101+ Ideas To Keep Your Kids Busy During Coronavirus Closures

“Not going to lie, 2 more weeks of spring break is terrifying. My kids are already stir crazy!” That’s a text message I woke up to a few days ago, when our school district announced on the last day of spring break that school would be cancelled for two more weeks…

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Growing Book by Book

 

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49 fun physical activities to do with kids aged 2 to 4

If you have a little one under 5 years old at home, then you’ve experienced what it’s like to try to keep up with an energetic toddler or preschooler. But did you know that kids this age need three hours of physical activity a day [PDF]?

Children between 2-4 years old don’t only need a lot of movement, they also need a lot of variety of movement. So while it’s essential to make time for unstructured, active playtime, it’s also important to have access to plenty of fun, simple activities that you know will help them get active and develop skills in a variety of ways.

This list of 49 fun activities for kids is the ultimate go-to for any playdate, home child care setting, or a morning or afternoon with a caregiver. Whatever the situation, short attention spans mean that it’s a good idea to have a few of these up your sleeve…

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Easy School At Home Ideas

As someone who just graduated with a teaching degree, one of my favorites (as well as a favorite of a lot of students) is Prodigy! It’s an adventure style game, kind of like pokemon, but in order to use attacks, the students need to answer a math problem. The program adjusts to each child’s ability by how well they’re doing on the questions and ranges 1st through 8th grade…