Family Support

Social Distancing Activities/ Ideas during COVID-19:

  1. Pick a topic of interest they'd like to learn about and spend 10 to 30 minutes each day on that topic (YouTube Channel Oversimplified provides great visuals and explanations of historical events)
  2. Take a nature walk
  3. Read a book
  4. Bake something
  5. Write a letter and/or emails to a different friend or family member each day
  6. Clean doorknobs, counters, and various surfaces in bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, and other high traffic areas
  7. Write a short story & illustrate it.
  8. Play Board games; card games
  9. Coloring books
  10. Scrapbooking
  11. Brid Watch
  12. Puzzles!
  13. Write a story cooperatively. One person picks a character and the other picks a setting and then create together.
  14. Art! beading, painting, drawing, play dough or kinetic sand, sewing, etc.
  15. Zumba or Dance-along videos on YouTube
  16. Scavenger hunts,
  17. Do "kitchen chemistry" type science experiments
  18. Give the dogs a bath and brush
  19. Wash and clean out the car
  20. Mow the lawn; weed; garden
  21. Play sidewalk chalk outside
  22. Popcorn + movie marathon
  23. Listen to kid or adult podcasts
  24. Learn new card games
  25. Have a puppet show
  26. Water play
  27. Make ice cream
  28. Make and play with Play dough
  29. Organizing closets and drawers  
  30. Deep cleaning (refrigerators, ovens)
  31. Cooking more complex recipes
  32. Baking (cake, brownies, bread)