Play And Learn at Home: Easy Activities for Children
September 2, 2020
We have all been spending more time at home lately, and that means finding new ways to fill our days. If your at-home routine is in a slump, we’re here for you! These easy activities for children will get your little ones learning, moving, developing self-regulation, and more.
Check out the lists below for every play idea we’ve shared since we closed our centres due to COVID-19.
Try these child-friendly activities you can set up using objects you already have around your home!
Open-ended activities do more than keep children occupied—they also help them continue to learn and give you a much-needed break.
Fun is just a hop, skip and a jump away! Try out these play ideas to break up your child’s day with physical activity and burn off their extra energy.
Need a moment to yourself? These 7 activities help children develop their focus and independent play skills, making them perfect for those times when you just need a break.
Next time boredom strikes, try out these activities the whole family can enjoy together!
Try these activities to enjoy some fresh air safely in your backyard, on your balcony, or around your neighbourhood.
Note: This article was written in May, and more outdoor spaces have opened up since the time of writing. Be sure to check your city website for details about what is closed and open in Mississauga and Brampton.
We often talk about how sensory play is a great learning tool, but did you know that it is also an effective calming technique? Try these 7 sensory activities to help your child regulate their emotions!
Looking for more easy activities for children?
Find ideas and learn about the benefits of play in these articles!
- Bring Circle Time Home with Songs & Activities Your Child Will Love
- Why Outdoor Play Is Important For Your Child’s Development
- How Children Learn With Art: Fun & Easy Ideas
- How to Make a Play Space for Your Child
- Gross Motor Activities to Get Kids Moving
- Play Ideas for Your Baby on the Move!