Learning at home
Choose a challenge to do each week
60 things to do at home
- Craft a story together.
- Make an obstacle course.
- Bake together.
- Fold towels.
- Play a rhyming game.
- Build a house of plastic cups.
- Play dress-up.
- Make a path of pillows to use as stepping stones.
- Write a book.
- Play I Spy with colors..
- Play Simon Says with the whole family.
- Make a large box into a playhouse.
- Complete a connect-the-dots picture.
- Make a musical parade.
- Jump rope or hula-hoop.
- Make a cereal or pasta necklace.
- Play "Freeze Tag."
- Do a puzzle.
- Play Hide and Seek.
- Build a city out of toys / lego.
- Make a tea party.
- Play Go Fish.
- Build a fort with a blanket, some pillows and durable furniture.
- Put on a sock-puppet play.
- Play catch with a balloon.
- Practice tumbling.
- Challenge your child to identify items by smell.
- Pretend to go on an African safari.
- Play hopscotch.
- Build a dollhouse out of shoeboxes.
- Play charades together.
- Create a collage from old magazines.
- Pop balloons with your body.
- Sort coins.
- Make a car wash for riding toys.
- Plant a seed and watch it grow.
- Sort things by colors.
- Create a spider web with glue-coated spaghetti.
- Make paper-bag masks and decorate them.
- Play Follow the Leader.
- Make a volcano out of baking soda, vinegar and red food coloring.
- Use different objects (like a wire coat hanger) to make soap bubbles.
- Play "What Time Is It, Mr. Fox?"
- Let your child "read" you a storybook by looking at the pictures.
- Polish and paint each other's nails.
- Make hand shadows.
- Exercise with a yoga video together.
- Play a simple version of Pictionary.
- Make a paper-bag puppet.
- Keep a balloon in the air as long as possible.
- Play Hot and Cold with a hidden object.
- Cut snowflakes from folded paper and decorate them.
- Play a matching game with photos of family members.
- Call out words and challenge your child to think of rhymes for each one.
- Let your child scrub carrots or potatoes for dinner.
- Use cooking tools to play with water.
- Copy each other's rhythms on a toy drum.
- Tilt a baking sheet on a stack of books to make a slide for toy cars.
- Crawl under a sheet and pretend you're lost in a cave.
- Make fruit kebabs.
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