draw them cut shapes) Preschool through 1st Medium parent involvement Have felt on hand or Amazon felt sheets Indoor Good an only child Could be educational depending on shapes etc - open ended. No screens Less than $15 Emil[email protected] 3/12/2020 7:22:06 rh

275+ Enrichment Activities for Children While Parents are Working Remotely
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Tags Coronavirus, Freelance, Parenting, Positive parenting solutions
Type Google Sheet
Published 11/10/2020, 10:30:40

Resources

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