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Your Survival Guide To Staying At Home With The Kids

March 16, 2020 Posted by: Kidzapp Team Kids Activities, Parenting

Ideas on how to keep learning, stay active and have fun at home...

The current disruption to our everyday can leave us parents as well as our young ones feeling a bit anxious - and it can be hard to keep our days filled with enough activities to keep life somewhat normal. So in order to help you out while you're stuck at home with the kids, we have put together ideas on how to keep you and your kids busy (and worry-free) during this time.

Keep checking our app as we'll be adding more activities on a daily basis


Keep Learning


EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

1-Month FREE Access to Educational Resources on Twinkl (use code PARENTSTWINKLHELPS)

FREE Home Learning Packs for Primary Year Group with Twinkl

BrainPop - Learning resource supporting core and supplemental subjects

IXL - Comprehensive K-12 curriculum

​Khan Academy - Free e-learning in multiple subjects

Outschool - online classes for kids 3-18yrs

FREE Handwriting Practice Worksheets​

FREE Counting Printables

FREE printable activities



ALTERNATIVE LEARNING

Activity boxes by The Creative Train

At Home Laboratory Boxes by My Discovery Lab -- get 20% off with promo code KIDZAPP20

Boxstory Themed Activity Boxes - get AED 30 off with Kidzapp

Learn basic math with LEGOs

Learn the letters with LEGOs

Learning Boxes by The Happy Box - get 10% off with Kidzapp

Thai Tot Cooking Kits delivered to your home by Fuchsia & Deliveroo

Tynker - coding for kids

FREE library of science experiments

Educational Games with Classroom Secret Kids

Creative Play, Experiments & more

Multiplication Games

10 Typing Games for kids

Edu Games

Kids Creative Classes

GREAT FOR TODDLERS AND YOUNGER

Circle Time Fun - Subject-specific play sessions with early-childhood xperts 

Elmo Loves ABCs mobile app

Learn Through Play For Kids 2-3yrs

Sink or float experiment for pre-schoolers

Play-Based Learning Babies & Toddlers


Stay Active


Zumba Kids

Indoor obstacle courses

Workout with your toddler

The Floor Is Lava

Exercise through games

Yoga for kids 3yrs+

10-min workout for teens

Yoga for teens


Get Crafty


34 Crafts Using Recycled Materials

Cardboard Castle

Create A Town Inside A Cardboard Box

DIY Cardboard Pirate Ship

DIY Circle Punch Art

DIY Foosball Table

DIY Mini Foosball Table

Fire Breathing Dragon Craft

Monster Blow Painting

Paper Plate Mandela

Paper Plates Tic Tac Toe




Make Time For Play


10 Fun Ways To Play with Cups

101 Good Charades Ideas for Kids to Act Out

203 Fun Riddles for Kids with Answers

DIY Laser Maze 

DIY Tape Roads

Fly Swatter Hockey

Indoor Obstacle Course

Indoor Camping

Racing Pom Pom Balls

Spiderweb Paper Toss

Treasure Hunt


Don't Feel Guilty About A Little Screen Time


EDUTAINMENT FOR THE YOUNG KIDS

Babybus

Blippi

Cocomelon

Daniel Tiger's Neighbourhood - find full episodes on Netflix

Sesame Street

Word Party - find full episodes on Netflix

EDUTAINMENT FOR THE OLDER KIDS

Crash Course For Kids

Free School

Kids Learning Tube

Peekaboo Kidz

SciShow

Smithsonian Channel

TED-Ed



BRAIN BREAK FOR THE YOUNG KIDS

Paw Patrol - find full episodes on Netflix

Peppa Pig - find full episodes on Netflix

Storytime with popular actors

BRAIN BREAK FOR THE OLDER KIDS

Adventure Time - find full episodes on Netflix

Online tour of the Louvre in Paris

SoulPancake

The Amazing World of Gumball - find full episodes on Netflix

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And get involved! Why not put on a video game and grab a controller yourself? Your boys and girls would probably love to show you how it's done.

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